News published September 2016
Bathing waters stakeholder group issue statement following SEPA’s announcement on classification for Nairn beachesPublished 30 Sep 2016
The Nairn bathing waters stakeholder group has noted the SEPA news that the bathing water classification for Nairn beaches will remain in the ‘poor’ category for 2017.
Consultation on removal of BT payphonesPublished 30 Sep 2016
Public opinion is being sought by The Highland Council on BT’s proposal to remove 178 public payphones from across the Highland region
West Highland and Islands Local Development Plan (WestPlan) Additional Sites ConsultationPublished 30 Sep 2016
Public consultation is now underway on newly suggested development ideas in the West Highland and Islands area.
Consultation starts on Modified Plan for Caithness and SutherlandPublished 30 Sep 2016
The Highland Council has today (30 September) launched a modified version of the Proposed Caithness and Sutherland Local Development Plan (CaSPlan), which sets out the vision and strategy for the area over the next 20 years
Update on refurbishment of Thurso Leisure CentrePublished 30 Sep 2016
The Councils £2million refurbishment programme to the Thurso Leisure Centre is being slightly extended to allow additional works to be carried out to the building.
Archaeology Guided Events with the Highland Council RangersPublished 29 Sep 2016
Once again the Highland Council’s Inverness area Countryside Rangers will be doing their bit to contribute to the success of the annual Highland Archaeology Festival by running a variety of themed walks and events to suit all ages and abilities.
Motorists warned new parking penalty charging in HighlandPublished 29 Sep 2016
The Highland Council is warning motorists in the Highlands that the local authority will be responsible under Decriminalised Parking Enforcement (DPE) for issuing penalty charge notices for illegally parked, waiting or loading vehicles from Monday 3 October.
Council Leader attends first meeting of the Islands Strategic GroupPublished 29 Sep 2016
Speaking after the first meeting of the Islands Strategic Group co- chaired by Humza Yousaf, Minister for Transport and the Islands and Kevin Stewart, Minister for Local Government and Housing, the Highland Council Leader, Margaret Davidson said:
Heathrow pushes to connect Scotland to growth faster, with more domestic flights from 2021Published 29 Sep 2016
Scotland stands to reap the benefits of Heathrow expansion four years before a new runway would open, under new proposals set to be launched on the first day of the upcoming Conservative Party Conference.
Invitation to join Countryside Ranger for a Fyrish follyPublished 28 Sep 2016
Enjoy a hike up to the Fyrish monument near Evanton next week with the Highland Council Countryside Rangers.