A Scottish walking charity has condemned Network Rail for closing more than 1,250 level crossings in Britain since 2009, obstructing access for walkers.
Scottish local authorities are continuing to use “traumatising and humiliating” restraint methods on children as young as five in residential care, almost two years after signing up to keep The Promise - an agreement published following the Care Review - to abolish it.
Highland estates and multi-millionaire landowners banked more than £1m of taxpayers’ money through Covid-19 support grants, The Ferret can reveal.
A walking charity and Highland Council are taking a wealthy landowner to court in a legal case to stop the closure of a “historic and important path” that locals say has existed for generations.
An “internationally important” Highland beauty spot could be harmed by plans to remove 120,000 tonnes of timber from nearby woodland, the Scottish Government's wildlife agency has warned.
The former leader of Highland Council has accused a wealthy landowner of breaching outdoor access legislation by locking gates on walking routes, used for generations.
Two sites in Scotland are preparing to bid to host the world’s first nuclear fusion power station, The Ferret can reveal.
Mitie workers at a Covid-19 test centre in Inverness have alleged "failures” by the company contributed to multiple staff falling ill.
The leader of a Scottish Family Party breached electoral law by failing to submit a record of his personal campaign spending after running in the 2019 general election, The Ferret can reveal.