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Head-turning Christmas tree arrives at Eden Court as part of poignant coronavirus tribute

Head-turning Christmas tree arrives at Eden Court as part of poignant coronavirus tribute

Head-turning Christmas tree arrives at Eden Court as part of poignant coronavirus tribute

A 30ft Christmas tree has arrived at Eden Court to be part of a moving tribute to those whose lives have been lost to Covid-19.


A Highland restaurant shut since lockdown started has reopened to the public after the chef's return to the UK.

A Highland restaurant shut since lockdown started has reopened to the public after the chef's return to the UK.

A Highland restaurant shut since lockdown started has reopened to the public after the chef's return to the UK.

Highlanders will be able to enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean with the reopening of a restaurant whose chef is now back in the country.


Online advent calendar will be a shop window for Highland creatives

Online advent calendar will be a shop window for Highland creatives

Online advent calendar will be a shop window for Highland creatives

XpoNorth is launching its first digital advent calendar to encourage shoppers to support local makers


Coronavirus crisis milestone marked by Ross-shire golf club in 'a very strange year'

Coronavirus crisis milestone marked by Ross-shire golf club in 'a very strange year'

Coronavirus crisis milestone marked by Ross-shire golf club in 'a very strange year'

A ROSS-SHIRE golf club whose membership numbers soared after lockdown celebrated its 100th member joining the club since reopening.


'Sharing kindness with others has never been more important'

'Sharing kindness with others has never been more important'

'Sharing kindness with others has never been more important'

Highlanders are being asked to help generate One Million Words of Kindness to mark St Andrew’s Day.


Ross-shire primary head teacher moves to quash Covid-19 rumour

Ross-shire primary head teacher moves to quash Covid-19 rumour

Ross-shire primary head teacher moves to quash Covid-19 rumour

AN Easter Ross primary school teacher has urged people to resist the temptation to spread false rumours about Covid-19.


NHS Highland area reports 12 new positive cases of Covid

NHS Highland area reports 12 new positive cases of Covid

NHS Highland area reports 12 new positive cases of Covid

The NHS Highland area has seen another rise in coronavirus cases, with 12 new positive tests returned in the latest 24-hour period.


'Let's light up town together' invite as Tain plans virtual festive lights switch-on

'Let's light up town together' invite as Tain plans virtual festive lights switch-on

'Let's light up town together' invite as Tain plans virtual festive lights switch-on

An Easter Ross town has shared plans for a virtual Christmas lights switch-on next weekend.


Dingwall festive lights a sign of hope for better times ahead

Dingwall festive lights a sign of hope for better times ahead

Dingwall festive lights a sign of hope for better times ahead

RESILIENT communities across Ross-shire are signalling a defiant determination to bounce back from the horrors of a year that no one saw coming.


Stepping up to challenge of completing Ross-shire's 'lockdown lifesaver' path

Stepping up to challenge of completing Ross-shire's 'lockdown lifesaver' path

Stepping up to challenge of completing Ross-shire's 'lockdown lifesaver' path

A bid to link two prominent Ross-shire communities by a path paving the way for safe car-free commuting has been given a massive vote of confidence.


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