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People gather in Highland capital to protest government action related to coronavirus measures


By Andrew Dixon

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Save Scotland Together protest against government action..Jamie giving a speech..Picture: James Mackenzie..
Save Scotland Together protest against government action..Jamie giving a speech..Picture: James Mackenzie..

A crowd gathered in the Highland capital for what was described as a peaceful protest yesterday.

Organisers from Saving Scotland Together wanted business owners and workers to come together in Falcon Square to campaign against current restrictions designed to reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Some participants held signs, expressing their views on the situation.

In an earlier Facebook post, organisers asked business owners and workers to come together to campaign against current restrictions, questioning "draconian sanctions".

The protest drew much comment on Facebook with some pointing out the impact such a gathering could have on the cortonavirus situation and others defending the it.

Related: Thirteen new coronavirus cases logged in NHS Highland area

Biggest daily rise in Highland area in four months



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