A proposal to introduce a 20mph speed limit for residential streets and minor roads in Scotland has been rejected by a Scottish Parliament committee examining the plans.
Moray Council has been praised for reducing the amount of time taken on planning application decisions.
Caithness General Hospital is set to become the sole holder of a prestigious global award and be attributed international status for their work to reduce the impact of pharmaceuticals on the environment.
Mary Portas has made an emotive call for businesses to become places where women can feel “empowered”.
The boss of Jaguar Land Rover has warned Theresa May that a “hard Brexit” will wipe out his company’s profits, resulting in the loss of tens of thousands of jobs.
Heathrow expansion could cost Aberdeen airport more than 1,100 flights by 2030, according to government figures.
Investing in green energy sources and focusing on efficiency measures like insulation helped Shetland Islands Council make a “significant reduction” in its carbon emissions over the past financial year.
The results of local elections across the north of Scotland are being released this morning as candidates vie for 1,227 seats across 353 wards.
Another Highland community is a step closer to establishing a business initiative, pioneered in Inverness, to boost trade.
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Councillors have issued heartfelt pleas for a share of the £315million City Region Deal money promised to Inverness and the Highlands to save their respective business communities.
A full barbecue set was among the unusual items uncovered during a giant beach clean-up yesterday in Nairn.
Community leaders are weighing up the potential benefits of a business improvement district scheme in Nairn.
Yesterday marked the final round of Prime Minister's Questions in Westminster before the current parliament is dissolved on Monday ahead of May's general election.
The UK Independence Party (Ukip) has sent a shockwave through the Scottish political establishment after winning its first parliamentary seat.