Community Councils were established as a result of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973. They do not have statutory duties or powers, and are essentially voluntary bodies established within a statutory framework.
As a vast area, the Highlands has its own challenge when it comes to protecting communities. This section will simplify access to all the community portals and other information about the communities
Your Councillors are elected every 4 years to make decisions affecting the whole Highland area.
If you're eligible to vote in Scotland make sure you don't miss the opportunity to have your say. This website tells you how to find out if you're eligible to vote, how to register to vote and all the different ways you can cast your vote.
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Highland Opportunity Limited is the Enterprise Trust for the Highlands of Scotland, providing financial support for new and developing businesses.