Home   News   Politics

POLITICS




Opposition groups say Highland Council budget 'does nothing to improve life'

Opposition groups say Highland Council budget 'does nothing to improve life'

Opposition groups say Highland Council budget 'does nothing to improve life'

They say the budget has 'no real substance' and question if it 'will in fact cover the financial gap.'


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: New energy efficiency Bill could 'obliterate' Highland finances

The MSP warns that 'it is practically impossible' for Highland homes to meet proposed energy performance standard.


Highland teachers suffer 'physical violence' and abuse on a 'daily' basis, says union

Highland teachers suffer 'physical violence' and abuse on a 'daily' basis, says union

Highland teachers suffer 'physical violence' and abuse on a 'daily' basis, says union

The EIS found staff 'have sustained physical injuries' while many considered leaving the profession altogether.


LibDems at Highland Council get a boost as Patrick Logue joins the group

LibDems at Highland Council get a boost as Patrick Logue joins the group

LibDems at Highland Council get a boost as Patrick Logue joins the group

It comes as the notice of election is published after the resignation of LibDem councillor Colin Aitken.


Highland Council Budget: How it affects you and what to expect in a crunch week for the north

Highland Council Budget: How it affects you and what to expect in a crunch week for the north

Highland Council Budget: How it affects you and what to expect in a crunch week for the north

From taxes to roads to fees, we take you through some of the main points of the £602 million budget.


Dingwall and Seaforth garage rents to rise by almost 8%

Dingwall and Seaforth garage rents to rise by almost 8%

Dingwall and Seaforth garage rents to rise by almost 8%

Garage rent for council tenants will increase from £10.42 per week to £11.25 per week


POLITICS MATTERS: It’s time for an urgent rethink on pension proposals

POLITICS MATTERS: It’s time for an urgent rethink on pension proposals

POLITICS MATTERS: It’s time for an urgent rethink on pension proposals

People will face the impossible dilemma of being too old to work and too young to retire, says our columnist.


Students at UHI Inverness 'grill' Highland MSP on Rwanda issues, trans rights and SNP policy

Students at UHI Inverness 'grill' Highland MSP on Rwanda issues, trans rights and SNP policy

Students at UHI Inverness 'grill' Highland MSP on Rwanda issues, trans rights and SNP policy

MSP Emma Roddick was invited to talk to the HNC Social Sciences and NC Social Science level 6 classes at UHI Inverness.


WATCH: Sending pregnant women to Aberdeen or Perth would be 'totally unacceptable'

WATCH: Sending pregnant women to Aberdeen or Perth would be 'totally unacceptable'

WATCH: Sending pregnant women to Aberdeen or Perth would be 'totally unacceptable'

Edward Mountain warns expectant mothers could travelling 'to Aberdeen or even Perth if the situation at Raigmore isn’t sorted out.'


Highland Council leader reveals up £60 million could be found for roads and infrastructure

Highland Council leader reveals up £60 million could be found for roads and infrastructure

Highland Council leader reveals up £60 million could be found for roads and infrastructure

Raymond Bremner says an extra £60 million would go ‘some way towards us being able to invest in important capital projects.’


This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies - Learn More