Welcome to the Dores Community Website

Notice Board (click to open)

Dores Inn Vacancies

Cleaner and bar/waiting staff

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B851 Sockich Bends Road Improvements

Information for week begining 4th May

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Highlands Development Plan

Latest Newsletter

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Community Council Meeting Agenda

Monday 13th April

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Community Council Minute Secretary

Dores & Essich Community Council is currently looking for someone to be minute secretary. Role includes attending Community Council Meetings, taking minutes, typing up and publishing. If you are interested please contact John Hedger or Ella Macrae.

bUS sERVICE tO Kilvean Cemetery


Proposed Tomatin substation plans changed on back of community feedback

Click here for press release

Man Vs Horse 2015

Click Here For details and entry form.

ETAP Cycle Race Map
Sunday 26th April

Please Click Here for details of road closures

If you would like to volunteer as a steward and receive a donation to a chairty of your choise please email the ETAP Team

Dores Community Development Trust

The postponed meeting of the development trust will now be Thursday 14th may, 7.30.

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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