News published February 2021
Over £500,000 paid out to Taxi DriversPublished 24 Feb 2021
The Scottish Government’s Taxi and Private Hire Driver Support Fund, delivered by Highland Council, seeks to assist eligible licensed private hire and taxi drivers in Scotland with fixed costs.
Contract for Caol and Lochyside Flood Protection Scheme awardedPublished 24 Feb 2021
The contract for the Caol and Lochyside Flood Protection Scheme in Lochaber has been awarded to RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd.
Members agree on funding road improvement programme in Easter RossPublished 24 Feb 2021
A proposal to utilise 70% of this year’s area capital roads budget on improvement of conditions & structure of the roads in Easter Ross was unanimously agreed by Members at last week’s Area Committee.
Final phase of Inverness West Link project on track for April 2021 completionPublished 24 Feb 2021
As Stage 2 of the Inverness West Link project remains on track for completion in early April 2021, a number of core elements making-up this phase of the project have now successfully been completed.
Naidheachd mhath a thaobh iomairtean GàidhligPublished 24 Feb 2021
Gaelic initiatives gather good news acclaim
Fèis Blas Air-loidhne a’ faighinn moladh mòrPublished 23 Feb 2021
Virtual Blas hailed a huge success
Highland Council staff encouraged to help tackle climate emergency by joining new Green Impact programmePublished 23 Feb 2021
Highland Council is launching a new carbon reduction programme for staff as part of its commitment in tackle the climate emergency.
COVID vaccination programme in Highland shows encouraging progressPublished 22 Feb 2021
Highland Council is currently playing its part in supporting the COVID-19 vaccination programme as the rollout continues within the region, working closely alongside NHS Highland and partners including High Life Highland.
In-school learning returns for some pupils across HighlandPublished 22 Feb 2021
School communities across Highland are being encouraged to remain vigilant on safety measures as a partial school return begins today.
Temporary road diversions in TainPublished 22 Feb 2021
Temporary road diversions in Tain from 19:00 on Monday 1 March 2021 and will remain in place until 7:00 on Friday 26 March 2021.