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News published September 2008

  • Culbokie 3 Bin Trial To Continue

    Published 25 Sep 2008

    Since February, 125 volunteer households in Culbokie have been taking part in The Highland Council’s recycling trial and due to the success of this scheme, members of the TECs Services Committee agr

  • Highland libraries raise a cheer for Inverness Book Festival

    Published 24 Sep 2008

    A range of events and activities have been organised by Highland Council’s libraries in the City of Inverness and surrounding area during the 5th Inverness Book Festival (30 September – 3 October

  • Benefit backdate rules to change

    Published 24 Sep 2008

    Despite the worsening credit crunch, The Highland Council warns that there are still too many people missing out on money they are entitled to in welfare benefits.

  • Strike Action – Wednesday 24 September

    Published 23 Sep 2008

    Services provided by The Highland Council will be disrupted on Wednesday 24 September as the result of industrial action, which is part of nationwide action by Unite the Union, GMB and Unison members

  • Company Statement from Inverness Leisure - incident update

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    Following a meeting today with representatives from the Landlord, the insurers, Senior Management Representatives and the Company’s Project Manager, James Martin, General Manager of Inverness Leisur

  • The Freedom of Ross and Cromarty

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    At a ceremony held in Tulloch Castle on Friday evening, The Highland Council presented James Hamilton (Hamish) Menzies from Dingwall with the Freedom of Ross and Cromarty.

  • Work to Start on Environmental Improvements for Kyle of Lochalsh

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    Works are due to begin on up-grading Main Street in Kyle of Lochalsh at the end of this month. 

  • Council Chiefs to Attend Tain and Easter Ross Ward Forum

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    The Convener of The Highland Council, Sandy Park and Chief Executive, Alistair Dodds will be attending the Tain and Easter Ross Ward, on Thursday 2 October 2008, to discuss with community representati

  • Highland Council gets Fit for Girls funding

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    The fitness of secondary school aged girls in the Highlands is set to improve with the introduction of a ‘Fit for Girls’ programme. Members of The Highland Council’s Education, Culture and Spor

  • Charleston Academy Cook up a Highland Feast

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    Two pupils from Charleston Academy have won the coveted title of Highland Feast Junior Chefs of the Year at the Tesco Battle of the Chefs. They were Caitlin Grainger and Leanne Maitland, from Charlest