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Covid-19 milestone: First Minister confirms those shielding can meet friends and family both indoors and out

24 July 2020
Covid-19 milestone: First Minister confirms those shielding can meet friends and family both indoors and out

Covid-19 milestone: First Minister confirms those shielding can meet friends and family both indoors and out

24 July 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced another major milestone in the coronavirus battle.


Petition launched to save Highland hospital

23 July 2020
Petition launched to save Highland hospital

Petition launched to save Highland hospital

23 July 2020

HUNDREDS of people are supporting a campaign to halt the closure of the RNI community hospital after fears over a major change.


No confirmed or suspected deaths from Covid-19 in the Highlands in past week

22 July 2020
No confirmed or suspected deaths from Covid-19 in the Highlands in past week

No confirmed or suspected deaths from Covid-19 in the Highlands in past week

22 July 2020

That means the death toll in the north remains at 115 while Scotland as a whole only saw six further deaths


MSP 'shocked and saddened' as NHS Highland back on the hunt for a new head

22 July 2020
MSP 'shocked and saddened' as NHS Highland back on the hunt for a new head

MSP 'shocked and saddened' as NHS Highland back on the hunt for a new head

22 July 2020

TROUBLED NHS Highland is hunting for its third chief executive in less than two years.


Shock as RNI closure announced by NHS Highland as it prepares for a possible winter Covid-19 spike

21 July 2020
Shock as RNI closure announced by NHS Highland as it prepares for a possible winter Covid-19 spike

Shock as RNI closure announced by NHS Highland as it prepares for a possible winter Covid-19 spike

21 July 2020

NHS Highland has confirmed the RNI community hospital is set to close to ready the facility for a potential second wave of Covid-19.


Ross-shire councillors brand education chief cost 'completely unjustifiable'

21 July 2020
Ross-shire councillors brand education chief cost 'completely unjustifiable'

Ross-shire councillors brand education chief cost 'completely unjustifiable'

21 July 2020

The SNP and Conservative groups at Highland Council have hit out.


Council under increasing pressure over controversial traffic islands

17 July 2020
Council under increasing pressure over controversial traffic islands

Council under increasing pressure over controversial traffic islands

17 July 2020

PRESSURE is mounting on Highland Council to remove controversial traffic islands from Dingwall that it claims were put in place to aid active travel.


Ross MSP joins forces with other finance ministers to call for action

17 July 2020
Ross MSP joins forces with other finance ministers to call for action

Ross MSP joins forces with other finance ministers to call for action

17 July 2020

FINANCE Ministers from the devolved governments have called on No 10 to ease financial restrictions and help them respond to the Covid-19 crisis.


Highland Council education boss getting paid more than the Prime Minister

17 July 2020
Highland Council education boss getting paid more than the Prime Minister

Highland Council education boss getting paid more than the Prime Minister

17 July 2020

There has been an angry reaction after it emerged that cash-strapped Highland Council agreed to pay its interim education chief £244,296 a year.


Fears of USA 'Frankenfoods' damaging Scotland's food and drink sector voiced by Highland MP

16 July 2020
Fears of USA 'Frankenfoods' damaging Scotland's food and drink sector voiced by Highland MP

Fears of USA 'Frankenfoods' damaging Scotland's food and drink sector voiced by Highland MP

16 July 2020

Drew Hendry sounded a warning after defence was made of chlorinated chicken and UK government dismissed SNP concerns


Scotland sees fall in Covid-19 death rate for 11th week in a row

15 July 2020
Scotland sees fall in Covid-19 death rate for 11th week in a row

Scotland sees fall in Covid-19 death rate for 11th week in a row

15 July 2020

There have been no new deaths from Covid-19 in the past week in Scotland among people who tested positive for the virus, the First Minister has said.


Scotland about to take the biggest and highest risk steps out of lockdown, according to First Minister

14 July 2020
Scotland about to take the biggest and highest risk steps out of lockdown, according to First Minister

Scotland about to take the biggest and highest risk steps out of lockdown, according to First Minister

14 July 2020

Nicola Sturgeon also confirmed that it is now the sixth day without any new deaths from Covid-19 confirmed by a test


No new Covid-19 deaths in Scotland for five days

13 July 2020
No new Covid-19 deaths in Scotland for five days

No new Covid-19 deaths in Scotland for five days

13 July 2020

FOR a fifth day there have been no fatalities from confirmed cases of Covid-19 – but a higher number of infections than normal has been recorded.


New approach agreed for children's and adult care services

11 July 2020
New approach agreed for children's and adult care services

New approach agreed for children's and adult care services

11 July 2020

Highland Council’s health and social care committee has approved changes to its partnership and governance arrangements with NHS Highland.


First Minister warns against people dropping their guard after rise in new Covid-19 cases

10 July 2020
First Minister warns against people dropping their guard after rise in new Covid-19 cases

First Minister warns against people dropping their guard after rise in new Covid-19 cases

10 July 2020

THE Scottish Government will be looking “very closely” at an overnight rise in the number of confirmed cases of Covid-19.


PICTURES: Dingwall cheers return of beer gardens as coronavirus restrictions are eased

09 July 2020
PICTURES: Dingwall cheers return of beer gardens as coronavirus restrictions are eased

PICTURES: Dingwall cheers return of beer gardens as coronavirus restrictions are eased

09 July 2020

DINGWALL pub-goers grabbed a slice of sunshine with their pints this week as the return of beer gardens was cheered.


List of dates for upcoming lockdown changes

09 July 2020
List of dates for upcoming lockdown changes

List of dates for upcoming lockdown changes

09 July 2020

A further easing of lockdown has been announced as cases of coronavirus in Scotland continue to fall – but what can you do and when?


Continue to avoid crowded places 'like the plague', warns First Minister

09 July 2020
Continue to avoid crowded places 'like the plague', warns First Minister

Continue to avoid crowded places 'like the plague', warns First Minister

09 July 2020

Scotland will move into phase three of the route out of lockdown with what the First Minister called “the highest risk changes we have made so far.”


Dingwall Auction Mart steps up for vital farming sector during coronavirus crisis

09 July 2020
Dingwall Auction Mart steps up for vital farming sector during coronavirus crisis

Dingwall Auction Mart steps up for vital farming sector during coronavirus crisis

09 July 2020

ONE of the Ross-shire's most important agricultural hubs has lined up dates for the autumn sales season.


New approach agreed for children's and adult care services

08 July 2020
New approach agreed for children's and adult care services

New approach agreed for children's and adult care services

08 July 2020

HIGHLAND Council’s health and social care committee has approved changes to its partnership and governance arrangements with NHS Highland.


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