Highland Council

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The Highland Council’s Employability Service has developed a project with the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) to provide a pathway for young people who are interested in working in the construction industry. The Council’s Chair of the Economy and Infrastructure Committee, Cou

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Highland councillors are to consider proposals to invest up to £60 million in roads and infrastructure. The proposals include an additional £40m investment plan for roads and transport infrastructure. This, on top of the previous three years of increased levels of funding, would bring th

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The Highland Council has announced that Clark Contracts has been awarded the contract for improvements to Bught Park in Inverness, as part of the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund. With this announcement the project will move on to the next stage of development which includes a refurbished gra

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Highland councillors have approved the local authority's net zero strategy developed by the council's climate change committee. The committee had reinforced the importance of making progress and made several recommendations to ensure effective governance arrangements were in place to build and deliv

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Highland councillors have approved plans to demolish a defective block at Thurso High School at a cost of £1.2 million instead of repairing it for nearly £8 million. Despite the council's Caithness committee backing the £7.5m repair plan, the full council this week voted to demolis

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Essential carriageway and waterproofing work will be carried out on Ruthven Bridge next month. The bridge, which crosses the river Spey on the road between Kingussie and Ruthven Barracks, will be temporarily closed to all vehicles from next Tuesday.

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Members of the Highland Council’s Redesign Board have noted the progress being made on the road improvement project. The Roads Improvement project aims to redesign the service where necessary and deliver improvements for the effective, efficient, and sustainable delivery of all engineering and

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Members of the Highland Council’s Economy and Infrastructure Committee have approved the Thurso Conservation Area Appraisal and Management Plan, to help safeguard the distinct architectural and historical features of the town. Following public consultation and discussions with local Councillor

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Hydro Ness, Highland Council’s new renewable energy installation, has scooped a prestigious national construction award. The Archimedes Screw installation on the banks of the River Ness in Inverness was named Small Project of The Year at the recent British Construction Industry Awards (BCIA 20

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