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News published August 2019

  • Golf club opening marks significant investment in Highland

    •	(l to r) Hamish Spence, President of Kings Golf Club; Bernard Gallacher OBE (3 times Ryder Cup European Captain); Provost of Inverness and Area Cllr Helen Carmichael and Kevin MacKintosh, Kings Golf Club Captain. Published 30 Aug 2019

    ​​​​​​​Kings Golf Club Inverness, (formerly known as Torvean Golf Club), has officially opened a new course and clubhouse on the north side of the A82 trunk road, on the outskirts of Inverness.

  • Castle banks to receive remote controlled makeover

    Published 29 Aug 2019

    A remote-controlled grass mower is to be purchased by The Highland Council for the maintenance of steep embankments on the north side of Inverness Castle and the banks of the River Ness.

  • 2019/20 winter maintenance plan approved for Inverness

    Published 29 Aug 2019

    Gritting priorities for Highland Council roads and footpaths across the Inverness area this coming winter 2019/20 have been approved by Councillors (Thursday 29 August 2019).

  • Longman Junction plans welcomed by City Councillors

    Published 29 Aug 2019

    Transport Scotland’s plans for the A9/A82 Trunk Roads Longman Junction improvement scheme have been welcomed by Members of The Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee.

  • Winter Payment to increase for people most in need in Inverness area.

    Published 29 Aug 2019

    Members of The Highland Council’s City of Inverness Area Committee have agreed to continue a winter payments scheme for eligible people in the Inverness area for 2019/20 with a £2 increase in payment.

  • Progress for Inverness Castle transformation

    Proposed ground floor layout of Inverness Castle. © LDN Architects Published 29 Aug 2019

    The Highland Council today announced further details of the planned transformation for Inverness Castle which will begin after the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service move out of the building.

  • Mobile devices introduced for Highland & Islands officers

    Published 28 Aug 2019

    Police officers in the Highlands and Islands will start using mobile devices as part of their operational duties which will increase their visibility within local communities.

  • Sleat welcomes new build nursery

    Published 28 Aug 2019

    Following extensive consultation with parents and local communities Councillors agreed today that a new nursery unit to accommodate both English and Gaelic Medium in Sleat should be built.

  • Council’s Capital Investment in Caithness

    Published 27 Aug 2019

    During today’s Caithness Committee (Tuesday 27 August) Members had the opportunity to review progress of the capital programme for the area and scrutinise the amount of money spent to date.

  • Apply now for Community Transport grants

    Published 26 Aug 2019

    The Highland Council is now inviting applications for Community Transport grant funding, to cover the three-year period from April 2020 – March 2023.