The Scottish Government has intervened in the row over public toilet closures in the Highlands – and suggested cash could be available to save the facilities.
Highland Council leader Margaret Davidson
The 750th new council build in the Highlands since 2010 occurred this week as the Scottish Government’s minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart visited the Inverness housing development.
Highland Council’s leader believes she has “never seen communities in better heart”, despite a year of unprecedented budget cuts since the local elections.
New police jobs have been promised for Inverness - but the city’s control room will be shut down in January.
Scotland’s police chief has admitted that no new jobs will be created in Inverness when a national unit opens in the city.
The public has been urged to vote for the Press and Journal's Fight for Fort George campaign after it was nominated for a top award.
Military chiefs were under fire last night for refusing to reveal when they will end the "completely unacceptable" uncertainty over the future of Fort George.
Council chiefs have ordered a review after "concerns" emerged about the construction of multimillion pound new schools in the Highlands.
Plans are being drawn-up to find a way to reinstate the west coast's emergency tug without costing taxpayers any money.
The leader of the Highland Council has added her voice to a call from north MPs for the reinstatement of emergency tugs.
EUROPEAN Union bosses have frozen more than £45million of money destined for scores of projects across Scotland - because of a blunder by the Scottish Government.