News published December 2016
Highland Council Community Play Award 2017Published 28 Dec 2016
The Highland Council, in association with Play Highland, are offering an award of £1000 to the group, organisation or community that has done the most to promote play.
Winner of Wester Ross Visitor Information Shelter Architect competition announcedPublished 28 Dec 2016
In October The Highland Council launched an architectural competition for the development of three visitor information shelters at key entry points to Achnasheen, Lochcarron and Braemore .....
A82 tree surveys to start early next yearPublished 28 Dec 2016
Tree surveys, part of the design and assessment work for the scheme to upgrade this section of the A82, will begin on 9 January 2017 and are expected to take 3 weeks, weather permitting.
New head teachers appointedPublished 28 Dec 2016
New head teachers have been appointed by The Highland Council.
Highland Council Service arrangements for Christmas and New yearPublished 23 Dec 2016
Highland Council's administrative offices will close at 4pm on 23 December and reopen on 4 January.
Festive Drink/Drug Driving Reminder - Highland and Islands DivisionPublished 23 Dec 2016
Police Scotland Highland and Islands Division are reminding road users in the area of the dangers and consequences of drink and drug driving during the national Festive Drink/Drug drive campaign.
Highland Council prepares for Storm BarbaraPublished 22 Dec 2016
Highland Council is reminding pupils, parents and carers how to find out if their local school is closed or school transport is affected in anticipation of Storm Barbara hitting the north west of Scotland.
BEAR Scotland preparing for high winds in north of ScotlandPublished 22 Dec 2016
Amber weather warnings issued
Inverness to celebrate Hogmanay with Red Hot Highland FlingPublished 21 Dec 2016
A bumper crowd is expected to attend the Inverness Common Good Fund sponsored Red Hot Highland Fling Hogmanay Show which will be staged in Northern Meeting Park Arena, Inverness on Saturday 31st December.
Gatherings of poultry suspended following case of H5N8 in England.Published 21 Dec 2016
A temporary suspension of gatherings of some species of birds will apply across Scotland and the rest of Great Britain from today.