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First Minister warns Scotland's economy could take years to recover from Covid-19

05 June 2020
First Minister warns Scotland's economy could take years to recover from Covid-19

First Minister warns Scotland's economy could take years to recover from Covid-19

05 June 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that Scotland’s economy “may not see a return to pre-crisis levels for a number of years.”


Scotland to ramp-up personal protective equipment manufacturing as cancer treatment set to restart

04 June 2020
Scotland to ramp-up personal protective equipment manufacturing as cancer treatment set to restart

Scotland to ramp-up personal protective equipment manufacturing as cancer treatment set to restart

04 June 2020

Health secretary Jeane Freeman confirmed cancer treatment will be made available based on clinical need anywhere in Scotland


Four more Covid-19 deaths in the NHS Highland area over last week

03 June 2020
Four more Covid-19 deaths in the NHS Highland area over last week

Four more Covid-19 deaths in the NHS Highland area over last week

03 June 2020

A total of 111 people have died in the NHS Highland area from either confirmed or suspected Covid-19 – an increase of four from a week ago.


Highland Council sets out 'worst-case scenario' cover coronavirus crisis

02 June 2020
Highland Council sets out 'worst-case scenario' cover coronavirus crisis

Highland Council sets out 'worst-case scenario' cover coronavirus crisis

02 June 2020

Highland Council will lay out a dire assessment of its financial situation tomorrow.


MSP demands clarity from government over 'lack of B&B support'

01 June 2020
MSP demands clarity from government over 'lack of B&B support'

MSP demands clarity from government over 'lack of B&B support'

01 June 2020

A HIGHLAND MSP has hit out at the Scottish Government for 'failing to deliver' on promises to provide hard-hit B&B owners with an update on support.


First Minister: 'Obey coronavirus rules or risk return of full lockdown'

01 June 2020
First Minister: 'Obey coronavirus rules or risk return of full lockdown'

First Minister: 'Obey coronavirus rules or risk return of full lockdown'

01 June 2020

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions could be reimposed, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, warned after reports of widespread ignoring of guidance.


Ross pub boss touched by local support over coronavirus plight

30 May 2020
Ross pub boss touched by local support over coronavirus plight

Ross pub boss touched by local support over coronavirus plight

30 May 2020

A landlord at one of the best-known pubs in Ross-shire said this week he was touched by the support of locals after he voiced concerns. crisis.


Sturgeon: 'I have never been prouder of this country than I am right now'

29 May 2020
Sturgeon: 'I have never been prouder of this country than I am right now'

Sturgeon: 'I have never been prouder of this country than I am right now'

29 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she has “never been prouder of this country” but is still nervous in case people go too far as lockdown is eased.


Highland Council seeks to tackle budget black hole close to £100 million

29 May 2020
Highland Council seeks to tackle budget black hole close to £100 million

Highland Council seeks to tackle budget black hole close to £100 million

29 May 2020

Bosses at Highland Council say they will need Scottish Government assistance to tackle major financial challenges caused by the Covid-19 crisis.


Scotland's coronavirus lockdown eased with call to show 'love, kindness and solidarity'

28 May 2020
Scotland's coronavirus lockdown eased with call to show 'love, kindness and solidarity'

Scotland's coronavirus lockdown eased with call to show 'love, kindness and solidarity'

28 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has urged people to obey social distancing and hygiene rules as she confessed to being “nervous” as lockdown is eased.


Boris Johnson's advisor refuses to quit or admit wrongdoing in lockdown breach furore

25 May 2020
Boris Johnson's advisor refuses to quit or admit wrongdoing in lockdown breach furore

Boris Johnson's advisor refuses to quit or admit wrongdoing in lockdown breach furore

25 May 2020

Asked if he would stay in his role if the clamour for his resignation intensifies he said that is was 'up to the PM'


Could coronavirus sound last orders for pubs across Ross-shire?

23 May 2020
Could coronavirus sound last orders for pubs across Ross-shire?

Could coronavirus sound last orders for pubs across Ross-shire?

23 May 2020

THE landlord of one of the best-known pubs in Ross-shire has warned it may be financially unviable to reopen because of the impact of coronavirus.


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges Scotland not to take the foot off the brake too quickly as easing of lockdown looms

22 May 2020
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges Scotland not to take the foot off the brake too quickly as easing of lockdown looms

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon urges Scotland not to take the foot off the brake too quickly as easing of lockdown looms

22 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has expanded on Scottish Government plans to come out of lockdown.


Scotland's lockdown to be relaxed as route map announced

21 May 2020
Scotland's lockdown to be relaxed as route map announced

Scotland's lockdown to be relaxed as route map announced

21 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says friends and family will soon be permitted to meet outdoors


Sturgeon encouraged as rate of deaths from Covid-19 in Scotland falls again

20 May 2020
Sturgeon encouraged as rate of deaths from Covid-19 in Scotland falls again

Sturgeon encouraged as rate of deaths from Covid-19 in Scotland falls again

20 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said the declining rate of deaths from coronavirus offers “grounds for encouragement”.


Coronavirus death toll in the NHS Highland area now stands at 103

20 May 2020
Coronavirus death toll in the NHS Highland area now stands at 103

Coronavirus death toll in the NHS Highland area now stands at 103

20 May 2020

A total of 103 people have now died in the NHS Highland area from either confirmed or suspected Covid-19 – up from 97 a week ago.


Scotland's lockdown could be eased by the end of the month

18 May 2020
Scotland's lockdown could be eased by the end of the month

Scotland's lockdown could be eased by the end of the month

18 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland is hopefully gearing up for the biggest relaxation of the lockdown yet.


Nightspot in Highland capital to add a restaurant

17 May 2020
Nightspot in Highland capital to add a restaurant

Nightspot in Highland capital to add a restaurant

17 May 2020

A LIVE entertainment venue in the Highland capital has been given the go-ahead to add kitchen and restaurant facilities.


Dingwall ponders post-lockdown celebration for key staff and volunteers

16 May 2020
Dingwall ponders post-lockdown celebration for key staff and volunteers

Dingwall ponders post-lockdown celebration for key staff and volunteers

16 May 2020

A proposal for Ross-shire’s market town to celebrate front line workers and volunteers after lockdown is lifted has been welcomed.


First Minister reveals she will give as much notice on lockdown changes as possible

15 May 2020
First Minister reveals she will give as much notice on lockdown changes as possible

First Minister reveals she will give as much notice on lockdown changes as possible

15 May 2020

Nicola Sturgeon acknowledges "we can't live like this forever" but is encouraged by continued strong public support for lockdown.


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