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News published December 2006

  • Camusnagaul passenger ferry

    Published 18 Dec 2006

    Members of The Highland Council recently (Thursday 14th December, 2006) agreed to award a contract to Sea Ventures Scotland Ltd. to run a passenger ferry service between Camusnagaul and Fort William o

  • Death of Long Service Highland Councillor

    Published 18 Dec 2006

    Long-serving Highland Councillor David Munro from Inverness has died at the age of 56. He had been receiving care at Raigmore Hospital, Inverness, continuously since taking ill in late June.

  • Poverty in Scotland: the Council's evidence

    Published 15 Dec 2006

    The Council was one of a number of organisations invited to give oral evidence to the UK Parliament’s Scottish Affairs Select Committee who were visiting the Highlands to take evidence as part of th

  • Key Decisions Taken on Council Post 2007

    Published 15 Dec 2006

    The Highland Council took a number of key decisions on Thursday in preparing for  the creation of 22 multi-member wards from May next year, as well as changes to planning and licensing legislation.

  • Committee Agrees Amalgamation of Brae Lochaber Schools

    Published 14 Dec 2006

    The Highland Council  agreed today (Thursday) to amalgamate Roy Bridge Primary School with nearby Spean Bridge Primary School with effect from August 2007.

  • Director of Education, Culture and Sport's New Job in Aberdeenshire

    Published 14 Dec 2006

    The Highland Council’s Director of Education Culture and Sport, Bruce Robertson, has been appointed as Director of Education and Recreation with Aberdeenshire Council. He will take up his new post i

  • Flood Update Noon

    Published 14 Dec 2006


  • Council Welcomes Additional Finance from Local Government Settlement

    Published 13 Dec 2006

    Councillor Michael Foxley, Vice-Convener of The Highland Council and Chairman of the Council's Budget Working Group, very much welcomed the £6.5 million increase in grant support the Council will rec

  • Land contamination, 25-71 Joss Street, Invergordon.

    Published 13 Dec 2006

    Highland Council has been successful in a bid for funding for the remediation of contaminated land in Invergordon. The success of the Council’s bid was announced today by Deputy Environment Minister

  • Message to remind people to recycle

    Published 11 Dec 2006

    With Christmas almost upon us, The Highland Council is urging everyone remember to recycle especially as over the Christmas period the average household will produce approximately 30% more waste than