After protracted and often bitter discussion, Highland councillors approved resubmitted plans for the conversion of a derelict farm steading close to Culloden battlefield into a family home.
Councillor Andrew Jarvie
Highland Council is fighting back against calls by Aberdeen Airport that north airports should lose their Air Passenger Duty exemption.
Urgent foster care places could be created instantly by tweaking fee structure, says Highland councillor
A Highland councillor is calling on the council to change its fostering fee structure immediately - a move he says would create 25 desperately needed foster places.
Councillors agree feasibility study for funding north special school through developer contributions
A feasibility study is to be carried out by Highland Council to look at the possibility of raising funding for specialist autism provision through developer contributions.
A Highland councillor says developer contributions could help pay for a new special school to help children with support needs - and it could be established as a wing of the current Gaelic medium school in Inverness.
Highland councillors have accused the authority’s administration of “running amok” with public funds over its handling of a controversial arts project on the River Ness.
Highland Council’s Conservatives will intervene in Thursday’s budget setting meeting to propose radical new measures to fund more council house building.
Campaigners yesterday ramped up their fight to ensure the vital Snap (Special Needs Action Project) service for young people with learning disabilities remains open, by handing in a petition to the Highland Council.
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.
Members of the care, learning and hounsing committee yesterday agreed to look at funding options for a brand new indoor tennis facility.
The proposed development of a derelict former tourist information centre on the outskirts of Inverness has been warmly welcomed by local councillors.
After it was announced on Tuesday the Highland Council had found an additional £1.5million worth of funding to fix Highland roads, an Inverness councillor has welcomed the move, but has his concerns over how far the funding will stretch.