News archive

News published May 2009

  • Councillors Welcome Endeavour 1V to Kinlochbervie

    Published 29 May 2009

    Highland Councillors have welcomed the “elite of the fleet” to use Kinlochbervie Harbour as its home port. The Endeavour 1V – owned by the Lovie family from Whitehills, Banffshire, and skippered

  • Young Musicians Prepare for Auditions

    Published 28 May 2009

    Over 300 young musicians from across the Highlands are busy rehearsing for the Regional Music Groups Audition Day which is held in Inverness tomorrow (Saturday 30 May).  Taking place at Millburn Acad

  • Trading Standards Warn of £3million Bogus Car Buyer Scam

    Published 28 May 2009

    Highland Council’s Trading Standards team is participating in an Office of Fair Trading (OFT) campaign to warn consumers about bogus car buyer scams which cost UK consumers nearly £3 million every

  • Council to Lobby for More Affordable Housing

    Published 28 May 2009

    The Highland Council is to step up its lobbying of both the Scottish and UK Governments for increased investment in new affordable housing. The impact of the recession and financial constraints affec

  • Flying High For Fostering In The Highlands

    Published 27 May 2009

    Fostering in the Highlands was flying high today with the premiere of a new DVD encouraging more carers to come forward.

  • New Energy Homes – Tarbat Park, Kildary

    Published 27 May 2009

    A new housing development in Easter Ross is the first of a number of developments delivering “New Energy Homes” across the Highlands.   The Tarbat Park development at Kildary comprises a total o

  • Fort William Waterfront – Conclusion of Missives

    Published 27 May 2009

    Missives have been concluded between The Highland Council and Fort William Waterfront Ltd, the Council’s preferred developers of the Waterfront project in the West Highland town.The signing of the m

  • Tain CCTV

    Published 27 May 2009

    A community consultation carried out in Tain recently gave locals the opportunity to comment on what improvements the community think should be made to the CCTV camera system in Tain.

  • New Bridge for Fairy Glen

    Published 27 May 2009

    Walkers in the Black Isle will be able to enjoy full access to the popular waterfalls of Fairy Glen nature reserve once again, with the completion of a new bridge across the Rosemarkie burn.  The bri

  • Ness-side looks ahead

    Published 26 May 2009

    Residents of the Inverness Ness-side Ward of The Highland Council are invited to focus on planning at the latest Inverness Ness-side Ward Forum being held on Thursday 28 May at Bun-Sgoil Gàidhlig, In