News archive

News published June 2018

  • Highland Council recruits for island teaching post

    Published 14 Jun 2018

    The Highland Council is currently advertising a Principal Teacher vacancy at Muck Primary school on the Island of Muck - the southernmost island of the Small Isles in Lochaber.

  • Anti bullying guidance developed by young people in Highland launched today

    Published 14 Jun 2018

    Today (Thursday 14 June) at the High Life Highland, Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) Annual Conference, The Highland Council launched their new ‘Positive Relationships and Bullying Prevention Policy and Guidance’. This is the first Care and Learning Policy which has been developed by young people across Highland from initial consultation through to its launch.   

  • New young people survey underway

    Published 14 Jun 2018

    A major new survey is underway to track the changing attitudes and aspirations of young people in relation to the Highlands and Islands.

  • Council Leader welcomes clarity about LifeScan

    Published 13 Jun 2018

    In response to Johnson & Johnson’s announcement of their acceptance of a binding offer from Platinum Equity to acquire Lifescan, Inc the Leader of The Highland Council, Cllr Margaret Davidson has welcomed the clarity about the Inverness plant’s ownership.

  • Car parking review provides a ‘real shift to localism’ in Council Redesign

    Published 12 Jun 2018

    The results of a recent car parking review requested by The Highland Council’s Redesign Board have created a vision for car parking and a shift towards localism in the region.

  • Highland Council toilet provision

    Published 12 Jun 2018

    After listening to feedback from communities across the Highlands, Highland Council’s Administration have decided to take more time to rationalise toilet provision in the Highlands.

  • Community open day to mark official opening of East Caithness Community Campus

    Published 12 Jun 2018

    A morning of fun and festivities for the local community will mark the official opening of the East Caithness Community Campus on Saturday 16 June 2018.

  • Temporary road closures Glenlia and Inverfarigaig

    Published 11 Jun 2018

    Motorists are advised that there will be a temporary traffic restriction order to enable the temporary closure of the C1084 Inverfarigaig – Glenlia Road and the C1080 Inverfarigaig – Errogie Road, subject to appropriate traffic management being in place.

  • Riverside way design project underway

    Published 11 Jun 2018

    Transport Consultants AECOM have been appointed by The Highland Council  to prepare design options to improve the ‘Riverside Way’ in Inverness.  

  • Culture Days mark Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh as ‘cultural hub’

    Làithean Cultar - Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh Published 8 Jun 2018

    Làithean Cultar (Culture Days) were organised this week on 6 – 7 June by the Highland Council Gaelic Team and Bun-Sgoil Ghàidhlig Phort Rìgh.