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News published April 2009

  • Resident Engineer Bows Out after 36 Years Service

    Published 22 Apr 2009

    Long serving Highland Council Resident Engineer, Bob Spence, was guest of honour at the formal opening of the final phase of the A830 Fort William – Mallaig road at Arisaig in recognition of his ret

  • Ardersier beach clean and barbeque

    Published 21 Apr 2009

    The seashore at Ardersier is strewn with paper and plastic after the winter storms. Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers are organising a beach clean day (Sunday 26th April 2-5pm) to clear things

  • Calling all Mathesons in the Highlands: meet your ancestors

    Published 21 Apr 2009

    The search is on for descendants of the prominent Inverness Matheson family who would like to meet their ancestors. Inverness Museum and Art Gallery has recently acquired two white marble busts of chi

  • Caithness Countryside Volunteers get a bird’s eye view

    Published 21 Apr 2009

    Birds of prey were with topic of discussion at the latest Caithness Countryside Volunteers meeting held last weekend on Sunday 19th of April.

  • Fat's The Way To Do It

    Published 21 Apr 2009

    Issued By Scottish Water

  • Rhymetimes in Refurbished Tain Library

    Published 21 Apr 2009

    An added bonus to the recently refurbished Tain Library is that weekly Bookstart Rhymetime sessions are now being enjoyed by local babies and young toddlers.

  • Council Awards Contract for the Mall Footbridge, Thurso

    Published 21 Apr 2009

    The Highland Council has awarded a contract for construction of a new footbridge which forms an important pedestrian link over the River Thurso,  at Thurso Cemetery.

  • Inverness West By-Election Looms

    Published 20 Apr 2009

    Voting will take place on Thursday (23 April) to elect a third councillor to serve the Inverness West Ward (No 14) on The Highland Council. Six candidates are seeking election for the vacancy, created

  • Fire - Invergordon Industrial Estate

    Published 20 Apr 2009

    EMERGENCY services were called to attend reports of a fire a nail polish factory in Davidson Drive, Invergordon Industrial Estate, Invergordon at 11.50am today (20 April 2009).

  • Young Musicians Shine

    Published 20 Apr 2009

        Over 350 people attended Saturday’s showcase performance by young Highland musicians at the Black Isle Leisure Centre in Fortrose.