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House parties pose a 'considerable risk', the First Minister says

House parties pose a 'considerable risk', the First Minister says

House parties pose a 'considerable risk', the First Minister says

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned that the rate of Covid-19 reproduction in the country could be rising amid a spate of virus clusters.


PICTURES: Highland film fans were summer loving drive-in screening of Grease

PICTURES: Highland film fans were summer loving drive-in screening of Grease

PICTURES: Highland film fans were summer loving drive-in screening of Grease

Summer loving was in the air for film fans who attended an outdoor showing of a big screen classic in Highland capital


Housing Council housing staff thanked for efforts during coronavirus crisis

Housing Council housing staff thanked for efforts during coronavirus crisis

Housing Council housing staff thanked for efforts during coronavirus crisis

Council staff were praised by members of the authority's housing and property committee a at meeting today.


'Youth Guarantee' helping young people into work

'Youth Guarantee' helping young people into work

'Youth Guarantee' helping young people into work

The £60m investment in the Youth Guarantee follows the coronavirus pandemic and was announced by Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop.


'New fund needed' to help businesses on NC500 bounce back from Covid

'New fund needed' to help businesses on NC500 bounce back from Covid

'New fund needed' to help businesses on NC500 bounce back from Covid

A 'BOUNCE-back' fund needs to be set up to help businesses around the North Coast 500 recover from the Covid-19 economic recession.


NHS Highland goes 48 hours without positive tests for Covid-19

NHS Highland goes 48 hours without positive tests for Covid-19

NHS Highland goes 48 hours without positive tests for Covid-19

TWO days have now passed since NHS Highland recorded any new cases of Covid-19 in the health board's area.


Ross thrill-seekers invited to hit big slide at Highland landmark

Ross thrill-seekers invited to hit big slide at Highland landmark

Ross thrill-seekers invited to hit big slide at Highland landmark

Ross thrill-seekers prepared to travel are being tempted to check out a new attraction launched at an iconic Highland landmark.


'Remain vigilant over coronavirus risk' warn Highland health chiefs

'Remain vigilant over coronavirus risk' warn Highland health chiefs

'Remain vigilant over coronavirus risk' warn Highland health chiefs

NHS Highland and its public health partners are encouraging members of the public to stay vigilant and follow guidance on Covid-19.


Highland councillors agree school trip refunds

Highland councillors agree school trip refunds

Highland councillors agree school trip refunds

Highland councillors have supported recommendations over refunding families for school trips cancelled as a result of the coronavirus crisis.


Remaining Ross-shire schools to reopen this week

Remaining Ross-shire schools to reopen this week

Remaining Ross-shire schools to reopen this week

A letter is going to parents and carers of eight of Highland Council’s 203 schools to provide an update on when the remaining eight schools will open


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