Roads chiefs have promised to build a pavement by a notoriously busy stretch of the A82 after a safety campaign by a Loch Ness community.
Kate Forbes MSP
Senior politicians have had to step in to resurrect a tourism project designed to save the last ferry operating between two points on the east coast of the Scottish mainland.
Restoration of native oyster beds is ‘part of the answer’ to reversing depopulation trend as fragile communities could experience economic boom
Fragile communities in the north and west Highlands and Islands could benefit from a socio-economic boom if native oyster beds are restored; with one Highlands and Islands MSP believing it could be “part of the answer” to reversing the depopulation trend.
Scottish ministers will gather today in Inverness to discuss climate change and population growth in the north.
Members of the public are being encouraged by NHS Highland to attend consultation events to discuss the future of the Airdferry Resource Centre in Dornie.
A “vital” care centre in Lochalsh threw open its doors once again today after public fury has led to its speedy reopening.
A Highland pensioner left without a phone for more than two months has finally been reconnected.
A Highland pensioner has been left in limbo after being left without a phone line for over two months.
An MSP has sets her sights on a Fort William win as she joins them to see a Highland League game.
Charities, community land trusts and housing co-ops across the Highlands have been urged by Kate Forbes MSP to apply for funding through the Nationwide Community Grants programme.
A world-famous Highland tourist spot was the chosen location yesterday as a road safety campaign designed at encouraging visiting motorists to drive on the left was officially launched.
A long-running Holyrood petition by healthcare campaigners on Skye has been closed by MSPs after a successful resolution to their demands.
Highland Council has been urged to reconsider its payment structure to foster carers amid claims siblings are being unnecessarily separated.
Calls for better payments to foster carers across the north have been made after it emerged that Highland Council is the lowest provider of allowances across the nation when it comes to children under the age of 11.
A north MP has said Highland Council’s data breach has raised “serious questions”over the policies which remain in place to safeguard confidential information.
A vital support service for youngsters across the Highlands has pulled the plug on operations from its Inverness base after 30 years.
Construction work on a new care home facility in Fortrose is due to get under way next month.
A Holyrood committee is visiting Skye later this week, where islanders will have the opportunity to deliver their views and opinions at an open question and answers session, followed by a formal committee meeting.
Education chefs have placed two crumbling Skye schools at the top of its priority list as efforts are made to address the state of the north school estate.
Just two complaints have ever been made to the Scottish Government about Gaelic road signs, it has emerged.
A young Highland MSP last night spoke of her pride one year on from launching a campaign to cut the use of plastic.
Two Highland MSPs have spoken of their gratitude for the public’s support since opening their doors to food bank donations.
Campaigners have won a “hard-fought” battle to have the main road through their village reduced in speed from 60mph to 40mph.
A Highlands and Islands MSP is urging local residents to be prepared for extreme weather this festive season- just days after blustery conditions left services in the north at a standstill.
A report into the safety of the Cairngorm funicular railway has been further delayed – and will not be published until after the New Year.
RBS was accused of dealing a “disastrous” blow to Highland communities last night after the bailed-out bank confirmed that four more local branches will be axed.
Pupils at an Island primary school had to go without hot meals this week after asbestos was found in the kitchen.
Campaigners on the Black Isle are aiming to raise awareness on road safety for horses and their riders.
Kevin Stewart, the Scottish Government’s minister for housing, local government and planning, visited two affordable home projects in Skye and Lochalsh yesterday, as local leaders address the need for more homes in rural communities.
Communities across the north are to benefit from the roll-out of superfast broadband to 25,000 more homes and businesses, the Scottish Government has revealed.
Two Highland MSPs have turned their constituency officers into food bank drop off points to meet the growing demand for food parcels in the region.
Kate Forbes MSP has asked locals and visitors to "take responsibility" following a spate of wildfires across the Highlands in recent months.