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Scotland’s arable farmers map out priorities for when pandemic eases

Scotland’s arable farmers map out priorities for when pandemic eases

Scotland’s arable farmers map out priorities for when pandemic eases

As Scotland prepares for the first phase in easing lockdown restrictions, arable farmers have mapped out priorities to reset, restart and recover.


NHS Highland records one additional case of Covid-19

NHS Highland records one additional case of Covid-19

NHS Highland records one additional case of Covid-19

The latest figure was one 55 new positive tests which were recorded across Scotland as a whole.


Coronavirus death toll again falls in the NHS Highland area and now stands at 107

Coronavirus death toll again falls in the NHS Highland area and now stands at 107

Coronavirus death toll again falls in the NHS Highland area and now stands at 107

Each Wednesday the National Records of Scotland issues numbers of cases where Covid-19 has been mentioned on a death certificate.


Scottish Government set to announce new coronavirus support measures to help B&Bs

Scottish Government set to announce new coronavirus support measures to help B&Bs

Scottish Government set to announce new coronavirus support measures to help B&Bs

B&Bs that operate without business bank accounts have hope after the Scottish Government said it is investigating ways of supporting small businesses.


Residents are warned against burning rubbish after rise in such fires

Residents are warned against burning rubbish after rise in such fires

Residents are warned against burning rubbish after rise in such fires

Figures show that this has more than doubled when compared with the same time period over the last two years – eight in 2019 and seven in 2018.


Call for fair work to be put at heart of tourism restart in the Highlands

Call for fair work to be put at heart of tourism restart in the Highlands

Call for fair work to be put at heart of tourism restart in the Highlands

Scottish Greens tourism spokesman John Finnie has this afternoon called for the Scottish Government to ensure unions are involved in discussions.


Strathspey MP lends support to local B&B owners missing out on grant support

Strathspey MP lends support to local B&B owners missing out on grant support

Strathspey MP lends support to local B&B owners missing out on grant support

A Highland MP has written to the Scottish Government in support of small bed and breakfast owners who do not use a business bank account.


One more positive coronavirus test in Highlands

One more positive coronavirus test in Highlands

One more positive coronavirus test in Highlands

The Highlands' three-day run without freshly-confirmed Covid-19 cases has ended after an additional person tested positive for the virus.


Coronavirus sick pay scheme opens for applications

Coronavirus sick pay scheme opens for applications

Coronavirus sick pay scheme opens for applications

Small businesses and employers across the UK who have paid statutory sick pay to staff taking leave will be able to claim back the money from today.


Make Music Day aims create new version of Auld Lang Syne

Make Music Day aims create new version of Auld Lang Syne

Make Music Day aims create new version of Auld Lang Syne

In response to the challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic Make Music Day UK has launched the digital participation project.


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