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POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

POLL: Should the law on wearing face coverings be relaxed?

The legal requirement to wear face coverings in most indoor settings will become guidance in Scotland from Monday but What do you think?


Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

Covid statistics show 245 cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

There were 245 new Covid-19 cases in Caithness in the most recent seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Have you seen this latest scam circulating? Highland Council Trading Standards is warning unsuspecting members of the public to be on their guard.


Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Jamie Stone said: 'It is time to cut the head from this rotting fish'


Thurso couple in their eighties faced prospect of 150-mile bus trip after booster jag 'glitch'

Thurso couple in their eighties faced prospect of 150-mile bus trip after booster jag 'glitch'

Thurso couple in their eighties faced prospect of 150-mile bus trip after booster jag 'glitch'

An NHS "glitch" left a Caithness couple in their eighties facing the prospect of a 150-mile round trip by bus for their Covid spring booster jab.


Call for apology over 'botched' Covid spring booster appointments for Caithness over-75s

Call for apology over 'botched' Covid spring booster appointments for Caithness over-75s

Call for apology over 'botched' Covid spring booster appointments for Caithness over-75s

Struan Mackie has called for the health secretary to apologise over the "botched" Covid spring booster appointment system for the over-75 age group.


Caithness woman questions 'last-minute' call for Covid spring booster vaccine

Caithness woman questions 'last-minute' call for Covid spring booster vaccine

Caithness woman questions 'last-minute' call for Covid spring booster vaccine

A Caithness woman has questioned why medical practice staff are having to phone patients "at the last minute" about Covid vaccine drop-in sessions.


Caithness over-75s receive spring booster appointments for Inverness and Tain

Caithness over-75s receive spring booster appointments for Inverness and Tain

Caithness over-75s receive spring booster appointments for Inverness and Tain

Some elderly people in Caithness have been receiving Covid spring booster appointments for locations as far away as Inverness, it has emerged.


Pop-up collection points Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits

Pop-up collection points Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits

Pop-up collection points Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test kits

Packs of Lateral Flow Device (LFD) tests will be distributed from several Highland locations from Monday, April 4, to Friday, April 8, next week.


Face masks to become advisory only in April

Face masks to become advisory only in April

Face masks to become advisory only in April

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans to halt the legal requirement to wear a face mask in public settings.


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