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News published March 2008

  • Highland Youth Voice - The Apprentice!

    Published 31 Mar 2008

    Young people from across the Highlands recently got the chance for the third year running to play the “Apprentice” by shadowing senior officials within The Highland Council’s Glenurquhart office

  • Badenoch And Strathspey Section Of West Highland And Islands Local Plan

    Published 28 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council is to hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. on 14th April 2008 at Newtonmore Village Hall to consider the content of the West Highland and Islands Local Plan. 

  • Costumed Characters to Bring History Tour to Life

    Published 26 Mar 2008

    Costumed characters from the past will add an authentic touch to a guided walk led by The Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers against the dramatic backdrop of Culloden House and woods in Invernes

  • Housing Consultation Reminder

    Published 26 Mar 2008

    Communities are being reminded of an ongoing consultation on proposed changes to The Highland the Council’s supplementary planning guidance on Affordable Housing.  This policy is currently used to

  • Capturing The Coastline Exhibition To Tour The Highlands

    Published 26 Mar 2008

    Winning images from a national photographic competition have been brought together to form a year-long touring exhibition entitled “Capturing The Coastline” which opens in Inverness next weekend (

  • Record Backing for A82 Epetition

    Published 26 Mar 2008

    The support for the campaign to upgrade the A82 road between Tarbet and Inverness has resulted in the epetition to the Scottish Parliament exceeding the previous record of 4,187 signatures.

  • Open Day at Drummuie, Golspie

    Published 25 Mar 2008

    The public is being invited to look around the The Highland Council’s new flagship office complex in East Sutherland at Drummuie, Golspie, from 1-3 pm on Wednesday 2 April. The impressive listed bui

  • New Dingwall Planning Office

    Published 25 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council is relocating its Planning and Building Standards Service in Dingwall from 2 Achany Road to its main office accommodation in the town at Council Offices, High Street. In order to

  • Rangers call for voluntary help to maintain footpaths

    Published 25 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council Rangers in Skye and Lochalsh are looking for volunteers to help them undertake two days of upland footpath maintenance

  • Training Day at Skye

    Published 25 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council Rangers in Skye and Lochalsh are coordinating a National Amphibian and Reptile Recording Scheme (NARRS) training day at Breakish Hall on Skye on Saturday 9th April 2008.