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News published February 2008

  • West coast pupils gather for Basketball event

    Published 29 Feb 2008

    Over 50 west coast pupils will attend a basketball festival in Ullapool next week on Tuesday 6th March.

  • Transport Scotland responds to community representation on A830 closures

    Published 28 Feb 2008

    In response to local representations, weekday closures of the A830 Fort William – Mallaig trunk road  - which last between 11 am – 2.30 pm to allow the upgrading of a new stretch of road near Ari

  • Pupils Prepare For Trip To The Gambia

    Published 28 Feb 2008

    Eleven S5 and S6 pupils from Inverness Royal Academy are busy packing their bags and making final preparations to fly out to The Gambia on 18 March to work on a project to develop a skills learning ce

  • Training Offered to Youth Work Staff

    Published 28 Feb 2008

    Youth work staff from Drumnadrochit, Dingwall, Ardersier, Nairn, Alness, Golspie, Kinlochleven, Mallaig, Kyle of Lochalsh and Cromarty came together for youth work training organised by The Highland C

  • Council Tax and Scottish Water Bills

    Published 28 Feb 2008

    The first batch of bills notifying householders of their Council Tax and Scottish Water charges for 2008-09 will be dropping through letter boxes from Friday (29 February). Around 109,000 notices will

  • Seminar Focuses on the end of the Slave Trade and the dawn of Fairtrade

    Published 27 Feb 2008

    A seminar is being held in the Highlands next week which marks the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the TransAltlantic slave trade and focuses on the dawn of Fairtrade, which guarantees a better

  • Popular town path receives makeover

    Published 27 Feb 2008

    A riverside footpath in Nairn used by around 10,000 people each year was formally re-opened today (Wednesday 27th February) by Highland Councillor Liz MacDonald, Provost of Nairn.

  • Tain Planning Applications to be Determined in April

    Published 27 Feb 2008

    The Highland Council has confirmed that three planning applications concerning developments at Craighill Terrace, Tain, will be determined by the Caithness Sutherland and Easter Ross Planning Applicat

  • Locals urged not to miss the boat on Merkinch reserve consultation

    Published 26 Feb 2008

    A three week public consultation process by The Highland Council on the future of Merkinch Local Nature Reserve (LNR) in Inverness is coming to an end this Sunday 2nd March, 2008.

  • Kinlochleven students get to grips with mobile phone scams

    Published 26 Feb 2008

    Students from Kinlochleven High School are to take part in Highland Scam Awareness Month by testing their skills at spotting mobile phone scams. Pupils are taking part in a quiz organised by Trading S