Highland Council leadership team says it holds out no great hope of closing its £66.7m budget gap in the light of the Scottish Government’s local government settlement announcement yesterday for 2019/20.
Councillor Margaret Davidson
Council leader Margaret Davidson has warned that essentials such as primary school repairs are at risk as the council pays millions of pounds keeping a Wester Ross bypass open.
Highland Council bosses have revealed the special measures they have put in place to keep their hundreds of EU employees in the country.
A new app is being launched across the north to help prevent suicide.
Highland Council will today begin consulting with its staff and the public to seek ways to make multi-million pound savings.
A war memorial in the community of Dores has been returned to its former glory as the country gears up to celebrate the centenary anniversary of the First World War.
Highland Council has completed the £5.275million purchase of a eyesore-buildings in the centre of Inverness to redevelop.
Two communities in the Highlands are now benefiting from free wifi.
The Scottish Government will today announce plans to create a new tourism taskforce to help Skye cope with rising visitor numbers.
Thousands of new affordable homes are to be built in the Highlands as action is promised to address “considerable” shortages.
The leader of Highland Council is to meet senior police officers this week to discuss the future of the Inverness control room.
Highland Council chiefs are battling for a larger share of community cash from a £2.6billion offshore windfarm - branding the current offer "peanuts".
Plans to install temporary classrooms at four Inverness schools have fuelled a bitter row over claims the city's education system is heading for "catastrophe".
Highland Council's new ruling coalition has pledged to go the distance as it brushed off claims the alliance will quickly "fall to pieces".
A new power-sharing alliance was due to take control of Highland Council today after the Independents struck a deal with the Liberal Democrats and Labour.
New figures have revealed that the population of the Highlands is soaring - with more than an 1,000 extra people moving to the area each year.
The leader of Highland Council has backed proposals to attract tourists to a north railway line.
The leader of Highland Council has said that the "devil will be in the detail" of revised proposals for a shake-up of the region's business agency.
The leader of Highland Council has described more than 100 possible job losses in the Inverness area as a "serious blow to our already fragile economy".
The leader of Highland Council has revealed her fears that the north could be the area "hardest hit" in the UK by Brexit.
The leader of Highland Council has revealed that she believes a community buy-out of the Rio Tinto estate to be "part of the solution" for the Lochaber Smelter.
Inverness has joined with other Scottish cities in calling for new powers - including more say over tax.
Highland Council yesterday rallied to help workers at a Strathspey fish factory whose workers face losing their jobs.
Highland Council is preparing for a "worst case scenario" after shock figures revealed that the size of the black hole in its budget could more than treble over the next three years.
Independent councillors have seized Highland Council in a minority administration with no political party sharing power.
Highland Council was under fire after last night after it emerged major building projects worth £14million are running behind schedule.
The issue of charging families for their children's music tuition should be re-examined, Highland councillors said yesterday.
A powerful watchdog body has discovered Highland councillors are being starved of the vital information they need to make key decisions on multimillion-pound projects.
A row broke out last night over who was to blame for delays in the consideration of a controversial windfarm application, which mean it will no longer be decided by local councillors.
The financial situation at the north's flagship hospital was one of the major factors in NHS Highland's budget deficit last year.
Anti-windfarm campaigners have called for a moratorium on new turbine developments in the north amid fears the region is being "swamped" by turbines.
A senior north councillor has accused NHS Highland of "not knowing what they are doing" in providing adult care services.