Highland Council

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Highland Council’s engagement with communities and staff will help to inform the budget proposals and consequent decisions which will be made in February 2024. This includes allocating resources to deliver the council’s strategic priorities and enable the best outcomes across the Highlan

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Members of the Highland Council's Caithness Committee had an opportunity on Monday to look at the benefits the Wick District Heating project is providing to locals and to discuss the potential to expand the scheme so more properties across the town can be included. The current project is well underw

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Springfield Properties has signed a new affordable housing contract, worth £6.1 million, with the Highland Council. The design and build phase of the contract is due to commence in the coming weeks and will be delivered over a period of approximately 18 months, with the Group receiving payment

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Members of the Highland Council's Sutherland Committee have agreed the investment priorities in the Sutherland Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Capital Programme with £5.2 million spent on projects to improve Sutherland Council homes for 2023-27. The HRA Capital Programme 2023-27 has been de

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The Highland Council has forecast a significant financial gap for the coming years, with a projected budget gap of £60-70 million for next year (2024/25). Members have a legal obligation to set a balanced budget and proposals will be developed and presented to council for agreement at the end

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The Highland Council’s Net Zero Strategy was launched at last week's meeting of the local authority's Climate Change Committee. The Strategy sets out the council’s approach to addressing the climate emergency and contributes towards Scotland’s national legally binding target to bec

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The Highland Council has revealed that the Stratherrick and Foyers Community Council Local Place Plan is the first to be registered in the Highland Council development plans area. Following its validation in accordance with the Scottish Government requirements, the Stratherrick and Foyers Local Plac

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The Highland Council reached a key milestone this week at its Coulhill housing development in Alness after it took possession of the properties from Compass Building and Construction Services. The site consists of Coulhill Primary School’s former Janitor’s House and the neighbouring form

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A funding boost of nearly £1 million of revenue investment is set to benefit rural areas across Highland. The Highland Strategic Local Action Group who met during September, considered, and agreed funding for revenue projects submitted to the first round of the 2023/24 Community Regeneration F

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A housing development at Dulnain Bridge in Badenoch & Strathspey has reached a key milestone as the Highland Council and Highland Housing Alliance (HHA) proceeded with the official handover of the properties. With a range of two-to four-bedroom homes available across the site, the demand for the

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