Strome Ferry update – extended closure needed
The A890 Strome Ferry Bypass remains closed due to the danger of further rockfall and is not now expected to reopen until 31 December.
Emergency Towing Vessels
The Leader of The Highland Council Michael Foxley has written to Secretary of State for Scotland the Rt Hon Michael Moore, MP, to thank him for the UK Government’s decision to extend, until the end of March, the service provided by emergency towing vessels, based at Stornoway and Shetland so that a long-term solution can be identified.
Continuing closure of Stromeferry by-pass
The A 890 Lochcarron – Kyle will remain closed today and tomorrow (Saturday) as work continues to make safe a landslide from a netted rockface.
Council welcomes faster broadband for Highland communities
BT announced today that around 32,200 homes and businesses in the Highlands and Islands will have access to faster broadband by next summer.
The A 890 Lochcarron – Kyle road will remain closed on Friday and most likely Saturday as work continues to clear a landslide.
Reprieve for Inverness West evening bus services
Evening bus services to the west of Inverness, which were due to end on 31 December, are to continue at least until the end of February, next year.
Highland wide Local Development Plan – receipt of Examination Report
The Highland Council has received the Report of Examination for the Highland wide Local Development Plan from the Scottish Government’s Directorate for Planning and Environmental Appeals. The Highland wide Local Development Plan is the key planning document to guide development across Highland for the next ten years.
Road Safety Scotland Wins International Road Safety Award
Road Safety Scotland (RSS) – the nation’s authority on road safety – has been awarded a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for Education and Training.
Operation Respect working well
Northern Constabulary and partners involved in Operation Respect are praising revellers and the public after the first three weekends socialising in the run-up to Christmas.