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News published December 2006

  • Dornoch Hogmanay street party

    Published 22 Dec 2006

    A Hogmanay street party with a family feeling is how the Royal Burgh of Dornoch in Sutherland will be celebrating the New Year.

  • Face to Face Customer Service in Thurso Guaranteed

    Published 21 Dec 2006

    The Highland Council has given a guarantee that face-to-face contact with customers in Thurso will continue, via its Service Point in Rotterdam Street.

  • New Year to ring in changes to city centre traffic management

    Published 21 Dec 2006

    Inverness City Partnership, The Highland Council and Tulloch Civil Engineering Ltd have agreed a switch over date of Monday 22 January 2006 to introduce new traffic movement arrangements in the city c

  • Progress on the Care Home Procurement Process

    Published 20 Dec 2006

    Five companies have been chosen to enter into talks with The Highland Council to progress their bids to provide modernised care home services in Fort William, Grantown, Inverness, Muir of Ord and Tain

  • Appointment of Head Teacher for New Inverness Community School

    Published 20 Dec 2006

    An experienced head teacher, who was awarded the OBE during the summer for her services to education and Gaelic, has been appointed to the post of head teacher of the new Inshes Primary School, Invern

  • St Clements HMIe Inspection

    Published 20 Dec 2006

    St Clements School in Dingwall makes provision for pupils with additional support needs.   In the recent HMIe inspection report, the school was praised for its sense of belonging and teamwork, the i

  • HMIe Report on Melvich Primary School

    Published 20 Dec 2006

    In an HMIe report on Melvich Primary School published today (Tuesday 19 December), several key strengths were singled out for particular praise.Inspectors highlighted:

  • Chinese Consul bids farewell to Inverness

    Published 20 Dec 2006

    The Chinese Consul General Mme Guo Guifang recently paid a farewell visit to Inverness when she was received by Provost William Smith and Councillor Kathleen Matheson at Inverness Town House.

  • Good HMIe Report on Hilton Primary School, Inverness

    Published 20 Dec 2006

    In an HMIe report on Hilton Primary School, Inverness, a range of strengths were identified. The primary school was commended for:• The morale of all staff and pupils, and the positive relationships

  • Tore calendar pupils

    Published 18 Dec 2006

    Parents and pupils of Tore Primary School recently raised over £800 at a coffee morning.