News archive

News published July 2011

  • Assurance sought on community benefit from Crown Estate marine resource

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    The Leader of The Highland Council, Councillor Michael Foxley, has written to the Rt Hon Danny Alexander, MP, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, to seek an assurance that local communities will benefit

  • Green for go blueprint for Inverness and Highlands

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    An innovative new approach to planning will guide future major development in the Highlands and in particular the Inverness and Inner Moray Firth areas. 

  • Durness whale incident – update

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    The Highland Council have arranged the disposal of 16 whale carcasses following the mass stranding of pilot whales on Friday. The Environmental Health service arranged the prompt burial of the carcass

  • Managing unauthorised encampments

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    The Highland Council has taken preventative measures to manage unauthorised encampments at the Highland Archive and Registration Centre, Inverness and also the adjacent Whin Park Boating and Play Park

  • Ross and Cromarty next to receive new recycling and refuse service

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    Ross and Cromarty will be the next area to receive the new refuse and recycling collections being introduced across The Highland Council area. Over the next few weeks residents will receive notificati

  • Highlands to host European conference on sustainable tourism

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    The Highlands will get a welcome boost towards the end of the summer tourist season when 120 delegates from across Europe gather in Inverness for a conference looking at promoting sustainable tourism

  • ‘Bag it and Bin it’ message promoted in Inverness during National Poop Scoop week

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    The Highland Council, in association with The Dogs Trust and Keep Scotland Beautiful will be encouraging responsible dog ownership and reminding all dog owners to  ‘Bag it & Bin it’ during Nation

  • The Highland Council at the 2011 Black Isle show

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    Visitors to the Black Isle Show at Muir of Ord on Thursday (4 August) are invited to call into the stand of The Highland Council to access a wide range of advice and information on key services.

  • Shipping Minister hears tug plea

    Published 26 Jul 2011

    Representatives of the UK Emergency Towing Vessel Task Group met with the UK Shipping Minister, Mike Penning In Inverness today (Monday) to discuss the conclusions of the Group’s campaign for the re

  • Customer services network: revised opening hours

    Published 25 Jul 2011

    The roll out of new opening hours at Service Points operated by The Highland Council continues at seven locations. The changes result from a review of opening hours to meet customer demand and as the