News archive

News published May 2017

  • Raigmore Community Council Cold Call Control Zone launch

    Published 22 May 2017

    As part of Operation Monarda, a national Police Scotland operation aimed at tackling doorstep crime, Raigmore Community Council in partnership with Highland Council Trading Standards and Police Scotland have today (Monday 22 May)  launched their Cold Call Control Zone (CCCZ).  Covering the whole of the Raigmore area, the CCCZ aims to deter unwanted doorstep callers from calling on the communities 700 plus residents.

  • ​​​​​​​Highland Council elects Leaders

    Published 18 May 2017

    The Highland Council has elected Councillor Margaret Davidson as Council Leader at its meeting today, 18 May 2017.

  • Highland Community Planning Partnership launches the new Community Justice Plan for Highland

    Highland Community Justice Partnership Published 17 May 2017

    The Community Justice Partnership in Highland are delighted to announce the formal launch the Community Justice Plan for Highland, which came into effect on 1 April 2017.

  • Gaelic Open Day in Bun-sgoil Shlèite

    photo Published 17 May 2017

    A very successful Gaelic Information Day and Fun Event took place in Sleat, organised by Bun-sgoil Shlèite with support from the Highland Council Gaelic Team

  • Chance for public to have their say on West Highland and Islands Proposed Local Development Plan

    Published 16 May 2017

    A new document identifying a 20 year plan for potential future development across Wester Ross, Lochalsh, Skye and Lochaber areas has been published for consultation by Highland Council.  The Proposed West Highland and Islands Local Development Plan, also known as WestPlan, was published on 5 May 2017 for an 8 week consultation.

  • Mòd Academy is on the Road

    Published 16 May 2017

    The Highland Council, An Comunn Gàidhealach and the Lochaber National Mòd Local Organising Committee (LOC) are working in partnership with Fèisean nan Gàidheal to deliver the Mòd Academy Project

  • Mòd Academy is on the Road

    Published 16 May 2017

    The Highland Council, An Comunn Gàidhealach and the Lochaber National Mòd Local Organising Committee (LOC) are working in partnership with Fèisean nan Gàidheal to deliver the Mòd Academy Project

  • Non Domestic Rates 2017/18 

    Published 15 May 2017

    The Highland Council is reminding Non-Domestic Rates (NDR) customers of the various reliefs available. 

  • Swinging Success for Glenelg Community Park with funding from LEADER

    Published 15 May 2017

    Glenelg and Arnisdale Development Trust are to benefit from EU funding from the Highland LEADER Programme. 

  • Moray Firth Radio Cash for Kids joins forces with Trading Standards in the Real Deal Scheme

    Photo Published 15 May 2017

    MFR Cash for Kids Charity Car Boot Sale is the latest recruit to be signed up by Highland Council Trading Standards to join the Real Deal scheme. The scheme was launched six years ago in a bid to stamp out the illegal trade in fake goods at markets and to ensure businesses are fully compliant with the relevant laws.