Highland Council

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Highland Council has unveiled a new approach to budget setting from 2019-22 as it prepares to negotiate a funding shortfall of more than £30 million for next year. In recent weeks, chief executive Donna Manson, budget leader Cllr Alister Mackinnon and other senior councillors and officers have

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A reduction in grant funding and additional pressures mean the Highland Council is facing a £31.2 million budget gap for 2019-20, the local authority has warned. Detailed analysis of the Scottish Government’s funding settlement, which makes up the vast proportion of the council’s b

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Artwork designed by pupils from Merkinch Primary School has been incorporated as part of the finishing touches to a £6 million plus project to create new homes in Inverness.   The P1 and P4 pupils jumped at the chance to get creative and draw images of iconic landmarks around the city. Th

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Big-hearted members of staff at the Tesco store in Dingwall have generously donated gifts to ensure that every child in Ross-shire waking up in homeless accommodation on Christmas morning will have a special parcel to open. For the second year running the Tesco Management team in Dingwall gave up th

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Highland councillors have approved a new rapid rehousing plan which aims to tackle homelessness in the region. The first draft ‘Highland Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan’ for 2019 – 2024, which will be submitted to the Scottish Government by the end of this year, provides an analysis of homeles

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Highland Council’s work to continuously improve tenant participation in the region has been recognised by the Scottish Housing Regulator and the Tenant Participation Advisory Service. Members of the council’s care, learning and housing committee have welcomed the recognition received by housing

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Paula MacPherson and John McHardy from the council's housing team with Cllr Robertson in one of the new 1 bedroom flats overlooking Academy Street A former Citizens Advice Bureaux office in Inverness has been converted into four 1 bedroom flats for rent from the Highland Council.

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The Highland Council is holding a public drop in event at Lundavra Primary School in Fort William on December 3 on proposals to create new homes at the former Upper Achintore Primary School site. The drop-in event is a chance for people to come and find out more about the plans to create new housing

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Work has begun on a landmark development to reinvigorate the heart of Inverness and create new homes and business opportunities. Over the next 16 months, the derelict building at 79 Academy Street, formerly known as Farm Foods, will be demolished and the prime site transformed into a new development

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The Highland Council is to invest over £8 million into carrying out improvements to its housing stock in the Inverness area. At yesterday’s meeting of the City of Inverness Area Committee, councillors agreed a two year Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme that will see £8,002,023 spent on m

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The Highland Council is to invest over £4.2 million into carrying out improvements to its housing stock in Caithness. A meeting of the Caithness committee yesterday saw councillors agree a two year Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme that will see £4,204,420 spent on making improvements to C

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A two-year Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme has been agreed that will see over £2 million invested into improving council homes in the Sutherland area over the next two years. The decision by the Highland Council’s Sutherland County Committee will also see a further £134,000 spent speci

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The Highland Council remains on track to provide at least 4,500 much-needed affordable homes after members of the environment, development and infrastructure committee approved a new investment plan. The Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP) for 2019-2024 will see a minimum of 500 units being bui

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The Highland Council has published updated guidance on financial contributions required from new developments towards new infrastructure and services. The Developer Contributions Supplementary Guidance now forms part of the council’s development plan which is used to determine planning application

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Albyn Housing Society has started work on its first ever affordable housing scheme in Ardgay, Sutherland, as part of its ambitious plan to build 750 affordable homes in the Highlands by 2020. Compass Building and Construction has been appointed as lead contractor at the Drovers Square development, a

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