One Inverness city centre business which was glad to be able to reopen was the handmade soap company Lush.
Bargain hunters can dress to impress as a number of clothing retailers are holding summer sales to help shift their pre-lockdown lines.
"People were desperate to get out and they just wanted to meet up with other people."
Restaurants in Inverness are buzzing as people return to the city centre to eat out and enjoy a taste of normality.
Changes at pubs around Inverness are not putting punters off coming in for a drink.
Organisers of an Inverness institution are looking forward to its return this weekend due to easing of restrictions.
Flights from Inverness to Mallorca are still set for take off, despite the government recently declaring travellers from Spain must endure quarantine.
Staff and communities have been praised for their outstanding response to the Covid-19 emergency.
It is not yet known which branches will be affected and the move is in response to the downturn in travel caused by the coronavirus lockdown.
A call has been made for coaches to be banned from a city street to make the area safer for pedestrians and tourists.
As Scotland continued with phase three of its post-lockdown route map, salons have begun trading again, along with tattoo parlours and tailors.
Mail order and free deliveries helped to keep one long-established Inverness store going throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Optimism in the Highlands is growing among the small business community as more firms get back to work following the coronavirus lockdown.
Gym 300 in Inverness has urged residents to sign a petition calling for Scottish gyms to be reopened like they are now allowed to in England.
An entrepreneur is launching a new social media business with an offer to provide a local charity or business with free service valued at £100.
Many places in Inverness are taking part in the scheme, which will see customers get money off food and drink, on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Janet Turnbull who organised The Big Break Giveaway for NHS has been sent a letter of recognition from the UK's Prime Minister.
AN Inverness mother is hoping people across the region will light a candle for her son on the first anniversary of his death.
ONE of Inverness city centre’s longest-established businesses has been trying to keep up with demand since being able to reopen.
AFTER his National 5 exams were cancelled, one Culloden Academy pupil used the time to research whether the lockdown would improve air quality.