News about and concerning the local area

17 June 2018Minutes of May Community Council Meeting Now available

Minutes from the may meeting are available in the Documents/Minutes section or by clicking HERE

15 May 2018Minutes of the April meeting of the Community Council are now available having been approved at the meeting on May 9th

April Minutes are in Documents/Minutes/2018 and may alternatively be accessed HERE

15 May 2018Summer Holiday Activities: Available to view online now!

Highlife Highland have published their schedule of Summer activities as they say "The school holidays are fast approaching, which means it’s time to start planning some fun activities for the family. Our School's Out catalogue is now available to view online and we've got an exciting range of activities available in 2018.
From swimming lessons to Bookbug, mountain biking to crafting challenge days – you’ll find a host of activities on offer across the Highlands to exercise, inspire and entertain."

The schedule for Mid-Ross is available HERE



18 April 2018Bank Closure Event Cancelled. - Update

Please note that the Scottish Goverment has cancelled the "Bank Closure Event" which we posted on 3rd April. THose who expressed an interest have received the following message:


From: Economy, Jobs and Fair Work <economyjobsandfairwork@parliament.scot>
Date: 19 April 2018 at 09:05
Subject: Bank branch closures enquiry - Focus group cancelled

It is with regret that, due to low numbers, the Scottish Parliament Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee focus group on bank closures has been cancelled. The Parliament is still keen to hear your views. The details of the inquiry are available on the Committee's wepage at the following link: 




You can submit any views you have on bank closures to the Committee at the following email address.  Please say that you are getting in touch regarding Fortrose and the Black Isle in your email:





Colleen Quinn

Economy, Jobs and Fairwork Committee

Modern Apprentice

Room T3.40

0131 348 5243 (85243)

13 April 2018Approved minutes for March CC meeting now available

The approved minutes from the March Community Council meeting are now available for download HERE

03 April 2018Scottish Government wants to discuss the impact of Bank closures

We have been contacted by Debra Gourlay on behalf of the Scottish Government who wish to discuss with around twenty people, local residents and business persons, about the affect of the recent closure of the Bank of Scotland branch in Fortrose. the meeting wil be on 20th April between 1230 and 1430 at a venue to be confirmed. Attendance will be by invitation only but if you would like to contibute and wish to be considered for an invitation please let us know as soon as possible via email to fortroseandrosemarkie@gmail.com . The full text of the email received may be seen HERE.

The website of the Economy, Jobs and Fair Works Committe is available HERE

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