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Still time to submit views for public consultation on self-directed support

12 August 2021
Still time to submit views for public consultation on self-directed support

Still time to submit views for public consultation on self-directed support

12 August 2021

Members of the public still have time to contribute to a consultation on self-directed support (SDS).


Torridon's Kenny Smith accepts invitation to become a patron of the Archie Foundation

11 August 2021
Torridon's Kenny Smith accepts invitation to become a patron of the Archie Foundation

Torridon's Kenny Smith accepts invitation to become a patron of the Archie Foundation

11 August 2021

The frontman of popular Highland folk rockers Torridon has become a patron of the Archie Foundation children’s charity.


Modernisation plans will deliver safer air navigation in the Highlands for decades, say airport bosses

11 August 2021
Modernisation plans will deliver safer air navigation in the Highlands for decades, say airport bosses

Modernisation plans will deliver safer air navigation in the Highlands for decades, say airport bosses

11 August 2021

Bosses of airports in the Highlands and Islands say they cannot guarantee air connectivity unless they move forward with the modernisation programme.


Plans to centralise air traffic control services will disrupt local communities, says European transport workers organisation

10 August 2021
Plans to centralise air traffic control services will disrupt local communities, says European transport workers organisation

Plans to centralise air traffic control services will disrupt local communities, says European transport workers organisation

10 August 2021

A European trade union organisation is calling for a rethink on plans to centralise air traffic control services in the Highlands and Islands.


Police launch awareness campaign after number of vehicles stolen rises amid easing of coronavirus restrictions

13 July 2021
Police launch awareness campaign after number of vehicles stolen rises amid easing of coronavirus restrictions

Police launch awareness campaign after number of vehicles stolen rises amid easing of coronavirus restrictions

13 July 2021

A rise in the numbers of vehicles being stolen has prompted Police Scotland to launch an awareness raising campaign.


Rapid rise in coronavirus cases hits previously unaffected Highland areas

06 July 2021
Rapid rise in coronavirus cases hits previously unaffected Highland areas

Rapid rise in coronavirus cases hits previously unaffected Highland areas

06 July 2021

Health bosses in the Highlands have warned of a rapid rise in cases of Covid-19 across the region with more than 100 cases now notified daily.


Consultation on self-directed support to be launched by NHS Highland and Highland Council

01 July 2021
Consultation on self-directed support to be launched by NHS Highland and Highland Council

Consultation on self-directed support to be launched by NHS Highland and Highland Council

01 July 2021

NHS Highland and Highland Council are begin a consultation on self-directed support (SDS) for social care.


Bikes on buses set to become easier as new pilot scheme is launched in Highlands

30 June 2021
Bikes on buses set to become easier as new pilot scheme is launched in Highlands

Bikes on buses set to become easier as new pilot scheme is launched in Highlands

30 June 2021

A new pilot scheme has been launched in the Highlands to make it easier for cyclists to take their bike on a bus.


Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Highlands to be cancelled

09 June 2021
Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Highlands to be cancelled

Caledonian Sleeper services between London and Highlands to be cancelled

09 June 2021

Overnight rail services between London and the Highlands will be cancelled during an 11-day strike by rail workers starting next week.


PICTURES: New £42m NHS Highland treatment centre starts to take shape

12 April 2021
PICTURES: New £42m NHS Highland treatment centre starts to take shape

PICTURES: New £42m NHS Highland treatment centre starts to take shape

12 April 2021

A new £42 million world-class treatment centre for the Highlands is starting to take shape at Inverness Campus.


£1.75m boost for disabled young people in Highlands

18 March 2021
£1.75m boost for disabled young people in Highlands

£1.75m boost for disabled young people in Highlands

18 March 2021

The Scottish Government has approved funding up to £1.75 million for a centre for young people with disabilities and complex needs in the Highlands


Woman hit by lorry in Inverness street

12 March 2021
Woman hit by lorry in Inverness street

Woman hit by lorry in Inverness street

12 March 2021

A woman has been taken to hospital in Inverness with serious injuries following a crash involving a lorry and a pedestrian in the city.


Covid-19 vaccine rollout 'on target'

27 January 2021
Covid-19 vaccine rollout 'on target'

Covid-19 vaccine rollout 'on target'

27 January 2021

Health bosses in the Highlands expect the Covid-19 vaccination programme of over-80s to be completed by early next month.


Highland support group to expand into far north

26 January 2021
Highland support group to expand into far north

Highland support group to expand into far north

26 January 2021

A Highland charity which helps support those affected by suicide is planning to hold more meetings across a wider area – including in Caithness.


New 'Wheels Around' book features vintage buses across the Highlands

09 January 2021
New 'Wheels Around' book features vintage buses across the Highlands

New 'Wheels Around' book features vintage buses across the Highlands

09 January 2021

VINTAGE buses photographed at locations around the Highlands feature in a new book by a retired consultant surgeon.


Scots want beavers moved not shot, new research shows

18 December 2020
Scots want beavers moved not shot, new research shows

Scots want beavers moved not shot, new research shows

18 December 2020

A majority of Scots agree beavers should be moved to new locations in Scotland instead of being killed, according to new research.


Tackling drug-dealing is a key priority for new Highlands and Islands police chief

20 September 2020
Tackling drug-dealing is a key priority for new Highlands and Islands police chief

Tackling drug-dealing is a key priority for new Highlands and Islands police chief

20 September 2020

Drug-trafficking in the Highlands is one of the main targets of the region's new top cop, Chief Superintendent Conrad Trickett.


Panto cancelled as boss ‘faces reality’

13 September 2020
Panto cancelled as boss ‘faces reality’

Panto cancelled as boss ‘faces reality’

13 September 2020

Bosses at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness have taken the “incredibly difficult decision” to postpone this year's pantomime.


No live performances at Eden Court until December

01 August 2020
No live performances at Eden Court until December

No live performances at Eden Court until December

01 August 2020

Eden Court in Inverness has cancelled all scheduled live performances until December, theatre bosses have announced.


Sutherland great-grandmother (90) reaches the summit in fundraising challenge

24 June 2020
Sutherland great-grandmother (90) reaches the summit in fundraising challenge

Sutherland great-grandmother (90) reaches the summit in fundraising challenge

24 June 2020

A 90-year-old Sutherland woman has reached the summit of her staircase challenge – by replicating an ascent of Suilven.


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