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News published June 2006

  • Glowing Inspection Report as Head Teacher Retires

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    On the week that Mrs Jean Hunter, the head teacher of Rosehall Primary School, Sutherland, retires, an inspection report has highly commended the school for its work in all areas. Mrs Hunter calls it

  • Honorary fellowships for UHI stalwarts

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    Two staunch supporters of the campaign to create a university for the Highlands and Islands are to be honoured by UHI Millennium Institute.

  • Hilton pupils get on their bikes

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    Thirty pupils from Hilton Primary school recently celebrated national Bike Week by sitting their cycle test and passing with flying colours.

  • Highland Youth Action Service

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    A group of Highland pupils recently took part in a Highland Youth Action Service project in  Dingwall to help them prepare for the transition to secondary school after the summer holidays.

  • Highland drivers urged to “Go Slow”

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    Motorists in Inverness area are being warned that part time 20mph speed restrictions will be introduced at another three schools in the area, for children’s safety.

  • Highland Waste Aware Mascot Named

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    A pupil at Kyle Primary School has won a Highland-wide competition to name Highland Council’s Waste Aware Highland mascot – a highland cow.

  • Highland Council Launches Home Composting Scheme in Ross-shire

    Published 27 Jun 2006

    This week The Highland Council launches its Home Composting scheme in Ross-shire, offering residents a lifetime’s supply of free compost if they buy a discounted compost bin for their garden for onl

  • The Highland Council Beyond 2007

    Published 23 Jun 2006

    Highland Councillors will be asked on Thursday to consider a far-reaching report from Chief Executive Arthur McCourt which recommends changes in management arrangements and staffing numbers to meet th

  • Highland libraries respond to new Highlanders

    Published 23 Jun 2006

    Polish workers who have moved to the Highlands can now read a daily newspaper in their native language at Inverness Library.

  • Community centre can trigger regeneration of Nairn town centre, says Provost

    Published 22 Jun 2006

    Work began today (Thursday 22nd June, 2006) on a new centrepiece development in Nairn, which could pave the way for a series of property developments and environmental improvements in the holiday town