Highland Council

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Organisations are invited to apply for funding towards projects addressing issues affecting Highland rural communities. This round of Community Regeneration Funding (CRF) of over £800k will be financed from the Community Led Local Development fund (CLLD), a competitive Highland-wide funding pr

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Communities and businesses are being called on to help inform an interactive tool which assesses how well Highland places meet the principles of local living. ‘Local living’ aims to provide people the ability to meet the majority of their daily needs within a reasonable distance to their

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Promotion of the Inverness Winter Payment Scheme and the work of Highland Council’s Benefits Advice team has made significant financial changes to some households in Inverness. Leader of Inverness and Area, Councillor Ian Brown said: “I am pleased that Members have agreed to continue to

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Highland Council has unveiled a new online tool which will help speed up the process of identifying households that are most in need of energy efficiency improvements. Last year the local authority launched its pioneering Energy Benchmarking Tool which is used to monitor non-domestic property-relate

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A mix of properties for social and mid-market rent will soon be available at the Pinefield housing development located in Carrbridge. The Highland Council has taken ownership of a number of properties from the contractor Tulloch Homes. The five properties which will soon welcome new residents includ

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Highland Council has adopted new non-statutory planning guidance on biodiversity. The revised Biodiversity Planning Guidance (BPG) was adopted by the council's economy and infrastructure committee following a 12-week public consultation.

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The Housing and Property Committee of the Highland Council met yesterday and noted the Housing Service performance report 2023/24 that met the agreed priorities and associated initiatives in the Local Housing Strategy 2023-2028. The report highlighted a number of achievements in 2023/24 in increasin

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The Highland Council's Community Regeneration Fund Strategic Group met recently and awarded £1,033,354 from the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) to support 21 community-led projects across Highland. This funding is made up from the 2024/25 capital and revenue allocations contained with the UK

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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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