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NHS Highland rejects calls for staff implicated in bullying to be suspended or fired

27 November 2020
NHS Highland rejects calls for staff implicated in bullying to be suspended or fired

NHS Highland rejects calls for staff implicated in bullying to be suspended or fired

27 November 2020

Chief executive Pam Dudek says the inappropriate behaviour will be dealt with through a change in culture


First Minister confirms the Highlands to stay at level one of Covid-19 restrictions

24 November 2020
First Minister confirms the Highlands to stay at level one of Covid-19 restrictions

First Minister confirms the Highlands to stay at level one of Covid-19 restrictions

24 November 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said there is now reason for 'cautious optimism' as new cases have stabilised


'T’is the season to be jolly careful', says PM with new Covid-19 warning

24 November 2020
'T’is the season to be jolly careful', says PM with new Covid-19 warning

'T’is the season to be jolly careful', says PM with new Covid-19 warning

24 November 2020

Despite UK vaccine breakthrough, PM Boris Johnson is calling on the country to 'squeeze the disease'


NHS Highland chief not anticipating general Covid vaccination programme for children

19 November 2020
NHS Highland chief not anticipating general Covid vaccination programme for children

NHS Highland chief not anticipating general Covid vaccination programme for children

19 November 2020

'With that vaccination programme we hope that in a matter of months we will have Covid well under control if we are being optimistic'


Health Secretary says NHS Scotland will be ready to start Covid vaccinations within weeks

19 November 2020
Health Secretary says NHS Scotland will be ready to start Covid vaccinations within weeks

Health Secretary says NHS Scotland will be ready to start Covid vaccinations within weeks

19 November 2020

Jeane Freeman said as many as a million people could get a Covid jab by January, though no vaccine has yet been approved


Highlands remains at level one on Covid-19 tier system as First Minister spells out tougher restrictions elsewhere

17 November 2020
Highlands remains at level one on Covid-19 tier system as First Minister spells out tougher restrictions elsewhere

Highlands remains at level one on Covid-19 tier system as First Minister spells out tougher restrictions elsewhere

17 November 2020

The First Minister also confirmed that Scotland passed the 'sombre and distressing milestone' of 5000 deaths linked to Covid


Highlands remain at level one on Covid-19 tier system but household visits still restricted

17 November 2020
Highlands remain at level one on Covid-19 tier system but household visits still restricted

Highlands remain at level one on Covid-19 tier system but household visits still restricted

17 November 2020

The First Minister also confirmed that Scotland passed the 'sombre and distressing milestone' of 5000 deaths linked to Covid


Former Ross-shire teacher: 'He told me to go home, see my own GP and start tests right away'

14 November 2020
Former Ross-shire teacher: 'He told me to go home, see my own GP and start tests right away'

Former Ross-shire teacher: 'He told me to go home, see my own GP and start tests right away'

14 November 2020

A retired Ross-shire teacher has spoken out about her ordeal with ovarian cancer in the hope it could help save the lives of others.


Payphone bust-up: 'I think what is being done is a bit of an affront to democracy' says Ross councillor

08 November 2020
Payphone bust-up: 'I think what is being done is a bit of an affront to democracy' says Ross councillor

Payphone bust-up: 'I think what is being done is a bit of an affront to democracy' says Ross councillor

08 November 2020

Highland Council has sent back an unusually scathing response to BT’s proposal to remove 107 of the 348 public call boxes across the Highland area.


Tidal energy scheme could be a game-changer for Ross-shire with right support

07 November 2020
Tidal energy scheme could be a game-changer for Ross-shire with right support

Tidal energy scheme could be a game-changer for Ross-shire with right support

07 November 2020

AN Easter Ross tidal energy project that could unlock hundreds of high quality jobs needs government support to help it realise its potential.


Frustration over decades-long wait for progress on special needs school in Dingwall

06 November 2020
Frustration over decades-long wait for progress on special needs school in Dingwall

Frustration over decades-long wait for progress on special needs school in Dingwall

06 November 2020

A veteran Ross-shire councillor fed up with procrastination over replacement of a special needs school deemed unfit for purpose to break the deadlock.


Highlanders 'will be alarmed' at reduction in police numbers, says MSP

05 November 2020
Highlanders 'will be alarmed' at reduction in police numbers, says MSP

Highlanders 'will be alarmed' at reduction in police numbers, says MSP

05 November 2020

It is 'imperative' that the police force has sufficient resources to effectively tackle crime, a Highland MSP is insisting.


New online postcode checker shows the official coronavirus guidance and restrictions in your area

02 November 2020
New online postcode checker shows the official coronavirus guidance and restrictions in your area

New online postcode checker shows the official coronavirus guidance and restrictions in your area

02 November 2020

Online postcode checker offers detailed information on socialising, shared parenting, schools, hospitality, public transport and sporting events.


'It is just heartbreaking to see it closing because the High Street has been fighting back'

31 October 2020
'It is just heartbreaking to see it closing because the High Street has been fighting back'

'It is just heartbreaking to see it closing because the High Street has been fighting back'

31 October 2020

The closure of a major store has dealt another blow to Ross-shire’s market town as local traders battle the impact of coronavirus on footfall.


MSPs and business leaders welcome Tier 1 status that will reduce coronavirus restrictions in the Highlands from Monday

29 October 2020
MSPs and business leaders welcome Tier 1 status that will reduce coronavirus restrictions in the Highlands from Monday

MSPs and business leaders welcome Tier 1 status that will reduce coronavirus restrictions in the Highlands from Monday

29 October 2020

But some call for a further relaxation to minimise disruption to business and family life


Highland status in new Covid-19 tiered system of restrictions is confirmed

29 October 2020
Highland status in new Covid-19 tiered system of restrictions is confirmed

Highland status in new Covid-19 tiered system of restrictions is confirmed

29 October 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon recognised the ban will cause 'particular hardship' in rural and island communities


MSP calls for action over 'truly horrendous' condition of Ross-shire school

29 October 2020
MSP calls for action over 'truly horrendous' condition of Ross-shire school

MSP calls for action over 'truly horrendous' condition of Ross-shire school

29 October 2020

PRESSURE is mounting for action on long-delayed plans to replace a 'totally unsuitable' special needs school in Ross-shire.


Highland Council votes to back placing the region in Tier 1 of Covid system

28 October 2020
Highland Council votes to back placing the region in Tier 1 of Covid system

Highland Council votes to back placing the region in Tier 1 of Covid system

28 October 2020

Highland Council has recommended to the Scottish Government that the region should be placed in Tier 1 with no additional measures imposed.


MSP: 'Thousands of jobs at risk' in Highlands as furlough scheme comes to an end

27 October 2020
MSP: 'Thousands of jobs at risk' in Highlands as furlough scheme comes to an end

MSP: 'Thousands of jobs at risk' in Highlands as furlough scheme comes to an end

27 October 2020

The Greens John Finnie claims the replacement schemes are 'totally inadequate'


Highland Council briefed on details of Scottish Government's proposed five-tier system to control Covid

26 October 2020
Highland Council briefed on details of Scottish Government's proposed five-tier system to control Covid

Highland Council briefed on details of Scottish Government's proposed five-tier system to control Covid

26 October 2020

The local authority will also refer feedback from councillors to the government by Thursday when the policy is discussed in Holyrood


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