Highland Council has decided not to proceed with a new affordable housing project adjacent to the Merkinch Nature Reserve amid concerns from the community.
Published 4 October 2019
People across the Highlands are being encouraged to support a community crowdfunding appeal which aims to raise money to build new homes and a medical clinic on the Isle of Skye.
Published 3 October 2019
Highland Council has announced that it will be hosting energy efficiency events in Badenoch and Strathspey next week.
Published 2 October 2019
Locals in Plockton, Wester Ross are trying to stop Highland Council from selling one of the last remaining council houses to prevent it from becoming a holiday home, The Herald reports.
Published 20 September 2019
To celebrate Scottish Housing Day, Highland Council is due to hold a public event in Inverness called Highland Housing Extravaganza.
Published 17 September 2019
Highland Housing Alliance has handed over keys to tenants at a new development marking the completion of another successful mixed-tenure development in Inverness.
Published 11 September 2019
Highland Council has announced two further appointments to new posts of executive chief officer (ECO) as part of the local authority’s redesign.
Published 10 September 2019
The continuation of a winter payments scheme with an increase of £2 has been approved by members of Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee.
Published 30 August 2019
Council-funded advice services assists 22,000 Highland customers and exceeds £22.5m in financial gains
The Highland Council’s Welfare Support Team and Citizens Advice assisted more than 22,000 customers during 2018/19 for support with welfare, debt and housing issues, new figures have shown.
Published 26 August 2019
Four Highland communities in Sutherland, Caithness, Ross and Cromarty and Lochaber have had their requests for land and buildings to be leased or transferred over to them approved by the local authority.
Published 16 August 2019
Bancon Construction has secured a raft of new contracts worth more than £20 million, including affordable housing wins in Inverness and Angus.
Published 7 August 2019
The completion of a 92-home mixed tenure residential development in Balgate, Kiltarlity, has been marked with the final handover of seven new homes to the Highland Council.
Published 30 July 2019
A significant change was made to the Inverness skyline by Morrison Construction after the installation of a 20-tonne tower crane.
Published 26 July 2019
Minister for local government, housing and planning Kevin Stewart MSP spent two days in the Highlands this week to see work underway on the ground to build affordable new homes.
Published 25 July 2019
Three new executive chief officers have been appointed by the Highland Council.
Published 24 July 2019