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News published February 2008

  • Pupils Ceilidh CD To Raise Funds For Charity

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    The musical talents of pupils from Glenurquhart Primary school are set to raise funds for charity thanks to the recording of a Ceilidh CD which was launched today (Tuesday 26 February).

  • Green award for Floral Hall gardening project

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    A gardening and training project for adults with learning disabilities in the Highlands has won a national award for its environmental practices.

  • Locals urged to Leap into Learning and Leisure

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    An event organised by The Highland Council on Friday 29th February 2008at the Badenoch Centre, Kingussie is encouraging members of the public to “Leap into Learning and Leisure”.

  • Road Works In Tain

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    The Highland Council’s TEC Services are advising motorist in Tain  that they will be  carrying out major road maintenance in the town from the 3rd to 28th March 2008.

  • Highland Council in line for top recycling award

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    The Highland Council is in the frame to be crowned Scotland’s top local authority for community recycling, at a major awards ceremony to be held next month.

  • Extended Opening Hours For Kyle Library

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    From Monday 3 March the opening hours at Kyle Library are to be extended.  The library, which is currently open 2 days a week for 10 hours, will open its doors 5 days a week for a total of 33½ hours

  • Local Action for Wildlife

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    The wildlife of the Highlands is set to benefit from £100,000 of funding for 24 local projects over the next three years. One of these projects is an innovative Rhododendron control method which will

  • Council calms traffic at Lochaber school

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    Roads around Ballachulish Primary School in Lochaber will be covered by full time 20mph speed restrictions from Friday 29th February 2008. Part of West Laroch and Loan Fern; all of Maccoll Terrace, G

  • Drakies and Crown Pupils Share Glory At South Highland Primary Schools Badminton Championships

    Published 25 Feb 2008

    Pupils from Drakies and Crown Primary Schools scoped the top trophies at the recent South Highland Primary Schools Badminton Championships.

  • District Park at Inshes, Inverness

    Published 22 Feb 2008

    Proposals for an 80-acre District Park at Inshes, Inverness,  will be unveiled at a meeting of The Highland Council’s  Inverness South Ward Forum being held on Wednesday (27 February) at Inshes Pr