News archive

News published October 2007

  • Women’s No Pay Day

    Published 30 Oct 2007

    The Highland Council support the Women’s No Pay Day campaign and is committed to eradicating any pay inequalities in its pay structures to ensure equal pay for all its employees.

  • Young People From Hilton Rediscover Inverness

    Published 30 Oct 2007

    Nine teenagers from the Hilton area of the city have been chosen to have their photographic work displayed in the 'Hilton Rediscovered' exhibition which goes on display at Inverness Museum and Art Gal

  • Salmond Addresses Convention of the Highlands and Islands

    Published 30 Oct 2007


  • Positive Response to Green Travel Plan Survey

    Published 30 Oct 2007

    The Highland Council is working with HITRANS, the strategic transport authority for the Highlands and Islands, to prepare a green travel plan for the Highlands with the aim of rationalising car use, r

  • Sutherland Core Paths Plan - One Step Closer

    Published 30 Oct 2007

    The Highland Council is one step closer to producing its first Core Paths Plan for Sutherland. This plan has been developed through public consultation and advice from the Sutherland Local Access Foru

  • Bursaries Awarded by the Governors of the Catherine McCaig Trust

    Published 30 Oct 2007

    At their recent meeting in Oban, the Governors of Catherine McCaig’s Trust awarded the Argyll Bursary and six Open Bursaries to students proceeding to study Gaelic at Scottish Universities. A furthe

  • Healthy Highland School Lunches

    Published 30 Oct 2007

    To encourage the new intake of  primary one pupils to have a healthy school lunch, The Highland Council’s Education, Culture and Sport Service undertook a pilot exercise at the beginning of term an

  • Go Ahead for Pilot Sustainable Project at Acharacle

    Published 26 Oct 2007

    The Highland Council has agreed unanimously to go ahead with the replacement of Acharacle Primary School through a pilot sustainable development scheme.  The estimated cost of the new school is £5.5

  • Culloden Drive tree survey

    Published 25 Oct 2007

    An avenue of trees known as Culloden Drive in Culloden near Inverness will be surveyed next week (29th Oct – 2nd Nov) by The Highland Council.

  • Confirmation of Preferred Bidder for Fort William Waterfront Development

    Published 25 Oct 2007

    The Highland Council has confirmed a decision taken earlier this year to select the Fort William Waterfront Company as the preferred bidder to develop the Fort William waterfront project.