It all started while watching a film, starring Robert Redford: A Walk in the Woods – the Appalachian Trail. It had an effect – trails, conversation, relationships, ageing and life. “I am going to do the trail next year,” I said to my oldest son.
The old tourist information building in Daviot Wood is to be given a new lease of life after being bought by Scottish businessman Tim Cocking.
Highland Council’s new chief executive is East Lothian-born Donna Manson, currently children’s services director in the Borders.
Frustrated residents are being left on hold for up to an hour to report urgent public health hazards, road defects and housing repairs.
Amended plans for stage two of the Inverness West Link will go before Highland councillors for final approval next week.
In a first for Highland Council, the site of a problematic planning application could be surveyed by drone, sparing the council the costs of a multi-councillor site visit.
Plans for two holiday houses in Sutherland designed specifically for the disabled were approved by Highland councillors yesterday.
Toilet campaigner welcomes ‘constructive’ phone call from Highland Council leader after being subjected to verbal attack
The Kinlochbervie woman who bore the brunt of a verbal attack last week by the leader of the Highland Council on her community’s campaign to save their public toilets from closure said a subsequent phone call from the council leader was welcome and "constructive".
The Highland Council has been slammed for sending out “mourning kits” in anticipation of the death of members of the Royal Family.
Kinlochbervie protesters were left shell-shocked yesterday after their efforts to protect their toilets from closure were dismissed in scathing terms by Highland Council’s leader.
Two councillors yesterday thanked the Celtic rock band Runrig for their contribution to Highland life and culture over the past 45 years.
Highland Council has announced a public consultation on a “masterplan” to develop Fort William and the surrounding area over the next generation.
The Highland SNP group will tomorrow ask Highland Council to review its policy on the use of controversial weed killer glyphosate across the region and look for a safer alternative.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney was invited to visit Broadford Primary School to assess the state of the school and to meet representatives campaigning for a new facility in the south of the island.
Skye looks set for another massive boost in tourism with the forthcoming release on Netflix of the new Robert the Bruce movie.
Inverness Recylcing Centre was forced to close this afternoon following a fire in one of their compactors.
A 5,000-year-old cairn at the heart of Inverness has been targeted by "mindless vandals" who destroyed a plaque at the historic site.
Planned improvements to pedestrian and cycle access along the A82 in Inverness have received a mixed reaction from the public at a consultation event in the city.
Aviemore families face a 30-mile round trip for affordable swimming facilities after it was officially announced yesterday that Macdonald Aviemore Hotel and Resort would cease to allow access to High Life Highland users.
Highland Council’s opposition SNP group is calling for the immediate resignation of the man responsible for balancing the council’s books.
Scottish Ministers have “called in” the controversial Coul Links golf course proposal.
Controversial plans to develop a golf course on a site of scientific interest have been called in by the Scottish Government.
Budget leader Alister Mackinnon yesterday issued a stark warning over Highland Council’s precarious financial position in a statement predicting a £5.1m overspend this year, almost twice what was projected at the same time last year.
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.
A total of 238 affordable homes are planned for the Badenoch and Strathspey over the next five years.
A masterplan which will see a new hospital, up to 250 houses, a science academy, community and commercial buildings constructed at Fort William has been submitted.
A youth football and swimming coach was jailed for nine months yesterday for luring young boys into his hostel bedroom and indecently assaulting them almost four decades ago.
Highland Council has slashed teacher vacancies from 65 to 36 in a year, new figures show.
NHS Highland has signed up to a campaign to tackle buying tobacco or cigarettes for under-18s.
Our series of summer podcasts around the Highlands with local government reporter Susy Macaulay continues in Culbokie.
It’s one of the biggest and deepest bodies of water in the UK and home to a monster called Nessie, which is why thousands of tourists flock each year to visit Loch Ness near Inverness.
A £7 million waste handling centre – creating up to 30 jobs – is likely to be located at a former landfill site in Inverness.