News archive

News published June 2007

  • Gaelic to the Fore in Council Administration’s Programme

    Published 28 Jun 2007

    Gaelic version of press release (pdf)

  • Temporary road closures for Corrieyairack Challenge.

    Published 27 Jun 2007

    Motorists and members of the public are being advised by The Highland Council’s TEC Services that temporary road closures will take place on Saturday 30th  June 2007 for public safety during the Co

  • Highland Children’s Book Awards

    Published 27 Jun 2007

    Voted by young readers in the Highlands, the winners of The Highland Council’s Children’s Book Awards were announced at a ceremony held earlier today (Wednesday 20 June) in Strathpeffer Pavillion.

  • Highland students complete teacher training

    Published 27 Jun 2007

    Twenty four Highland students graduated through the University of Aberdeen this week at a ceremony held in the Town House, Inverness.

  • Council warns on-line buyers to beware!

    Published 27 Jun 2007

    Trading Standards Officers at The Highland Council are calling on consumers to be on their guard when buying on the internet after a survey highlighted that 40% of on-line business failed to fully com

  • Lochaber Civic Leader Appointed

    Published 26 Jun 2007

    The seven councillors serving Lochaber on The Highland Council have chosen Independent Councillor Allan Henderson, Caol and Mallaig (North Lochaber Ward) to be the new civic head of the area. Councill

  • Council Efficiency Targets

    Published 26 Jun 2007

    Over the past two years, The Highland Council has achieved £10.2 million of cash savings through delivering services in a more efficient way.  A report, being presented to the full Council on Thursd

  • £20,000 book bonanza gifted to Scottish schools and libraries

    Published 26 Jun 2007

    Issued by Beattie Communications on behalf of Scottish Book Trust:

  • Highland Girls Lift Scottish Title

    Published 25 Jun 2007

    Highland Schools won the Scottish Schools Girls Golf Team Championships for the first time when the event was played on the famous Gullane No 2 Course.

  • Joint Meeting of Nairn Partnership and Highland Council Nairn Ward Forum

    Published 25 Jun 2007

    A joint meeting will be held on Thursday 5 July of the Ward Forum for The Highland Council electoral ward of Nairn and the Nairn Partnership. Held at the newly-refurbished Court House, Nairn, the meet