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News published March 2017

  • Actor Paul Brannigan to speak at Highland Child Protection event on Child Neglect

    logo Published 27 Mar 2017

    The Actor Paul Brannigan will be visiting Highland on Thursday 30th March 2017 to speak at a Highland Child Protection Committee event on Child Neglect. Paul, star of films including the Angels’ Share (2012) and Sunshine on Leith (2013) will be speaking about his own personal childhood experiences of neglect, and how receiving the right help and support at the right time helped him turn his life around to become a successful actor.

  • Community Trust Seeks Ownership of part of Storr Woodland, Skye

    Published 27 Mar 2017

    Representing the community of Staffin, located in the north east of Skye, the Staffin Community Trust has submitted an asset transfer request to the Highland Council. The request, made under Part 5 of the Community Empowerment Act (Scotland) 2015, relates to less than one hectare of the site for which the proposed purchase price is £1000.

  • Ardnamurchan High School Partnership evening

    photo Published 24 Mar 2017

    Ardnamurchan High School held its annual Partnership evening on 15th March to which all who support the school in any way were warmly invited.

  • Unique Concerts Festival celebrates youth music-making at its best

    Published 24 Mar 2017

    Around 300 young musicians from across the Highlands have been busy rehearsing for their unique showcase Concerts Festival .......

  • Inverness Campsie Club Parade 2017 - Temporary Road Closure Notice

    Published 24 Mar 2017

    A temporary traffic notice has been published to cover the temporary closure of various roads in Inverness during the ‘Inverness Campsie Club Parade’ to be held on Saturday 25th March 2017.

  • Highland Council is geared up for Earth Hour 2017

    WWF Earth Hour Published 24 Mar 2017

    Highland Council is once again proud to be taking part in WWF’s Earth Hour and is leading the way in supporting the event throughout the region.

  • Inverness schools’ contracts awarded

    Published 23 Mar 2017

    The Highland Council has awarded three contracts valuing £7.9 million in total for works at three Inverness schools which are expected to commence in April 2017.

  • Ailsa is Social Worker of the Year

    photo Published 23 Mar 2017

    Ailsa Rainnie, a Social Worker with The Highland Council’s Family Team in Fort William, has been named Social Worker of the Year by the Scottish Association of Social Work.

  • Phones disruption - Council Offices, Tigh na Sgire, Portree

    Published 23 Mar 2017

    The phones are not working at Council Offices, Tigh na Sgire, Portree.

  • Tree Removal at Woody Braes, Ankerville Street Tain

    Published 22 Mar 2017

    The Tain Common Good owns a stretch of the bank above  Ankerville Street road just past Knockbreck Primary School. Unfortunately the elm trees have Dutch Elm disease and will have to be removed both for safety reasons and also to stop the disease spreading further.