News archive

News published September 2011

  • Highlands and Islands local authorities joint statement on tugs

    Published 30 Sep 2011

    Leaders of the four Highland, Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland Councils - Councillors Dr Michael Foxley, Angus Campbell, Stephen Hagan and Josey Simpson issued a joint statement today (30 September

  • Delayed start on Beauly improvement works

    Published 30 Sep 2011

    A £200,000 package of improvements will start in Beauly on Monday 17 October 2011.

  • Closure of Fort William Primary

    Published 29 Sep 2011

    The 30-pupil Fort William Primary School was closed today (Thursday) as the result of overnight vandalism. 

  • Twitter 24 voted a success

    Published 28 Sep 2011

    The Highland Council is pleased with the response from the public to its participation in a national Twitter 24 initiative, which saw the Council send tweets to its 1,167 followers over a 24-hour peri

  • High Life Highland takes over community learning and leisure services

    Published 28 Sep 2011

    From Saturday (1 October) High Life Highland, an arms length company with charitable status, takes over the management and delivery of community learning and leisure services from The Highland Council

  • Council attracts £385,000 funding for home insulation schemes

    Published 28 Sep 2011

    The Highland Council has been successful in attracting a further tranche of grant aid from the Scottish Government for a Universal Home Insulation Scheme aimed at helping private householders to reduc

  • Junior High Life try triathlon

    Published 28 Sep 2011

    Organisers of a Junior High Life Try Triathlon held at Grantown Grammar School playing fields and Craig Maclean Leisure Centre on Saturday 3 September have hailed the event as a resounding success.

  • Fusion nights are back

    Published 27 Sep 2011

    This Saturday, 1st October 2011, will see the start of the winter 2011/2012 ‘Fusion’ nights at Charleston Community Complex. ‘Fusion’ offers young people aged 12- 25 the opportunity to take pa

  • Still time to book spaces in Traditional Music Classes

    Published 27 Sep 2011

    Chanter, fiddle, whistle or ceilidh dance tuition is still available in some of The Highland Council’s Inverness Traditional Music Classes.

  • Crown Estate – devolving powers to a local level

    Published 27 Sep 2011

    The Leader of The Highland Council, Councillor Michael Foxley  has called on the Scottish Government to devolve the management of the Crown Estate’s property and revenues to as local a level as pos