News published August 2008
Strengthening the HighlandsPublished 28 Aug 2008
The new Administration of The Highland Council today (Thursday) unveiled their programme of action for the next three years. The Leaders of the Independent, Liberal Democrat and Labour Groups on the C
Kirking of the CouncilPublished 28 Aug 2008
The Kirking of the Council - a tradition dating back about 400 years – will be held in Inverness on Sunday 7 September.
Council Underlines Green CredentialsPublished 28 Aug 2008
Thanks to a programme of installations of solar water heating and solar electrical generation, ground source heat pumps, wood fuelled (biomass) boilers and wind turbines at its highest energy consumin
Young Highland Fiddlers To Meet Up in UllapoolPublished 28 Aug 2008
The first Ullapool Fiddle day will take place on Thursday 4th September in the MacPhail Theatre, Ullapool High School and around fifty pupils from Badenoch, Strathspey, Ross-shire and Sutherland are e
Delivering Better Public Services in the HighlandsPublished 26 Aug 2008
A plan of action to deliver better public services in the Highlands, in keeping with the priorities of the Scottish Government, was launched today (Tuesday).
Doors Open Days 2008Published 26 Aug 2008
Members of the public are being invited to take part in Doors Open Days 2008 which takes place over four weekends in September. All participants can gain free access to wide range of buildings, both
Village Development is Focus for Culloden and Ardersier Ward ForumPublished 25 Aug 2008
Village development is the theme of the next Ward Forum for Culloden and Ardersier, which will be on Tuesday 9 September at the PACE Hall, Ardersier, starting at 7.30 p.m.
Craig MacLean Leisure Centre celebrates first anniversaryPublished 25 Aug 2008
To celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of the Craig MacLean Leisure Centre in Grantown on Spey, a Health and Fitness Fayre has been organised for Saturday 30th August from 11am to 3pm.
Art Workshop For Young People To Produce Creative PortraitsPublished 25 Aug 2008
Young people aged between 12 and 15 years old are being invited to take part in a special workshop at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery where they will have the chance to use film and sound equipment t
What Bat is That? Nocturnal Nature Detectives Wanted In Wester RossPublished 25 Aug 2008
Three nocturnal events have been organised by The Highland Council’s Wester Ross Ranger, Lindsey Duncan dedicated solely to finding out more about those mysterious creatures of the night, bats.