News published March 2009
New Canal Protocol Begins on 1 AprilPublished 31 Mar 2009
An improved protocol to manage the opening times for the canal swing bridges at Tomnahurich and Muirtown, Inverness, is to be implemented by British Waterways Scotland from tomorrow (Wednesday 1 April
Lochaber Royal VisitPublished 31 Mar 2009
Lochaber looks forward to welcoming a royal visitor next week when His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent visits two of the area’s most high profile rescue services.
Work To Start On Nairn StreetscapePublished 31 Mar 2009
The first phase of a £500,000 environmental project to enhance the High Street area of Nairn will start on Monday 13 April
Former Highland Councillor Dies Aged 68Published 31 Mar 2009
Former senior Highland Councillor, Bill Fulton, has died at the age of 68. Mr Fulton took ill at his home at Rasa Sayang, Fishery Pier Road, Kyle of Lochalsh, on Monday.
Six Candidates Contest Inverness West Ward By-ElectionPublished 30 Mar 2009
Six candidates will contest the forthcoming by-election to elect one councillor to serve The Highland Council’s Ward 14 – Inverness West .
Council cuts speeds at Invergordon SchoolPublished 30 Mar 2009
From Monday 6 April, 2009 another school in the Highlands will have a permanent 20mph speed limit in operation for children’s’ safety.
High Societies community website goes livePublished 30 Mar 2009
Clubs, groups, organisations and societies in the Highlands can now register on The Highland Council’s new free community information website www.high-societies.org.
Cadets to Beat the Retreat at DingwallPublished 30 Mar 2009
Once again Dingwall will play host to the massed pipes and drums of the Army Cadet Force on Good Friday. The event took off two years ago when Dingwall Initiative contacted the Cadets having heard a
Historic Tain Revealed In New BookPublished 30 Mar 2009
Issued By Historic Scotland
Rate Relief For City centre businessesPublished 30 Mar 2009
Members of The Highland Council’s city committee are pleased to note that the Assessor has decided to award rates relief against the current financial year 2008/09 for approx 80 city centre business