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News published April 2015

  • Rock Challenge 2015

    Published 22 Apr 2015

    Rock Challenge and J Rock are performing arts events being held at Eden Court in Inverness on 27 and 28 April.

  • Inverness city centre open for business

    Inverness traffic management plan Published 20 Apr 2015

    “It’s business as usual for the majority” is the message that multi-agency partners are conveying to the local community and visitors to Inverness following the fire on Academy Street last week.

  • Beach clean and Basking Sharks

    Published 20 Apr 2015

    On Saturday (18 April) around 35 local residents and volunteers turned out in stunning sunshine to help The Highland Council’s Countryside Rangers undertake the annual spring beach clean at Dunnet Bay, north Caithness.

  • Top industry names heading to inverness for Celtic Media Festival

    Published 20 Apr 2015

    Following a record 500 entries to the prestigious awards, big name guests from the film and TV industry are set to descend on Inverness this week as the city prepares to welcome Celtic Media Festival across 22nd - 24th April.

  • Postal voters urged to make their vote count

    Published 20 Apr 2015

    A record number of Highland electors have applied to vote by post for the UK Parliamentary elections on Thursday 7 May.

  • Free parking in Rose Street Car Park this weekend

    Published 17 Apr 2015

    The Highland Council will not be charging people using Rose Street Car Park in the City Centre this weekend

  • Temporary traffic arrangements in the city centre following Academy Street fire

    Published 16 Apr 2015

    Following the fire on Academy Street in Inverness the Multi Agency Response Team, which includes representatives from Police Scotland, The Highland Council, Inverness BID, Stagecoach, Structural Engineers and other partners has been put into effect.

  • Good News for fisheries and conservation in Lochaber

    Published 14 Apr 2015

    The Highland Council and Lochaber Fisheries Trust are pleased to confirm that, so far, eradication of North American Signal Crayfish in Ballachulish Quarry appears to have been successful.

  • From Bikes to spades in Torridon

    Published 14 Apr 2015

    Twelve mountain bikers left their bikes behind and put their backs into repairing a mountain path in Wester Ross last Saturday (11th April).

  • Highland postal voters in UK Parliamentary General Election

    Published 14 Apr 2015

    People who have applied for a postal vote in Highland for the UK Parliamentary General Election are being urged by the Returning Officer for Highland, Steve Barron to check that they receive their ballot paper.