Covid-19 - Local and national information

24 November 2022


Regular statements about Covid-19 from the First Minister and the Scottish government have been discontinued, and replaced with more general guidance and information .
Covid-19 Self-Isolation Support Grant
The Scottish Government has announced a new Covid-19 Self-Isolation Support Grant for individuals who are in receipt of low-income benefits and who will lose income as a result of being required to self-isolate to prevent the spread of Covid-19.  Note important changes from 1 May 2022.
See more
11 November  new Highland Community Resilience briefing 13   
11 October         
  NHS Highland update
18 November       NHS Highland update
19 November 2021  Types of test
19 November 2021  Vaccine scams
Highland Council   COVID-19 Free Helpline  0300 303 1362.

Highland Council  contact numbers for all council services.
Community  Councils information
Information including email contacts, office holders and website addresses for all Black Isle and two neighbouring community councils.
General information              Contacts and office holders


We are part of the rapidly expanding worldwide Transition Towns movement. The Black Isle is a peninsula of about 100 sq miles ENE of Inverness in Scotland, UK.