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Covid hospital patient numbers in NHS Highland area highest since last April

17 January 2021
Covid hospital patient numbers in NHS Highland area highest since last April

Covid hospital patient numbers in NHS Highland area highest since last April

17 January 2021

THE number of Covid-19 patients in NHS Highland hospitals has reached levels not seen since late April, Public Health Scotland data has revealed.


What’s the Covid infection rate where you live?

16 January 2021
What’s the Covid infection rate where you live?

What’s the Covid infection rate where you live?

16 January 2021

IS your neighbourhood’s rate of coronavirus infection higher or lower than the Highlands’ 178.9 cases per 100,000 people? Read on to find out.


Collapsed embankment sparks partial closure of Far North Line 'for rest of day'

16 January 2021
Collapsed embankment sparks partial closure of Far North Line 'for rest of day'

Collapsed embankment sparks partial closure of Far North Line 'for rest of day'

16 January 2021

No services running today on line and disruption could continue


81 fresh Covid cases detected

15 January 2021
81 fresh Covid cases detected

81 fresh Covid cases detected

15 January 2021

A FURTHER 81 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the NHS Highland health board area in the past 24 hours.


68 new Covid cases detected

14 January 2021
68 new Covid cases detected

68 new Covid cases detected

14 January 2021

A FURTHER 68 positive tests for Covid-19 were recorded across the NHS Highland health board area in the past 24 hours.


Snow on parts of A9 and A82 sparks warning from Bear Scotland

14 January 2021
Snow on parts of A9 and A82 sparks warning from Bear Scotland

Snow on parts of A9 and A82 sparks warning from Bear Scotland

14 January 2021

MOTORISTS have been urged to take care on two of the region’s main trunk roads, amid continuing wintry conditions on higher routes.


WATCH: Amber snow warning sparks 'do not drive' plea from police

13 January 2021
WATCH: Amber snow warning sparks 'do not drive' plea from police

WATCH: Amber snow warning sparks 'do not drive' plea from police

13 January 2021

MOTORISTS have been urged not to drive "unless absolutely necessary" following amid amber and yellow weather warnings for snow in the Highlands.


Train breakdown nightmare left passengers stuck in ‘freezing’ carriages for almost eight hours

13 January 2021
Train breakdown nightmare left passengers stuck in ‘freezing’ carriages for almost eight hours

Train breakdown nightmare left passengers stuck in ‘freezing’ carriages for almost eight hours

13 January 2021

A NIGHTMARE breakdown left rail passengers stuck in “freezing” conditions for eight hours in the middle of the night - “without food or heating”.


Snow warning upgraded to amber by Met Office

13 January 2021
Snow warning upgraded to amber by Met Office

Snow warning upgraded to amber by Met Office

13 January 2021

AN amber weather warning has been issued for heavy snow in parts of the Highlands later today.


Theatre’s Covid aid efforts shortlisted for national award

13 January 2021
Theatre’s Covid aid efforts shortlisted for national award

Theatre’s Covid aid efforts shortlisted for national award

13 January 2021

TIRELESS efforts to assist those affected by the Covid-19 pandemic have seen a Highland theatre shortlisted for a special new UK award.


57 new Covid-19 infections recorded

12 January 2021
57 new Covid-19 infections recorded

57 new Covid-19 infections recorded

12 January 2021

A FURTHER 57 cases of Covid-19 have been detected across the NHS Highland area in the past day.


Pick-up damage sparks police appeal

12 January 2021
Pick-up damage sparks police appeal

Pick-up damage sparks police appeal

12 January 2021

POLICE have appealed for information after a car was damaged near Aviemore.


Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

12 January 2021
Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

12 January 2021

CRIMINAL courts in the Highlands are creaking under the strain of the Covid pandemic – after the number of trials was slashed by up to 75 per cent.


67 new Covid cases detected

11 January 2021
67 new Covid cases detected

67 new Covid cases detected

11 January 2021

A FURTHER 67 new Covid-19 cases have been detected across the NHS Highland area.


Highland Mainline services hit as dozens of journeys cancelled by ScotRail

11 January 2021
Highland Mainline services hit as dozens of journeys cancelled by ScotRail

Highland Mainline services hit as dozens of journeys cancelled by ScotRail

11 January 2021

DOZENS of cancellations were causing major disruption for Highland rail passengers on Monday morning – amid two active weather warnings.


'Extreme weather' sparks rail cancellations and delays

10 January 2021
'Extreme weather' sparks rail cancellations and delays

'Extreme weather' sparks rail cancellations and delays

10 January 2021

ALL trains in the Highlands are likely to be disrupted by "extreme weather" over the next 24 hours, Network Rail Scotland has warned.


Care homes hit by Covid-19 outbreaks

10 January 2021
Care homes hit by Covid-19 outbreaks

Care homes hit by Covid-19 outbreaks

10 January 2021

TWO Highland care homes have had outbreaks of Covid-19, NHS Highland has confirmed.


WATCH: Warnings issued for further disruptive snowfall and persistent rain

10 January 2021
WATCH: Warnings issued for further disruptive snowfall and persistent rain

WATCH: Warnings issued for further disruptive snowfall and persistent rain

10 January 2021

HIGHLANDERS are being warned to expect further potentially disruptive snowfall.


Covid rate in Highlands falls but remains above 200 cases per 100,000 people

09 January 2021
Covid rate in Highlands falls but remains above 200 cases per 100,000 people

Covid rate in Highlands falls but remains above 200 cases per 100,000 people

09 January 2021

THE Covid-19 infection rate in the Highlands has fallen slightly – but still sits above 200 cases per 100,000 people.


WATCH: Ice and rain warnings issued by Met Office

09 January 2021
WATCH: Ice and rain warnings issued by Met Office

WATCH: Ice and rain warnings issued by Met Office

09 January 2021

TWO new weather warnings have been issued by the Met Office - amid concerns that rain and a partial thaw could cause localised flooding.


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