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Man taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after Inverness kitchen fire

02 April 2020
Man taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after Inverness kitchen fire

Man taken to hospital suffering from smoke inhalation after Inverness kitchen fire

02 April 2020

A man has been taken to hospital suffering from slight smoke inhalation following a house fire in Inverness.


Concerns raised over patient safety at New Craigs Hospital during coronavirus pandemic

01 April 2020
Concerns raised over patient safety at New Craigs Hospital during coronavirus pandemic

Concerns raised over patient safety at New Craigs Hospital during coronavirus pandemic

01 April 2020

A campaign group is claiming that cuts at New Craigs Hospital are compromising staff and patient safety during the coronavirus pandemic.


Inverness sweet shop donates treats to staff and patients on the children's ward of a Glasgow hospital

01 April 2020
Inverness sweet shop donates treats to staff and patients on the children's ward of a Glasgow hospital

Inverness sweet shop donates treats to staff and patients on the children's ward of a Glasgow hospital

01 April 2020

Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe, which has outlets in both Inverness and Aviemore, has given a donation to staff and children in hospital.


Billing pause for business rate payers

01 April 2020
Billing pause for business rate payers

Billing pause for business rate payers

01 April 2020

Around 19,000 business rate payers in the Highlands will not receive their annual rates bill this month.


Help available for council tax payers struggling during coronavirus pandemic

01 April 2020
Help available for council tax payers struggling during coronavirus pandemic

Help available for council tax payers struggling during coronavirus pandemic

01 April 2020

Council tax payers in the Highlands who have lost their jobs or are experiencing a drop in income can apply for a reduction in their council tax.


Inverness Farmers' Market goes online after cancellation

01 April 2020
Inverness Farmers' Market goes online after cancellation

Inverness Farmers' Market goes online after cancellation

01 April 2020

Inverness Farmers’ Market is planning to promote stallholders digitally after being forced to abandon the first Saturday date in its 20-year history.


Donations appeal to produce face visors for frontline NHS staff

01 April 2020
Donations appeal to produce face visors for frontline NHS staff

Donations appeal to produce face visors for frontline NHS staff

01 April 2020

An online appeal has been launched to provide vital face shields for frontline NHS staff in the Highlands.


Local authorities no longer legally obliged to deliver 1140 hours of funded childcare by August

31 March 2020
Local authorities no longer legally obliged to deliver 1140 hours of funded childcare by August

Local authorities no longer legally obliged to deliver 1140 hours of funded childcare by August

31 March 2020

Local authorities, including Highland Council, will no longer be legally obliged to deliver 1140 hours of funded childcare from this August.


Hospice appeals for help to make ID cards during coronavirus pandemic

31 March 2020
Hospice appeals for help to make ID cards during coronavirus pandemic

Hospice appeals for help to make ID cards during coronavirus pandemic

31 March 2020

Highland Hospice is appealing for a loan of the equipment needed to produce ID cards for essential staff during the coronavirus crisis.


Textile recycling banks closed across the Highlands due to coronavirus pandemic

31 March 2020
Textile recycling banks closed across the Highlands due to coronavirus pandemic

Textile recycling banks closed across the Highlands due to coronavirus pandemic

31 March 2020

The public are advised that textile bank servicing across the Highlands has either ceased or is likely to be disrupted until further notice.


Highland wholesaler steps up to keep Inverness fed with fresh fruit and veg boxes during coronavirus crisis

31 March 2020
Highland wholesaler steps up to keep Inverness fed with fresh fruit and veg boxes during coronavirus crisis

Highland wholesaler steps up to keep Inverness fed with fresh fruit and veg boxes during coronavirus crisis

31 March 2020

A local food wholesaler has stepped up to the mark, offering fresh vegetables, fruit and other essentials with its new veg box service.


Consumer advice for travellers during the current coronavirus outbreak

31 March 2020
Consumer advice for travellers during the current coronavirus outbreak

Consumer advice for travellers during the current coronavirus outbreak

31 March 2020

During the coronavirus pandemic Highland Council Trading Standards has issued consumer advice for travellers on a variety of topics.


Highland community hubs to help people who are classed as most at risk to protect themselves from coronavirus

30 March 2020
Highland community hubs to help people who are classed as most at risk to protect themselves from coronavirus

Highland community hubs to help people who are classed as most at risk to protect themselves from coronavirus

30 March 2020

Highland Council is responding to the Scottish Government’s communication last week on shielding people ‘at risk’ from coronavirus.


Scottish Water teams deal with more than 1300 sewer blockages in two weeks as Highland residents urged to bin toilet un-flushables

30 March 2020
Scottish Water teams deal with more than 1300 sewer blockages in two weeks as Highland residents urged to bin toilet un-flushables

Scottish Water teams deal with more than 1300 sewer blockages in two weeks as Highland residents urged to bin toilet un-flushables

30 March 2020

New figures show Scottish Water teams were called out to deal with more than 1300 sewer blockages in just two weeks.


Ashers bakery offers home deliveries to help people to stay at home during coronavirus pandemic

30 March 2020
Ashers bakery offers home deliveries to help people to stay at home during coronavirus pandemic

Ashers bakery offers home deliveries to help people to stay at home during coronavirus pandemic

30 March 2020

Ashers is offering a free home delivery service on selected products to support housebound local communities during the coronavirus outbreak.


Highland residents praised by police for following stay at home instruction

30 March 2020
Highland residents praised by police for following stay at home instruction

Highland residents praised by police for following stay at home instruction

30 March 2020

Police Scotland has thanked businesses and members of the public for complying with a new law designed to slow the spread of coronavirus.


Campaign launched by Highland MSP to help businesses facing financial hit

30 March 2020
Campaign launched by Highland MSP to help businesses facing financial hit

Campaign launched by Highland MSP to help businesses facing financial hit

30 March 2020

A campaign has been launched to help Highland businesses during the current coronavirus pandemic.


EasyJet flights stopped as operator grounds its entire fleet due to coronavirus

30 March 2020
EasyJet flights stopped as operator grounds its entire fleet due to coronavirus

EasyJet flights stopped as operator grounds its entire fleet due to coronavirus

30 March 2020

EasyJet has grounded its entire fleet in the wake of the coranvirus pandemic.


Taxi operator mothballs fleet due to coronavirus crisis

30 March 2020
Taxi operator mothballs fleet due to coronavirus crisis

Taxi operator mothballs fleet due to coronavirus crisis

30 March 2020

An Inverness taxi operator has decided to mothball his fleet as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.


Piemaker among the upper crust at British Pie Awards

27 March 2020
Piemaker among the upper crust at British Pie Awards

Piemaker among the upper crust at British Pie Awards

27 March 2020

An Inverness piemaker has picked up three awards in a national competition.


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