News archive

News published August 2014

  • Children’s Services in Caithness

    Published 29 Aug 2014

    Children’s services in Highland are moving forward with the creation of Family Teams as part of the community services to children, young people and families.

  • Royal National Mòd unviels biggest fringe programme in events history

    mod fringe launch Published 29 Aug 2014

    Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail (The Royal National Mòd), Scotland’s biggest Gaelic Cultural Festival, has announced the programme for their biggest fringe in the event’s 122 year history.

  • Highland Council is a winner in the RoSPA Awards 2014

    Published 28 Aug 2014

    The Highland Council is among the winners in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014.

  • Councillors welcome Invergordon waste court decision

    Published 28 Aug 2014

    Councillors have welcomed the decision of the Court of Session to put the application for a waste to energy plant in Invergordon back to the Reporter.

  • Council welcomes fourth edition “For Highland’s Children”

    Published 28 Aug 2014

    Members of The Highland Council’s Education, Children and Adult Services Committee have approved the final draft of an integrated children’s services plan for the Council’s Care and Learning Service.

  • Support for Highland young carers strengthened by new strategy

    Published 28 Aug 2014

    A new strategy published by The Highland Council and NHS Highland for Young Carers was welcomed by Members of the Council’s Education, Children and Adult Services Committee today (28 August 2014).

  • Highland’s new Youth Convener

    New youth convener Published 28 Aug 2014

    Shaun Finlayson from Avoch will take up the role of Highland Youth Convener on Monday, 1 September 2014. This full time role, based at the High Life Highland office in Ardross Street, Inverness, is a bursary position running to the end of August 2015.

  • High Life Highland mourns loss of Chair

    Laurence Young Published 28 Aug 2014

    High Life Highland the charity set up by The Highland Council to operate its cultural and leisure services this week announced the sudden death of its independent Chair Laurence Young.

  • Seashore road-show rolls into Cromarty

    Published 28 Aug 2014

    On Saturday 6 September there will be big fun family day out at Cromarty when the Highland Seashore Project rolls into the village bringing together a whole host of walks and activities with local groups and organisations.

  • Talk on Wildlife Walks

    Published 28 Aug 2014

    A talk on Monday (1 September) about wildlife walks around Inverness will kick start a new series of lunchtime presentations on biodiversity topics running at the city’s Highland Council headquarters building on Glenurquhart Road.