In response to the Covid-19 pandemic the Scottish Government removed the statutory requirement for local authorities to deliver 1140 hours of ELC.
Highland Council is planning to re-open play areas across the region throughout summer following advice provided by the Scottish Government.
'Time is running out and they need to get on with it'
But council leader Margaret Davidson said Andrew Baxter was 'moving against the administration'
Holiday accommodation providers are being urged to ensure private water supplies are safe as Scotland prepares for an easing of lockdown restrictions
Critics have called it 'kick in the teeth' for workers, many of whom have been volunteering for the council throughout pandemic
Highland Council's head of education has written to parents as the school year is set to formally end
Local authority missed out on furlough cash hand-outs while others across the country claimed money, claim councillors
Highland councillors will be asked to agree that additional services provided in response to the coronavirus pandemic should stop at the end of July.
The facilities – including Granish at the north end of Aviemore – opened their gates on Monday for garden waste and bagged household waste
Local authority has said it is in a stronger position to deal with the impact Covid-19 will have on its finances