HSCP overspend slashed

The prioritisation of the Omicron response does present an additional risk to the savings programme in the last quarter of the year.

New DiCaprio tree has Lismore roots

Botanist Lorna MacKinnon who has a family home on Lismore was co-author on a scientific paper presenting the endangered evergreen DiCaprio tree as being new to science

Tesco T-Birds help stack Hope’s shelves

Teresa Russell along with others from the T-Birds, a group of ex-Tesco staff, have handed over a cheque for £2,684.15 to Hope’s service manager Catriona Petit.

Oban ticket office – open as usual

Independent watchdog for transport users Transport Focus is conducting a public consultation on behalf of ScotRail to look at ticket office opening hours. Oban is not under review.