Highland Council

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Four Highland communities in Sutherland, Caithness, Ross and Cromarty and Lochaber have had their requests for land and buildings to be leased or transferred over to them approved by the local authority. At the Highland Council's environment, development and infrastructure committee yesterday, membe

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Bancon Construction has secured a raft of new contracts worth more than £20 million, including affordable housing wins in Inverness and Angus. The company has been awarded affordable housing contracts in Inverness with Albyn Housing for 46 units at Torbreck and 36 units at Kinmylies for Highla

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Minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart MSP spent two days in the Highlands this week to see work underway on the ground to build affordable new homes. The focus of the visit on Tuesday was in Lochaber where a local housing delivery group, led by the Highland Council,

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Three new executive chief officers have been appointed by the Highland Council. Taking up appointment on August 13 is Liz Denovan, executive chief officer – resources and finance, while Carron McDiarmid, executive chief officer – customer and communities, takes up post in September. Lesl

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The Highland Council, in partnership with Under One Roof Scotland, are inviting all private landlords to a special seminar specifically to look at issues surrounding common repairs and building maintenance in flats and how to deal with any problems that may arise.

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Work to convert the former Education Offices on Achany Road in Dingwall into new homes for the Highland Council to rent out has been completed.

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The leadership of Highland Council has arranged a series of key meetings with budget holders this week to set out the need for "tight budget controls" to continue throughout the year. In February, councillors approved plans to cut over £37 million from the council budget over the next three ye

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Work to create new council homes and a thriving community area in the grounds of the former Inverness Royal Academy and later Midmills College Campus site in the city has been completed. Keys were today officially handed over to the Highland Council with tenants preparing to move into their new home

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Seven affordable housing providers across the Highlands are urging tenants claiming Universal Credit to update their claim this April 1 to ensure their entitlement covers their annual rent increase for the year ahead. Those who fail to do so will face a shortfall in their housing entitlement, p

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