More than Words and Numbers
An Introductory Training in Adult Literacies Learning (ITALL) course in Kingussie has just wrapped up for 2008.
Temporary traffic restrictions during work connected to proposed Whiteness Development
The Highland Council is advising motorists that from Monday 5th January, 2009 there will be temporary traffic restrictions introduced during the installation of a new sewer linking the proposed Whiteness Development with the existing sewerage treatment works at Ardersier.
Ness Islands Lights Show Ends
Mindless vandals have brought to an end the spectacle of the Ness Islands Lights, Inverness. Damage to the main lighting features at the local beauty spot has forced The Highland Council to remove the equipment to avoid further damage.
City Museum To Host Printmakers Exhibition
A limited edition print portfolio produced by students and invited artists of Gray’s School of Art at Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, is set to continue its journey to exhibitions around the world by debuting at the Inverness Museum and Art Gallery from 10 January to 7 February 2009, and then touring venues in Wick, Thurso and Kingussie.
Council High Life scheme aims to be top of the list of Highland New Year resolutions
Organisers of a local authority leisure access scheme in the Highlands hope to attract a record number of people making New Year resolutions to improve their health and fitness.
Christmas Gifts For Homeless Children In The City
The Highland Council’s Housing and Property Services’ Church Street and Homeless Day Centre Offices have joined forces with Tesco’s Community Champion to ensure around 50 children in Homeless Accommodation will receive a Christmas present this year.
Coaching Highland win UK Award
Coaching Highland won a top prize at the UK Coaching Awards 2008 hosted by Sports Coach UK on Wednesday 17 December in London.
Mark Driving Up Standards
The new Chair of the Scottish Branch for the Trading Standards Institute is Mark McGinty, a Trading Standards Officer with The Highland Council.
More than 10,000 Enjoy Ness Islands Lights Spectacle
The Highland Council estimates that more than 10,000 spectators visited the Ness Islands, Inverness, at the weekend to meet Santa Claus and his reindeer and enjoy the festive lights.
Retiral of Senior Highland Education Official
A long-serving education manager, who served as The Highland Council’s Acting Director of Education Culture and Sport for a spell in 2007, retires today (Friday) after 36 years of service in the Highlands.