Highland Council Administration yesterday acknowledged previous failings in its budget governance, and told opposition councillors changes in process would assure proper governance in future.
Councillor Richard Laird
Highland Council bosses yesterday admitted that a lack of governance is behind the local authority’s current financial crisis.
A Highland councillor has warned of a potential ‘tsunami’ of homelessness in light of the fragility of many residents’ finances.
10% of people on Highland Council’s housing list have no roof over their head as the north’s homeless crisis escalates
The number of homeless people seeking council housing in the Highlands has risen to an “alarming” 690 - at a time the authority is facing a multi-million-pound “crisis” over rent arrears because of Universal Credit.
A new pharmacy in an Inverness neighbourhood has been approved by NHS Highland after years of demand from locals.
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.
Proposals for a new pharmacy in an Inverness neighbourhood have been welcomed by locals.
An Inverness community centre will get new windows and a new bike rack thanks to a donation from Highland Council.
Highland councillors are concerned at the number of council house tenants falling into debt after being put on a new type of benefit.
Councillors are disappointed that plans for a waste transfer station in Inverness will now go ahead.
Controversial plans for a rubbish sorting site which were binned by Highland Council have been put back on track by the Scottish Government.
Opposition councillors' attempts to scrap the council tax freeze in Highland have been defeated.
Calls have been made for Highland Council to pilot new powers which could force the sale of an Inverness eyesore.
Plans to bring a historic Inverness building back into community use have taken a major step forward.
Plans for 17 new city centre flats on Inverness riverside have been approved by councillors.
Ambitious plans have been unveiled to transform a landmark in the Highland capital into a major tourist magnet.
Plans for a multimillion-pound brewery which would have transformed the Highland capital's riverside area have been rejected by councillors.
Doubts over the survival of Highland Council's rainbow coalition were allayed yesterday as the Liberal Democrats pledged their commitment to the partnership.
The future regeneration of a rundown part of Inverness has been thrown into doubt after proposals to create a multimillion-pound student quarter were rejected by the Scottish Government.