Members of the Highland Council’s Badenoch and Strathspey Area Committee have approved the Council’s 2018/19 roads maintenance programme for the area.
Traffic wardens across the north and north-east have been attacked physically and verbally nearly 100 times over the last three years.
A business guide produced by Trading Standards Officers in the Highlands is to be rolled out across the country providing guidance to second hand car dealers.
Highland Council’s budget bosses have said that meeting union calls to increase teacher pay nationally by 10% would burden the administration with another £15 million of pressures.
The number of cars, reported abandoned across the north and north-east of Scotland, has soared in the past five years.
North councillors yesterday agreed a savings package to fill a £15 million budget black hole - despite a barrage of criticism from members of the SNP opposition group.
Highland councillors have agreed a 3% rise in council tax.
Desperate west Highland locals were told by Highland Council that they will have to wait for years before potholed roads around the Applecross peninsula are repaired.
An Inverness woman has told of her anger over Highland Council plans to build a biomass boiler just a few feet away from her home.
A Highland primary school closed since Friday after a burst pipe caused flooding damage will re-open later this week.
A long-awaited sleeper rail service linking Caithness with the central belt will move the county forward and enhance tourism to the north, according to Highland Council’s Conservative transport spokesman.
Highland Council budget leaders have hailed staff for making massive multi-million pound savings which will protect frontline staff and education services from the axe.
Primary pupils with additional needs are “wearing coats and hats” to stay warm during lessons at a “neglected” Highland school, parents have claimed.
Dozens of community events could be under threat as it emerged that Highland Council wants to charge organisers to shut the public roads used to stage them.
Illegal fly tipping at a Fort William beauty spot has caused £50,000 worth of damage.
North councillors voiced their concerns yesterday about asking residents to start gritting their own pavements - but others said a “change in culture” is needed.
Highland gritter driver praised for rescuing stranded driver after his car plunged down an embankment near Nairn
A Highland gritter driver has been praised after his quick-thinking rescued a driver whose car had plunged down an embankment and landed in a stream.
Construction on the long-awaited second of phase of the Inshes District Park in Inverness is to start within weeks.
Fort William Golf Course is one area of land being considered for housing as GFG Alliance prepares to expand in the Lochaber town.
A budget deal has handed councils across the north and north-east a £40million boost – but leaders warned that threat of severe service cuts remained.
More than 100 Caithness residents voted to hand out over £15,000 to eleven good causes.
Parents from two Inverness Primary Schools are joining forces to fight a mooted merger that will leave them sharing a head teacher.
Scottish Labour has backed calls to save services and boost investment by introducing a controversial “tourism tax” in areas such as Aberdeen and the Highlands.
Hundreds of jobs and £130m investment as Highland councillors approve Fort William alloy wheels factory
Hundreds of jobs will be created in Fort William after Highland councillors approved plans for an alloy car wheels factory in the town.
Highland Council has issued a plea to householders to only put clean and dry items into blue recycling bins.
A Ross-shire tenant claims the council has failed to properly address his repeated complaints about large cracks developing in the ceilings and walls of his home.
Grieving families in the north are waiting up to a fortnight to have their loved ones cremated, it has emerged.
A Highland teacher who sent bullets to his wife’s lover has avoided being struck off the teaching register.
Grants for Scottish councils have been re-calculated just weeks before they set their budgets – with Moray and Aberdeen City among the authorities losing out.
Eden Court Theatre faces losing a staggering £1.1million in public funding over the next three years - sparking fears of what impact it will have on the “jewel in the crown” of the Highland arts scene.
New plans have been submitted for a secure field at Dores, by Loch Ness, where dog owners could safely let their beloved pets off the lead.
An angry driver has hit out at Highland Council’s roads team after his Mercedes car was one of as many as two dozen to strike a pothole the “size of a bath tub” on a Highland road.