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Village projects gain more than £56,000 of Scottish Government stimulus cash

Village projects gain more than £56,000 of Scottish Government stimulus cash

Village projects gain more than £56,000 of Scottish Government stimulus cash

15 January 2021

EFFORTS to increase tourism in a Ross-shire village have received a boost after councillors allocated more than £56,000 to a number of local projects.


Dry cleaners should not be hung out to dry due to covid, says MSP

Dry cleaners should not be hung out to dry due to covid, says MSP

Dry cleaners should not be hung out to dry due to covid, says MSP

14 January 2021

No funding available is available for these business in spite of service industry suffering from a downturn in trade.


Minister ‘appalled’ by widespread gamekeeper abuse

Minister ‘appalled’ by widespread gamekeeper abuse

Minister ‘appalled’ by widespread gamekeeper abuse

13 January 2021

Minister committed to the supporting workers.


New lockdown restrictions announced impacting takeaways, click and collect, outdoor drinking and home working

New lockdown restrictions announced impacting takeaways, click and collect, outdoor drinking and home working

New lockdown restrictions announced impacting takeaways, click and collect, outdoor drinking and home working

13 January 2021

First Minister says the changes were prompted by the highest weekly death toll since May


Dingwall MSP welcomes opening of new dialysis unit

Dingwall MSP welcomes opening of new dialysis unit

Dingwall MSP welcomes opening of new dialysis unit

11 January 2021

Kate Forbes MSP has welcomed the beginning of NHS Highland’s new renal dialysis service unit on the Isle of Skye.


Jobs and livelihoods at risk from Brexit debacle, warns Ross-based MSP

Jobs and livelihoods at risk from Brexit debacle, warns Ross-based MSP

Jobs and livelihoods at risk from Brexit debacle, warns Ross-based MSP

11 January 2021

Ross-based Highlands and Islands MSP Maree Todd is demanding action over post-Brexit delays that are costing firms dear.


OPINION: Brexit deal is a bad one for Scottish fishing fleet

OPINION: Brexit deal is a bad one for Scottish fishing fleet

OPINION: Brexit deal is a bad one for Scottish fishing fleet

10 January 2021

Fergus Ewing MSP believes the Brexit deal is not good news for Scotland.


Ross-shire year in review in words and pictures

Ross-shire year in review in words and pictures

Ross-shire year in review in words and pictures

09 January 2021

The first part of a look back in words and pictures of a tumultuous year for Ross-shire.


POLL: Is it the time for an independence referendum?

POLL: Is it the time for an independence referendum?

POLL: Is it the time for an independence referendum?

08 January 2021

The question of another independence referendum has been raised following a Freedom of Information query. What do you think?


NHS under pressure: Covid hospital patient numbers now 'at same level as first peak'

NHS under pressure: Covid hospital patient numbers now 'at same level as first peak'

NHS under pressure: Covid hospital patient numbers now 'at same level as first peak'

07 January 2021

But half of all care home residents in Scotland have now received their first Covid vaccination, the First Minister also revealed.


New lockdown from midnight as First Minister outlines 'extremely serious' Covid-19 situation

New lockdown from midnight as First Minister outlines 'extremely serious' Covid-19 situation

New lockdown from midnight as First Minister outlines 'extremely serious' Covid-19 situation

04 January 2021

New lockdown as First Minister insists immediate action essential to curb rapid spread of virus.


'Stay home' message endorsed by Ross-based MSP

'Stay home' message endorsed by Ross-based MSP

'Stay home' message endorsed by Ross-based MSP

04 January 2021

A Ross-shire based MSP has reiterated a new lockdown message shared by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.


Opinion: Seeing off the old year usually involves a little sadness – not so much this time

Opinion: Seeing off the old year usually involves a little sadness – not so much this time

Opinion: Seeing off the old year usually involves a little sadness – not so much this time

01 January 2021

There is light at the end of the tunnel and we should still count our blessings, says MSP Rhoda Grant.


Businesses urged to check Brexit advice as transition period draws to a close

Businesses urged to check Brexit advice as transition period draws to a close

Businesses urged to check Brexit advice as transition period draws to a close

28 December 2020

Scottish businesses are being urged to ensure they are aware of the latest Brexit advice ahead of the EU transition period ending at 11pm on Thursday.


New A9 accident blackspot speed limits to finally go live

New A9 accident blackspot speed limits to finally go live

New A9 accident blackspot speed limits to finally go live

25 December 2020

A NOTORIOUS A9 accident blackspot will finally be subject to a reduced speed limit early in the new year.


Confirmed: trade deal between the UK and EU has been reached

Confirmed: trade deal between the UK and EU has been reached

Confirmed: trade deal between the UK and EU has been reached

24 December 2020

PM says deal takes back control of 'our laws and our destiny' – EU President says the agreement is 'fair and balanced'


Home test kits rolled out to all parts of mainland Highland

Home test kits rolled out to all parts of mainland Highland

Home test kits rolled out to all parts of mainland Highland

23 December 2020

HOME Covid test kits are now available for symptomatic people in all areas of mainland Scotland to book.


Study shows Highlanders hit hard in pocket at Christmas by "rip-off" delivery charges

Study shows Highlanders hit hard in pocket at Christmas by "rip-off" delivery charges

Study shows Highlanders hit hard in pocket at Christmas by "rip-off" delivery charges

23 December 2020

People in the Highlands are stumping up on average an extra £61 on Christmas shopping through extortionate delivery charges.


Call to seal off Highlands to protect the people and economy

Call to seal off Highlands to protect the people and economy

Call to seal off Highlands to protect the people and economy

23 December 2020

Business leaders warn that every sector will be hit hard but the Scottish Government insists the measures are necessary


'Stay at home' message repeated by First Minister as new restrictions loom

'Stay at home' message repeated by First Minister as new restrictions loom

'Stay at home' message repeated by First Minister as new restrictions loom

22 December 2020

People living in level four areas – including the Highlands as of Boxing Day – have been told to stay at home as much as possible.


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