News archive

News published October 2008

  • Planned strike action affecting School Bus Transport cancelled

    Published 29 Oct 2008

    The Highland Council has just been advised that the planned Stagecoach Bluebird strike scheduled to take place tomorrow (Thursday 30) has been cancelled so all school bus transport will operate as nor

  • Promoting Careers in Health to Highland Pupils

    Published 29 Oct 2008

    A two day convention promoting careers in health for young people takes place this week in Inverness and over 200 S4 pupils from across the Highlands are expected to come along to find more out about

  • HMie Report on Roy Bridge Primary School

    Published 29 Oct 2008

    Roy Bridge Primary School was inspected in June 2008 as part of a national sample of primary and nursery education.  The School was judged to have many strengths, with six indicators of quality being

  • Bellfield Park play equipment go ahead

    Published 28 Oct 2008

    Members of The Highland Council’s Inverness City Committee have agreed to spend £120,000 on updating the play equipment at Bellfield Park, Inverness, and work will begin immediately.

  • Council completes speed reduction measures at Skye Schools

    Published 27 Oct 2008

    From Monday 3rd November, part-time 20 mph speed limits will come into operation for children’s’ safety at Kilmuir, Knockbreck and Staffin Primary Schools.

  • Charities to Benefit from Winter Festival Advent Calendar

    Published 27 Oct 2008

    24 charities operating in the Inverness area are each to receive £100 from the first Winter Festival to be held in Inverness, through the introduction of a giant advent calendar, which will be projec

  • Inverness Leisure Update

    Published 22 Oct 2008

    James Martin, General Manager at Inverness Leisure said, “Works in relation to re-opening the facilities are now well underway and I am pleased to say that we are now starting to see some real progr

  • Convener Welcomes Prison Investment in the Highlands

    Published 22 Oct 2008

    The Highland Council Convener Councillor Sandy Park has welcomed the proposed investment by the Scottish Prison Service in the Highlands, by replacing Porterfield Prison, Inverness.

  • Top Public Conveniences in the Highlands

    Published 22 Oct 2008

    The Highland Council has been singled out for praise by the Westminster  Local Government Committee because of the high quality of its 135 public toilets. At a time when other Councils are closing f

  • Library Survey

    Published 22 Oct 2008

    The public is being asked to help The Highland Council improve its library service.