News archive

News published September 2006

  • Windfarm determinations in Sutherland

    Published 29 Sep 2006

    Highland Councillors today (Friday, 29 September 2006) determined three applications for the erection of windfarm developments in Sutherland.

  • New Kerbside Recycling Collections Coming to Inverness

    Published 28 Sep 2006

    The Highland Council is gearing up for new kerbside collections of food tins, drink cans, paper and garden waste which are due to start in Inverness in November.  The new recycling service will be of

  • Council warns motorists of major traffic disruptions in City Centre

    Published 28 Sep 2006

    The Highland Council is warning motorists, pedestrians and the general public of a major disruption to traffic in Inverness City Centre which will take effect from Monday 9th October and could remain

  • Highland 2007 Scottish Parliament Reception

    Published 27 Sep 2006

    A reception at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh tonight (27 September) sees Highland 2007, the year Scotland celebrates Highland culture, continue to roll out its Programme of events for next year

  • Council Approve Affordable Housing Plan for Gairloch

    Published 27 Sep 2006

    Highland Councillors have agreed to relocate a Council depot in a prime site in Gairloch to the former quarry site on the outskirts of the village, freeing the land for much-needed affordable housing.

  • Three Guided Walks to Caithness Heritage Sites

    Published 27 Sep 2006

    Three guided walks to Caithness sites of heritage interest have been organised by The Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers as part of the 2006 Highland Archaeology Fortnight festival which runs fr

  • Highland children get road safety message from DFT Hedgehog

    Published 27 Sep 2006

    For one day only a Department for Transport Hedgehog will be visiting pupils at Raigmore Primary School, Inverness to spread the word about road safety.

  • Skye Cave to Feature in Ranger Events During Highland Archaeology Week

    Published 27 Sep 2006

    The High Pasture Cave at Strath on the Isle of Skye will be the focus for a number of events taking place as part of Highland Archaeology Fortnight which runs from 30th September to 15th October.

  • Operational Management Areas Agreed

    Published 26 Sep 2006

    The Highland Council has agreed the boundaries for three new operational management areas, which take account of the creation of 22 new multi-member wards being created from the Council elections in M

  • Caithness pupils to walk to Lands End

    Published 26 Sep 2006

    Children from Caithness schools are this week attempting to walk a staggering 874 miles as part of ‘Walk to School Week’. This is the equivalent of walking from John o’ Groats to Lands End.