Lochaber councillors’ pleas for fairness over free car parking charges for Fort William residents in the run up to Christmas found favour with councillors at yesterday’s full council meeting in Inverness.
Lochaber councillors will unite at a Highland Council meeting today to demand free parking for six weeks for Fort William car parks.
£2 million has been paid to residents in the Highlands under a Scottish Government housing payment.
Ferry campaigners have welcomed news that the islands minister has been invited to visit the Skye ferry to hear their opinions first hand.
A newly-built community-owned school is struggling to find a head teacher, and Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Schools has now stepped in to oversee the transition.
Two major housing developments in Fort William will provide 438 new homes to the town over the next few years, if planning permission is granted for both schemes.
Fears have been voiced that a “crumbling road” could disintegrate if Scotland’s largest pumped storage hydro scheme is given the go ahead.
Police have confirmed a 52-year-old mother died on a Scottish mountain while going to get help for her 23-year-old daughter.
Carriageway improvements at the A82 at Gollanfield are due to get underway on Sunday November 25 for two nights.
A row over a Christmas parking charge freeze has erupted into the resignation of an “excellent” Highland Councillor from one of the authority’s main committees.
A pothole on a north road that has been patched more than 20 times may soon be repaired permanently, as tests by BEAR are announced.
Another community group has backed calls for a review of the planning system at Highland Council.
A water rescue unit will be based on the west coast for use throughout the north Highlands.
A region-wide call for a rethink to the planning system has been made amid claims a centralisation of the process has failed.
Enterprise chiefs have unveiled their vision for an “international, multi-use” campus in Fort William, in the wake of the closure of a diving centre in the town.
Consultants showing off plans for a large area of land in a north town were “delighted” when more than 100 people turned out to see what was on offer.
An eight-minute travel rule on rural retained firefighters needs to be “brought up to date” to allow more men and women to join up.
A book about one man’s experiences in the First World War is quickly becoming a resource for people across the world who want to understand more about an elite army unit.
Plans for an alloy wheel manufacturing facility at Fort William are “still progressing”, the operators have confirmed.
Caol man jailed after a string of offences including threatening hospital staff and breaking into an ATM with a hammer
A Fort William man who appeared at the town’s sheriff court on six separate charges will spend the next 18 months in jail.
Young people and children have been told to keep out of an unused school due to the dangers and risk of asbestos poisoning.
The chairman of an influential council committee has given a scathing review of ambitious plans for a north town, saying he doesn’t know if anything will happen in his lifetime.
A north man had his gun licence revoked and ordered to pay a £1,000 fine after leaving his guns outside a cabinet.
Volunteers from a Highland foodbank, who work with more than 1,100 people, are calling on residents to give generously to its winter appeal.
Work gets underway today on a major project to transform the visitor experience at the National Trust for Scotland’s Glencoe Visitor Centre.
A father dragged to safety from the wreckage of a horror Highland smash has praised his rescuers, adding: “I am forever indebted for this second crack at life.”
He was the star of Fort William High Street and taught a radio star his squeezebox skills.
Highland Council accused of ‘unlawfully’ hoarding personal information stored in car park smart meters
Highland Council has been accused of “unlawfully” hoarding personal information entered into smart meters at several of its car parks.
As a Lochaber care home’s resident pet, William the dog already has an important role as a companion for residents.
Members of the Highland Council’s Care, Learning and Housing Committee have recommended the Highland Council move forward with proposals relating to Gaelic Medium catchment areas in Lochaber and Wester Ross.
Ambitious plans for a multi-million pound tourism and leisure project in Lochaber – including the construction of a 120-bed hotel – have been unveiled, providing hope of a jobs boom in the area.
A former soldier who crashed into a bridge at a set of road works has been disqualified for five months.