Kate Forbes MSP is urging Highlanders to respond to a consultation on proposed legislation that would seek to help safeguard communities in remote and rural parts of Scotland.
Local MSP Kate Forbes has welcomed new figures that show more than 5,000 affordable homes have been delivered in the Highlands since 2007.
A police crackdown will see 19 drivers reported for drink or drug driving offences in the Highlands and Islands during a two-week national safety campaign.
For the first time in its 36 year history, the festival competition has attracted a piper from New Zealand.
Company will tour The Tailor of Inverness and The Stornoway Way.
Lochaber MSP Kate Forbes MSP has highlighted the millions being spent by the Scottish Government on mitigating UK Government welfare cuts, after new figures revealed that a total of over £2million was paid to people in the Highlands under the Discretionary Housing Payment scheme.