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News published April 2006

  • New Members Appointed To Wick Harbour Authority

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    Six new members have been appointed to serve on the board of Wick Harbour Authority. All have a special knowledge and business background to take forward the future running of the harbour. They will j

  • Wick District Heating Scheme

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    Caithness Heat and Power Ltd, which is promoting an innovative wood-fired combined heat and power system centred on the Pulteneytown distillery at Wick, is delighted to announce the appointment of the

  • Convener Confirms Council Commitment To Volunteering

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    The Convener of The Highland Council Councillor Alison Magee, has paid tribute to the 40% of Highland households who do voluntary work and reaffirmed the Council’s commitment to promoting and encour

  • Temporary Road Closure

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    Motorists are being advised of the closure of the C34 General Boot Road/King Brude Road, Inverness, between its junction with Firthview Road and its junction with the A862 Telford Street – Clachnaha

  • Race organisers Take £1 Million Insurance To Protect Swimmers

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    Over 100 fearless athletes are to be insured for up to £1 million against the possibility of being bitten by the Loch Ness monster as they brave the chilly waters of Loch Ness this month.

  • Award Winning Team Visit Highland Folk Museum

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    Locals and visitors to the Highland Folk Museum, will this week (Friday 15th July) have a unique chance to meet members of The Highland Council’s award-winning Am Baile website team at the Museum’

  • Highland Welcomes Results Of Social Work Review

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    Highland Council’s Social Work leaders today welcomed the results of a Scottish Executive-led review which is the first fundamental look at social work since the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.

  • Council Support For Royal National Mod

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    The Highland Council is being recommended to back the Royal National Mod to the tune of £120,000 to ensure a sound financial footing for the event when it is held next in the Highlands – in Lochabe

  • School's CD Is A Hit

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    An enterprising project by pupils in a small Wester Ross school has proved to be a big hit and has helped to capture and preserve an important part of the local community’s culture and heritage.

  • 16 Pipe bands Enter Inverness Highland Games Event

    Published 28 Apr 2006

    The City of Inverness Highland Games Committee has announced that 16 Pipe Bands will be competing at the Highland Games on Saturday July 23 in Bught Park Arena. Organised by the North of Scotland Bran