News archive

News published August 2006

  • Council introduces new taxi tariffs.

    Published 18 Aug 2006

    The Highland Council’s TEC Services has approved increased taxi fares following consultation with the trade and public and these will take effect from Monday 18 September. The Council undertook a re

  • Council to forward response to Cairngorm National Park Authority

    Published 17 Aug 2006

    Following a debate at the Planning, Development, Europe and Tourism Committee, The Highland Council will be forwarding its response to the Cairngorm National Park Authority’s consultation document

  • Crafty Work At Highland Schools

    Published 17 Aug 2006

    Two artists are about to take up residence in two Highland schools for the third year of the Highland Craft Residencies project. The artists were selected by the pupils themselves to come and work wit

  • Work Starts On New Sutherland Office Complex

    Published 17 Aug 2006

    Work begins on Monday (21 August) on a major project which will bring The Highland Council’s 110 administrative and professional staff from the five current locations across East Sutherland into the

  • Consultation over A96 Corridor

    Published 17 Aug 2006

    The A96 Corridor between Inverness and Nairn is recognised as the preferred location for major long term development in both national and local planning policy.   Studies undertaken in 2005 produced

  • Survey of lungwort lichen

    Published 17 Aug 2006

    A long term survey into a species of lichen that indicates levels of air pollution has been started in Caithness.

  • Launching Blas 2006

    Published 17 Aug 2006

    This year’s Blas Festival is to be launched officially at Inverness’s newest venue, The IronWorks, on Wednesday 16th August.

  • High Life Scheme Extended

    Published 16 Aug 2006

    The popular High Life Leisure Scheme, which provides low cost access to leisure facilities in the Highlands for regular users, is to be extended to users of Inverness Leisure; Culloden Academy Communi

  • Invergordon Port’s Busiest Day of the Season

    Published 16 Aug 2006

    The port of Invergordon will enjoy its busiest cruise liner day of the season on Thursday when it plays host to three ships in the one day.

  • Forging Links With China

    Published 16 Aug 2006

    A delegation from China, headed by the Vice Mayor of Hengshui City, are in Inverness this week as part of a UK trip to promote closer links and develop potential projects.