Local News

Praise for Islay school rocket project

A primary school project that attracted the attention of space agency NASA has been applauded by two local elected representatives.

SNP forced to see sense over support to small businesses

After weeks of SNP ministerial foot-dragging, denials, excuses and inaction, and faced by a relentless campaign by Scottish Conservative MSP Edward Mountain and his colleagues, the SNP government has finally agreed that a way will be found to enable emergency grants to be made to small businesses

Edward Mountain MSP - May 2020 Newsletter Released

Edward Mountain MSP has released his latest newsletter giving some details of his work on behalf of his constituents, and, through his continued dedication to holding the SNP to account in Holyrood, his actions in support of the people of Scotland more widely.

Cameron backing bid to help local news media

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron supported the successful bid by the Scottish Conservatives to provide critical support to Scotland’s local news providers.

New Inverness Prison delayed until ‘end of 2023’

The Scottish Government has today confirmed that the earliest a replacement for HMP Inverness will be operational by will be the end of 2023.

This extended delay became clear when the Scottish Government published the Infrastructure Investment Plan Progress Report for April 2020.