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An Inverness care home worker has been struck off after physically and emotionally abusing residents.

An Inverness care home worker has been struck off after physically and emotionally abusing residents.

An Inverness care home worker has been struck off after physically and emotionally abusing residents.

23 February 2021

Care assistant Tracey Grundy used "unnecessary force" in her treatment of residents.


Vandals strike in Nairn

Vandals strike in Nairn

Vandals strike in Nairn

23 February 2021

Several windows damaged Park Street, Harbour Street, Cumming Street, Lochloy Road, King Street, Riverside Court, Firth Street and Glebe Street.


Great Wilderness Challenge cancelled

Great Wilderness Challenge cancelled

Great Wilderness Challenge cancelled

23 February 2021

Organisers took the decision to cancel this year's event in Poolewe due to uncertainty of the ongoing coronavirus and it will now go online.


Rail misery for passengers as key route partially closed

Rail misery for passengers as key route partially closed

Rail misery for passengers as key route partially closed

23 February 2021

RAIL passengers on the Highland mainline are facing major weather-related disruption for a second day.


Highlands in top three of 'rural' retreats for peace and quiet in the UK

Highlands in top three of 'rural' retreats for peace and quiet in the UK

Highlands in top three of 'rural' retreats for peace and quiet in the UK

23 February 2021

A survey of dark skies and population density has found that the Highlands are considered the best place in Scotland to escape for peace and quiet.


First Minister set to announce details of lockdown easing

First Minister set to announce details of lockdown easing

First Minister set to announce details of lockdown easing

23 February 2021

Immediate priorities will be return to education, sports activities for young people and limited social interaction for adults


Inside Holyrood: 'Care is my number one priority'

Inside Holyrood: 'Care is my number one priority'

Inside Holyrood: 'Care is my number one priority'

23 February 2021

MSP Edward Mountain backs localism when it comes to vaccine rollout through GP practices, saying the personal touch makes "all the difference".


Vet Speak: Lots to think about before you take on a guinea pig

Vet Speak: Lots to think about before you take on a guinea pig

Vet Speak: Lots to think about before you take on a guinea pig

23 February 2021

Thelma was a wonderfully vocal Abyssinian guinea pig who had been quieter than normal and off her food, writes Crown Vets' Alison Laurie-Chalmers.


Caley Thistle search for experienced interim manager as Robertson on compassionate leave

Caley Thistle search for experienced interim manager as Robertson on compassionate leave

Caley Thistle search for experienced interim manager as Robertson on compassionate leave

23 February 2021

Inverness look for experienced stand-in while Robertson takes time out.


Artist is delighted to get on her bike

Artist is delighted to get on her bike

Artist is delighted to get on her bike

22 February 2021

A talented Inverness artist Reina Edmiston is combining brush strokes with pedal strokes after turning to the humble bicycle in a time of need.


MSP calls for better end-of-life care

MSP calls for better end-of-life care

MSP calls for better end-of-life care

22 February 2021

David Stewart commented as new research shows that, by 2040, 95 per cent of people in Scotland may need additional support before they die.


The SNP stand accused of trying to spin a report into the discharge of Covid-positive elderly patients into care homes

The SNP stand accused of trying to spin a report into the discharge of Covid-positive elderly patients into care homes

The SNP stand accused of trying to spin a report into the discharge of Covid-positive elderly patients into care homes

22 February 2021

MSP Donald Cameron labelled the move 'cynical' but health secretary rubbished the allegations


Service bringing chat and cheer to older people in the Highlands sees more referrals since start of coronavirus pandemic

Service bringing chat and cheer to older people in the Highlands sees more referrals since start of coronavirus pandemic

Service bringing chat and cheer to older people in the Highlands sees more referrals since start of coronavirus pandemic

22 February 2021

A lifeline service which aims to reduce social isolation among older people in the Highlands is seeing more referrals due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Back to school for some pupils across the Highlands

Back to school for some pupils across the Highlands

Back to school for some pupils across the Highlands

22 February 2021

In-school learning returns today across the Highlands as part of a phased return after the latest coronavirus lockdown.


Seventeen new Covid infections detected

Seventeen new Covid infections detected

Seventeen new Covid infections detected

22 February 2021

A FURTHER 17 coronavirus cases were detected across the NHS Highland region in the past 24 hours.


Caley Thistle boss given compassionate leave as club seek interim manager

Caley Thistle boss given compassionate leave as club seek interim manager

Caley Thistle boss given compassionate leave as club seek interim manager

22 February 2021

John Robertson has been granted a period of compassionate leave by ICT, with the club looking to make a temporary appointment to help the first team.


Couples planning a wedding are invited to free online event

Couples planning a wedding are invited to free online event

Couples planning a wedding are invited to free online event

22 February 2021

Couples who are planning to get married are invited to a free online wedding event organised by Independent Humanist Ceremonies in Scotland.


Inverness primary schools reopened today

Inverness primary schools reopened today

Inverness primary schools reopened today

22 February 2021

Inverness primary schools in Dalneigh and Lochardil reopen as normal despite a number of coronavirus cases over the past two weeks.


Six kilo drone fell from sky near Raigmore Hospital

Six kilo drone fell from sky near Raigmore Hospital

Six kilo drone fell from sky near Raigmore Hospital

22 February 2021

A PROFESSIONAL drone worth over £5000 fell from the sky near Raigmore Hospital – sparking an investigation by the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.


Farmers' market event cancelled

Farmers' market event cancelled

Farmers' market event cancelled

22 February 2021

Next month's Inverness Farmers' Market event is cancelled but organisers hopeful that it will return in April.


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