News published October 2021
Candidates for Lochaber By-Election ConfirmedPublished 29 Oct 2021
Following today’s deadline for nominations, The Highland Council can confirm the details of all the candidates that are standing in the Fort William and Ardnamurchan Ward by-election.
Rapid COVID-19 community testing available at Inverness FairwaysPublished 29 Oct 2021
Rapid COVID-19 community testing will be available at Inverness Fairways from Monday 1 November to Friday 5 November.
Council’s response to National Care Service for Scotland Consultation presented to CommitteePublished 29 Oct 2021
Highland Council’s response for the consultation on “A National Care Service for Scotland” has been agreed by members of yesterday’s meeting of The Highland Council.
“BOOtanics” adds extra date due to popular demandPublished 29 Oct 2021
Due to popular demand and great public feedback, the first Halloween event to be held in the city since 2019 is being extended, adding an extra spooky evening to the previously released four nights.
Council’s Green Hub AmbitionsPublished 29 Oct 2021
During yesterday’s meeting of The Highland Council members welcomed the chance to discuss the first strand of the Future Highlands Strategy, which focuses on a collaborative approach to make the Highl
New Care Facility for the North Coast agreedPublished 28 Oct 2021
Highland Council members, during their meeting which took place today, considered a detailed appraisal of options for taking forward a new Care Facility for the North Coast, to be located in Tongue.
Council’s ‘Positive progress’ recognised in external auditPublished 28 Oct 2021
Members of The Highland Council have noted an overall positive external audit of the Council’s progress in delivering the Best Value Audit Report (BVAR) improvement plan.
Platinum Jubilee public holidayPublished 28 Oct 2021
An additional public holiday on Friday 3 June 2022 has been approved at a meeting of The Highland Council.
Success for Highland Council Levelling Up Fund bidPublished 28 Oct 2021
Highland Council has been successful in its ambitious levelling up fund bid for its Zero Carbon Cultural Regeneration Project.
Council approves medium term financial planning approach.Published 28 Oct 2021
The Highland Council has approved a number of key recommendations as part of its medium term financial planning approach.