News archive

News published December 2007

  • Lochaber High School Gets New Head Teacher Ahead of Major Upgrade

    Published 24 Dec 2007

    Staff and pupils at Lochaber High School will return in the new year to a new head teacher and the prospect of work getting under way on a major upgrade of the school building.

  • Texas student studies Cromarty dialect

    Published 24 Dec 2007

    Staff from Am Baile, The Highland Council’s award-winning history and culture website, recently welcomed a fellow heritage enthusiast from the USA.

  • Highland Lights rounding off a year of highlights!

    Published 20 Dec 2007

    Highland Lights ~ Solais na Gaidhealtachd, the climax to Highland 2007 in Inverness on Saturday 12 January 2008, promises to be a great night out for all the family.

  • HMIE follow through inspection of Melvich Primary School

    Published 19 Dec 2007

    HM Inspectorate of Education (HMIE) published a report on the inspection of Melvich Primary School in December 2006. Action points were identified as a result of the inspection and HM Inspectors revis

  • Top Marks All Round for Kingussie Primary School

    Published 19 Dec 2007

    Kingussie Primary School has received a very positive HMIe report which highlights a range of key strengths at the 157b pupil school.

  • A96 Corridor Framework Launch

    Published 19 Dec 2007

    A planning blueprint, which sets out a 30-40-year development plan within the A 96 Corridor between Inverness and Nairn from 2011, was published today (Wednesday) by The Highland Council.

  • Final Chance to Shape Building Blueprint for West Highland and Islands Plan

    Published 18 Dec 2007

    The West Highland and Islands Local Plan - The Highland Council’s principal policy document for deciding on planning applications in Skye and Lochalsh and Lochaber – is published on Friday (21 Dec

  • Community Council Nominations Needed

    Published 18 Dec 2007

    Residents of both Conon Bridge and Maryburgh have taken swift action to re-establish a Community Council to give their respective communities a voice.

  • HMIe Report on Drummond School

    Published 18 Dec 2007

    In an HMIe report on Drummond School, Inverness, a range of strengths were identified. The school was commended for:• The programme for pupils who were about to leave school.• The quality of pas

  • Working Group Drives Forward Climate Change Agenda

    Published 18 Dec 2007

    The Highland Council has established a cross-party working group to spearhead the Council’s commitment to tackling climate change.