News published January 2021
Inverness Castle transformation – former cell block removedPublished 28 Jan 2021
As part of the transformation of Inverness Castle to create a gateway for Highland tourism, the cell block located to the rear of the south tower –used up until the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service vacated the building in March 2020 – has been demolished.
Highland Council to extend consultation on Sandown lands, NairnPublished 27 Jan 2021
The Council has agreed to an additional 2 weeks period for the consultation. The consultation will now close on 26 February 2021.
Council house rent set for 2021/22 after consultation with tenantsPublished 27 Jan 2021
The Highland Council’s Housing and Property Committee have approved the preferred option of tenants and will introduce a 2% increase in council house rent for 2021/22. This means that the average week
Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan Consultation - An Opportunity to Influence How and Where Your Community Will ChangePublished 27 Jan 2021
Inner Moray Firth Local Development Plan Consultation - An Opportunity to Influence How and Where Your Community Will Change
Council’s Climate Change Working Group to confirm focusPublished 27 Jan 2021
When it meets of Friday one of the topics The Highland Council’s Climate Change Working Group will be discussing is a new vision for the Climate Change & Energy Team that includes key focus areas and values and how these can be taken forward.
Highland Council winter road condition report for Wednesday, 27 January 2021Published 27 Jan 2021
Highland Council winter road condition report for Wednesday, 27 January 2021
Highland Council supports Cosla’s funding call on Scottish GovernmentPublished 26 Jan 2021
Highland Council’s Leader, Cllr Margaret Davidson is echoing Cosla’s call on the Scottish Government in their report ‘Respect our communities: Protect our funding’ published today (Tuesday 26 January)
Council Leader calls for clarity on Barnett consequentials and end of ‘drip fed’ and ‘ring-fenced’ funding processesPublished 26 Jan 2021
Cllr Davidson has this week written to the Scottish Government Cabinet Secretary for Finance and UK Government Chief Secretary to the Treasury asking both governments to commit to working together.
Highland Council winter road condition report for Tuesday, 26 January 2021Published 26 Jan 2021
Highland Council winter road condition report for Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Team effort to tackle climate change in HighlandPublished 26 Jan 2021
Members of the Council’s recovery board yesterday (25 January 2021) heard an update on the Council’s work to tackle climate change from the Executive Chief Officer for Infrastructure and Environment.