Highland Council

Highland Council continues to work to tackle homelessness

Members of the Highland Council's housing and property committee had the chance yesterday to look at the progress made to implement the council's Rapid Rehousing Transition Plan aimed at tackling homelessness.

Published 11 June 2021

Fire training carried out at Highland Council properties due for demolition

Vacant council houses in Dingwall, due for demolition in June, are still playing an important role within the local community.

Published 28 May 2021

New residential unit to let younger children return to Highlands

A bespoke residential unit has opened to return younger children to the Highlands.

Published 21 May 2021

Highland Council welcomes tenants to new homes in Tain

The Highland Council has delivered a range of new energy-efficient, affordable and attractive homes in Tain within the last month.

Published 18 May 2021

Highland Council agrees to align thinking on climate change and poverty

Highland Council leader Councillor Margaret Davidson and strategic chair Councillor Trish Robertson have called on the local authority to align its thinking around climate change and poverty.

Published 14 May 2021

New welfare guide from Highland Council published

A new welfare guide has been published on the Highland Council’s website to highlight to people across the Highlands the range of financial support and guidance which is available to them. 

Published 14 May 2021

Nairn set for new homes and Citizens Advice Bureau office

The Highland Council is working with the Nairn Citizens Advice Bureau to provide a new office and IT suite along with twelve 1 and 2-bed flats for council rent on the site for the former community centre in Nairn.

Published 13 May 2021

Highland Council to deliver new council homes in Dingwall

The Highland Council is progressing plans to provide new modern and efficient houses in the Meiklefield area of Dingwall.

Published 13 May 2021

New project to protect 300 Caol and Lochyside properties from flooding

RJ McLeod (Contractors) Ltd is gearing up to start on the Caol and Lochyside Flood Protection Scheme this month.

Published 13 May 2021

Highlands community regeneration grant fund open for applications

The Highland Council is now accepting expressions of interest for the Regeneration Capital Grant Fund for 2022-2023.

Published 13 May 2021

Community asset transfers approved for Highland communities in Morar and Wester Ross

Two Highland communities and visitors to the region are to benefit from the decisions of the Highland Council’s Communities and Place Committee, as community asset transfers have been approved for the Morar and Wester Ross areas.

Published 13 May 2021

Community group brings new affordable housing to Cannich

Construction work began last week on two new community-led affordable houses to rent in Cannich in a project led by a local community group.

Published 8 April 2021

Work starts on renovation of former Arnotts store in Inverness

Renovation and construction work on the landmark retail and housing development at the former Arnotts store in Inverness city centre has kicked off, with a planned completion date of the third quarter of 2022.

Published 26 March 2021

Kirkwood submits 800-home plan at former Inverness golf course

Aberdeen-based Kirkwood Homes has pushed ahead with a £200 million plan to build up to 800 new homes at the former Fairways golf course in Inverness.

Published 26 March 2021

Highland Council publishes housing land audit

The latest outlook for future development and housing delivery across the Highlands has been unveiled by the Highland Council with the publication of the Housing Land Audit for 2020.

Published 26 March 2021