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Highland measures to safeguard services and essential supplies
The Highland Council is taking a range of necessary measures to safeguard services and essential supplies, should the severe weather continue over the holiday period.
Highland Council leader supports joint taskforce in opposition to Stornoway coastguard cuts
The Highland Council is proposing the establishment of a joint lobby group to respond to the UK Government's plans to close Stornoway Coastguard Station, leaving Aberdeen as the only 24-hour coastguard rescue centre in Scotland.
Caithness heat and Power identifies preferred bidder
Ignis Energy Ltd has been invited by The Highland Council to be its Preferred Bidder to take over the district heating scheme – Caithness Heat and Power Ltd.
Highland waste and recycling collections – winter conditions
Due to the continuing severe winter conditions, there have been disruptions to waste and recycling collections in some Highland Council areas. This is especially so in remote areas or where roads have considerable inclines and also cul-de-sacs with restricted access.
Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd fìor thoilichte le co-dhùnadh Urras a’ BhBC mu Freeview airson BBC ALBA
Tha Comhairle na Gàidhealtachd air fàilte a chur air an fhios a thàinig bho Urras a’ BhBC an-diugh gum bi BBC ALBA ri fhaotainn air Freeview do luchd-amhairc ann an Alba.
Highland Council delighted with BBC Trust decision on Freeview for BBC ALBA
The Highland Council has welcomed the BBC Trust’s announcement today that BBC ALBA will be available on Freeview to viewers in Scotland.
HMIe report - Duncan Forbes Primary School
Pupils, parents and staff at Duncan Forbes Primary School and Nursery in Inverness have received praise from Her Majesty’s Inspectors in their report which was published on 21 December.
Council appoints head teacher for Inverness primary
The new head teacher of Merkinch Primary School , Inverness, is Mrs Tracy Sinclair, who has been the school's acting head teacher for the past three months. She takes up her post with immediate effect.
Inverness Hogmanay party
The Highland Council has confirmed details of the programme for “The Red Hot Highland Fling – Take 2” the five hour long Hogmanay Party that will bring this year’s Inverness Winter Festival to a close in Northern Meeting Park Arena on Friday 31 December.
Corran Ferry returns to normal
Today (Friday 17 December, 2010), the MV Corran returned to its normal duties on the Nether Lochaber slipway.
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