News published April 2006
New Members Appointed To Wick Harbour AuthorityPublished 28 Apr 2006
Six new members have been appointed to serve on the board of Wick Harbour Authority. All have a special knowledge and business background to take forward the future running of the harbour. They will j
Wick District Heating SchemePublished 28 Apr 2006
Caithness Heat and Power Ltd, which is promoting an innovative wood-fired combined heat and power system centred on the Pulteneytown distillery at Wick, is delighted to announce the appointment of the
Convener Confirms Council Commitment To VolunteeringPublished 28 Apr 2006
The Convener of The Highland Council Councillor Alison Magee, has paid tribute to the 40% of Highland households who do voluntary work and reaffirmed the Council’s commitment to promoting and encour
Temporary Road ClosurePublished 28 Apr 2006
Motorists are being advised of the closure of the C34 General Boot Road/King Brude Road, Inverness, between its junction with Firthview Road and its junction with the A862 Telford Street – Clachnaha
Race organisers Take £1 Million Insurance To Protect SwimmersPublished 28 Apr 2006
Over 100 fearless athletes are to be insured for up to £1 million against the possibility of being bitten by the Loch Ness monster as they brave the chilly waters of Loch Ness this month.
Award Winning Team Visit Highland Folk MuseumPublished 28 Apr 2006
Locals and visitors to the Highland Folk Museum, will this week (Friday 15th July) have a unique chance to meet members of The Highland Council’s award-winning Am Baile website team at the Museum’
Highland Welcomes Results Of Social Work ReviewPublished 28 Apr 2006
Highland Council’s Social Work leaders today welcomed the results of a Scottish Executive-led review which is the first fundamental look at social work since the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.
Council Support For Royal National ModPublished 28 Apr 2006
The Highland Council is being recommended to back the Royal National Mod to the tune of £120,000 to ensure a sound financial footing for the event when it is held next in the Highlands – in Lochabe
School's CD Is A HitPublished 28 Apr 2006
An enterprising project by pupils in a small Wester Ross school has proved to be a big hit and has helped to capture and preserve an important part of the local community’s culture and heritage.
16 Pipe bands Enter Inverness Highland Games EventPublished 28 Apr 2006
The City of Inverness Highland Games Committee has announced that 16 Pipe Bands will be competing at the Highland Games on Saturday July 23 in Bught Park Arena. Organised by the North of Scotland Bran