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No fresh positive tests for coronavirus in NHS Highland area

No fresh positive tests for coronavirus in NHS Highland area

No fresh positive tests for coronavirus in NHS Highland area

No new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the NHS Highland area in the past 24 hours, according to latest figures released by the Scottish Government.


Caithness General Hospital staff clap for our community

Caithness General Hospital staff clap for our community

Caithness General Hospital staff clap for our community

The staff of Caithness General Hospital in Wick took advantage of Monday's sunny weather to step outside and give a resounding clap for the community.


SPONSORED CONTENT: Financial support helping companies adapt and innovate

SPONSORED CONTENT: Financial support helping companies adapt and innovate

SPONSORED CONTENT: Financial support helping companies adapt and innovate

The UK Government has announced an unprecedented package of support to protect jobs and support business across the UK during the coronavirus outbreak


Forest volunteers are beavering away at Dunnet

Forest volunteers are beavering away at Dunnet

Forest volunteers are beavering away at Dunnet

Groups of volunteers have been beavering away to keep on top of matters at a popular Caithness woodland.


Beach days banish lockdown blues

Beach days banish lockdown blues

Beach days banish lockdown blues

With the government restrictions of lockdown being gradually eased at the end of last week there has been a tentative return to local beaches.


One new case of coronavirus confirmed in NHS Highland area

One new case of coronavirus confirmed in NHS Highland area

One new case of coronavirus confirmed in NHS Highland area

The NHS Highland area's four-day run without freshly confirmed cases of Covid-19 has ended after one more person was diagnosed with the virus.


First Minister warns the nation to obey the rules or risk a reimposed lockdown

First Minister warns the nation to obey the rules or risk a reimposed lockdown

First Minister warns the nation to obey the rules or risk a reimposed lockdown

Covid-19 lockdown restrictions could be reimposed after a wave of people broke the guidance over the weekend, according to Nicola Sturgeon.


Dairy business well on its way to doorstep milk deliveries

Dairy business well on its way to doorstep milk deliveries

Dairy business well on its way to doorstep milk deliveries

Plans for a Thrumster dairy to bring back doorstep deliveries to the county have met with a "fantastic" response locally.


SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT VIEWPOINT: Make time to clear your head

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT VIEWPOINT: Make time to clear your head

SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT VIEWPOINT: Make time to clear your head

The coronavirus pandemic has changed life for everyone in Scotland and had a real impact on how many of us are feeling.


Big-hearted Fiona's in Paradise after getting Celtic clock

Big-hearted Fiona's in Paradise after getting Celtic clock

Big-hearted Fiona's in Paradise after getting Celtic clock

A mum in Thurso received a special gift from her neighbours in recognition of the selfless work she has done throughout the lockdown.


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