Highland Council says it has reined in its projected overspend this year and could balance the books for the first time in five years- but opposition councillors say it’s at the expense of jobs, and council staff are bearing the brunt.
Councillor Bill Lobban
Highland councillors expressed surprise yesterday after it emerged a £1.175million loan to Inverness Airport Business Park may not be paid back until 2030.
A job boost and economic boom are expected to be delivered to Speyside after planners gave the go-ahead to a new distillery yesterday.
Highland Council is fighting back against calls by Aberdeen Airport that north airports should lose their Air Passenger Duty exemption.
Cairngorm skyline to drastically change as funding approved to remove over seven miles of overhead lines
Two sections of the skyline within the Cairngorm National Park are to drastically change over the remainder of the year, as approval is granted to remove over seven miles of overhead transmission lines.
Idyllic seaside beaches across the north have been voted as some of the best in Scotland - beating off stiff competition from across the country.
The long-awaited findings of a major probe into the Cairngorm funicular railway fiasco are being withheld as potential legal action against the previous operator is considered.
Billionaire estate owner thanks Highland public for support following death of children in Sri Lanka terrorism attack
Billionaire estate owner Anders Holch Povlsen and his wife have spoken for the first time about the tragic deaths of three of their children in the Easter Sunday terrorist bombing in Ski Lanka.
A major crackdown on illegal parking across the Highlands and islands – including a host of remote towns and villages – started to be rolled out yesterday as the tourist season begins to kick off.
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NHS Highland has taken the next step towards creating a £15 million community hospital in Aviemore after purchasing the land from the previous owner.
Beleaguered bosses at Cairngorm Mountain are currently dealing with additional problems relating to the centre's waste water management plant.
A new website aimed at supporting members of the armed forces community in the north was launched yesterday.
The Cairngorm funicular railway is to remain closed for the remainder of the winter season.
The north's enterprise company is taking over operations at troubled Cairngorm ski centre – a move which saves up to 70 jobs.
Humans remains from the 16th century have been among discoveries by archaeologists in a Highland village.
Highland councillors yesterday overwhelmingly endorsed plans to locate a dance school in an Aviemore industrial estate, against planners’ advice.
A probe into the safety of the Cairngorm funicular railway faces further delays into the winter season.
A controversial housing development in Aviemore has been given the final go-ahead by the Cairngorm National Park Authority (CPNA), to furious reaction from local groups.
Rail bosses have sparked anger by disrupting the north train service for five Sundays in a row - because of work going on more than 100 miles away.
Dozens of catering staff at CairnGorm Mountain have been told there is no work for them whilst the funicular railway is out of action, leaving many with the possibility of facing a winter season without wages.
The Cairngorm funicular railway has been forced to stop operating “for several weeks” as a safety precaution.
A family in Grantown-on-Spey got the keys to their new home.
Aviemore families face a 30-mile round trip for affordable swimming facilities after it was officially announced yesterday that Macdonald Aviemore Hotel and Resort would cease to allow access to High Life Highland users.
A total of 238 affordable homes are planned for the Badenoch and Strathspey over the next five years.
Plans for a new £15 million community hospital and health centre in the Highlands - aiming to transform health services for patients in Badenoch and Strathspey - have been unveiled.
Fifteen young people from across the Highlands have been awarded Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.
A furious councillor claims proposals to set parking revenue targets could hold a “financial gun” to communities in the Highlands.
Aviemore town centre now has access to free Wi-Fi thanks to a project funded by the Inverness and Highland City Region Deal.
Work to install flood alleviation channels in Kingussie are now complete following a three phase project.
A senior Highland councillor has claimed the Cairngorms National Park is trying to force him to resign over a planning row.