News published June 2011
Salmonberry attack by Caithness Countryside VolunteersPublished 30 Jun 2011
Caithness Countryside Volunteers went on the offensive again (Sunday 22 May) to lend a hand helping to tackle the non-native salmonberry plant.
Inverlochy pupils see their award winning mural unveiledPublished 30 Jun 2011
An award winning mural designed by the P3/4 pupils from Inverlochy Primary promoting the recycling message has been used to create an eye-catching banner which is now on display at the Council’s Rec
Review of Community Council financial arrangementsPublished 30 Jun 2011
The Highland Council has agreed a new formula for assisting Community Councils following a review of funding arrangements which will be phased in over two years from April 2012.
Lochaber interschool sportsPublished 30 Jun 2011
Sixteen primary schools, from as far away as Mallaig and Lochaline, competed at this year's Lochaber Interschool swimming gala and athletics championships on Tuesday 21 June.
Pennyland pupils see artwork turned into bannerPublished 30 Jun 2011
An award winning mural designed by the P7 pupils of Pennyland Primary School promoting the recycling message has been used to create an eye-catching banner which will be on display at the Council’s
Ft William Registration Office moves to Lochaber HousePublished 30 Jun 2011
The Highland Council is reminding the public that from Tuesday 5 July, its Registration Service in Fort William is moving from the West Highland College to share premises with the Council Service Poin
Portree library sets summer seaside challenge for young readersPublished 30 Jun 2011
A Highland library fun competition will culminate with a trip on the high seas for some lucky youngsters this summer.
Lochaber primaries golf competitionPublished 30 Jun 2011
This week saw the first Lochaber Primary Schools Golf Competition, organised by Fort William Golf Club with support from Highland Council’s Active Schools Programme.
HMIe inspection report on Hill of Fearn Primary SchoolPublished 30 Jun 2011
In an extremely positive HMIe inspection of Hill of Fearn Primary the following key strengths were identified:
Active schools make a splash in Fort WilliamPublished 30 Jun 2011
Nearly two hundred primary 6 and 7 pupils in the Fort William area have taken part in free canoe and kayak sessions this term as part of The Highland Council’s Active Schools Programme.