Highland Council

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The Scottish Government, SP Energy Networks and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution have launched a trial called Project Re-Heat to decarbonise homes in Highland and across Scotland. The industry-first project will trial how electricity networks can respond to the increase

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The Highland Council has taken possession of sixteen new affordable homes for rent built on the site of the former Primary School in Maryburgh. Cllr Angela Maclean and Margaret Paterson visit the new homes before tenants move in​

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Members of the Highland Council’s Housing and Property Committee yesterday approved a below-inflation rise (1%) in council house rents for 2022/23 to help tenants during challenging financial times. It was also agreed that this percentage increase (1%) will be applied to all residential Housin

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The Highland Council is piloting a new open market purchase scheme to buy directly from owners in a bid to bolster its housing stock. The council is asking anyone considering selling a house to contact them and help make to make a difference to families who are in need of a home.

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A pilot scheme by The Highland Council to develop housing provision that sits as a “stepping stone” between living entirely independently in the community, and living as a resident in the Telford Centre Care Home in Fort Augustus has picked up a top prize at the 2021 SURF Regeneration aw

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Highland councillors have agreed an ambitious approach to developing a net zero strategy and action plan for the region that will maximise external funding to deliver its climate change targets.

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Proposals to provide almost £3 million to help households in fuel poverty in Highland this winter will be considered by members at the meeting of full council on December 9. If agreed, a payment of £180 would be made to around 16,440 eligible Highland households where residents are in re

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People on low income can apply for a one-off payment of £88 from the Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee 2021/22 winter payments scheme to help them with their winter fuel bills. Councillor Helen Carmichael, provost and leader of Inverness Area, said: “If you live i

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