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Tourist trade hit by 'perfect storm' despite boom in visitor numbers

Tourist trade hit by 'perfect storm' despite boom in visitor numbers

Tourist trade hit by 'perfect storm' despite boom in visitor numbers

15 May 2022

Optimism over booming visitor numbers in Ross-shire is being sharply undercut by staff shortages, soaring prices and the legacy of Brexit and Covid.


Covid 'spring booster' vaccination sessions planned across Ross-shire

Covid 'spring booster' vaccination sessions planned across Ross-shire

Covid 'spring booster' vaccination sessions planned across Ross-shire

13 May 2022

THE Spring Booster campaign is continuing across NHS Highland with more clinics added for May.


Spring booster jags at Ross-shire pharmacy

Spring booster jags at Ross-shire pharmacy

Spring booster jags at Ross-shire pharmacy

09 May 2022

Patients living in the Kyle area are being given the option to have their spring booster administered more locally at clinics at the local pharmacy.


Lockdown art project leads to oil painting exhibition for Black Isle man

Lockdown art project leads to oil painting exhibition for Black Isle man

Lockdown art project leads to oil painting exhibition for Black Isle man

30 April 2022

A Vietnamese barista now living on the Black Isle is to stage his first art exhibition after teaching himself oil painting during lockdown.


Spring Covid-19 booster campaign in the Highlands

Spring Covid-19 booster campaign in the Highlands

Spring Covid-19 booster campaign in the Highlands

27 April 2022

The spring booster campaign is continuing across the NHS Highland area with more clinics added for the month of May.


Long Covid sufferer completes 2022 Etape Loch Ness event

Long Covid sufferer completes 2022 Etape Loch Ness event

Long Covid sufferer completes 2022 Etape Loch Ness event

25 April 2022

A 63-year-old long Covid sufferer from Northern Ireland has successfully completed the 2022 Etape Loch Ness with the help of oxygen cylinders.


Black Isle business closes as precaution as staff self-isolate

Black Isle business closes as precaution as staff self-isolate

Black Isle business closes as precaution as staff self-isolate

22 April 2022

An acclaimed Black Isle cheese shop will be closed for 10 days as staff self-isolate as a precaution.


Black Isle care home hit by "significant" Covid outbreak

Black Isle care home hit by "significant" Covid outbreak

Black Isle care home hit by "significant" Covid outbreak

19 April 2022

A Black Isle nursing home has been hit by a “significant” wave of Covid-related staff absences in the last fortnight.


Bug outbreaks close two wards at Raigmore Hospital

Bug outbreaks close two wards at Raigmore Hospital

Bug outbreaks close two wards at Raigmore Hospital

15 April 2022

Cases of coronavirus and norovirus have resulted in two wards at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness being closed to new admissions.


Highland MSP adds 'resign now' call for Prime Minister and Chancellor in Partygate scandal

Highland MSP adds 'resign now' call for Prime Minister and Chancellor in Partygate scandal

Highland MSP adds 'resign now' call for Prime Minister and Chancellor in Partygate scandal

15 April 2022

Highland MSP Emma Roddick was speaking after they were fined for attending lockdown parties


Warning issued over scam Covid text

Warning issued over scam Covid text

Warning issued over scam Covid text

14 April 2022

Unsolicited text message from ‘TestNTrace’ advises recipient they have been a close contact of someone with Omicron


POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

14 April 2022

The legal requirement to wear face coverings in most indoor settings will become guidance in Scotland from Monday but What do you think?


Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign

12 April 2022

Jamie Stone said: 'It is time to cut the head from this rotting fish'


NHS Covid jab clinic reopens after floods

NHS Covid jab clinic reopens after floods

NHS Covid jab clinic reopens after floods

07 April 2022

NHS Highland this morning re-opened its vaccination clinic at Eastgate Shopping Centre in the Highland capital following flooding of the premises.


Covid-19 LFD test pick-ups available in several Ross-shire communities next week

Covid-19 LFD test pick-ups available in several Ross-shire communities next week

Covid-19 LFD test pick-ups available in several Ross-shire communities next week

01 April 2022

People living in or visiting five Ross-shire communities next week will be able to pick up free lateral flow device (LFD) Covid-19 test kits.


'Insurmountable' staffing issues hit Easter Ross secondary

'Insurmountable' staffing issues hit Easter Ross secondary

'Insurmountable' staffing issues hit Easter Ross secondary

31 March 2022

'INSURMOUNTABLE' staffing pressures are forcing an Easter Ross school to close to S3 pupils today.


Dates revealed for latest Covid-19 face covering requirements outlined by First Minister

Dates revealed for latest Covid-19 face covering requirements outlined by First Minister

Dates revealed for latest Covid-19 face covering requirements outlined by First Minister

30 March 2022

Facemasks will not be legally mandatory in just a few weeks, Nicola Sturgeon has announced


Tain primary head teacher earns special recognition at unsung heroes event

Tain primary head teacher earns special recognition at unsung heroes event

Tain primary head teacher earns special recognition at unsung heroes event

26 March 2022

A primary school head teacher has received special recognition at an event to acknowledge unsung heroes, NHS and key workers in Tain.


Pop-up Covid-19 test collection points

Pop-up Covid-19 test collection points

Pop-up Covid-19 test collection points

25 March 2022

Lateral Flow Device (LFD) tests will be available to collect or do on-site in Ross-shire locations next week from Wednesday to Friday.


Highland school closures

Highland school closures

Highland school closures

24 March 2022

Highland Council has announced a number of schools which are closed across the region today.


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