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News published March 2009

  • Dingwall Academy Second Top Team In Scotland

    Published 30 Mar 2009

    Highlands and Islands SNP MSP Dave Thompson hosted and played quizmaster to the Young Consumers of the Year Scottish Final in the Parliament last night (24 March).  Four teams earned their place in

  • Being Young Is not a Crime – Scottish Youth Parliament sitting March 2009, Dunfermline

    Published 30 Mar 2009

    A group of young people from the Highlands went down to the Scottish Youth Parliament Sitting which took place on Saturday 14 - Sunday15 March 2009 in Dunfermline. The theme for the sitting was ‘Bei

  • Council Congratulates Knoydart

    Published 26 Mar 2009

    Leader of The Highland Council Michael Foxley, a founder director of the Knodyart Foundation congratulated the Knoydart community for their progress over the past 10 years and wished them well for the

  • Council to commence tree works on Culloden Drive

    Published 25 Mar 2009

    A bat and squirrel survey will be carried out in Culloden Drive, Inverness prior to tree felling and tree surgery taking place in the area. The Highland Council has appointed two specialist contractor

  • LEADER Funds Start To Filter Through

    Published 25 Mar 2009

    Since the launch of the Highland LEADER Programme in excess of £400,000 of funding has already been allocated to 27 successful local projects and plans across the Highlands.

  • First turf cut for Lochaber High School sports centre

    Published 25 Mar 2009

  • Sound Revision For Fort William Pupils

    Published 25 Mar 2009

    Lochaber High School and a local dyslexia charity have joined forces to create an on-line bank of audio revision materials for pupils. Believed to be a first for Scotland, this venture blends the late

  • Aiming High At Climbing Festival

    Published 25 Mar 2009

    Children and adults will have the chance to scale new heights in Fortrose at the weekend when The Black Isle Leisure Centre hosts a special Climbing Festival.

  • Countryside Rangers rise to dawn chorus

    Published 25 Mar 2009

    Early risers are invited to make the most of the clocks changing and join The Highland Council's countryside rangers on a dawn guided walk on Saturday 4th April. At 6am, the Inverness Ranger will be

  • LEADER funding for Dingwall and Seaforth communities

    Published 25 Mar 2009

    With the recent approval of the Dingwall and Seaforth Local Community Development Plan, the way is now clear for communities across The Highland Council’s Dingwall and Seaforth Ward to apply for £3