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Ian Blackford says sorry following Far North picture furore

Ian Blackford says sorry following Far North picture furore

Ian Blackford says sorry following Far North picture furore

27 November 2020

MP Ian Blackford has apologised to a local photographer after a picture taken in Caithness caused a row and a backlash on social media


MSP reveals one patient had data breached twice in 17 months by NHS Highland

MSP reveals one patient had data breached twice in 17 months by NHS Highland

MSP reveals one patient had data breached twice in 17 months by NHS Highland

26 November 2020

MSP David Stewart has been told that a patient had his confidential data was breached twice after the latest incident was made public yesterday.


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

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

'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'


Union ballots members on industrial action over air traffic control plans

Union ballots members on industrial action over air traffic control plans

Union ballots members on industrial action over air traffic control plans

24 November 2020

Prospect members in air traffic control at Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (Hial) are to be balloted over the company’s centralisation plans.


'No vaccine for Brexit' warns Highland Council leader amid frustration over ongoing uncertainties

'No vaccine for Brexit' warns Highland Council leader amid frustration over ongoing uncertainties

'No vaccine for Brexit' warns Highland Council leader amid frustration over ongoing uncertainties

23 November 2020

There's no vaccine for Brexit and uncertainties over the process coupled with Covid-19 are doing the Highlands no favours, civic leaders warn.


'As we head into winter, NHS Highland waiting times cannot spiral out of control'

'As we head into winter, NHS Highland waiting times cannot spiral out of control'

'As we head into winter, NHS Highland waiting times cannot spiral out of control'

20 November 2020

'Waiting times must not be allowed to spiral out of control' – Edward Mountain


Prime Minister may bring his cabinet to Highland capital to mark historic summit

Prime Minister may bring his cabinet to Highland capital to mark historic summit

Prime Minister may bring his cabinet to Highland capital to mark historic summit

19 November 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson could bring his Cabinet to Inverness next year to mark the centenary of a historic summit in the Highland capital.


Dramatic coronavirus impact on Highlands shared with Holyrood

Dramatic coronavirus impact on Highlands shared with Holyrood

Dramatic coronavirus impact on Highlands shared with Holyrood

19 November 2020

THE impact of Covid-19 on social security within the Highlands has been flagged at the Scottish Parliament.


Young Highlanders get chance of work despite coronavirus crisis

Young Highlanders get chance of work despite coronavirus crisis

Young Highlanders get chance of work despite coronavirus crisis

18 November 2020

A commitment to ensure work or training for young people despite the impact of Covid-19 has been welcomed.


Kate Forbes MSP welcomes extension of affordable rural housing fund

Kate Forbes MSP welcomes extension of affordable rural housing fund

Kate Forbes MSP welcomes extension of affordable rural housing fund

17 November 2020

The £30 million Rural and Islands Housing Fund was launched in 2016, and housing minister Kevin Stewart has said it will continue beyond March 2021.


'Outstanding effort' of High Life Highland during lockdown

'Outstanding effort' of High Life Highland during lockdown

'Outstanding effort' of High Life Highland during lockdown

16 November 2020

THE efforts of High Life Highland staff during the coronavirus crisis have been acknowledged today by a local MP.


Cameron urges coronavirus testing for Calmac ferry staff

Cameron urges coronavirus testing for Calmac ferry staff

Cameron urges coronavirus testing for Calmac ferry staff

11 November 2020

Shadow Health Secretary Donald Cameron has written to the Scottish Government urging it to introduce regular and rapid Covid-19 testing for staff.


Call for Armed services to help deliver coronavirus vaccine in Highlands

Call for Armed services to help deliver coronavirus vaccine in Highlands

Call for Armed services to help deliver coronavirus vaccine in Highlands

10 November 2020

A call has been made for the Armed services to be called in to help deliver a coronavirus vaccine across the Highlands.


'Change must, can, and will happen', says MSP on Highland road campaign

 'Change must, can, and will happen', says MSP on Highland road campaign

'Change must, can, and will happen', says MSP on Highland road campaign

08 November 2020

MSP Kate Forbes, for Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch, has said work on the A82 will be a marathon not a spirit.


Row over plan to change Highland Council wards

Row over plan to change Highland Council wards

Row over plan to change Highland Council wards

08 November 2020

A row is brewing as a public consultation is launched on redrawing Highland Council wards including Inverness.


Holyrood hopeful backs Alness dad's pedestrian crossing campaign

Holyrood hopeful backs Alness dad's pedestrian crossing campaign

Holyrood hopeful backs Alness dad's pedestrian crossing campaign

08 November 2020

AN Easter Ross dad’s bid to secure a pedestrian crossing on a road used by hundreds of children has been backed by a parliamentary hopeful.


PICTURES: 'I am normally not an activist, but I felt it was our duty to show our support to women in Poland'

PICTURES: 'I am normally not an activist, but I felt it was our duty to show our support to women in Poland'

PICTURES: 'I am normally not an activist, but I felt it was our duty to show our support to women in Poland'

08 November 2020

Protesters have marched through the Highland capital to oppose new abortion laws being enforced in Poland.


Ross beautician: 'I don’t want to scrounge off the government, I want to work'

Ross beautician: 'I don’t want to scrounge off the government, I want to work'

Ross beautician: 'I don’t want to scrounge off the government, I want to work'

07 November 2020

A ROSS-SHIRE beautician is vowing to defy Covid-19 guidelines and keep offering treatments that require customers to remove face masks.


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

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.


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