Health services, which are provided by NHS Highland, ended the year with an underspend of £906,000. Social work services, which are provided by Argyll and Bute Council, also had an underspend for the year of £183,000.
Where on earth is Ellis? Despite his absence he has left us with a spine-chilling tale. Perhaps he had a pressing engagement to go to? Kathie gets her dancing shoes out following her chat with Taynuilt musician and BBC Radio Scotland presenter Gary Innes and there’s music from Leonard Brown and his All-Star Band.
John Frace created Scotland’s Coronavirus Tracker website which has now attracted 1.5 million users. His Twitter following has exploded to 22,800 followers, including Professors Devi Shridhar, Jason Leitch, Linda Bauld, and the First Minister.
The scheme opens for applications this week and following an application and selection process, athletes will be identified for support by each local authority.
The art of the commentator will be the subject of a special programme to be broadcast later in the tournament which follows one of the most familiar Gaelic football voices Ailig O’Henley, in his journey from Uist to being in the hot seat connecting audiences with these premier events.
With Fiona Scott still on her holibobs it’s up to Steevie, Kathie and Ellis to hold the Something For The Weekend fort. In this week’s podcast, intrepid reporter Kathie transports us back to her ‘oarsome’ nine-mile row up the coast from Seil. We meet her fellow rowers and discover the special treats she had in her lunchbox. Ellis also gets an eyeful as he interviews Speedo Mick, the inspirational Evertonian fan who has become a charity fundraiser, which saw him mobbed by admirers on his arrival in Oban
Swooping aerial shots take in the splendour of the landscape as he pieces together the final fate of the last ferries of Ballachulish.
Trees for Life says the Government’s nature agency NatureScot is breaking the law by failing to make the killing of the protected species a last resort when management is required.
Intrepid reporter Kathie regales us with another of her watery adventures as she steels her to take part in an eight-mile local leg of a row around Scotland. We find out who’s been responsible for all the yellow knitted wellies that have been appearing, and have an upbeat new single from Glasgow-based folk singer-songwriter, Scott McWatt, called ‘Where We’ll Be’.
In this week’s episode of Something For The Weekend Ellis goes to a street festival, Kathie visits a new garden taking root at Oban’s Rockfield Centre to eventually provide natural dyes for creative workshops there and Steevie stormtroops in about a certain Empire that has come to town to film a Star Wars spin-off Disney channel series – or has it?