Lochaber councillors clashed yesterday as members of Highland Council’s south planning committee met to decide the fate of seven micro-hydro schemes in Glen Etive, the iconic Highland landscape featured in the James Bond film, Sky Fall.
Councillor Andrew Baxter
A Lochaber councillor has urged a ‘sensitive approach’ to plans for 400 homes in the Upper Achintore area of Fort William.
Highland councillors have been reacting to the shock resignation of Lochaber member Andrew Baxter from the chairmanship of a major council committee.
Highland Council has slashed teacher vacancies from 65 to 36 in a year, new figures show.
Parents in the Highlands are being urged to make the most of the fresh, healthy school meals on offer to their children as the scheme is commended with a national award.
Residents in Fort William will be able to stay better connected as they become the latest community to receive free WiFi.
The phrase "six days trial" has taken on a new meaning due to plans to close the A82 in Glen Coe overnight for resurfacing work in the run up to two motorbike events in Lochaber.
A telecoms boss is being urged to visit Lochaber to hear concerns from local businesses and residents.
Plans for a major fare rise on the Corran Ferry have been deferred.
A remote Highland branch of a leading bank shut its doors for the last time yesterday amid claims that it had been closed "by stealth".
Five breakaway Highland councillors have formed their own group - claiming they will fight to protect communities throughout the region.
A leading bank has been accused of purposely reducing its hours at a Highland branch to give the company an excuse to close it.
Forestry Commission Scotland has come under fire from people who believe tree felling on a steep bank above the A82 may have contributed to one of the landslides that closed the road at the weekend.
Retail giant Tesco has confirmed it is still committed to opening a new supermarket on an out-of-town site in Lochaber.
Plans for a Lochaber shellfish farm - which have attracted more than 40 objections - have been narrowly refused by Highland councillors.
Plans to reduce the speed limit on a 2.5-mile stretch of the busy A82 in Lochaber have been welcomed by a Highland councillor.
Council tenants are being forced to turn off their heating because the new system that has been installed is too expensive to run, it was claimed today.
Planning permission has been granted for a new drive-through restaurant that would create up to 45 jobs in Lochaber.
Bin bags full of rubbish, broken bottles, drinks cans and human excrement are just some of the items that are spoiling one of Scotland's most picturesque glens.
People living in the area of the Highlands affected by the earthquake shared their experiences of the event.
Highland Council has carried out stabilising work following a landslip at Ardsliginish on the Ardnamurchan peninsular in March.
The West Highland Line might be famous as one of the best rail journeys in the world and for its links with Harry Potter and the Hogwarts Express.
Bright ideas to reinvigorate a Highland town branded the rain capital of the UK, included streams of water running through the streets and a Benidorm-style promenade.
Bear Scotland has been accused of "scalping" grass verges on the approach to a Lochaber town, making it less attractive to tourists visiting the area.
People living and working in Fort William are being encouraged to have a say in the regenerating the town.