News Releases

Below are the latest 10 news releases from The Highland Council.

All news releases are available by month and year from the navigation on the right.

Council and E.ON energy savings partnership expands to Raigmore, Inverness.

The Highland Council and partners E.ON Energy Solutions have written to 60 home owners in the Raigmore area of Inverness to offer energy saving improvements that will help save energy and money in their homes.

Survey aims to help communities deal with doorstep crime

An online survey launched this week by The Highland Council’s Trading Standards seeks to examine the problem of rogue doorstep trading and to highlight local areas that might benefit from setting up ‘Cold Call Control Zones’.

Kingussie High Street A86 Planned maintenance - footpath resurfacing works

A twelve week programme to repair the footpath at Kingussie High Street (A86) is to start next week in response to local concerns about the uneven surface.

Tribute paid to Millburn Academy pupil.

The Rector of Millburn Academy, Inverness has paid tribute to a fifth year pupil, Lewis MacPherson who died on Monday (21 April).

Highland recruitment drive for nursery staff

The Highland Council is this week launching a recruitment drive for 140 extra nursery staff as it prepares to implement an increase in childcare provision from August 2014.

The Highland Council, Inverness Access Panel and DisabledGo are proud to present the access guide to Inverness City and surrounding wards

After a successful launch event on the 11th April 2014 we are pleased to announce that the access guide to over 1,000 venues across Inverness is now available FREE of charge at

Care homes, transport and community planning all feature in Partnership’s April agenda

The Lochaber District Partnership will next meet on Tuesday 29 April this being the second of four partnership meetings to be held in 2014.

ECS Director announces intention to retire

Mr Hugh Fraser, the Director of The Highland Council’s Education Culture and Sport Service, has announced his intention to retire later in the year.

Phase 2 - Kessock Bridge improvements update - week 10

What has been done during Week 10?

Police in Highlands and Islands to target speeding motorists around schools

Police Scotland Highlands and Islands Division are targeting speeding motorists around the region’s roads from today (Tuesday 22nd April 2014), for the remainder of the week to ensure the safety of all school attendees and encourage motorists to drive at lesser speeds.