Highland Council

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A Highland councillor has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer calling for action to support police officers find affordable accommodation in the Highlands and Islands. Councillor Karl Rosie said there are severe challenges faced by officers in securing affordable housing and has called on Cha

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The Highland Council has paid tribute to Councillor Alasdair Rhind who passed suddenly on 4 April 2024. During his current term of service, Alasdair was a member of the Corporate Resources Committee, Black Isle and Easter Ross Area Committee, Economy and Infrastructure Committee, Housing and Propert

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A three-year strategy to manage a budget gap of £113 million is central to proposals going to Highland Council’s budget setting meeting on 29 February. Inflation, interest rates, pay increases, wider economic factors and cost pressures in key areas such as adult social care, have had a d

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Highland Council has organised three public information sessions to highlight the changes the Ward 20 Short-term Let Control Area will bring when they come into effect on Monday 4 March. These sessions are being run following the Highland Council committee's decision on 14 December 2023 to designate

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Health and social care services need to change in order to meet the needs of people across Highland, according to the Highland Health and Social Care Partnership’s Strategic Plan for Adult Services. The strategic plan, which is published online, sets out the Highland Health and Social Care Par

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Springfield Properties has signed a new contract worth £15.3 million for the delivery of affordable housing for Highland Housing Alliance (HHA). Supported by funding from the Scottish Government, The Highland Council, and the Highland City Region Deal, the contract will see high-quality and en

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Hundreds of people have responded to the Highland Council’s programme of engagement, completing a survey or taking part in the budget simulator challenge. The council is facing an estimated budget gap of around £62 million in 2024-25 and is expected to need over £100m over the next

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The establishment of a short-term let control area in the Badenoch and Strathspey ward of The Highland Council took a step closer yesterday with members agreeing the non-statutory Short-term Let Control Area Planning Policy for use in the determination of applications and the timetable to move forwa

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People on low income can apply for a one-off payment of £106 from the Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee 2023/24 Winter Payments Scheme to help them with winter fuel bills. Leader of Inverness City and Area, Councillor Ian Brown, said: “If you live in the Aird and

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