News archive

News published September 2008

  • Community Safety to Be Top of Agenda

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    The Cromarty Firth Ward forum meets on Thursday 9th October, and the focus will be on keeping communities safe.

  • Railway Bridge Maintenance Work In The Inverness Area

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    During the month of October, Atkins Rail, on behalf of Carillion Rail, will be carrying out maintenance work at various bridges around the Highland road network.  Road users are being advised that al

  • Temporary Road Closures During Loch Ness Marathon

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    On Sunday 5 October the 2008 Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running takes place and Highland drivers are being advised that temporary road closures will be in place during the day. The roads affe

  • Ward Forum to Focus on Canal Bridge Opening Arrangements

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    The public will get a chance later this week to have their say on a review of  the existing arrangements for the opening of the Caledonian Canal Bridges at Muirtown and Tomnahurich, Inverness. 

  • Evening Temporary Traffic Management In City Centre

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    On four consecutive Monday evenings, starting next week, the permanent traffic lights on Academy Street at it’s junction with Margaret Street will be switched off from 8pm to midnight and a temporar

  • Young Musicians Rehearse For November Showcase Gala

    Published 22 Sep 2008

    Tomorrow (Saturday 20 September) the Highland Regional Youth Orchestra and the new Highland Youth Pipe Band will be busy rehearsing for a special musical gala showcase in November that will celebrate

  • Rising Energy Costs Impact on Council Budget

    Published 19 Sep 2008

    The Highland Council’s new Budget Leader has warned that the Council faces a £19.6 million gap in its 2009/10 budget, £14 million of which is due to spiralling energy costs. And Councillor David A

  • ECS Chairman Highlights Benefits of PPP Programmes

    Published 18 Sep 2008

    The Chairman of The Highland Council’s Education Culture and Sport Committee, Councillor Bill Fernie, has issued a statement highlighting the benefits to many Highland communities of the two Public

  • Unlocking the Potential of Nigg’s Disused Oil Yard

    Published 18 Sep 2008

    A redeveloped oil yard at Nigg, Easter Ross, has the potential to provide an average of 800-850 jobs on the site over the next 15 to 20 years, with a further 400 indirect jobs created in the wider loc

  • Local Engineer is Highland’s Top Young Entrepreneur

    Published 18 Sep 2008

    Chris Blake, 26, founder of geological testing outfit, Blake Geoservices Ltd has been named Highland’s top young entrepreneur after winning the prestigious 2008 Princes Scottish Youth Business Trust