Project, lead by HITRANS aims to break down the main barriers to ownership of electrical vehicles in rural communities.
These figures suggest that whilst there has been growth in some areas, such as Skye and Lochalsh, which is welcome, there has also been falls in population numbers elsewhere like Lochaber.
Among its prized collections, the museum is lucky enough to boast items belonging to Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites, alongside actual weapons from the local area’s time as a wartime training ground for the commandos.
To tackle roads, parking and transport service issues the council will introduce ‘not suitable for large vehicles’ signs on some narrow rural and single-track roads and missing passing place signs at priority locations will be replaced.
Members issued a plea to local communities to apply now through their community councils for help as Highland Council can provide salt/grit bins, scrapers and reflective waistcoats to allow volunteers to provide an enhanced level of service where local need and demand is identified.
Posters, drawings and feedback forms are being distributed locally with help from the community council and full details are also available on the council’s website by visiting the Caol and Lochyside Flood Prevention Scheme page
Results of the final of the musical shoot-out were revealed at 2.15pm on Saturday afternoon
Members agreed that the vast majority of the funding (£2.6m) being devolved to Area Committees with a strategic fund of 15 percent being retained for Highland-wide projects and for bids from individual areas that are over-subscribed, with funding for the administration of the Scheme to be a maximum of £100,000.
Local MSP Kate Forbes said the Highlands has benefited from the very significant share of the money because of the coastline in remote and rural areas – not least the Lochaber coastline.
The information can also be accessed through the Walkhighlands website, with relevant stalking details provided on the page for each walk.