Poverty in Scotland: the Council's evidence
The Council was one of a number of organisations invited to give oral evidence to the UK Parliament’s Scottish Affairs Select Committee who were visiting the Highlands to take evidence as part of their enquiry into poverty.
OBE for Highland Director of Education Culture and Sport
The Highland Council’s Director of Education Culture and Sport, Bruce Robertson, has been awarded an OBE for his services to education in the Queen’s New Year Honours’ List.
Dornoch Hogmanay street party
Dornoch’s Hogmanay street party will take place (Sunday 31st December, 2006) between 10:30pm and 1.00am in the Royal Burgh’s Town Square.
Face to Face Customer Service in Thurso Guaranteed
The Highland Council has given a guarantee that face-to-face contact with customers in Thurso will continue, via its Service Point in Rotterdam Street.
New Year to ring in changes to city centre traffic management
Inverness City Partnership, The Highland Council and Tulloch Civil Engineering Ltd have agreed a switch over date of Monday 22 January 2006 to introduce new traffic movement arrangements in the city centre.
Progress on the Care Home Procurement Process
Five companies have been chosen to enter into talks with The Highland Council to progress their bids to provide modernised care home services in Fort William, Grantown, Inverness, Muir of Ord and Tain.
Appointment of Head Teacher for New Inverness Community School
An experienced head teacher, who was awarded the OBE during the summer for her services to education and Gaelic, has been appointed to the post of head teacher of the new Inshes Primary School, Inverness, which will open in August next year.
HMIe Report on Melvich Primary School
In an HMIe report on Melvich Primary School published today (Tuesday 19 December), several key strengths were singled out for particular praise.
St Clements HMIe Inspection
St Clements School in Dingwall makes provision for pupils with additional support needs. In the recent HMIe inspection report, the school was praised for its sense of belonging and teamwork, the inclusive links with local schools, the partnership with parents and the opportunities it gives pupils to improve their social skills.
Good HMIe Report on Hilton Primary School, Inverness
In an HMIe report on Hilton Primary School, Inverness, a range of strengths were identified.