Highland Council has launched a review of its planning policies following a groundswell of concern about planners "playing God".
Councillor Maxine Smith
Cash-strapped Highland Council has splashed out almost £1.2million on “secret settlements” with staff – sparking calls for greater scrutiny of public funds.
Highland councillors have been reacting to the shock resignation of Lochaber member Andrew Baxter from the chairmanship of a major council committee.
Asbestos has been found at one of the largest schools in the Highlands – sparking renewed calls for the local authority to “sort out its neglected school estate”.
The future of the 51-strong workforce of a north aquafeed plant is under threat after its Scandinavian owners announced plans to pull out of the UK.
A community-based garden project in the north is under threat as NHS Highland outlines plans to withdraw its entire £51,000 funding budget from March next year.
The leader of the main opposition group in the Highland Council has had to face her own challenges in the 12 months since the election.
A new £30million secondary is finally due to be built to replace the “worst school building in the Highlands”.
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.
The wonderful world of Disney is due to arrive in the Highlands today.
A leading Highland councillor has called for a debate on the creation of a separate Inverness city council after his views on the issue ruffled some SNP group colleagues.
The power struggle at Highland Council shows no sign of abating, with SNP members saying they feel "betrayed" by their former Liberal Democrat partners.
Highland Council was under fire after last night after it emerged major building projects worth £14million are running behind schedule.
Highland Council will slash £600,000 from its winter maintenance budget - despite warnings that the move could put lives at risk.
Plans to cut secondary school staffing by 1% will be postponed for a year after a last minute change of heart by the Highland Council administration yesterday.
The cost of burials, cremations and school meals could all soar as Highland Council battles to slash its spending by tens of millions of pounds.
The north's taxi drivers face a wait of several months to find out whether fares will increase in 2015.
Raising council tax for the first time in more than seven years could protect frontline services from budget cuts, Highland opposition councillors said yesterday.
Highland Council has done a U-turn on its unpopular proposal to reduce the length of the school week for primary pupils - but only for one year.
Highland Council's Independent group has unanimously agreed to fight the administration's proposed budget cuts claiming they would have "devastating impacts" on local communities.
A west Highland community is launching a campaign to save its swimming pool from becoming a victim of Highland Council budget cuts.
The arrival of two giant subsea structures in the Cromarty Firth was hailed last night as the start of an offshore windfarm boom in the Highlands.
School days could be shortened across the north as Highland Council seeks to save millions from its budget.