Local News

Cameron urges support for local media

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has written to Kate Forbes, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance, to urge the Scottish Government to help local newspapers, radio and online news providers.

Business concerns raised with minister

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has written to the Scottish Government after being contacted by local businesses who risk ‘falling between the cracks’ and missing out on financial help.

Council pays tribute to Councillor George Cruickshank

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Scottish Conservative Councillor George Cruickshank.

The Highland Council has paid tribute to Councillor George Cruickshank who sadly died at home, in the early hours of Sunday morning, 5 April 2020.

MSP welcomes RAF support for island communities

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has welcomed the support the RAF is providing to island residents who have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Mr Cameron made his comments as it was revealed that the first diagnoses of the disease had been made in the Western Isles.

Don’t head for the hills urges Highland MSP

Highlands and Islands MSP Donald Cameron has urged hillwalkers to keep away from the mountains until the coronavirus pandemic is over, and not to regard a high-level trek as an option for exercising.