News archive

News published June 2008

  • HMIE on St Bride’s School, Onich

    Published 25 Jun 2008

    St Bride’s Primary School and Nursery Class, Onich, near Fort William, were inspected in March 2008 as part of a national sample of primary and nursery education.   The inspection covered key aspe

  • Action for Red Squirrels

    Published 24 Jun 2008

    People in the Highlands are being encouraged to get involved in supporting Red Squirrels.

  • Reducing the Carbon Footprint at Abernethy Primary

    Published 24 Jun 2008

    The Highland Council’s drive to improve carbon emissions has benefited one of the primary schools within the Cairngorms National Park. Abernethy Primary School, Nethybridge, has had a new biomass bo

  • Planning Photo Competition Winners Announced

    Published 23 Jun 2008

    Eight young people from across the Highlands have won prizes for their photographs entered into The Highland Council’s “Keep Us in the Picture” competition. The competition was organised by the

  • Lifescan Scotland Ltd. Promotes Inclusive Play in Muir of Ord

    Published 23 Jun 2008

    Members of Muir of Ord Community Association have formally accepted a donation through Play Highland from the medical devices company, Lifescan Scotland Ltd., which has provided vital funding for a bi

  • Council puts the brakes on motorists near Sutherland school

    Published 20 Jun 2008

    Motorists are being warned that part time 20mph speed restrictions will be introduced at Stoer Primary School for children’s safety from Monday 23rd June, 2008.

  • Disruption to traffic on A862, Clachnaharry Road, Inverness

    Published 20 Jun 2008

    Contractor, Ennstone Thistle Limited, will be carrying out resurfacing work for The Highland Council on the A862, Clachnaharry Road, Inverness, between its junctions with King Brude Road and Scorguie

  • Conference Focuses on Climate Change in the Highlands

    Published 20 Jun 2008

    More than 100 delegates have signed up for the first major climate change conference to be held in the Highlands.

  • Fortrose Head’s Secondment to Nairn

    Published 19 Jun 2008

    The Head Teacher of Fortrose Academy, Douglas Simpson, is to take charge of Nairn Academy for one year from the start of the new school session in August. Mr Simpson will replace Mrs Jean Godden, Hea

  • Drivers urged to slow down near Highland school

    Published 19 Jun 2008

    Motorists are being warned that existing 30mph speed restrictions signs have been extended to accommodate new, part time 20mph speed restrictions which have been introduced at Achiltibuie Primary Scho