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The Highland Council, working in partnership with Inverness City Heritage Trust, has created a free to download guide to help promote essential, regular inspection and maintenance of all traditional buildings. Throughout the Highlands there are many examples of commercial, retail, business, public a

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The latest impacts on the Highland Council's Capital Programme are to be considered by councillors this week with a number of reports setting out the context of the ongoing financial crisis across the UK. A range of factors, including the pandemic, Brexit, the war in Ukraine, and related impact

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The second phase of road improvements has been officially opened on the A832 at Slattadale. The Wills Bros project replaces a single-track road with passing places to one lane in each direction and lies between Kinlochewe and Gairloch.

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Highland Council's renewable energy installation, Hydro Ness, has been commended with a Merit from judges at the national Structural Steel Design Awards 2022. The Archimedes Screw installation on the banks of the River Ness in Inverness was shortlisted for the main awards earlier this year.

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A Highland care home operator has resubmitted plans for new affordable housing for key workers in Inverness. The project forms part of a multi-million-pound care hub in the city which comprises a 58-bed care home, currently under construction, which will then be followed by a later living village on

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The community-led development of 15 affordable homes, flats and self-build plots was granted full planning permission at the end of September. The project above Kirkton Gardens was initiated by Lochcarron Community Development Company (LCDC) based on strong local need, and is being taken forward by

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Network Rail will later this month begin extensive work between Inverness and Nairn as part of the wider programme of enhancements being delivered around the new Inverness Airport station development. A section of the line between Inverness and Aberdeen will be closed for 11 days from 23.55 Fri

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It was a landmark moment at The Cairn Distillery at Grantown-on-Spey with the final handover by Morrison Construction to the owners Gordon & MacPhail. The building itself is now complete with the equipment fully operational. All that remains are some final finishing touches inside the visit

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Proposals for a new distillery on the shores of the Dornoch Firth in Sutherland have been given the green light. Midfearn Distillery Company Limited will erect and operate a whisky distillery with associated warehousing, a bottling facility, tank farm, energy centre, landscaping and associated

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Five Highland schools are to be nominated for consideration by the Scottish Government for improvement funding. At a meeting of the Highland Council on Thursday 22 September, councillors agreed that applications will be taken forward in three separate submissions to the Learning Estate Improvem

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A new Climate Change Committee that will also provide scrutiny on social housing, built estate and planning is to be created in the Highlands. The terms of reference and the formal creation of the new committee was agreed at a meeting of the Highland Council yesterday.

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Two areas of land at Ardochy have been purchased by Glengarry Community Woodlands and the Communities Housing Trust for six new woodland crofts, and four to six new affordable homes, to help repopulate the glen. Both land purchases totalling 66 hectares (163 acres) of Ardochy Forest were funded in p

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A music venue in Inverness looks set to be demolished to make way for a £30 million hotel. Ironworks in Inverness opened 14 years ago with Biffy Clyro, Babyshambles and The Charlatans among the bands to play there.

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Back Row (from left): Mari-Louise MacAulay (acting depute head); Jennifer Mateer (principal teacher); Malcolm Nicol (parent council); Donald McLachlan (managing director, Morrison Construction); Kellie Calder (parent council); Robert Gill (head teacher); Laura Burns (project manager, the Highland Co

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The Highland Council's Economy and Infrastructure Committee has approved the Strategic Tourism Infrastructure Development Plan (STIDP) and its purpose to direct future national and local area-based Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund (RTIF) spend. The purpose of the STIDP is to identify key prior

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