Welcome to the Dores Community Website

Notice Board (click to open)

Underground Low Voltage Cable

Click Here For Plans

Local Projects

The Community Council has some funds becoming available for small and large local projects.

If you have any ideas please submit to the Community Council

Community Council Elections
Wednesday 18th Nov.

Click Here for the timetable

ETAP 24th April 2016

For next years cycle race the organisers are planning on completely closing the road between Dores and Holm roundabout, due to safety issues, up to around 12.25pm

If you have any problems or concerns about this please contact one of your Community Councillors or click here to email.

B851 Sockich Bends Road Improvements - Traffic management update for week commencing Monday 29th June 2015

Click here

Proposed Tomatin substation plans changed on back of community feedback

Click here for press release

Superfast Broadband

HIE Published this map back in October 2013
looks like we'll have to wait until 2nd half of this year.
Click Here For Details.

The Dores & Essich Parish extends from the outskirts of Inverness to the shores of Loch Ness. Much of the parish is rural. Much of the land is farmed with extensive tracts of plantation and natural forest. The main settlement is the village of Dores. Dores is a pleasant village situated on the northern end of Loch Ness. Its inhabitants mostly work in Inverness 10 miles away.


Aerial view of Dores.


This Is The Local Community's Website

This website is intended to help the local community to communicate news and events to each other.

If you would like to advertise on this site, want to make an announcement that you think might be of interest to the village, or have a suggestion to improve the site, then please contact me via the email




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