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News published March 2008

  • Lion King Star comes to the Highlands

    Published 25 Mar 2008

    The Highlands will be treated to some entertainment with a difference over Easter when the original star of the Lion King Broadway musical, hits the streets of Inverness. Tsidii Le Loka, originally fr

  • Volunteers sought for Adult Basic Education

    Published 25 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council’s recently appointed Adult Basic Education Co-ordinator for Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey is seeking volunteers to help locals with their learning.

  • Small Business Bonus Scheme

    Published 20 Mar 2008

    Small businesses in the Highlands are being encouraged to take advantage of a new rates relief scheme introduced by the Scottish Government, which takes effect from Monday 1 April.

  • Young Quality Scot Award Winners 2008

    Published 20 Mar 2008

    Volunteering and active citizenship is alive and well in Highland! Thirteen of sixteen Young Quality Scot Award winners were presented with their certificates at the national celebration event, suppor

  • Council Backs Action Plan to Improve Buildings Standards

    Published 20 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council has approved an action plan to improve its performance in dealing with building warrants.

  • Education provision in Brae Lochaber

    Published 19 Mar 2008

    Following earlier discussions with members of the Roy Bridge community, the future of education provision in Brae Lochaber was discussed at the Chief Executive’s meeting with The Highland Council’

  • Increased Funding For Highland Opportunity’s Community Loan Scheme

    Published 19 Mar 2008

    Highland Opportunity has just announced increased funding totalling £500,000 for community and social enterprises across the Highlands for the next five years. 

  • Hilton Environmental Project

    Published 19 Mar 2008

    Hilton, Milton and Castle Heather Community Council, greeninverness and The Highland Council are carrying out a number of improvements to the Hilton Village area. 

  • Inverness Campsie Club Apprentice Boys Of Derry March

    Published 19 Mar 2008

    Following consultation between The Highland Council, Northern Constabulary, and the event organisers, permission has been granted for the Apprentice Boys of Derry Inverness Campsie Club to hold a marc

  • Newtonhill Community Woodland, Caithness

    Published 18 Mar 2008

    The Highland Council has received the consultants report on the investigation of a former landfill site in Caithness, which is currently a community woodland.