News archive

News published April 2009

  • Council calls talented young people to apply for trust scheme

    Published 29 Apr 2009

    For the second year running young Highland people are to benefit from the Duncraig Educational Trust Scheme which provides grants totalling around £25,000 each year.

  • Launch of ePlanning in the Highlands

    Published 29 Apr 2009

    A new online system to enable people in the Highlands to apply for developments, appeal against decisions and track progress of proposals has been launched.

  • Workshops To Offer Support For New Businesses

    Published 29 Apr 2009

    The Business Gateway will be running the first of a series of Business Start Up courses tomorrow (Thursday) to provide advice to people who are thinking of starting up their own business or who have j

  • Young People Help To Establish New Youth Shelter

    Published 29 Apr 2009

    The opening of a new Youth Shelter in the city means young people in the Charleston area now have a place to meet up socially, outwith school, whatever the weather.  To complement the covered shelter

  • Portraits By One Of 20th Century's Greatest Photographers

    Published 28 Apr 2009

    ARTIST ROOMS On Tour with The Art Fund supported by The Scottish Goverment is a unique scheme to bring one of the largest and most imaginative acquisitions of post-war and contemporary art to audience

  • Goslpie High School HMIe follow through Inspection

    Published 28 Apr 2009

    The HMIe follow-through inspection report for Golspie High School highlights the good progress made by the school in the last year in the areas of pupil achievement and leadership (including by pupils

  • Highland population on the increase

    Published 28 Apr 2009

    The population of the Highlands rose from 217,440 in 2007 to 219,400 in 2008, an increase of 1,960 or 0.9%. And for the first time for a decade there were more births than deaths during the year.

  • Audience Blown Away By Young Wind Musicians

    Published 28 Apr 2009

    The sell-out concert by the Highland Schools Wind Band and the Highland Youth Big Band on Saturday night in Eden Court was a resounding success and the long and loud applause and cheers at the end of

  • Nairn Academy’s Positive HMI Report

    Published 28 Apr 2009

    Staff and pupils at Nairn Academy have received a very positive report from HMIe Inspectors, who visited the school earlier this session.

  • Lochbroom House, Ullapool

    Published 27 Apr 2009

    A major fire at Lochbroom House, Ullapool – a residential care home for older people run by The Highland Council – has delayed the re-opening of the home following a £1,200,000 refurbishment.