Highland Council

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The Highland Council is now accepting applications for the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund for 2021-2022.  The fund, which is delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, supports locally developed regeneration projects for communities, helping with job creation and support, and in bu

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The Highland Council is preparing for a budget gap of over £80 million within the current financial year due to the impact of the coronavirus crisis. All members received an update yesterday on the budget situation as part of their regular briefing sessions.

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Highland Council has paired up with CRGP Architects on plans to convert a former Inverness primary school, latterly in use as a child care centre, into housing.

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A scheme to provide vital food supplies for vulnerable people has delivered more than 500 meals to homes in the Inverness area over recent weeks and is asking businesses to get in touch if they can provide personal protective equipment for the volunteers providing this vital lifeline. Inverness Food

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The Highland Council agreed its budget for 2020/21 yesterday setting a 4.84% increase in council tax. The council said that the increase was agreed to help support its investment in roads. Of the rise, 3% will be used to balance the budget and 1.84% for investing in roads.

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Two ‘strong’ community asset transfer requests have been given the green light by councillors on The Highland Council’s Communities and Place Committee. Unanimous support was given for the sale of land at South Bonar Industrial Estate at Bonar Bridge to Kyle of Sutherland Hub; and

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The Highland Council has announced that it will be increasing its rents by 3%. Council members approved the "modest" rent increase for residential rents and service charges following detailed consultation with tenants.

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The Highland Council is to host information events after it was awarded funding from the Scottish Government to deliver area based energy efficiency programmes in the region. The area based programmes aim to:

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A proposed 3% rent increase for 2020/21 was agreed by The Highland Council’s new housing and property committee yesterday. The change, which will increase the average weekly council house rent from £75.38 to £77.64 (£2.26 per week), will result in an increased repairs an

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The first meeting of The Highland Council’s new housing and property committee will take place on Wednesday 29th January following a decision by members in December to approve the establishment of a new strategic committee structure. The first item on the agenda for members will be to confirm

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Highland Council must make significant savings and change the way it delivers services to ensure it can live within its financial means, according to a report by the Accounts Commission. Published today, the report said that in recent years the council has had a poor record of delivering on savings.

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