West of the Ness Drop in Session

The West of The Ness Project which aims to make walking, wheeling, and cycling in the area between the River Ness and the Caledonian Canal easier and safer, has announced a new round of public consultation sessions as part of Stage Two of its work.

The sessions which will take the form of informal drop-in sessions held towards the end of January at two local venues, will enable the public to give their views on a range of possible initiatives which have been developed as a result of community feedback received during Stage One of the project.

  • Merkinch Community Centre on Thursday 25 January from 2.30pm – 6.00pm followed by a 7pm presentation and question and answer session.

West of the Ness Drop in Session

The West of The Ness Project which aims to make walking, wheeling, and cycling in the area between the River Ness and the Caledonian Canal easier and safer, has announced a new round of public consultation sessions as part of Stage Two of its work.

The sessions which will take the form of informal drop-in sessions held towards the end of January at two local venues, will enable the public to give their views on a range of possible initiatives which have been developed as a result of community feedback received during Stage One of the project.

  • Kenneth Street Hall (11 Kenneth Street) on Tuesday 23 January from 2.30pm – 6.00pm followed by a 7pm presentation and question and answer session and the

Riverside Way Update Event

A public meeting is due to take place on Tuesday 16 January to update the public on the progress made with the Riverside Way works in Inverness. This ambitious project aims to improve active travel provision along the popular route of Ness Walk and Bught Road for those walking, wheeling, and cycling.
The meeting, which is open to anyone to attend, will be held in the Conference Room at the Highland Rugby Club premises, Canal Park from 7pm to 9pm.

Have your say on the Case for Change | Highlands Local Transport Strategy

Have your say! – Consultation closes 29th May 2023

“The Highland Council is updating its Local Transport Strategy, which sets out how it will manage and modernise the transport network across the region for the coming years. The Case for Change is the first stage in this process and is about gathering evidence; we have prepared a Case for Change Report and would like to hear your views on it.”

Highland Council

The Highland Council is consulting on the ‘Case for Change‘ which proposes an update to the Local Transport Strategy. The Case for Change report is the first stage in the process of preparing the next Local Transport Strategy for Highland.

A consultation on this 100+ page draft is ongoing and you can respond as an individual.

The Consultation asks for a response to each of the sections in the “Key Findings and Draft Objectives” of the report, from the summary section of the document. You’ll be asked how much you agree/disagree along with space for further comments.

Let us Know your Thoughts

HCC would also love to know your thoughts; you can let us know in the comments below, via email or on the socials.

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Read: Local Transport Strategy Case for Change
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