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WATCH: Alness strongman speaks about mental health asking people to stay positive and stay safe

WATCH: Alness strongman speaks about mental health asking people to stay positive and stay safe

WATCH: Alness strongman speaks about mental health asking people to stay positive and stay safe

One of the world's strongest men has spoken out about mental health and staying positive when he dropped into his local Co-op store.


Lockdown warning to hill-walkers as mountain body calls for patience

Lockdown warning to hill-walkers as mountain body calls for patience

Lockdown warning to hill-walkers as mountain body calls for patience

Hill-walkers are being urged to show patience and adhere to guidance about travel when considering return to outdoors.


Ferry operator warns public not to break lockdown amid fine weather

Ferry operator warns public not to break lockdown amid fine weather

Ferry operator warns public not to break lockdown amid fine weather

CALMAC has urged the public to avoid island travel – amid fears that fine weather and a slight easing of lockdown might encourage reckless journeys.


PICTURES: Why scarecrows pop up across the Black Isle during lockdown

PICTURES: Why scarecrows pop up across the Black Isle during lockdown

PICTURES: Why scarecrows pop up across the Black Isle during lockdown

Scarecrows of all shapes, sizes and styles have popped up across the Black Isle during the lockdown.


Highlands and Islands are 'delivery hotspot' during lockdown, Royal Mail reveals

Highlands and Islands are 'delivery hotspot' during lockdown, Royal Mail reveals

Highlands and Islands are 'delivery hotspot' during lockdown, Royal Mail reveals

HIGHLANDERS looking to continue shopping during the lockdown have made Inverness one of the Scotland's delivery hotspots in recent weeks.


SPONSORED CONTENT: Government action at home and abroad helps cope with Covid

SPONSORED CONTENT: Government action at home and abroad helps cope with Covid

SPONSORED CONTENT: Government action at home and abroad helps cope with Covid

The UK Government has been working round the clock to help people through Coronavirus at home and abroad.


Early bird angler makes first catch in Alness after lockdown rules eased

Early bird angler makes first catch in Alness after lockdown rules eased

Early bird angler makes first catch in Alness after lockdown rules eased

AN early bird angler caught the first fish of an Easter Ross club's water this season in unusual circumstances.


Mobile coronavirus testing units set to return to Wester Ross, Sutherand and Skye

Mobile coronavirus testing units set to return to Wester Ross, Sutherand and Skye

Mobile coronavirus testing units set to return to Wester Ross, Sutherand and Skye

A mobile unit for appointment-only coronavirus testing for essential workers displaying symptoms is returning to Ross-shire.


Highland Hospice calls on people to support its fundraising Wear Yellow Day

Highland Hospice calls on people to support its fundraising Wear Yellow Day

Highland Hospice calls on people to support its fundraising Wear Yellow Day

The Highland Hospice Wear Yellow Day fundraising event is offering a programme of activities through which people can show their support.


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

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

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

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


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