Shoplifting incidents in Inverness have increased by almost 30% in the past year, sparking concerns about the benefits system.
City of Inverness Area Committee
Calls have been made for Highland Council to pilot new powers which could force the sale of an Inverness eyesore.
Highland councillors will be asked to approve removal of parking spaces from a busy riverside street next week despite continuing objections from local businesses.
Inverness councillors have stepped into the row about the role of armed police in the Highlands.