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Councillors concerned about the public benefit in some projects in line for £252,000 of Scottish Government cash

15 January 2021
Councillors concerned about the public benefit in some projects in line for £252,000 of Scottish Government cash

Councillors concerned about the public benefit in some projects in line for £252,000 of Scottish Government cash

15 January 2021

Some of the proposals were labelled 'bizarre' while others raised eyebrows over who would financially benefit


Contact tracers in Inverness concerned about getting Covid as they are not permitted to work from home

15 January 2021
Contact tracers in Inverness concerned about getting Covid as they are not permitted to work from home

Contact tracers in Inverness concerned about getting Covid as they are not permitted to work from home

15 January 2021

But NHS Highland insists that it moved fast to deal with any worries from the staff


Rival projects ready to go head to head as they bid for a share of £252,000 of Scottish Government cash for town centres

15 January 2021
Rival projects ready to go head to head as they bid for a share of £252,000 of Scottish Government cash for town centres

Rival projects ready to go head to head as they bid for a share of £252,000 of Scottish Government cash for town centres

15 January 2021

But some businesses say the lukewarm response from officials is 'disappointing'


Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard quits after three years in charge

14 January 2021
Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard quits after three years in charge

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard quits after three years in charge

14 January 2021

He says he is leaving in the 'best interests of the party' after thinking 'long and hard' about it over Christmas


The Scottish Government deletes its vaccine plan after Westminster fears it could potentially dent the UK's supplies

14 January 2021
The Scottish Government deletes its vaccine plan after Westminster fears it could potentially dent the UK's supplies

The Scottish Government deletes its vaccine plan after Westminster fears it could potentially dent the UK's supplies

14 January 2021

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her government was simply trying to be 'transparent'


New lockdown restrictions announced impacting takeaways, click and collect, outdoor drinking and home working

13 January 2021
New lockdown restrictions announced impacting takeaways, click and collect, outdoor drinking and home working

New lockdown restrictions announced impacting takeaways, click and collect, outdoor drinking and home working

13 January 2021

First Minister says the changes were prompted by the highest weekly death toll since May


The Highlands could 'lead the way' in the rush for the zero-emission Hydrogen fuel sector

11 January 2021
The Highlands could 'lead the way' in the rush for the zero-emission Hydrogen fuel sector

The Highlands could 'lead the way' in the rush for the zero-emission Hydrogen fuel sector

11 January 2021

MSP Maree Todd says the norths stands to benefit from a £100 million Scottish Government investment in the industry


The Scottish Government's R100 broadband scheme is boosted by cash from Westminster

11 January 2021
The Scottish Government's R100 broadband scheme is boosted by cash from Westminster

The Scottish Government's R100 broadband scheme is boosted by cash from Westminster

11 January 2021

The funding will plug the gaps left the slow pace of progress as MSP Edward Mountain labels the debacle 'another broken SNP promise to the Highlands'


NHS Highland bullying victims question delays in compensation payments

11 January 2021
NHS Highland bullying victims question delays in compensation payments

NHS Highland bullying victims question delays in compensation payments

11 January 2021

The so-called healing process can last anything up to 32 weeks


Opinion: Scotland's Independence movement has made real progress

08 January 2021
Opinion: Scotland's Independence movement has made real progress

Opinion: Scotland's Independence movement has made real progress

08 January 2021

Successive polls have shown a majority of those living in Scotland believe in an independent nation


Highland councillors will be asked to hand powers to unelected officials due to Covid

07 January 2021
Highland councillors will be asked to hand powers to unelected officials due to Covid

Highland councillors will be asked to hand powers to unelected officials due to Covid

07 January 2021

Highland councillors will be asked to agree to a major transfer of power from elected representatives to officers today.


Two councillors claim that complaints against them amount to an attempt to curtail scrutiny

06 January 2021
Two councillors claim that complaints against them amount to an attempt to curtail scrutiny

Two councillors claim that complaints against them amount to an attempt to curtail scrutiny

06 January 2021

Both were apparently referred to the standards commission but were not formally told what the allegations against them were


NHS Highland gets early delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

06 January 2021
NHS Highland gets early delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

NHS Highland gets early delivery of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine

06 January 2021

While Highland GPs say they are ready and willing to help step up vaccination efforts across the region


MSP lashed out at plans to slash the number of councillors as 'completely unacceptable'

05 January 2021
MSP lashed out at plans to slash the number of councillors as 'completely unacceptable'

MSP lashed out at plans to slash the number of councillors as 'completely unacceptable'

05 January 2021

Maree Todd believes the Boundary Commission plans would directly harm local democracy when more not less representation is needed


First Minister says it is not enough to rely on Covid vaccines to control the new strain of the virus

05 January 2021
First Minister says it is not enough to rely on Covid vaccines to control the new strain of the virus

First Minister says it is not enough to rely on Covid vaccines to control the new strain of the virus

05 January 2021

The latest figures indicate that the new variant is responsible for 50 per cent of the latest cases


Opinion: Seeing off the old year usually involves a little sadness – not this time

05 January 2021
Opinion: Seeing off the old year usually involves a little sadness – not this time

Opinion: Seeing off the old year usually involves a little sadness – not this time

05 January 2021

But there is light at the end of the tunnel and we should still count our blessings


Highland MSP demands Covid vaccination schedules from Scottish health boards

04 January 2021
Highland MSP demands Covid vaccination schedules from Scottish health boards

Highland MSP demands Covid vaccination schedules from Scottish health boards

04 January 2021

Donald Cameron says such detailed planning is 'vital' to save lives


Highland MSP calls on locals to 'stay at home and save lives' as new lockdown is announced

04 January 2021
Highland MSP calls on locals to 'stay at home and save lives' as new lockdown is announced

Highland MSP calls on locals to 'stay at home and save lives' as new lockdown is announced

04 January 2021

The First Minister confirmed the move would take effect from midnight


First Minister announces a new lockdown 'similar' to March of last year that will take effect from midnight tonight

04 January 2021
First Minister announces a new lockdown 'similar' to March of last year that will take effect from midnight tonight

First Minister announces a new lockdown 'similar' to March of last year that will take effect from midnight tonight

04 January 2021

Schools will close for January, people can only leave home for essential purposes and social gatherings are reduced to two people


Coronavirus latest: Full lockdown starts at midnight tonight

04 January 2021
Coronavirus latest: Full lockdown starts at midnight tonight

Coronavirus latest: Full lockdown starts at midnight tonight

04 January 2021

The Highlands – along with the rest of mainland Scotland – will be placed into a full lockdown at midnight tonight for the whole of this month.


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