News published May 2014
National recognition for 12 Highland BeachesPublished 30 May 2014
A record-breaking 61 beaches have been recognised this year, including 12 beaches in Highland being awarded Seaside Awards.
Community views sought before next round of LEADER funding in HighlandPublished 30 May 2014
As part of the preparation for the next LEADER funding round, a series of public meetings across Highland are planned between 16- 27 June this year
Council’s ICT Services performance praised.Published 29 May 2014
Members of The Highland Council’s Resources Committee have praised key achievements made by the Council’s ICT Services Team and providers Fujitsu and Vodafone in the delivery of new information and communications technology requirements for the Council.
Dogs Trust to host microchipping event in the HighlandsPublished 29 May 2014
Dogs Trust, the UK’s largest dog welfare charity with two rehoming centres in Scotland, has teamed up with The Highland Council to provide free microchipping for all dogs in the Highlands.
Work starts on new schools in Fort WilliamPublished 29 May 2014
Turf cutting ceremonies are being held today (Thursday 29 May) in Fort William to mark the start of construction on two new schools for The Highland Council.
New website for The Highland CouncilPublished 29 May 2014
Users of The Highland Council’s website http://www.highland.gov.uk/ are today (29 May 2014) seeing a fresh new look and experiencing greatly improved on-line services
Inverness show for A9/A96 junction options and new link roadPublished 29 May 2014
Transport Scotland is to set out a range of options to help tackle congestion, improve accessibility and support future planned development along the A96.
Local Government Boundary Commission consultation on councillor numbersPublished 29 May 2014
Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland commences its public consultation on councillor numbers as part of its Fifth Reviews of Electoral Arrangements.
Join us on Highland Doors Open Days programmePublished 28 May 2014
People with interesting buildings in The Highland Council area which are not normally open to the public are being invited to open them up for a day as part of the Highland Doors Open Days programme in September this year.
Social care provision in North and West SutherlandPublished 28 May 2014
Leader Councillor Deirdre Mackay welcomed the news that £1.5m is to be invested in enhancing adult social care facilities in North and West Sutherland over the next 4 years.