News archive

News published October 2006

  • School Closures - archived

    Published 27 Oct 2006

    We have been notified by the Head Teachers of the following school closures:

  • Severe weather alert - archived

    Published 27 Oct 2006

    A helpline has been set up for the public to use tonight from 6pm onwards. It is 0800 838 009.

  • Flooding Response - archived report

    Published 26 Oct 2006

    Staff of The Highland Council have been working around the clock to combat the effects of exceptional flooding which has affected many communities on the east coast of the Highlands, from Dingwall and

  • New Book To Celebrate Gaelic Medium Education

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    School pupils will be busy putting pen to paper for a project celebrating the success of Gaelic Medium Education which will bring together both Gaelic medium and non-Gaelic speaking young people from

  • First Eat Safe Award For Ross-shire Business

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    A café in Gairloch is the first premises in Ross and Cromarty to be awarded an Eat Safe Award after demonstrating that its standards of hygiene and food safety are well above that required by legisla

  • Smoking litter crackdown – No doubt!

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    Highland Council litter wardens are set to deal with smokers who throw cigarette litter on the ground.

  • Award Winning Highland Folk Museum loses one of its star attractions, ‘Rosie’ the Clydesdale horse

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    The Highland Folk Museum, Newtonmore, is very sad to announce the death of one of its most popular attractions, ‘Rosie’ the Clydesdale horse.

  • Story Walk In The Woods

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    Join in with “National Tell a Story Day” by taking a walk through the woods and listening to a story inspired by nature, you might meet some interesting animals and perhaps a Gruffalo along the wa

  • Inverness Museum and Art Gallery – work in progress

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    Inverness Museum and Art Gallery has been closed since the middle of July, and will be reopening in January 2007, with major improvements to celebrate Highland 2007 - the year Scotland celebrates High

  • Youth Orchestra concert in Strathpeffer

    Published 25 Oct 2006

    Highland Regional Youth Orchestra is in concert this Saturday 4th November at the Spa Pavilion, Strathpeffer.