Pupils centre stage at West Ross road opening
The 12 pupils from Kinlochewe Primary School joined local Highland Councillors Roy Macintyre, Gairloch, and Ewen Mackinnon, Lochcarron, at a ceremony to mark both the official opening of the second phase of the upgrading of the A 832 Achnasheen – Kinlochewe road and the commencement of work on phase three.
Council warns about Unpasteurised French Cheese and Butter in the Highland
The Highland Council’s Environmental Health Officers are warning catering business and members of the public in the Highlands to be on the lookout for certain French cheese and butter products that have been identified as possibly being contaminated with harmful bacteria.
Underage sales of fireworks
Firework test purchases at 23 firework retailers in the Highlands using a number of young volunteers, aged 15 and 16, have revealed a failure of three retailers in Highland to restrict the sale of fireworks to children and young people.
Tourism is the business of everyone
A seminar organised by The Highland Council was held today to address the future of tourism in the Highlands.
Launch of new book at Opening of extension to Tore Primary School
The author of a book which charts the history of Tore Primary School was a guest today (Friday) at the formal opening of a £55,000 extension to the school.
Lochaber date for top comedian
BAFTA Award winning comedian Lee Mack, host of BBC One’s "They Think It’s All Over" will be performing at the Sunart Centre in Lochaber on Thursday 19 January, as part of a national tour.
New head teacher for Thurso High School
The new Head Teacher of the 992-pupil Thurso High School is Dr Fiona Grant who is currently Depute Head Teacher at Thurso High School. She will take up her post after the Christmas school holidays.
Temporary Traffic Lights in Inverness removed over Christmas Holidays
The temporary traffic lights which have been in place since last month on the Southern Distributor Road will be removed until work on constructing the new roundabout begins again in the New Year.
Solar Shelter is shining example of passenger care
The latest bus shelter in the Highlands is also a first in the area. Located at Milton of Culloden, Inverness, the shelter is equipped with solar roof panels that provide power for a light.