ROSS-SHIRE's council housing stock is set to benefit from investment of over £4million in the coming year, according to the local authority.
Highland councillors have supported recommendations over refunding families for school trips cancelled as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
THE return to school for thousands of pupils today will bring back a “a small element of normality” for young people across Ross-shire.
Eight primary schools within the Highland Council area – four of them in Ross-shire –won't open this morning for the first day back after summer.
Appeal for patience on first day back after coronavirus crisis and SQA exam results U-turn.
Parents at a Ross-shire primary were told last night that it won't open today as planned.
Highland Council says the one-way system introduced around Inverness Castle remains in place – and that it did not move cones channelling vehicles.
The 'incredible resilience' of teachers, school staff, pupils and their parents has been acknowledged ahead of the return to the classroom.
Teacher and support staff recruitment in the Highland Council area will now go ahead following the "extremely challenging" lockdown period.
A hitch involving insurance providers may be a factor in the lack of refunds for school trips cancelled prior to government advice not to travel.
Head teachers from Ross-shire have shared stories of the resilience and success of pupils with councillors on an education committee.
Plans to return Highland children to school next week hit a last-minute hitch when bus operators demanded extra cash, it has emerged.