RBS was accused of dealing a “disastrous” blow to Highland communities last night after the bailed-out bank confirmed that four more local branches will be axed.
Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone
The UK and Scottish governments were under pressure last night to step in and help Highland Council save rural banking services.
A Labour frontbencher has claimed that north Sutherland was chosen to host the UK’s first spaceport because it is “close” to Tory seats – despite the nearest being 100-miles away.
Plans to create a "British Cape Canaveral" in the north Highlands could support 400 jobs and help "reverse" population decline in fragile communities.