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Three new support funds for businesses affected by pandemic are set to launch this week

27 January 2021
Three new support funds for businesses affected by pandemic are set to launch this week

Three new support funds for businesses affected by pandemic are set to launch this week

27 January 2021

Travel agents, brewers and indoor football centres are the latest businesses to be offered Scottish Government financial support of £7.3 million.


Sutherland farming families invited to take part in planned new series of TV hit This Farming Life

27 January 2021
Sutherland farming families invited to take part in planned new series of TV hit This Farming Life

Sutherland farming families invited to take part in planned new series of TV hit This Farming Life

27 January 2021

Farming families in the Highlands and beyond are being offered the chance to take part in a hit BBC documentary on the agricultural lifestyle.


Nurse who supported siblings while studying winds award

24 January 2021
Nurse who supported siblings while studying winds award

Nurse who supported siblings while studying winds award

24 January 2021

A resilient Inverness nurse who qualified while supporting siblings through a family crisis has received a prestigious new university award.


'Unfair' delivery charges hike up cost of Christmas for Highland residents

02 January 2021
'Unfair' delivery charges hike up cost of Christmas for Highland residents

'Unfair' delivery charges hike up cost of Christmas for Highland residents

02 January 2021

People in the Highlands have been stumping up on average an extra £61 on Christmas shopping because of extortionate delivery charges.


Shock as jobs lost with closure of big Inverness clothing store

01 January 2021
Shock as jobs lost with closure of big Inverness clothing store

Shock as jobs lost with closure of big Inverness clothing store

01 January 2021

A national fashion chain store has dealt Inverness another significant jobs blow by closing down permanently


Highland Council issue reminder that civic Hogmanay bash is off

16 December 2020
Highland Council issue reminder that civic Hogmanay bash is off

Highland Council issue reminder that civic Hogmanay bash is off

16 December 2020

Highland Council has issued a reminder that all civic Hogmanay events are cancelled this year during the pandemic.


Local authority's solar carbon scheme sees panels installed at 33 sites

16 November 2020
Local authority's solar carbon scheme sees panels installed at 33 sites

Local authority's solar carbon scheme sees panels installed at 33 sites

16 November 2020

Highland Council says it is making significant carbon savings from the roll-out of solar panels on some of its buildings.


Loganair urged to use extended furlough scheme

14 November 2020
Loganair urged to use extended furlough scheme

Loganair urged to use extended furlough scheme

14 November 2020

Union Unite Scotland is urging Loganair to use the extended furlough scheme to prevent job losses at Inverness and other Scottish airports.


Big stink over Brora beach "sewage leak" claim

31 October 2020
Big stink over Brora beach "sewage leak" claim

Big stink over Brora beach "sewage leak" claim

31 October 2020

A disgusted mother who had to lift her young daughter from “raw, stinking sewage” on a Sutherland beach is unhappy at Scottish Water's response.


Fuller range of Highland NHS dental services set to re-open from November 1 – but patients told to expect delays

26 October 2020
Fuller range of Highland NHS dental services set to re-open from November 1 – but patients told to expect delays

Fuller range of Highland NHS dental services set to re-open from November 1 – but patients told to expect delays

26 October 2020

A greater range of Highland NHS dental services will be available from next month – but patients are being urged to expect delays.


Highlands set for major jobs boost as technology giant expands in Scotland

17 October 2020
Highlands set for major jobs boost as technology giant expands in Scotland

Highlands set for major jobs boost as technology giant expands in Scotland

17 October 2020

The Highlands are set for a timely employment boost with up to 250 jobs created by a consulting, technology and outsourcing services giant.


Landowner has plans for new farm shop and café outside Highland capital

04 September 2020
Landowner has plans for new farm shop and café outside Highland capital

Landowner has plans for new farm shop and café outside Highland capital

04 September 2020

A landowner is seeking planning permission to convert an old stone steading at Daviot into a farm shop and café.


Cromarty port chief responds to concerns over noise at night from anchored rigs

30 August 2020
Cromarty port chief responds to concerns over noise at night from anchored rigs

Cromarty port chief responds to concerns over noise at night from anchored rigs

30 August 2020

A PORT authority accused of ignoring a community stricken by months of noise pollution from oil rigs insists it is doing everything it can to help.


Reprieve for Mad Hatters music venue in Inverness as hostel plans scrapped

21 August 2020
Reprieve for Mad Hatters music venue in Inverness as hostel plans scrapped

Reprieve for Mad Hatters music venue in Inverness as hostel plans scrapped

21 August 2020

A pub landlord has abandoned plans to turn a popular live music venue into a city centre hostel despite winning planning approval for the move.


Staff member at north primary school tests positive for coronavirus

19 August 2020
Staff member at north primary school tests positive for coronavirus

Staff member at north primary school tests positive for coronavirus

19 August 2020

A member of staff at an Inverness primary school yesterday tested positive for Covid-19.


Major new shopping and cafe complex planned for north town

16 August 2020
Major new shopping and cafe complex planned for north town

Major new shopping and cafe complex planned for north town

16 August 2020

An Alness farming family is looking to reaffirm its commitment to the Easter Ross town by bringing its businesses under one roof.


Port of Cromarty Firth boss urged to speak to Cromarty residents in growing row over rig noise nuisance

16 August 2020
Port of Cromarty Firth boss urged to speak to Cromarty residents in growing row over rig noise nuisance

Port of Cromarty Firth boss urged to speak to Cromarty residents in growing row over rig noise nuisance

16 August 2020

Fresh hostility is flaring between a port authority and townsfolk left distressed by months of relentless noise pollution from resting oil rigs.


North community council to provide trowels in laybys as 'emergency last resort' to combat outdoor toileting

12 August 2020
North community council to provide trowels in laybys as 'emergency last resort' to combat outdoor toileting

North community council to provide trowels in laybys as 'emergency last resort' to combat outdoor toileting

12 August 2020

Trowels are to be placed in lay-bys on roads passing through a Wester Ross community blighted by dirty camping and outdoor toileting.


Local authority's campervan plan causes division in Highland community

09 August 2020
Local authority's campervan plan causes division in Highland community

Local authority's campervan plan causes division in Highland community

09 August 2020

PLANS to create a giant campervan and caravan park just north of the Kessock Bridge have split local opinion.


Attadale flower power to blossom after railway station plan gets on track

24 July 2020
Attadale flower power to blossom after railway station plan gets on track

Attadale flower power to blossom after railway station plan gets on track

24 July 2020

A touch of flower power is set to bring a blaze of colour to a Wester Ross train station from next year.


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