The Lochaber Times has asked the independent group councillors Margaret Davidson (Leader of Highland Council) and Alister Mackinnon (Budget Leader) for a statement on Councillor Baxter’s expulsion.
The back-up plans include the reintroduction of social distancing – one would see 100 percent of children in school with social distancing of one metre. The next plan would involve 50 percent of the pupils back at any one time at two metres social distancing.
The authors – through evidence collected from all of Scotland’s councils and national bodies – reveal that while CLD and youth workers across Scotland are working tirelessly to promote and enhance the voice of youth in decision making there remains in many councils a clear disconnect between councillors and young people with many councillors still dubious about the benefits of inclusion.
Weekly Zoom meetings and the Padlet app have been used to share visual material and ideas.
Warning from the Federation of Small Businesses as Fort William sees 43 per cent drop in debit card spending in same period as last year.
By the time the summer school holidays begin, 67,500 vouchers will have been issued across the Highlands, amounting to more than £1m.
As a community radio station and charity, Nevis Radio is all-inclusive and work with the community to help promote clubs, activities and encourage participation to volunteer at the station too.
In a statement following the meeting, the council said at this time the level of risk it faces is greater than perhaps ever before. The risks cover those to staff staff and their health and wellbeing, to the health, safety and wellbeing of local communities and risks to the provision of essential council services.
Councillor Denis Rixson (Caol and Mallaig) said it was perhaps inevitable that as the lockdown was slightly relaxed, a number of people ‘escaped’ to the countryside.