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Call for Armed services to help deliver coronavirus vaccine in Highlands

Call for Armed services to help deliver coronavirus vaccine in Highlands

Call for Armed services to help deliver coronavirus vaccine in Highlands

10 November 2020

A call has been made for the Armed services to be called in to help deliver a coronavirus vaccine across the Highlands.


MSP OPINION: Mountain says big changes needed at Cairngorm resort

MSP OPINION: Mountain says big changes needed at Cairngorm resort

MSP OPINION: Mountain says big changes needed at Cairngorm resort

05 November 2020

'I believe there is merit in splitting the functions that are all currently in the hands of HIE'


Politicians go head to head on Highland finances

Politicians go head to head on Highland finances

Politicians go head to head on Highland finances

02 September 2020

A Highland MP has issued a scathing attack on an MSP over his claims about a lack of financial investment in the Highlands.


MSP backs jobs plan for Scotland

MSP backs jobs plan for Scotland

MSP backs jobs plan for Scotland

31 August 2020

Edward Mountain MSP has backed Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross’s plans to kick-start the economic recovery in the Highlands


Cairngorms National Park deputy takes leave after backing comments about 'stringing up' MP

Cairngorms National Park deputy takes leave after backing comments about 'stringing up' MP

Cairngorms National Park deputy takes leave after backing comments about 'stringing up' MP

24 July 2020

Park authority has launched its own investigation into Tweet made by Geva Blackett


Fergus Ewing confirms he will stand for sixth time in Holyrood election

Fergus Ewing confirms he will stand for sixth time in Holyrood election

Fergus Ewing confirms he will stand for sixth time in Holyrood election

15 July 2020

Strathspey MSP was a member of the first re-convened Scottish Parliament in 1999


£2 million available to help create more woodland

£2 million available to help create more woodland

£2 million available to help create more woodland

10 July 2020

Scottish Forestry is making cash available to tree nurseries, small forestry businesses and farmers.


Scots urged to continue sticking to the rules

Scots urged to continue sticking to the rules

Scots urged to continue sticking to the rules

10 July 2020

As businesses across the Highlands start to reopen, people are urged to keep following the rules to continue suppressing the spread of Covid-19.


MSP welcomes funding for The Haven

MSP welcomes funding for The Haven

MSP welcomes funding for The Haven

09 July 2020

The Haven has been given a £1.1 million grant from the Big Lottery Community Fund hot on the heels of receiving planning permission for the centre.


First Minister gives the greenlight to tourism and retail to reopen next week

First Minister gives the greenlight to tourism and retail to reopen next week

First Minister gives the greenlight to tourism and retail to reopen next week

09 July 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced Scotland will move into phase three with “the highest risk changes we have made so far”.


Scotland to retain quarantine measures for Spanish travel

Scotland to retain quarantine measures for Spanish travel

Scotland to retain quarantine measures for Spanish travel

08 July 2020

People travelling to or from Spain will have to quarantine on arrival in Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says.


MSP thanks lockdown community food heroes

MSP thanks lockdown community food heroes

MSP thanks lockdown community food heroes

08 July 2020

Scotland's Communities Secretary has thanked charities and local authorities for their “incredible” work to help people across Scotland access food.


MSP calls for for Gaelic to be normalised in services

MSP calls for for Gaelic to be normalised in services

MSP calls for for Gaelic to be normalised in services

08 July 2020

Kate Forbes MSP has said that Gaelic should be treated as normal in all services for the Highlands and Islands to increase confidence in speakers.


No fresh positive tests for Covid-19 in NHS Highland in past 24 hours

No fresh positive tests for Covid-19 in NHS Highland in past 24 hours

No fresh positive tests for Covid-19 in NHS Highland in past 24 hours

07 July 2020

Just two new positive tests for Covid-19 were recorded in Scotland in the past 24 hours according to the latest Scottish Government's daily update.


First Minister calls for £80 billion stimulus package

First Minister calls for £80 billion stimulus package

First Minister calls for £80 billion stimulus package

07 July 2020

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon called on the UK government to invest heavily in the economy, saying the country needs around £80 billion.


MSP questions why cabinet secretary does not take action

MSP questions why cabinet secretary does not take action

MSP questions why cabinet secretary does not take action

07 July 2020

Edward Mountain asks why Fergus Ewing does not step in and reopen Glenmore Campsite which is set to remain closed until spring 2021.


First Minister hails further progress against coronavirus

First Minister hails further progress against coronavirus

First Minister hails further progress against coronavirus

06 July 2020

Nicola was speaking today as beer gardens opened for the first time since lockdown began.


More than half of Highland workers ineligible under Tory immigration plans

More than half of Highland workers ineligible under Tory immigration plans

More than half of Highland workers ineligible under Tory immigration plans

06 July 2020

The UK Government's proposed new immigration system could halve the number of people coming to Scotland, risking labour shortages in key sectors.


First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sets out latest timetable for lifting of Covid-19 lockdown

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sets out latest timetable for lifting of Covid-19 lockdown

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon sets out latest timetable for lifting of Covid-19 lockdown

02 July 2020

The First Minister has announced significant changes to the lockdown with beer gardens open from Monday and some holiday lets permitted from tomorrow


MSP Kate Forbes plans to hit virtual highway this summer

MSP Kate Forbes plans to hit virtual highway this summer

MSP Kate Forbes plans to hit virtual highway this summer

02 July 2020

MSP Kate Forbes will replace part of her usual summer constituency tour with virtual surgeries and meetings in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.


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