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Highland Council : Thurso Service Point

Photograph of Highland Council : Thurso Service PointMonday to Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm

Anyone wishing to report an out of hours emergency in connection with roads, flooding or street lighting and environmental services should call 01349 886690 and for council housing, property and homelessness related emergencies the telephone number is 0845 700 2005.

During normal working hours of 9am to 5pm the telephone number for reporting any issues in relation to roads, flooding and street lighting is 01349 886601 while the telephone number for council house repairs is 01349 886602.

01349 886606


Postal Address
Highland Council : Thurso Service Point
Council Offices
Rotterdam Street
KW14 8AB

News for Highland Council : Thurso Service Point

Thinking of a career in Primary or Secondary teaching?Thumbnail for article : Thinking of a career in Primary or Secondary teaching?
Anyone thinking of a career change and becoming a Primary or Secondary school teacher is being invited by The Highland Council to an information session to find out how they might become one of the next generation of teachers in Highland.   The information event takes place on Saturday 9th March 2019, at Doorways, Central Primary School, Kenneth Street, Inverness, IV3 5DW from 11am - 1pm.  
£1.5m Extra For Roads Across Highland - Caithness Share £164,400
Investment of an additional £1.5m for roads maintenance was approved as a priority area for the Council's revenue budget.   The additional money will help to boost the annual budget for pothole repairs, clearing culverts, and bridge maintenance.  
Highland Council Does Not Go For Maximum Council Tax IncreaseThumbnail for article : Highland Council Does Not Go For Maximum Council Tax Increase
Highland council today agreed at the budget meeting not to apply the 4.79% increase recently allowed by Scottish Government in their budget but instead are restricting it to 3% increase for 2019/20.   Council Tax is charged on all domestic properties and each property is banded in one of 8 bands (A to H) based on the assessed value of the property.  
Highland Council's budget for change agreed with many cuts and increases in charges
The Highland Council today set a revenue budget for 2019-20 with savings also identified for years two and three of the three-year budget.   The Council approved the Council's change programme "A Sustainable Highland" which is set to deliver £37.456m savings over the next three years.  
Budget Cut In Highland For Specialist Early Years Support
At the budget meeting held by Highland council today 14 February 2019 a cut of £250,000 for 2019/20 was agreed.   The report stated - "There is a need to provide a greater focus on supporting Additional Support Needs in early years, with the roll out of 1140 hours.  
Highland Council To Reduce Insurance Payments To Save
Highland councillor agreed to make saving in insurance premiums of £417,000 for 2019/20.   The Council's current external insurance contract comes to an end at the end of financial year 2018/19 and some savings are anticipated to be delivered through the reprocurement.  
Highland Council To Dim Street Lights To Save
One of the smaller cuts to save money at Highland council budget meeting today 14th February 2019 was the dimming of street lights on new LED systems.   Further reduction in street lighting energy consumption between 24:00 and 06:00.  
Highland Council Saving On Grass Cutting
Highland council today 14th February 2019 agreed a budget saving of £70,000 in grass cutting.   Amenity Services maintains approximately 900 hectares of parks, open spaces and cemeteries on behalf of the Council.  
Small Changes To Recycling Centre Opening Hours For Small Saving
Highland council agreed to another small saving t the budget meeting on 14 February 2019.   £40,000 saving spread over two years 2019/20 and 20120/21.  
Review of Waste Haulage in Highland to save £150,000
Highland council agreed today 14th February 2019 to save £150,000 over the next two years in the complicated area of waste haulage contracts.   What may seem like a simple hing to deal with is not an easy subject to easy with effectively as it affects every home an business in Highland.  

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