A report outlining the key points within The Highland Council’s annual accounts for the year to 31st March 2022 was presented to full council yesterday, ahead of their submission for full audit. The report shows that the council continued to demonstrate strong financial management during finan
FW2040, the Masterplan and Delivery Programme for Fort William and Lochaber, has taken a significant step forward with the appointment of its first dedicated project manager. Martin Culbertson has been appointed and will co-ordinate its overall delivery, help support and develop individual projects,
The Highland Council wants to hear the views of residents, visitors, interested groups and organisations on the council’s short-term let draft policy statement and proposed additional conditions for a licence. Earlier this year the Scottish Parliament approved legislation to introduce a new li
The Highland Council is now accepting expressions of interest for the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund for 2023-2024. The fund, which is delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government, supports locally developed regeneration projects for communities, helping with job creation and support
Concerns have been raised that the proposed National Planning Framework 4 (NPF4) falls short on delivering key regional priorities for Highland and also in achieving Scotland’s transition to net zero. NPF4 will be a long-term plan that will guide spatial development, set out national planning
With this year’s funding pot increased to £1 million, SSEN is urging communities across the north of Scotland to submit their applications for the latest round of its Resilient Communities Fund (RCF).
The Highland Council has formally extended its long-term relationship with EJ Parker Technical Services by re-appointment to its new Heating Framework for a further three years with an optional two-year extension. The framework is part of the council's commitment to make the highlands an even better
The Highland Council's redevelopment of the Meiklefield area of Dingwall has progressed to the planning stage with the submission of an application for 117 new homes.
Five affordable self-build plots on Elizabeth Crescent in Dornoch are seeking budding home-builders. The plots are for sale at £25,000 each by Dornoch & District Community Association (DADCA), following a community asset transfer of land from the Highland Council.
The Highland Council has agreed £10 million additional investment in 2022-23 as part of a collaborative budget and an ambitious Health and Prosperity Strategy for the Highlands, aiming to secure medium-term financial sustainability for the council. The agreed budget will see £5.5m additi
At the meeting of the Highland Council's Sutherland Area Committee, members agreed a one-year Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme that will see £533,000 spent on projects to improve Sutherland Council homes over 2022/23. The HRA Capital Programme 2022-23 has been developed in line with t
There is just over one week left to submit comments on the Highland Council & the Cairngorm National Park Authority proposal to designate Ward 20: Badenoch & Strathspey as a Short-Term Let Control Area.
Work has begun on a new £23.94 million affordable housing development in Upper Achintore, Fort William.
Householders in Inverness who meet the eligibility criteria for the Inverness Common Good Fund’s Winter Payment Scheme are to benefit from a one-off extension to the scheme and an increased payment. Members of the Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed to extend
Planning permission has been granted for the first phase of a housing development on the outskirts of Inverness.