News archive

News published April 2016

  • Inverness summer festivals

    Inverness summer festivals Published 26 Apr 2016

    The Highland Council has announced details of a significant expansion to this year’s Inverness Summer Festivals programme which is set to feature a number of additional events for locals and visitors to enjoy.

  • Internationalisation: Reaching Customers Overseas

    Published 26 Apr 2016

    Local business support organisations are coming together on 5th May in Aviemore to host an event as part of an ongoing initiative to help local businesses find out about, and harness, the support avai

  • Your Island, Your cash, Your Choice – Skye and Raasay

    Published 25 Apr 2016

    Residents in Skye and Raasay are being invited to consider if they have an idea to help improve their local community.

  • Lords of the Dance wildlife watching event in Badenoch

    Published 25 Apr 2016

    The Highland Council Countryside Rangers are inviting families and individuals outdoors for a chance to witness one of life’s amazing displays this weekend in Badenoch.

  • Highland students are all winners in Rock Challenge

    Invergordon Academy Published 22 Apr 2016

    This week, more than 2000 people have passed through the doors of Eden Court in Inverness, to watch 20 performances by 1000 students from Highland Schools, promoting the value of healthy lifestyles.

  • Wider Proactive warning for residents in the Highlands and Islands regarding Bogus Workmen

    Published 22 Apr 2016

    Following the report of a vulnerable man being targeted by bogus workmen in Inverness, Police Scotland wish to issue advice and a warning to members of the public in the Highlands and Islands.

  • Final call for Your Cash Your Caithness applications

    Published 21 Apr 2016

    Local groups in Caithness are reminded that the closing date for Your Cash Your Caithness applications is drawing near and to be in with a chance of receiving a share of £30,000 forms need to be submi

  • B862 Errogie temporary road closure

    Errogie road closure Published 20 Apr 2016

    Motorists are being advised by The Highland Council that there will be a temporary road closure of part of the B862 at Errogie, south of Inverness from 8:30am to 4pm on Thursday 21 April and Friday 22 April 2016.

  • Rock Challenge strikes a chord with Highland schools

    Rock Challenge at Eden Court Published 20 Apr 2016

    A packed Eden Court celebrated wonderful Rock Challenge performances last night (19 April) from Grantown Grammar School, Alness Academy, Culloden Academy, Dingwall Academy, Inverness High School, Nairn Academy and Wick High School.

  • Motorists advised of traffic restrictions for Etape Loch Ness

    Published 20 Apr 2016

    The Highland Council and partners are advising motorists of temporary road closures and speed restrictions which will be in place this weekend 23rd – 24th April during the Etape Loch Ness cycling event.