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Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

The Scottish Government's support for the Wick/Aberdeen route ensures airport stability and sustains local employment, according to the local MSP.


MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

Holyrood Notebook by Maree Todd


Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

The local MSP has said it is not for politicians to make clinical decisions, and argued that midwife-led care should be seen as 'the gold standard'.


MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone wants to hear about local people's care experiences at an event in Thurso this Friday.


Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors have highlighted a 25 per cent rise in Wick passenger numbers as they fight for the continuation of a vital Scottish Government subsidy.


Exclusive: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

Exclusive: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

Exclusive: Highland Council budget includes potential job losses and adult social care cuts

But there is little information on roads spending as the £602.5 million budget seeks to plug a £65 million blackhole.


Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

Jamie Stone has accused the Scottish Government of "unforgivable incompetence" over the pause on funding for healthcare construction projects.


Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Highland Council education bosses blame poor attainment on primary school teachers

Councillor Helen Crawford says asking 'teachers to mark more generously' is 'just a big sticking plaster.'


Caithness councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Caithness councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Caithness councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Caithness councillor Karl Rosie has joined the Highland Independent group on the local authority, saying he wants to "put people before politics".


Scottish Government seeks to tackle population challenges

Scottish Government seeks to tackle population challenges

Scottish Government seeks to tackle population challenges

A plan to strengthen communities facing population decline, including funding for local-led research, initiatives and support has been published.


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