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Highlands ready to do right by Afghanistan refugees, insists Ross MP

Highlands ready to do right by Afghanistan refugees, insists Ross MP

Highlands ready to do right by Afghanistan refugees, insists Ross MP

The Highlands stand ready "to do right by those who have been forced to flee Afghanistan" but will need UK Government support to do so.


MSP quizzes minister over ban on parking on pavements and public walkways

MSP quizzes minister over ban on parking on pavements and public walkways

MSP quizzes minister over ban on parking on pavements and public walkways

Highlands and Islands MSP Emma Roddick has questioned Transport Minister Graeme Dey over incoming ban on parking on pavements and public walkways.


Dingwall Academy pupils are sent home at lunchtime as Covid sparks a wave of staff absences

Dingwall Academy pupils are sent home at lunchtime as Covid sparks a wave of staff absences

Dingwall Academy pupils are sent home at lunchtime as Covid sparks a wave of staff absences

Head teacher Karen Cormack wrote parents that 'we have reached a point today where we do not have enough staff left to cover the full day'


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon aims to hold Indyref2 before end of 2023

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon aims to hold Indyref2 before end of 2023

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon aims to hold Indyref2 before end of 2023

She says 'our aim, Covid permitting, is that it will be in the first half of this Parliament – before the end of 2023'


Why PM's Gairloch holiday helped make history

Why PM's Gairloch holiday helped make history

Why PM's Gairloch holiday helped make history

100-years-ago the first meeting of the British Cabinet outside London was held in the Highlands – and here's why.


Covid 'vaccine passports' can be downloaded from today

Covid 'vaccine passports' can be downloaded from today

Covid 'vaccine passports' can be downloaded from today

People can download a vaccination certificate from today as the Scottish Government plans to introduce new measures to require the documents.


More than 1000 pupils and 150 staff are self-isolating due to the surge in Covid cases

More than 1000 pupils and 150 staff are self-isolating due to the surge in Covid cases

More than 1000 pupils and 150 staff are self-isolating due to the surge in Covid cases

Council bosses warns the pressure is mounting in tandem with the number of cases


Ross–shire MSP Kate Forbes announces that she has been a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid

Ross–shire MSP Kate Forbes announces that she has been a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid

Ross–shire MSP Kate Forbes announces that she has been a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid

And as it is not two weeks since she had her second vaccination, she is self isolating.


Commissioner asked to probe repair work

Commissioner asked to probe repair work

Commissioner asked to probe repair work

MSP Maree Todd wants the commissioner to probe Highland road repairs, claiming the region is being outperformed by other local authorities.


Council says it is making 'substantial progress' on IT overhaul

Council says it is making 'substantial progress' on IT overhaul

Council says it is making 'substantial progress' on IT overhaul

The bid to bring the service in-house could save up to £1 million a year and provide local jobs


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