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Highlands and Islands Enterprise gets a new chairman

12 May 2020
Highlands and Islands Enterprise gets a new chairman

Highlands and Islands Enterprise gets a new chairman

12 May 2020

Alistair Dodds is a former Highland Council chief executive


What's so secret? Council slammed for holding meetings in private behind closed doors

12 May 2020
What's so secret? Council slammed for holding meetings in private behind closed doors

What's so secret? Council slammed for holding meetings in private behind closed doors

12 May 2020

HIGHLAND Council has come under fire for using the Covid-19 crisis to shut out the public and make decisions behind closed doors.


'Spread the word: Highlands are not yet open for visitors'

11 May 2020
'Spread the word: Highlands are not yet open for visitors'

'Spread the word: Highlands are not yet open for visitors'

11 May 2020

The Prime Minister said people could "drive to other destinations" while easing measures south of the border – but they don't apply to Scotland.


First Minister reiterates moves to ease lockdown in England do NOT yet apply in Scotland

11 May 2020
First Minister reiterates moves to ease lockdown in England do NOT yet apply in Scotland

First Minister reiterates moves to ease lockdown in England do NOT yet apply in Scotland

11 May 2020

Scotland’s First Minister has stressed that the easing of the lockdown in England does not apply north of the border as yet.


Prime Minister announces relaxation of England's lockdown

10 May 2020
Prime Minister announces relaxation of England's lockdown

Prime Minister announces relaxation of England's lockdown

10 May 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced an easing of the lockdown in England, allowing more travel and a possible return to work for many.


One year on – what has changed since publication of explosive NHS Highland bullying report?

09 May 2020
One year on – what has changed since publication of explosive NHS Highland bullying report?

One year on – what has changed since publication of explosive NHS Highland bullying report?

09 May 2020

The publication of the Sturrock Review “shone a light into bullying within NHS Highland”


Highland Council now projects £87.5 million deficit due to Covid-19

08 May 2020
Highland Council now projects £87.5 million deficit due to Covid-19

Highland Council now projects £87.5 million deficit due to Covid-19

08 May 2020

But critics say the latest numbers do not add up as they are around five per cent higher than other councils


First Minister: Covid-19 lockdown won't be lifted until she it is safe to do

07 May 2020
First Minister: Covid-19 lockdown won't be lifted until she it is safe to do

First Minister: Covid-19 lockdown won't be lifted until she it is safe to do

07 May 2020

Nicola Sturgeon said she is waiting to hear if Downing Street is planning to relax England's lockdown on Sunday


First Minister: Covid-19 lockdown won't be lifted until she is convinced it is safe

07 May 2020
First Minister: Covid-19 lockdown won't be lifted until she is convinced it is safe

First Minister: Covid-19 lockdown won't be lifted until she is convinced it is safe

07 May 2020

Nicola Sturgeon said she is waiting to hear if Downing Street is planning to relax England's lockdown on Sunday


UK government starting work towards easing the coronavirus lockdown

06 May 2020
UK government starting work towards easing the coronavirus lockdown

UK government starting work towards easing the coronavirus lockdown

06 May 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to issue a briefing on Sunday about phase two of the crisis


Covid-19 death toll in the NHS Highland area rises to 88

06 May 2020
Covid-19 death toll in the NHS Highland area rises to 88

Covid-19 death toll in the NHS Highland area rises to 88

06 May 2020

That is a rise of 16 in the last seven days according to the National Records of Scotland


UK now has the highest Covid-19 death toll in Europe

05 May 2020
UK now has the highest Covid-19 death toll in Europe

UK now has the highest Covid-19 death toll in Europe

05 May 2020

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab revealed that now had a death toll of 29,427 had now died, surpassing Italy's death toll.


Scottish Government looking at options for lifting lockdown

05 May 2020
Scottish Government looking at options for lifting lockdown

Scottish Government looking at options for lifting lockdown

05 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has sketched out how the first stages of easing the lockdown might work, while warning it will not happen soon.


Test, trace and track measures planned for UK to help deal with Covid-19

04 May 2020
Test, trace and track measures planned for UK to help deal with Covid-19

Test, trace and track measures planned for UK to help deal with Covid-19

04 May 2020

A “more targeted lockdown” could be the result of the UK moving towards widespread testing, tracking and tracing of Covid-19.


First Minister reveals a test, trace, isolate and support strategy for Scotland to deal with Covid-19

04 May 2020
First Minister reveals a test, trace, isolate and support strategy for Scotland to deal with Covid-19

First Minister reveals a test, trace, isolate and support strategy for Scotland to deal with Covid-19

04 May 2020

Nicola Sturgeon says the country needs to conduct 15,000 tests a day for the system to work and to 'get a degree of normality back into our lives'


End of 2023 is earliest date for new Highland prison to be operational

04 May 2020
End of 2023 is earliest date for new Highland prison to be operational

End of 2023 is earliest date for new Highland prison to be operational

04 May 2020

The late 2023 date for opening of a new prison in Inverness is a step forward for the project which was postponed indefinitely three months ago.


UK hits target of more than 100,000 Covid-19 tests a day

01 May 2020
UK hits target of more than 100,000 Covid-19 tests a day

UK hits target of more than 100,000 Covid-19 tests a day

01 May 2020

UK health secretary Matt Hancock reveals a total of 122,347 tests were carried out yesterday


Scotland aiming to analyse 12,000 coronavirus tests daily by mid-May

01 May 2020
Scotland aiming to analyse 12,000 coronavirus tests daily by mid-May

Scotland aiming to analyse 12,000 coronavirus tests daily by mid-May

01 May 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says she expects Covid-19 testing capacity in Scotland to rise to more than 10,000 a day next week


Inverness lab to lead Scotland's testing of coronavirus antibodies

01 May 2020
Inverness lab to lead Scotland's testing of coronavirus antibodies

Inverness lab to lead Scotland's testing of coronavirus antibodies

01 May 2020

NHS Highland and a lab in Inverness are to lead the way in Scotland for antibody testing for Covid-19, health secretary Jeane Freeman has confirmed.


Ross-shire tailor has locals covered with big-hearted Covid-19 mask initiative

01 May 2020
Ross-shire tailor has locals covered with big-hearted Covid-19 mask initiative

Ross-shire tailor has locals covered with big-hearted Covid-19 mask initiative

01 May 2020

A TAILOR in Ross-shire's county town has been making free masks for locals with leftover material – and is on the lookout for material to make more.


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