Highland Council



Highland Council agrees short-term lets limitations

Members of the Highland Council have agreed to progress a motion to use planning laws to limit the number of short-term lets in communities.

Published 13 September 2021

Highland Council to consider partnership vision of Green Energy Hub

A Green Energy Hub could be developed in the Highlands if councillors agree to work collaboratively with key partners tomorrow. 

Published 8 September 2021

Highland Council issues rural housing supplementary guidance

The Highland Council's economy and infrastructure committee has approved an updated Rural Housing Supplementary Guidance.

Published 2 September 2021

Highland Council seeks short term lets licensing clarification

The Highland Council is seeking clarification from the Scottish Government on the proposals for licensing of short term lets.

Published 31 August 2021

Highland Council announces Meiklefield redevelopment information event

The Highland Council has invited the public to an open information event regarding its Meiklefield redevelopment in Dingwall.

Published 27 August 2021

Work of Highland Council’s Welfare Support Team praised by members

Members of the Highland Council's Corporate Resources Committee have praised the exemplary work of the council’s Welfare Support Team after they were presented with a comprehensive report highlighting the strong performance from the team in assisting Highland residents.

Published 26 August 2021

Highland Council urges residents to sign up to energy efficiency scheme

Members of the Highland Council's Climate Change Working Group have urged constituents to sign up to the Energy Efficient Scotland Area Based Scheme and be part of the larger fight to protect our environment.

Published 19 August 2021

Highland Council urges residents to apply for First Time Central Heating fund

The Highland Council has encouraged eligible residents to apply to benefit from up to 100% Scottish Government grant funding for First Time Central Heating.

Published 18 August 2021

Housing need prioritised with place-based funding in Badenoch & Strathspey

Members of Highland Council's Badenoch and Strathspey area committee have agreed to prioritise local housing need for the place-based fund set up to mitigate the harms caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 10 August 2021

Tenant takes first blow as Dingwall flats are demolished

Demolition day arrived for a number of properties on Meiklefield Road in Dingwall to make way for the development of 14 new homes. 

Published 22 July 2021

Family visit new Dingwall housing development named in honour of their father

The Highland Council has welcomed the family of the late Joe Yates to view the completed housing development in Dingwall that bears his name.

Published 20 July 2021

New homes in Dingwall named after local stalwart

The Highland Council is looking forward to welcoming tenants to their new homes in the heart of Dingwall at the recently completed Joe Yates Court development, named after one of the town’s greatest characters.

Published 24 June 2021

Highland Council child protection campaign urges everyone to be alert for signs of abuse or neglect

A new school holiday campaign being launched this week is urging everyone in Highland to enjoy plenty of summertime fun with extended family and friends, but to be alert for signs that the lockdown experience was anything but fun for some children.

Published 22 June 2021

Council to consult on affordable homes plan for vacant Invergordon site

An online event will be held next week to allow the public to view and discuss proposals for the redevelopment of a key area of vacant land in Invergordon.

Published 16 June 2021

Highland Council continues to work to tackle homelessness

Members of the Highland Council's housing and property committee had the chance yesterday to look at the progress made to implement the council's Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at tackling homelessness.

Published 11 June 2021