More research and local dialogue is required in order for Highland Council to consider making a rent pressure zone (RPZ) application, councillors have heard.
Published 30 May 2018
Proposals for 16 homes on the edge of the Culloden Battlefield site which were previously the subject of a bizarre planning mix-up have been granted final approval.
Published 17 May 2018
Highland councillors have approved proposals for the redevelopment of a vacant corner block in Inverness into a modern retail and residential building.
Published 27 April 2018
A delegation from Iceland is set to visit Inverness this week to view work being carried out on Sustainable Urban Drainage systems (SUDS) in the city.
Published 23 April 2018
Work on six new homes suitable for wheelchair users in Inverness is now complete.
Published 18 April 2018
The population of the Highland village of Evanton could potentially double in the coming years after councillors approved plans for a 160-home development and were informed of another 150 new homes in the pipeline.
Published 18 April 2018
The granting of planning permission last month for new homes near Culloden has set a damaging precedent for one of Scotland’s most important historic sites, according to a prominent military historian.
Published 10 April 2018
A programme focusing on money saving solutions rolled out across the Highlands has helped local residents save over £16,000 in just nine months.
Published 16 March 2018
Plans to build 16 homes on a site within the boundary of the Culloden (Battlefield) Conservation Area are to be brought back before the local authority after it emerged councillors apparently voted through the development “by mistake”.
Published 15 March 2018
Amended plans for the design and layout of 16 homes on a site within the boundary of the Culloden (Battlefield) Conservation Area have been given planning approval by Highland councillors.
Published 14 March 2018
The Highland Council has paid tribute to former Highland councillor Angus Gordon - who died peacefully on Saturday 3 March 2018 - for his loyalty and service in representing his local community.
Published 9 March 2018
The Highland Council has agreed to use City-Region Deal funding to part fund new mid-market housing projects throughout the Highlands.
Published 23 February 2018
The Highland Council has agreed a 3% rise in Council Tax as the local authority attempts to meet a budget gap of £15 million for 2018-19.
Published 16 February 2018
The Highland Council has deferred a decision on a planning application for 16 new homes at the site of Viewhill in Inverness to allow the developer to ensure the house designs “better reflect the Highland context and conservation”.
Published 31 January 2018
Highland Council tenants are to receive a 0.5% increase in council house rents for the coming financial year 2018/19, which equates to an average weekly rise of 36p, the local authority has announced.
Published 26 January 2018