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News published December 2009

  • Council consults on new parking arrangements for Walker Park

    Published 21 Dec 2009

    Local residents and road users of the Walker Park, Fraser Park area of Kingsmills, Inverness will be invited to comment on new parking restrictions that The Highland Council is proposing to introduce

  • Ward business meetings – status quo

    Published 18 Dec 2009

    The Highland Council has reaffirmed its policy of holding in private business meetings held between ward members and their ward manager and other council officials.

  • Formal opening of refurbished Fort Augustus care home

    Published 18 Dec 2009

    The Telford Centre in Fort Augustus, a care home for 10 older people, was officially reopened today (Friday 18th December) following a £1.2 million refurbishment. The centre is the eighth Council car

  • Drivers warned to take extra care on the roads

    Published 18 Dec 2009

    Northern Constabulary is reminding drivers of the importance of road safety especially over the weekend with a combination of wintry weather, icy conditions, darkness and a higher number of drivers ma

  • New support launched by Business Gateway

    Published 18 Dec 2009

    Entrepreneurs throughout the Highlands and Moray will soon have the chance to access invaluable business support via a free online workshop.

  • Nominations open for Scottish Education Awards 2010

    Published 18 Dec 2009

    People in the Highlands are being urged to nominate their local schools, nurseries or individuals who have excelled in their field of education as part of the Scottish Education Awards 2010.

  • Care home tendering deferral

    Published 17 Dec 2009

    The Highland Council is to delay for three months progressing its care homes building programme, which features new homes being built at Fort William, Grantown, Inverness, Muir of Ord and Tain.

  • Budget challenges highlighted by Council

    Published 17 Dec 2009

    The significant budget challenges facing The Highland Council over the next few years were highlighted by the Council’s Budget Leader, Councillor David Alston when the first phase of savings for 201

  • The Highland Council extends deadline for Framework Agreements to 22 January 2010

    Published 17 Dec 2009

    Consultants, contractors and skilled trades businesses are being advised they have until noon on Friday 22 January next year to submit an application to The Highland Council to be included on framewor

  • Registers of Scotland gifts historical plans of Highland Council headquarters

    Published 17 Dec 2009

    Convener of The Highland Council, Councillor Sandy Park has expressed his gratitude to the Registers of Scotland for a gift of five framed plans tracing the history of the development of the site of t