New HGV speed limits on A9 are given official go-ahead

The new HGV speed limit comes into effect on Tuesday.

THE new speed limit to allow HGVs to travel at 50mph on sections of single carriageway on the A9 between Perth and Inverness comes into force next week. It will become operational on Tuesday at the same time as the average speed camera system on the route.


New wind farm planned south of Inverness


Published: Thu 16 Oct 2014

A 20-turbine wind farm at Moy, south of Inverness has been given the go-ahead today

A NEW wind farm of up to seven turbines is being planned for a hilltop site south of Inverness, councillors will hear next week. Airvolution Energy Ltd have consulted Highland Council's planning department, in advance of a possible planning application.

Inverness benefits cheat councillor repays £43,000


Published: Wed 15 Oct 2014

John Holden

A DISGRACED former Highland councillor has now repaid in full more than £40,000 he obtained in a nine-year benefits fraud. But John Holden continued to claim he was innocent after his latest court hearing

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