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EMMA RODDICK: Tackling Scotland’s population challenges

EMMA RODDICK: Tackling Scotland’s population challenges

EMMA RODDICK: Tackling Scotland’s population challenges

My biggest fear when being asked to take up a position in the government was that it would take away time in the region, says our columnist.


EXCLUSIVE: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

EXCLUSIVE: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

But there is little information on roads spending as the £602.5 million budget seeks to plug a £65 million blackhole.


First Minister Humza Yousaf visits Moray in election push

First Minister Humza Yousaf visits Moray in election push

First Minister Humza Yousaf visits Moray in election push

Hear what the First Minister had to say about his election priorities – and how critics have responded.


WATCH: First Minister denies A96 dualling 2030 deadline was scrapped years ago, claims 'we were always upfront'

WATCH: First Minister denies A96 dualling 2030 deadline was scrapped years ago, claims 'we were always upfront'

WATCH: First Minister denies A96 dualling 2030 deadline was scrapped years ago, claims 'we were always upfront'

HUMZA Yousaf has denied that the Scottish Government scrapped the 2030 target for dualling the A96 more than three years ago.


DREW HENDRY: Listening to people is key to understanding issues

DREW HENDRY: Listening to people is key to understanding issues

DREW HENDRY: Listening to people is key to understanding issues

Folk are still struggling with the cost of living, rising rent and mortgage costs, compounded by stagnant wages, says our MP.


Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Councillor Helen Crawford says asking 'teachers to mark more generously' is 'just a big sticking plaster.'


Far north councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Far north councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Far north councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Far north councillor Karl Rosie has joined the Highland Independent group on the local authority, saying he wants to "put people before politics".


MSP meets with Highland Violence Against Women Partnership

MSP meets with Highland Violence Against Women Partnership

MSP meets with Highland Violence Against Women Partnership

MSP Emma Roddick met with the Highland Violence Against Women Partnership to learn about the work they are doing to prevent gender-based violence.


'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

'We need more council allotments in the Highlands,' Greens argue amid fears region left behind

Providing council-owned & managed allotments across the Highlands must be included in the local authority's latest review, the region's Greens argue.


EXCLUSIVE: A96 dualled by 2030 pledge abandoned years ago, emails show

EXCLUSIVE: A96 dualled by 2030 pledge abandoned years ago, emails show

EXCLUSIVE: A96 dualled by 2030 pledge abandoned years ago, emails show

THE promise to dual the A96 by 2030 was quietly dropped more than three years ago, we reveal, despite the Scottish Government keeping quiet.


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