River Ness art project

Read about major art works along the banks of the River Ness.

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Algal toxins affecting shellfish in coastal waters in the West Highlands

18 May 2018

Highland Council's Environmental Health team has identified raised levels of naturally occurring algal toxins following routine monitoring at Loch Eishort (Skye), Lochs Beag and Ailort (Lochaber) and Loch Laxford (Sutherland).

Council agrees the way forward for a sustainable waste solution

18 May 2018

The Council’s Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee yesterday agreed a recommendation to construct a new centralised waste management facility (Materials Recovery Facility) within the Inner Moray Firth area to recover recyclates and produce Refuse Derived Fuel, as the Council’s preferred interim arrangements for meeting the requirements of the ban on landfilling. This facility would process all of the Highland’s 83,000 tonnes of residual (non-recyclable) waste from 2021 onwards.

Council highlights commitment to Lochaber bus users

17 May 2018

A report on today’s agenda of the Council’s Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee focused on bus contracts in Lochaber  and provided councillors with an update on steps being taken to maintain transport links across the area.