News archive

News published July 2006

  • Pool Closure at Golspie

    Published 26 Jul 2006

    The public swimming pool at Golspie Leisure Centre, Sutherland, has been closed as the result of advice from independent structural engineers, who recently carried out an inspection of the walkway aro

  • Highland Youth Action Service Success

    Published 26 Jul 2006

    The Highland Council’s Youth Action Service has made a major impact on reducing the numbers of persistent young offenders - young people who have five offending episodes within a six month period.Th

  • Caithness Volunteers Plant for Blue Butterfly

    Published 24 Jul 2006

    Volunteers this weekend helped to safeguard the most northerly colony of small blue butterflies which is located within the dune system at Dunnet Bay.

  • "Real" Lettuce at Inverness High School

    Published 24 Jul 2006

    The recent spate of hot weather has posed a problem for the organisers of a REAL Project (Real Education Active Lives) at Inverness High School as the results of a market gardening project have bloome

  • Bridge Street Roadworks In Inverness

    Published 24 Jul 2006

    On Sunday 30 July between 05.00hrs and 10.00hrs cones, signs and temporary traffic lights will be used to manage traffic on Bridge Street, to allow for the installation of two escalators into the new

  • Temporary Road Closure on the Fort Augustus to Dores Road

    Published 24 Jul 2006

    The Highland Council is warning drivers in the Highlands that a section of the B862 Fort Augustus to Dores road will be closed to all traffic from 20.30hrs on Saturday 29 July until 9.30hrs on Sunday

  • Deputy Justice Minister Visits Inverness

    Published 24 Jul 2006

    Issued by The Scottish Executive

  • Army upgrades Ullapool footbridges

    Published 21 Jul 2006

    A unit from the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University OTC has been spending the past week undertaking major refurbishment works to a pair of footbridges which span the Ullapool River at

  • Award Winning Plan Adopted by Council

    Published 21 Jul 2006

    The Highland Council, who received a commendation at the 2005 Scottish Quality Awards for Planning, has adopted the award winning Wester Ross Local Plan.

  • Antisocial Behaviour Roadshow Roll Into Town

    Published 19 Jul 2006

    Issued by the BIG partnership on behalf of the Scottish Executive.