Inverness Hogmanay Street Party cancelled
The Hogmanay Party scheduled to take place at the Northern Meeting Park Arena, Inverness this evening has been cancelled following advice from Northern Constabulary.
New recycling service for the New Year
Do you have an electrical item that’s lost its spark? By the end of January 2010 facilities will be in place at Recycling Centres across Highland to recycle all waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).
Council calls for patience during wintry weather
The Highland Council’s Convener Councillor Sandy Park is calling for patience when it comes to clearing Highland roads and pavements.
Inverness Winter Festival reaches climax
The 2009 Inverness Winter Festival reaches its climax on Thursday (December 31st) with Scotland’s biggest free Hogmanay concert, “The Red Hot Highland Fling” which will take place in Northern Meeting Park Arena.
School closures – Wednesday 23 December 2009
A total of 73 schools in Highland closed today (Wednesday) as a result of overnight snow and freezing conditions.
Highland Schools closed due to bad weather, Tuesday
A total of 72 schools in Highland closed today (Tuesday) as a result of heavy snow.
Council response to consultation on CNPA membership
The Highland Council is to seek greater representation than is proposed in a review of the membership of the Cairngorms National Park Authority.
UK General Election Count Consultation
The Returning Officer for the three UK parliamentary constituencies in the Highlands is consulting over the timing of the count for the Westminster General Election. Alistair Dodds, Chief Executive of The Highland Council, is asking political parties and the wider community for their views on the options of holding the count overnight or the following day. The deadline for responses is 25 January, next year.
Highland Schools closed due to bad weather
A total of 124 schools in Highland closed today (Mon) as a result of heavy snow.
Convener’s European Appointment
The Convener of The Highland Council Councillor Sandy Park has been appointed by the Prime Minister to serve on a prestigious European committee.