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Coronavirus: Charity clothes bank collections put on hold

36 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

More changes to recycling have been announced with charity clothes bank collections ceasing across the Highlands. The public are advised that textile bank servicing by...
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Innovative cancer treatment for north-east patients

Innovative cancer treatment for north-east patients

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

A north-east cancer charity has fast-tracked funding that could bring huge benefits to breast cancer patients and the surgical teams treating them. In anticipation of the...
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Coronavirus: Residents' concerns over walkers driving to take exercise in woods

Coronavirus: Residents' concerns over walkers driving to take exercise in woods

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

Residents living near an Inverness forest have complained that walkers are driving to the beauty spot to take their lockdown exercise. Culloden Wood, which is a popular spot...
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Skye support group denied all-household leaflet drop by Royal Mail

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

A community group has been told it will not be possible for Royal Mail staff to undertake a leaflet drop to vulnerable households on Skye. Royal Mail says unaddressed leaflets...
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Defibrillator stolen from Highland village

Defibrillator stolen from Highland village

2 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

A Highland community has been left outraged after a defibrillator was stolen from the village hall. The lifesaving device was positioned at Glengarry Community Hall in...
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Tilda Swinton wants to move windows on Highlands home to stop her neighbours from peeking inside 

Tilda Swinton wants to move windows on Highlands home to stop her neighbours from peeking inside 

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

The Oscar-winning actress was granted permission last year to build a new extension at the rear of her B-listed property in Nairn, Scotland, but has realised the skylight...
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Psychological therapy and compensation for NHS Highland bullying victims, says report

Psychological therapy and compensation for NHS Highland bullying victims, says report

10 hours ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

Bullied NHS Highland employees could get psychological therapy, counselling and trauma treatment as well as financial compensation of around £95,000 in the worst cases, it has...
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NHS Highland bullying victims could receive pay-outs of up to £95,000

11 hours ago   |   Press and Journal   |   2 articles

Bullied NHS Highland employees could get psychological therapy, counselling and trauma treatment as well as financial compensation of around £95,000 in the worst cases. Details...
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Coronavirus: Division Commander praises north residents for obeying recommendation to stay at home

14 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

The Divisional Commander of police in the Highlands and Islands has praised local residents for obeying the stay-at-home instruction during the coronavirus pandemic. Chief...
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No penalty notices issued in north-east as police thank public

14 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

Regional commanders have issued their thanks to the public for staying at home and following the new law designed to stop the spread of coronavirus. Divisional commander for...
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Susanna Reid shares concern as she leaves coronavirus isolation for GMB return

Susanna Reid shares concern as she leaves coronavirus isolation for GMB return

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Coronavirus: British Airways temporarily suspends flights from London's...

Coronavirus: British Airways temporarily suspends flights from London's Gatwick Airport

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US coronavirus death toll tops 3,000 with more now dead than in 9/11...

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Amazon worker, 31, says company 'retaliated against me for speaking out'...

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Chris Smalls, 31, organized the strike in Staten Island, New York after working there for five years. He was fired after the protest on Monday. Smalls was concerned about... Read more ...

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Emmerdale spoilers: Jamie Tate has Belle Dingle fired in shock twist?

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Garbage truck driver is charged after an elderly woman is run over and...

Garbage truck driver is charged after an elderly woman is run over and killed in Sydney's west

The 61-year-old woman died at the scene after being hit by the vehicle in Doonside while she was crossing the road at about 7am on Tuesday. Read more ...

NHS nurse stranded in Asia desperate to fly home to UK to help fight coronavirus

NHS nurse stranded in Asia desperate to fly home to UK to help fight coronavirus

Rebecca Knox, 25, had flown from Glasgow to Asia in February to begin the solo trip of a lifetime before the outbreak forced her journey to a halt Read more ...

'I know without any doubt that I'm going to lose colleagues': New York...

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Hospital workers in New York - the epicenter of the US coronavirus outbreak - describe the stark reality of treating patients amid a shortage of personal protective equipment... Read more ...

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Lionel Messi makes prediction about Chelsea star Mason Mount

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Australian workers told JobSeeker payments may make them ineligible for...

Australian workers told JobSeeker payments may make them ineligible for coronavirus welfare support

The JobSeeker payment may clash with the coronavirus supplement set up to help Australians laid off during the crisis - a $550 payment which will be made on top of eligible... Read more ...