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News published August 2006

  • Artists Reveal Hidden Heroes of Inverness

    Published 31 Aug 2006

    Guess the local celebrity is the name of the game for people visiting Inverness city centre on Saturday (2 September).

  • Public Inquiry For Beauly to Denny Power Line

    Published 30 Aug 2006

    The Scottish Executive has announced that the proposed upgrade of the overhead electricity transmission line between Beauly and Denny will be referred to public inquiry. 

  • Music To Pupils Ears As Edinburgh Quartet Visit

    Published 30 Aug 2006

    During a visit next week to the West Highlands, the Edinburgh Quartet will be meeting pupils from four primary schools to give them music lessons with a difference as well as performing a public conce

  • Highland Council Launches Home Composting Scheme

    Published 30 Aug 2006

    This week The Highland Council launches its Home Composting scheme in Caithness and Sutherland offering residents a lifetime’s supply of free compost if they buy a discounted compost bin for their g

  • Bio-Mass Boiler For Dingwall Primary School

    Published 30 Aug 2006

    The Highland Council is to install its first bio-mass heating system when the existing oil central heating boiler at Dingwall Primary School is replaced with a dual-fuel system which is expected to cu

  • Planning Chairman’s Upbeat Report on Highland Housing

    Published 29 Aug 2006

    The chairman of The Highland Council’s Planning Development Europe and Tourism Committee, Councillor Sandy Park has revealed that 11,500 houses can be delivered in the Highlands over the next five y

  • Blas Festival 2006 About To Start

    Published 29 Aug 2006

    The Blas Festival starts this Friday (1 September) with nine days of great music in Caithness, Sutherland, Ross and Cromarty, Badenoch and Strathspey, Lochaber, Nairn and Skye and Lochalsh. 

  • HMIe Report on Portree High School

    Published 29 Aug 2006

    Portree High School was inspected in March 2006 as part of a national sample of secondary education, covering key aspects of the school’s work at all stages.   There was a particular focus on the

  • HMIe Report on Cradlehall Primary School, Inverness

    Published 29 Aug 2006

    In an HMIe report on Cradlehall Primary School, Inverness, a range of strengths were identified.

  • HMIE Report – Kilchuimen Academy

    Published 29 Aug 2006

    In an HMIe report on Kilchuimen Academy, a range of strengths were identified, with the school commended for support for learning, especially for pupils with additional support needs; the quality of t