News archive

News published November 2018

  • Alness High Street is Scottish Champion in GB Awards

    Published 15 Nov 2018

    Highland Council has welcomed the news that Alness High Street has won Scottish Champion in the Great British High Street (GBHS) Awards announced in London today (Thursday, 15 November 2018).

  • Winter maintenance plan approved for Sutherland roads 

    Published 15 Nov 2018

    The priorities by which The Highland Council will grit roads across Sutherland this winter have been approved by Councillors.

  • Funding for improving Sutherland homes

    Published 15 Nov 2018

    Members of the Sutherland County Committee have agreed a two year Housing Revenue Account Capital Programme that will see over £2m invested into improving council homes over the next 2 years

  • New Chair for Sutherland Committee

    Published 15 Nov 2018

    Councillor Richard Gale who represents the East Sutherland and Edderton ward of The Highland Council has taken over the reins of the Sutherland County Committee.

  • Temporary Closure of Inverness Road

    Extent of road closure Published 15 Nov 2018

    The A862 Telford Street and U4093 Lochalsh Road in Inverness will be temporarily closed.

  • Olympic sailor encourages businesses to get on board to attract more visitors

    Published 14 Nov 2018

    The importance of tourism businesses engaging with the outdoor activity market was amongst the topics discussed at this year’s Highland Tourism Conference.

  • Update on Kinloch Hourn landslip

    Published 13 Nov 2018

    Site assessments have taken place today at the site of yesterdays landslip which saw approximately 9000T of soil and rock fall onto a public road which connects Loch Garry to Kinloch Hourn.

  • Update on Kinloch Hourn Landslip

    Extent of Kinloc Hourn landslip Published 13 Nov 2018

    A landslip has deposited approximately 9000T of soil and rock half way along the Highland Council public road which connects Loch Garry to Kinloch Hourn near Kingie.

  • Retiring Council CEX pays tribute to staff

    Published 13 Nov 2018

    At his last official function  The Highland Council’s retiring CEX Steve Barron has paid tribute to two members of staff for their outstanding work.

  • Kinloch Hourn landslip

    Published 12 Nov 2018

    Kinloch Hourn landslip