MSPs have hailed plans to build the UK’s first spaceport in the Highlands as a “giant leap” for the local economy – and an “absolute lifeline” for the remote north coast.
Edward Mountain MSP
Politicians have criticised beleaguered north health bosses’ "disappointing" decision to postpone NHS Highland's annual review.
A Tory MSP privately raised fears that military chiefs would break their promise to the Highlands by shutting down the historic Fort George barracks several years early.
A campaign has been launched to end “extortionate and prohibitive” charges to watch television in Inverness' Raigmore hospital.
Hundreds of jobs are to go over Christmas after the “devastating” announcement a major seafood firm in the Highlands is to close.
A debate in the Scottish Parliament will set out the scope and time frame of an independent inquiry into an NHS Highland bullying scandal.
The Scottish Government faced fresh demands for urgent investment in CalMac ferries yesterday as MSPs warned that “enough is enough”.
The Royal Bank of Scotland has been urged to order a review into the way it serves rural communities as MSPs joined forces to condemn bank branch closures yesterday.
Funding has been approved for the creation of 200 new parking spaces at the north’s flagship hospital.
NHS Highland chairman David Alston is facing a call to resign after an independent report recommended the board use mentors, coaches, mediation and formal training courses to improve how they govern.
NHS Highland spent almost £8.8million on bank and agency nurses in the last year - a 44% increase in five years - highlighting a “deepening crisis” in recruitment, a north MSP has claimed.
Scottish Conservative MSP Edward Mountain is calling on NHS Highland to take a stricter approach to free up parking spaces at Raigmore Hospital after plans for three overflow car parks took a back seat.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has insisted patients in the north of Scotland will not suffer because of a shortage of radiologists.
Island airport chiefs should be sacked unless they agree to hold a thorough consultation on controversial car park charges, it was claimed yesterday.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has pledged to keep pressing for accommodation upgrades at Raigmore Hospital for the growing number of patients from Caithness.
The boss of ScotRail has admitted that the launch of a newly “transformed” train service from Aberdeen to Edinburgh has been hit by delays.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has admitted that NHS Highland’s failure to audit a controversial GP surgery contract for two decades was “not acceptable”.
The number of special constables in the Highlands has dropped by 35% in five years, according to new figures released by Police Scotland.
Edward Mountain MSP has met with in-work apprentices, Kirstie Paterson and Michelle Divers, at an Inverness care home as part of Scottish Apprentice Week 2018.
Health Secretary Shona Robison has been quizzed on the state of Scotland’s operating theatres after hundreds of cancellations at Raigmore Hospital.
NHS Highland said it “very much regrets” that 486 operations were postponed due to a dust contamination and cracks in some theatre walls.
Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to order an investigation after dust contamination led to the cancellation of operations at the north’s biggest hospital.
A north MSP has warned that Raigmore Hospital’s radiology team is “overstretched and understaffed” as he raised the issue at Holyrood.
An MSP has cast doubt on claims that the opening of a newly dualled section of the north’s busiest road is being held up by a “technical issue”.
A Speyside teenager has been named Scotland's young gamekeeper of the year.
The boss of the north's business agency has unveiled a blueprint to try to end a bitter row over its future - but the plan was branded "worse" than the original.
Highland health chiefs have admitted they may have to rely on the Coastguard helicopter to take pregnant women from Caithness to Inverness when bad weather hits.
A north MSP has hit out at referral times for urology and orthopeadic patients in the Highlands.