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News published January 2009

  • £300,000 Invested in Thurso Precinct

    Published 29 Jan 2009

    The Highland Council has agreed to accelerate its spending on the facelift of Thurso pedestrian precinct to complete the £300,000 project by Easter.

  • Telford lade gets tidied up

    Published 28 Jan 2009

    Caithness Countryside Volunteers turned out in force on Sat 24th January, to give part of the Telford Lade in Wick a thorough clean out.

  • Holm Primary Switched On To Harness The Sun

    Published 28 Jan 2009

    Pupils at Holm Primary will be able to monitor how much of the energy they use is powered by the sun now a new photo-voltaic system has been installed on the roof which will generate clean and free re

  • Warning to Dog Owners

    Published 28 Jan 2009

    Dog owners from Tain to Alness are being warned they could be £40 out of pocket sometime in the next month if they don’t pick up after their pets.

  • Beauly Pupils Benefit Now Safer Routes To Schools Project Is Completed

    Published 28 Jan 2009

    The completion of two new footpaths and other road safety measures are encouraging more pupils at Beauly Primary to walk to and from their school. 

  • Development of Accommodation at Nairn Academy

    Published 27 Jan 2009

    The Highland Council will present a progress report to Nairn Academy School Parent Council on Thursday night of its proposals for a £1.8 million development of the school accommodation in the form of

  • An Essential Guide to Benefits and Money Advice

    Published 27 Jan 2009

    An essential guide to benefits and money advice has been produced by The Highland Council.

  • New speed limits in place at Strathpeffer School

    Published 27 Jan 2009

    From Monday 2nd February, 2008, Strathpeffer Primary School will have permanent and part time 20mph speed limits in operation for children’s’ safety.

  • Update on An Aird Ground Inspection

    Published 26 Jan 2009

    More than 100 homes and 10 businesses in the An Aird area of Fort William will receive a newsletter this week updating them on land investigations being carried out in the area.

  • 100th Birthday bash at Wick Library

    Published 26 Jan 2009

    On Saturday, (24 January) over 50 children and their parents came together to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The Crocodile, a unique resident of their local library in Wick.  Also joining the par