Highland Council



Highland Council agrees 2020/21 budget

The Highland Council agreed its budget for 2020/21 yesterday setting a 4.84% increase in council tax.

Published 6 March 2020

Highland Council approves community asset transfers

Two ‘strong’ community asset transfer requests have been given the green light by councillors on The Highland Council’s Communities and Place Committee.

Published 3 March 2020

Highland Council rents to rise by 3%

The Highland Council has announced that it will be increasing its rents by 3%.

Published 14 February 2020

Highland Council hails success of Syrian refugee resettlement programme and tenant participation project

Members of The Highland Council have hailed the success of both its Syrian refugee settlement programme and its tenant participation and engagement in Badenoch and Strathspey.

Published 13 February 2020

North authorities join for first 'rapid rehousing' event to tackle homelessness

Seven local authorities from the north of Scotland gathered in Aberdeen last week to discuss plans to tackle homelessness.

Published 7 February 2020

Highland Council plans energy efficiency community events

The Highland Council is to host information events after it was awarded funding from the Scottish Government to deliver area based energy efficiency programmes in the region.

Published 3 February 2020

Highland councillors approve 3% housing rent increase

A proposed 3% rent increase for 2020/21 was agreed by The Highland Council’s new housing and property committee yesterday.

Published 30 January 2020

Highland Council's housing and property committee to meet for first time

The first meeting of The Highland Council’s new housing and property committee will take place on Wednesday 29th January following a decision by members in December to approve the establishment of a new strategic committee structure.

Published 28 January 2020

Highland Council 'must change to ensure it is financially sustainable'

Highland Council must make significant savings and change the way it delivers services to ensure it can live within its financial means, according to a report by the Accounts Commission.

Published 23 January 2020

Three new homes to be built in Dingwall

Planning permission has been for the development of a row of three houses in Dingwall.

Published 23 January 2020

Highland Council takes ownership of new Ullapool homes

The Highland Council has taken possession of 16 new homes in Ullapool with a further four units due to be handed over in the New Year.

Published 17 December 2019

Highland Council increases housing supply with new homes in Gairloch

The Highland Council has boosted its housing supply with the purchase of eight new bungalows.

Published 4 December 2019

Highland Council toasts record success at Scottish planning awards

Highland Council enjoyed its most successful night at the Scottish Awards for Quality in Planning (SAQP) taking homes four prizes on the night.

Published 3 December 2019

Housing officer Ron Archer named Highland Council's Employee of the Year

Long-serving housing officer Ron Archer, who has worked tirelessly to ensure tenants are given the support they need, has been presented with The Highland Council’s Employee of the Year award.

Published 18 November 2019

Tenants move into new Dingwall council homes

The Highland Council is welcoming tenants to their new homes after the recent completion of eight council houses in Dingwall.

Published 5 November 2019