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Smallest-ever badger cared for by Scottish SPCA after being dragged from her sett in wood near Inverness

Smallest-ever badger cared for by Scottish SPCA after being dragged from her sett in wood near Inverness

Smallest-ever badger cared for by Scottish SPCA after being dragged from her sett in wood near Inverness

25 February 2021

The Scottish SPCA is caring for its youngest-ever badger – a two-week-old cub found in woodland near Inverness.


Emergency Scottish Government funding to deal with impact of coronavirus pandemic awarded to music venues in the Highlands

Emergency Scottish Government funding to deal with impact of coronavirus pandemic awarded to music venues in the Highlands

Emergency Scottish Government funding to deal with impact of coronavirus pandemic awarded to music venues in the Highlands

25 February 2021

Four venues in the Highlands have received over £200,000 from an emergency fund to help prevent closure of grassroots live music venues.


Highland solicitor Innes and Mackay appoints new director

Highland solicitor Innes and Mackay appoints new director

Highland solicitor Innes and Mackay appoints new director

25 February 2021

Laura Cormack started as a legal secretary before studying for her law exams.


Giant pothole in Inverness must be fixed as a priority

Giant pothole in Inverness must be fixed as a priority

Giant pothole in Inverness must be fixed as a priority

25 February 2021

The pothole has opened up a debate on the allocation of cash to city roads.


Nairn wood firm vows to continue investment despite a drop in profits

Nairn wood firm vows to continue investment despite a drop in profits

Nairn wood firm vows to continue investment despite a drop in profits

25 February 2021

'It is a great tribute to all employees that they have shown both flexibility in rapidly changing and extreme circumstances.'


New homes given the green light

New homes given the green light

New homes given the green light

25 February 2021

A new development of homes specifically for older people is to be created in Milton of Leys as part of a wider care home development.


Highland Council finally agree to a meeting over rent alleviation for Victorian Market traders

Highland Council finally agree to a meeting over rent alleviation for Victorian Market traders

Highland Council finally agree to a meeting over rent alleviation for Victorian Market traders

24 February 2021

But Town House bosses were branded 'clueless' as the gathering will only take place in April – 13 months after start of the first lockdown


A number of groups call on Highland Council to divest itself of investments they claim are unethical

A number of groups call on Highland Council to divest itself of investments they claim are unethical

A number of groups call on Highland Council to divest itself of investments they claim are unethical

24 February 2021

But Councillor Ben Thomson says there are 'pros and cons' to simply ditching shares


Teachers get chance to learn more about cyber security

Teachers get chance to learn more about cyber security

Teachers get chance to learn more about cyber security

24 February 2021

Inverness College UHI has been awarded £11,600 to develop and deliver an online course in cyber security.


Football fan sells artworks in aid of Nairn County Football Club

Football fan sells artworks in aid of Nairn County Football Club

Football fan sells artworks in aid of Nairn County Football Club

24 February 2021

A retired head teacher is using her passion for art to support her local football team.


Top 7 spots to see the Northern Lights in the North of Scotland

Top 7 spots to see the Northern Lights in the North of Scotland

Top 7 spots to see the Northern Lights in the North of Scotland

24 February 2021

Frostier winters are a small price to pay to witness one of the most beautiful wonders of nature: the Northern Lights.


Herbert Protocol provides vital information about vulnerable people with dementia

Herbert Protocol provides vital information about vulnerable people with dementia

Herbert Protocol provides vital information about vulnerable people with dementia

24 February 2021

Carers of people with dementia in the Highlands are urged to fill out a Herbert Protocol form which will provide information if they go missing.


Strong feelings on city travel measures as opinion remains sharply divided

Strong feelings on city travel measures as opinion remains sharply divided

Strong feelings on city travel measures as opinion remains sharply divided

24 February 2021

A council consultation shows broad support for the schemes but a Courier poll found that 74 per cent were against keeping them


Lib Dems pick junior doctor to fight Inverness and Nairn seat

Lib Dems pick junior doctor to fight Inverness and Nairn seat

Lib Dems pick junior doctor to fight Inverness and Nairn seat

24 February 2021

A junior doctor who started his training at Raigmore Hospital says he is determined to ensure the next Scottish Government “puts the recovery first”.


POLL: Should relatives have been vaccinated prior to visiting Inverness care homes?

POLL: Should relatives have been vaccinated prior to visiting Inverness care homes?

POLL: Should relatives have been vaccinated prior to visiting Inverness care homes?

24 February 2021

Barchester has written to families to say it's "current thinking" is that visitors must be able to provide proof they have had the vaccination.


Canal bridge on track for April

Canal bridge on track for April

Canal bridge on track for April

24 February 2021

A KEY new canal crossing aimed at easing a notorious congestion hotspot on the A82 is on track for an April finish date, Highland Council has said.


Taxi drivers urged to step on it so they don't miss out

Taxi drivers urged to step on it so they don't miss out

Taxi drivers urged to step on it so they don't miss out

24 February 2021

Highland taxi drivers who have not yet applied for a Scottish Government support fund are being urged to step on it to ensure they don't miss out.


Ness Islands are now closed to the public

Ness Islands are now closed to the public

Ness Islands are now closed to the public

24 February 2021

The Ness Islands on the River Ness was closed to the public for two days from today to allow contractors to fell a large larch tree.


Operators of Inverness care home tells families they should be prepared to provide proof they are vaccinated prior to a visit

Operators of Inverness care home tells families they should be prepared to provide proof they are vaccinated prior to a visit

Operators of Inverness care home tells families they should be prepared to provide proof they are vaccinated prior to a visit

24 February 2021

Barchester Healthcare, said that "our current thinking" is all designated visitors should be vaccinated.


Nineteen new coronavirus cases detected

Nineteen new coronavirus cases detected

Nineteen new coronavirus cases detected

24 February 2021

ANOTHER 19 cases of Covid-19 have been detected across the NHS Highland area.


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