News archive

News published July 2016

  • Area Chair hopes for prosperous future for Lochaber

    Published 12 Jul 2016

    Cllr Thomas Maclennan, who represents The Highland Council on Rio Tinto’s Lochaber Land Review Group, hopes for prosperous future following outcome of strategic review

  • Piping to Blow You Away at Blas 2016

    logo Published 12 Jul 2016

    This year’s Blas Festival will celebrate the music of the Highland Bagpipe with leading solo performers, traditional groups and an act which brings the music of the pipes to a worldwide audience

  • Sentencing of Lanna Monaghan - Glasgow High Court 

    Published 11 Jul 2016

    Police Scotland and the Highland Child Protection Committee acknowledge the sentence received by Lanna Monaghan today at Glasgow High Court for charges including physical assault of a child.

  • Restored Thurso building to throw open its doors

    photo Published 11 Jul 2016

    The Highland Council is to throw open the doors of 30 Princes Street in Thurso on Saturday 16th July to give members of the public, councillors and community councillors the chance to see how it has restored and brought back into use this iconic Category B listed building which sits a prime position within the conservation area of the town. 

  • Partners pledge support to back loneliness campaign

    logo Published 11 Jul 2016

    The Highland Community Planning Partnership Board have given their full support to a campaign running across the Highlands to reduce loneliness and social isolation.

  • Contract awarded for new Torvean Golf Course

    photo Published 8 Jul 2016

    The contract for building the new Torvean Golf Course has been awarded to Coffey Construction Ltd & EGS Golf Ltd Joint Venture Partnership. The Tender value is £5.575million

  • Refurbishment of high level windows at Inverness Leisure

    Published 7 Jul 2016

    Customers at Inverness Leisure will this week receive notification regarding four-days of reduced access to the facility whilst refurbishment to the high level windows above the pool takes place.

  • Improvement works at Inshes completed

    Published 7 Jul 2016

    Road improvements at the busy Inshes junction in Inverness have been completed and the Council is thanking drivers for their understanding and co-operation during the works which began in April

  • Council Leader backs Fort George campaign

    Published 6 Jul 2016

    Highland Council Leader Councillor Margaret Davidson expresses her support to the campaign to retain Fort George as an active military base and raised this matter earlier today (Wednesday 6 July) when she met with Fergus Ewing MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity.

  • Golfers teed up to make maths count

    logo Published 6 Jul 2016

    Some of the world’s greatest golfers were faced with an extra challenge today as they played in the traditional Pro-Am curtain-raiser at the Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open.