A north Highland MP has called for urgent action to stem the dramatic rundown of bank branches in his constituency.
Jamie Stone MP
Bank bosses have been condemned by an influential Commons committee after customers were told they could no longer withdraw cash from post offices.
A fuel poverty summit will to be held in Sutherland later this year.
Treasury officials have been accused of ignoring the “banking emergency” blighting the north of Scotland.
A campaign group in the far north is lobbying to meet local politicians to discuss unfair fuel poverty charges.
The refurbished Highland Hospice shop in Tain is to be officially re-opened at the weekend by north MP Jamie Stone.
Theresa May has been urged to intervene in the "banking emergency" blighting the north of Scotland, with some residents now facing a 150-mile round trip to access a branch.
The government's decision to cancel the week-long February recess for MPs cost taxpayers almost £400,000, it can be revealed.
Campaigners have re-issued calls for safety measures to be put in place near Tain at two junctions of the A9 notorious for accidents, after feeling their previous pleas have fallen on deaf ears.
North politician invites Economics Secretary to far north to witness impact of service cuts in rural communities
A north politician has written to the Economics Secretary to the Treasury asking for him to travel to the far north to witness the economic “hammer blows” being dealt to rural communities.
A tiny primary school in Sutherland has been criticised in an inspection report that noted falling numeracy and literacy skills.
Nearly a fifth of all train journeys on the Far North line last year did not offer a trolley service to passengers because of staffing problems.
A revamp of stations between Inverness and Caithness could get under way within weeks as part of a package of measures to transform Scotland’s worst-performing railway.