Highland Council’s budget woes worsened yesterday as care and learning reported a huge increase in its projected overspend.
A quirky new tourist service will take to the streets of the Highland capital this coming season- on three wheels.
Thurso residents will have a chance to see Highland Council’s proposals for flood prevention measures along the River Thurso at a public exhibition later this month.
Highland councillors are in positive mode after a two day intensive seminar tackling the council’s ever-deepening budget challenge and looking at new ways of doing things.
Highland Council’s budget leader has given the P&J exclusive insight into the radical changes the local authority is making to deal with a funding shortfall of more than £30million this year, and further cuts anticipated in the coming years.
The beleaguered Cairngorm mountain resort has been hit by a health and safety headache that will likely leave tows out of action as the first snow of the season arrives.
Furious locals and councillors have blasted a housing developer for putting up a sales office for its controversial development near Culloden Moor without planning permission - and leaving it there after planning permission was refused.
Rum’s iconic stately home is to have a number of alterations as part of the uphill battle to protect it from the ravages of time and weather.
An exhibition in the Eastgate Centre yesterday inviting views on proposals to make Inverness city centre more attractive met with mixed reviews from the public.
A fatal accident inquiry has cleared an Inverness care home of blame for the sudden death of one of its residents.
Multi-million pound plans to develop the "gateway to the Highlands" were unveiled to the public yesterday.
The demolition of a familiar Inverness landmark will begin on Monday.
A large landslip on the east coast of Caithness has fuelled concerns for the area’s trail routes and also walkers’ safety.
Morrisons supermarket in Inverness has submitted plans to increase its café seating area by 46 seats.
Highland Council bosses have warned of a 'challenging scenario' after receiving millions of pounds less in funding than expected.
The former VisitScotland tourist office in South Uist will take on a new life in April when it re-opens as a gift shop - but will also return a tourist information service to the location.
Protestors say proposed Skye aerodrome reopening will ‘subsidise rich people’s flights to the island’
Skye residents have urged agencies to think again over plans to trial the reintroduction of air services to the island’s Ashaig Airport.
A two-day operation is underway to clean up the mess left by an "unprecedented" sandstorm in Thurso during Monday's gales.
A Sutherland GP has spoken of his fears for GP services in the future in light of falling numbers of GPs in Highland.
Inverness and Fort William residents and visitors will soon be able to top up their water bottles in town with the installation of new water stations this spring.
An Inverness-shire church currently for sale reopened as a place of worship on Saturday to host the wedding of a local girl- 63 years after her gran got married there and 35 years after her mum tied the knot in the same church.
Social prescribing - such as encouraging people to walk or run - is now part of the NHS tool kit to combat rising levels of mental health and wellbeing problems in Scotland.
An annual memorial lecture established in honour of a former president of An Comunn Gàidhealach will take place later this month.
An Inverness GP surgery has signed up to an outdoor initiative they hope will bring big health and wellbeing benefits to their patients.
Emergency services are attending a multi-car incident on the A96 east of Gollanfield.
Preparations are in place for the transfer of some school transport routes from Stagecoach to D&E Coaches.
A whale has made its way deep into a Sutherland loch prompting fears it might stranded.
Three Ross-shire communities have complained of a rise in anti-social behaviour by young people, prompting local police to issue strong warnings.
A student from Bristol has died after falling 500 feet on Ben Nevis.
Hundreds of people took part in New Year's Day challenges, some serious, some fun, around the Highlands.
The warm family atmosphere of Inverness’s Hogmanay was singled out for praise by party-goers as more than 10,000 people flocked to the city’s Red Hot Highland Fling at the Northern Meeting Park to celebrate Hogmanay.
Little Elissa Wyllie from Thurso made her parents’ New Year when she arrived safe and sound at Raigmore Hospital at 37 minutes past midnight.