News archive

News published July 2012

  • Partners want to ensure a safe and secure Belladrum 2012

    Published 31 Jul 2012

    Multi-agency partners (Northern Constabulary, NHS Highland, Highland Council, Scottish Ambulance Service, the British Red Cross and Highland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership) want Belladrum 2012 festiva

  • Inverness South West Flood Relief Scheme

    Published 31 Jul 2012

    Phase 4 of the Inverness South West Flood Relief Scheme is now well underway, the final phase of the £16m project to divert flood water from upland watercourses and is on course for completion before

  • Sutherland completes Highland Council’s introduction of new Refuse and Recycling Service.

    Published 31 Jul 2012

    It is now a month since the final phase of the Highland Council’s new refuse and recycling service was introduced in Sutherland.  Very few problems have been reported, despite house holders in East

  • The Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters get on board with Marine Power

    Published 30 Jul 2012

    Issued by Department of Energy and Climate Change

  • Consultation begins on night club door entry policy

    Published 26 Jul 2012

    The Highland Licensing Board is consulting widely over a review of its policy governing door entry to night clubs (commonly called a curfew), which requires admission by midnight. The Board invites re

  • Weekend Highland dancing events

    Published 26 Jul 2012

    This weekend will see the staging of two Highland Dancing events supported by The Highland Council.

  • Land reform review welcomed

    Published 25 Jul 2012

    The Leader of The Highland Council, Drew Hendry, has welcomed news that the Scottish Government is to commission a review of land reform in Scotland.

  • Cultural collections to get building boost

    Published 25 Jul 2012

    One the Highland’s best-loved cultural attractions this week received a boost as The Highland Council awarded a £3.25 million pound contract to build a state-of-the-art new museum store and curator

  • Animal Olympic events

    Published 25 Jul 2012

    The Highland Council Countryside Rangers are running family friendly events with a distinctively Olympic theme in Nairn, Farr and Abriachan over the next few weeks.

  • Council take a stand at Black Isle Show

    Published 24 Jul 2012

    Visitors to the Black Isle Show at Muir of Ord on Thursday (2 August) are invited to call into the stand of The Highland Council to access a wide range of advice and information on key services. The