News archive

News published November 2007

  • Press Statement Issued by Councillor Norman Macleod, Convener of the Northern Joint Police Board.

    Published 30 Nov 2007

    -Issued on behalf of Northern Joint Police Board-

  • Consideration of Baillie Wind Farm application deferred

    Published 30 Nov 2007

    Consideration of an application by Baillie Wind Farm Limited to construct and operate a wind farm at Westfield, Thurso has been deferred by The Highland Council. The Council was due to consider the a

  • Roy Bridge Primary School

    Published 30 Nov 2007

    Following a meeting today (Friday) between representatives of The Highland Council and campaigners for the retention of Roy Bridge Primary School, arranged and attended by Fergus Ewing, constituency M

  • Culloden Battle of the Bands

    Published 29 Nov 2007

    Young bands from the Culloden area of Inverness will compete in a Battle of the Bands this Friday 30th November at an event hosted by the SCY Centre.

  • Inverness Winter Festival musical advent calendar

    Published 28 Nov 2007

    Issued on behalf of Inverness Winter Festival   The Inverness Winter Festival’s Musical Advent Calendar will open for the first time at 1pm on Saturday 1st December in the Victorian Market in Inv

  • Tourism seminar focuses on community initiatives

    Published 28 Nov 2007

    Highland tourism business operators and community tourism groups will gather on Wednesday (5th December) in Inverness to discuss how they can work together to improve their tourism product and attract

  • Planning for Skye and Lochalsh paths

    Published 28 Nov 2007

    The Highland Council is urging the public, landowners, advisory bodies and interested parties to have their say on the Draft Core Paths Plan for Skye and Lochalsh which is out for formal consultation

  • New Year start for work on A890 Stromeferry Bypass

    Published 28 Nov 2007

    Urgent remedial works to the rock faces on the south side of the A 890 Stromeferry Bypass, Wester Ross,  will commence on 7 January, next year, and continue for an estimated eight weeks.

  • Council warns motorists to slow down near Sutherland school

    Published 28 Nov 2007

    Motorists are being warned that part time 20mph speed restrictions have been introduced at another school in Sutherland for children’s safety.

  • Living on the Geopark edge

    Published 28 Nov 2007

    Three pupils from Farr High School recently attended a Geopark Conference at Ullapool’s MacPhail Centre. Third year pupils Andrew Henderson and Alan Swaile and sixth year pupil David Stokes were acc