Highland councillors united behind leader Margaret Davidson yesterday to call on the UK government to develop a migration policy suitable for the region.
A proposal that Highland Council should join the Nuclear-Free Local Authorities (NFLA) group set tempers and emotions running at fever pitch yesterday.
Highland Council has revealed more detail on how it plans to implement its new £2.5million 'Change Fund' aimed at delivering more than £30m savings.
Orkney Islands Council has raised ferry fares by 3% as it faces reduced funding.
Scottish Water is starting work to deliver a £5 million replacement water treatment works for Lairg.
A north councillor yesterday described planners’ recommendation to refuse an application for six glamping pods by owners of a Sutherland hotel as ‘bonkers’.
A group of residents has begun to take steps to save toilets in two Black Isle villages.
Highland councillors yesterday granted planning in principle to a development of 12 houses in Fortrose, despite local concerns about ever-increasing traffic pressure in the town.
The largest oyster farm in Scotland has been given the go-ahead by Highland councillors.
A new car park is on the cards for Talisker Distillery if Highland councillors approve proposals before north planning committee today.
Highland Housing Alliance plans for 42 houses in Strathpeffer will go before councillors for approval today.
Plans to regenerate Uig harbour in Skye could take an important step forward today if Skye councillors approve Highland Council’s masterplan for the area.
Highland Council has set out its priorities for the Highlands in a programme known as ‘Local Voices, Highland Choices’.
North councillors say population decline in their counties is reaching a point where villages "can’t even raise a football team between them".
Skye councillors will today be asked to approve steps to progress trial air services between the island and Glasgow at their regular area meeting in Portree.
US marshals are continuing the hunt for an Inverness busker and street trader who was reported missing off the California coast.
A Highland MSP has slammed the Scottish Government for ‘washing its hands’ of solutions for the 'dangerous' Stromeferry by-pass.
Inverness anglers claim Highland Council’s promise to build their club a ‘super new hut’ as part of the River Ness Art Project have evaporated into thin air.
A fish farm worker who fell into the sea off Benbecula after suffering a heart attack is recovering in hospital.
The chairman of troubled NHS Highland resigned yesterday - and was swiftly followed out the door by the board's medical director.
Highland Council leader Margaret Davidson yesterday revealed why the local authority hasn’t raised council tax above 3% after the Scottish Government capped it at 4.79%.
Highland Council bosses yesterday admitted that a lack of governance is behind the local authority’s current financial crisis.
Electricity supplier SSE has warned customers to keep clear of fallen or damaged power lines for their own safety, and to report any damage they may see.
The public inquiry to decide whether an area of rare coastal habitat in Sutherland should become a luxury golf course got underway yesterday with the grilling of a key Scottish Natural Heritage witness.
Nairn River community councillors are up in arms after their community council was abruptly shut down by Highland Council.
A Highland League footballer who went missing for more than a week is now under arrest.
A teenager was tragically killed in a horror fireball car crash on a notorious Highland road.
Police have moved to quell alarm about recently-revealed figures showing a substantial hike in shoplifting in Inverness.
Highland Council’s current financial position is far worse than it predicted last year, it has been revealed.
Highland Council’s decision to target children with Additional Support Needs (ASN) as part of budget savings has been met with fresh fury after it emerged the north has a massively above-average rate of diagnosed pupils.
Inverness councillors yesterday agreed to work together to push for city roads to be allocated maintenance funding based on usage, rather than length.
Inverness councillors united yesterday to refuse to sanction proposals for the Accessing Inverness city centre improvement programme - despite a looming funding deadline.