More Covid restrictions to be lifted

Nightclubs will be reopening, large indoor events restarting and advice will be dropped against  more than three households meeting at a time but people are still being urged to work from home and to remember to take lateral flow tests before meeting up with others.

Covid emergency funds for culture

A compensation package worth £65 million for culture and major events that have lost income due to the Covid-19 pandemic has been announced by the Scottish Government

Covid surge rings in New Year changes

Essential visiting rules have been introduced at Oban’s Lorn and Islands Hospital and CalMac is running a temporary timetable until January 23 at least because of increasing Covid cases