Coronavirus recovery


From December 2022

This is the new location for the national and local Covid-19 information, which has been held in top place on the News page since the start of lockdown in March 2020.
Regular statements about Covid-19 from the First Minister and the Scottish government have been discontinued, and replaced with more general guidance and information .
April 2023
An Emergency Alerts Factsheet from the UK Government has been distributed through Community Councils.
Information and Guidance from Highland Council and NHS Highland have continued to be issued and referenced here, on a fortnightly and weekly basis respectively.
We are now (July 2023) discontinuing publication of these briefings, which have been made available to us by Ferintosh Community Council.  We would like to thank FCC for this provision.
23 June            NHS Highland update
15 June            NHS Highland update

Highland Council   COVID-19 Free Helpline  0300 303 1362

Highland Council  contact numbers for all council services.


June 2020

This page has been set up to explore issues and opinions around the idea that recovery from Covid-19, when it comes, offers an opportunity to 'bounce forward' (Rob Hopkins), or 'Build Back Better' - particularly with regard to reducing inequality and taking action to mitigate the effects of climate change - rather than just reverting to 'business as usual'.

This page archived in full

On the page below, explanatory text and summaries and some links have been removed, some links retained.

October 2020  Ten priority options for recovery
     PDF document

October 2020  Politics, Trauma and Empathy
     Eva Schonveld and Justin Kenrick

July 2020  Black Isle recovery plan proposed
     View the plan

May 2020  TBI responses to Scottish Government
     Julian Paren

May 2020  Six key principles for a resilient recovery
     Climate Change Committee

May 2020  We must 'bounce forward'
     Rob Hopkins

May 2020  We must re-think eduction
     George Monbiot

March 2020  After Covid-19, the Climate
     Anne Orford


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