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Scottish schools go back early August, but return still dependent on scientists' say-so

21 May 2020
Scottish schools go back early August, but return still dependent on scientists' say-so

Scottish schools go back early August, but return still dependent on scientists' say-so

21 May 2020

PUPILS will return to schools in August subject to scientific advice that it is safe to do so.


Travel restrictions still in place and should not be lifted despite impending lockdown easing, says Finnie

21 May 2020
Travel restrictions still in place and should not be lifted despite impending lockdown easing, says Finnie

Travel restrictions still in place and should not be lifted despite impending lockdown easing, says Finnie

21 May 2020

The Highlands must remain closed to visitors for now despite the impending easing of lockdown restrictions, a Highland MSP warned today.


North MSPs say welfare of residents at Skye care home stricken by coronavirus is a top priority

20 May 2020
North MSPs say welfare of residents at Skye care home stricken by coronavirus is a top priority

North MSPs say welfare of residents at Skye care home stricken by coronavirus is a top priority

20 May 2020

HIGHLAND MSPs have spoken out after the latest developments at a Skye care home where 10 people have died following a coronavirus outbreak.


Free Gaelic and traditional music lessons online during lockdown

20 May 2020
Free Gaelic and traditional music lessons online during lockdown

Free Gaelic and traditional music lessons online during lockdown

20 May 2020

An arts organisation has launched a new free online music tuition service to help people learn traditional music and Gaelic skills during lockdown.


Mental Health Foundation Scotland's survey reveals virus crisis is opportunity to shape a kinder society

19 May 2020
Mental Health Foundation Scotland's survey reveals virus crisis is opportunity to shape a kinder society

Mental Health Foundation Scotland's survey reveals virus crisis is opportunity to shape a kinder society

19 May 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is creating a once-in-a-generation opportunity to shape a kinder society, a mental health charity believes.


North MSP welcomes step taken by social care watchdog over island home affected by coronaviurs

15 May 2020
North MSP welcomes step taken by social care watchdog over island home affected by coronaviurs

North MSP welcomes step taken by social care watchdog over island home affected by coronaviurs

15 May 2020

HIGHLAND MSP Rhoda Grant has welcomed the announcement that the Care Inspectorate has taken steps to cancel the registration of a care home.


North residents told to stay at home

09 May 2020
North residents told to stay at home

North residents told to stay at home

09 May 2020

A POLICE chief has appealed to people in the Highlands to stick with the coronavirus lockdown rules and stay at home to protect the NHS.


Magician uses magic trick to give coronavirus health message to children

05 May 2020
Magician uses magic trick to give coronavirus health message to children

Magician uses magic trick to give coronavirus health message to children

05 May 2020

A Scottish magician has turned his hand – quite literally – to spreading an important health message to children during the coronavirus lockdown.


Sutherland walkers urged to take part in dog poo project as charity keen to assess scale of the problem

01 May 2020
Sutherland walkers urged to take part in dog poo project as charity keen to assess scale of the problem

Sutherland walkers urged to take part in dog poo project as charity keen to assess scale of the problem

01 May 2020

AN environmental charity has issued an unusual challenge for walkers in Sutherland to help it chart dog fouling in green spaces.


Praise for firefighting gamekeepers who 'go the extra mile'

27 April 2020
Praise for firefighting gamekeepers who 'go the extra mile'

Praise for firefighting gamekeepers who 'go the extra mile'

27 April 2020

The role of gamekeepers tackling wildfires across the country 'has not gone unnoticed'.


Care homes boss praises residents for their stoicism

26 April 2020
Care homes boss praises residents for their stoicism

Care homes boss praises residents for their stoicism

26 April 2020

THE boss of a care home firm looking after hundreds of residents – including a home in Tain – has spoken of "the most serious challenge ever faced".


NHS charities benefit from sale of Tain artist's unique box canvas artworks featuring rainbows and birds

25 April 2020
NHS charities benefit from sale of Tain artist's unique box canvas artworks featuring rainbows and birds

NHS charities benefit from sale of Tain artist's unique box canvas artworks featuring rainbows and birds

25 April 2020

A North artist who came up with a novel way to decorate her window is now raising cash for NHS charities.


Tartan Heart Festival 2020 cancelled but Belladrum organisers say tickets will be valid for 2021

25 April 2020
Tartan Heart Festival 2020 cancelled but Belladrum organisers say tickets will be valid for 2021

Tartan Heart Festival 2020 cancelled but Belladrum organisers say tickets will be valid for 2021

25 April 2020

ORGANISERS of the popular Belladrum Tartan Heart festival have confirmed it WILL be c cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Tain & District Development Trust offer free memberships

17 April 2020
Tain & District Development Trust offer free memberships

Tain & District Development Trust offer free memberships

17 April 2020

FREE individual and business memberships are being offered by a trust as it works to ensure support is in place during the current lockdown upheaval.


Youth cafe in Tain links with other groups to provide support during virus crisis

31 March 2020
Youth cafe in Tain links with other groups to provide support during virus crisis

Youth cafe in Tain links with other groups to provide support during virus crisis

31 March 2020

A COMMUNITY group in Tain teamed up with other agencies to support a number of local families in the area during the coronavirus crisis.


A9 blocked due to accident

19 March 2020
A9 blocked due to accident

A9 blocked due to accident

19 March 2020

A TWO-vehicle accident has blocked a route in Easter Ross.


Local authority issues warning over online coronavirus scams

19 March 2020
Local authority issues warning over online coronavirus scams

Local authority issues warning over online coronavirus scams

19 March 2020

THE emergence of online scammers keen to cash in on the coronavirus crisis has sparked a warning from Highland Council trading standards chiefs.


MSP gives advice to asthma sufferers amid coronavirus outbreak

16 March 2020
MSP gives advice to asthma sufferers amid coronavirus outbreak

MSP gives advice to asthma sufferers amid coronavirus outbreak

16 March 2020

HIGHLAND MSP Maree Todd is urging fellow asthma sufferers to take preventer inhalers regularly amid the coronavirus outbreak.


Mental wellbeing on menu at Tain community cafe

15 March 2020
Mental wellbeing on menu at Tain community cafe

Mental wellbeing on menu at Tain community cafe

15 March 2020

A community cafe in Tain promoting positive mental health could now become a regular 'pop-up' event across the surrounding district.


Ullapool Book Festival cancelled amid coronavirus fears

15 March 2020
Ullapool Book Festival cancelled amid coronavirus fears

Ullapool Book Festival cancelled amid coronavirus fears

15 March 2020

AN eagerly anticipated Wester Ross book festival is the latest event to fall victim to the coronavirus.


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