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A new Climate Change Committee that will also provide scrutiny on social housing is to be created in the Highlands. The terms of reference and the formal creation of the new committee was agreed at a meeting of the Highland Council yesterday.

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There is still time to fill out the Local Housing Strategy survey which is open until 30 September 2022. The Highland Council are seeking local community feedback by way of a public housing survey that will help steer the new Local Housing Strategy (LHS) 2023-2028.

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Certain areas of the Highlands do not have enough social housing to keep up with demand, according to a new report published by the Highland Council.  Almost half of the total social housing applications are for Inverness, where applications jumped by 10% last year, while Badenoch and Stra

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Members at The Highland Council's Economy and Infrastructure Committee noted the significant progress which has been made on the Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic and Brexit. The annual report for 2020/21, published on Highland Council&rsqu

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The Highland Council is currently consulting local communities, businesses and the public on their draft policy statement relative to the new mandatory short term let licensing scheme, which is due to take effect from 1 October 2022. The short term let licensing scheme will apply to a wide range of

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Five public access defibrillators have been installed in Inverness city centre. The project to co-ordinate, purchase and install has been a collaboration project following three separate independent city businesses individually raising and donating funds to purchase and install the equipment.

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The Highland Council has revealed that preparation is underway for the commencement of new legislation - the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 (Licensing of Short Term Lets) Order 2022, which came into effect on 1 March 2022. The licensing scheme was brought in by the Scottish Government with the

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Four families who work for local businesses in and around Aviemore have moved into new homes, thanks to an innovative partnership between Highland Council, HHA and Cairngorms Business Partnership.

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A report outlining the key points within The Highland Council’s annual accounts for the year to 31st March 2022 was presented to full council yesterday, ahead of their submission for full audit. The report shows that the council continued to demonstrate strong financial management during finan

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