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News published June 2006

  • The Highland Council Post 2007

    Published 30 Jun 2006

    Highland Councillors have given Chief Executive Arthur McCourt the go ahead to progress plans to restructure the council. This includes reducing management by 20% (40 posts) and staffing by 5% (500 jo

  • Council Agrees to Examine Extending Parking Charges

    Published 30 Jun 2006

    The Highland Council has agreed to proceed with car parking surveys during this summer at eight locations in the Highlands to establish if the introduction of car parking charges will help with traffi

  • Launch Of Gaelic Song CD - Orain nan Rosach (Songs of the Ross-shire Folk)

    Published 30 Jun 2006

    A new Gaelic Song CD entitled “Orain nan Rosach”, “Songs of the Ross-shire Folk” has been launched which features The Highland Council’s Mairi Mhor Gaelic Song Fellow, Fiona Mackenzie and ta

  • Council Rangers lead on ‘tree top’ walk

    Published 30 Jun 2006

    Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers have organised a guided walk looking at the wildlife that live in the tree tops around Kiltarlity.

  • Appointment of Preferred Supplier

    Published 29 Jun 2006

    A £70 million project which will provide high capacity broadband links to schools, libraries and other council buildings throughout the Highlands and Islands took a step forward today(Thursday) with

  • Director Clarifies Visiting Teacher Provision

    Published 29 Jun 2006

    Bruce Robertson, Director of Education, Culture and Sport, The Highland Council, today (Thursday) emphasised he has at no time issued instructions to schools to withdraw visiting specialist teachers f

  • Lottery funding for new Highland Archive Centre

    Published 29 Jun 2006

    The Highland Council has warmly welcomed the £4.3 million grant awarded by the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the £10.2 million cost of a new Archive Centre which will house the archival heritage of

  • Community Spirit Prevails in West Alness

    Published 28 Jun 2006

    The residents of West Alness will have a brand new facility and a range of exciting community activities when their refurbished community centre is completed later this year.

  • Partnership for Diversity - ‘Europe comes to Skye’

    Published 28 Jun 2006

    The European Bureau for Lesser Used Languages ‘Partnership for Diversity’ conference takes place this week (29th – 30th June) at Sabhal Mor Ostaig on the Isle of Skye.

  • Work Gets Underway At Cawdor Primary School

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    Work began today (Tuesday) on the new £4.7 million Cawdor Primary School. Councillor Laurie Fraser was joined by pupils Sophie Forbes and Cameron Duncan from Primary 1, and Alex Ankers and Charlotte