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An additional 151 teachers to be recruited in Highlands, claims Green MSP

An additional 151 teachers to be recruited in Highlands, claims Green MSP

An additional 151 teachers to be recruited in Highlands, claims Green MSP

Agreement between the Scottish Government and the Scottish Greens results in more teachers for Highlands, says Burgess


MSP supports call for tighter controls NC500

MSP supports call for tighter controls NC500

MSP supports call for tighter controls NC500

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has voiced support for further measures to combat speeding drivers on the North Coast 500.


Caithness rural community groups can apply for funding to back innovative ideas

Caithness rural community groups can apply for funding to back innovative ideas

Caithness rural community groups can apply for funding to back innovative ideas

Not-for-profit community groups in Caithness are being urged to apply for a special rural fund backed by the Scottish Government.


Family connections show importance of providing skilled jobs in far north

Family connections show importance of providing skilled jobs in far north

Family connections show importance of providing skilled jobs in far north

Jamie’s Journal by Jamie Stone


Call for action over centralisation of Highlands and Islands air traffic control services

Call for action over centralisation of Highlands and Islands air traffic control services

Call for action over centralisation of Highlands and Islands air traffic control services

North politicians urge Scottish Government to discuss plans to centralise Highlands and Islands air traffic control services


Commitment to refugees will fail without funding for councils, warns Jamie Stone

Commitment to refugees will fail without funding for councils, warns Jamie Stone

Commitment to refugees will fail without funding for councils, warns Jamie Stone

Jamie Stone has said it is "absolutely crucial" that local authorities are given UK government support to accommodate refugees from Afghanistan.


Plea to health secretary for improved mental health services in rural areas

Plea to health secretary for improved mental health services in rural areas

Plea to health secretary for improved mental health services in rural areas

Mental health services in the Highlands are so bad that Conservative and Labour MSPs are working together alongside other parties to demand action.


North MSP says lack of crofting law reform in Scottish Government plans is 'a slap in the face' for crofters

North MSP says lack of crofting law reform in Scottish Government plans is 'a slap in the face' for crofters

North MSP says lack of crofting law reform in Scottish Government plans is 'a slap in the face' for crofters

The absence of crofting law reform in the Scottish Government plans for the coming year is "a slap in the face" for crofters


Universal Credit cut 'will do real damage to so many of our local families', says Jamie Stone

Universal Credit cut 'will do real damage to so many of our local families', says Jamie Stone

Universal Credit cut 'will do real damage to so many of our local families', says Jamie Stone

Up to 21 per cent of "hard-pressed" families in the north could be left worse off when the uplift to Universal Credit ends, Jamie Stone has warned.


MSP quizzes minister over ban on parking on pavements and public walkways

MSP quizzes minister over ban on parking on pavements and public walkways

MSP quizzes minister over ban on parking on pavements and public walkways

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has questioned Transport Minister Graeme Dey over incoming ban on parking on pavements and public walkways.


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