“We put in place very early on risk assessment of people being admitted to care homes, we put in place guidance around isolation of residents within care home. But we have to continually review what we did as our knowledge of this virus develops. … More CARE HOMES CATASTROPHE ETCHED ON HER MIND
Firstly, it is absolutely clear that pupils and staff can only return to school buildings when it is safe to so – which means full “Test Trace and Isolate” capacity having been established, plans being in place for public health guidance being implemented in schools e.g. social distancing; and finally clear evidence that the virus is under control. … More TEACHERS’ DISMAY OVER ABSENCE OF CONSULTATION
Proactive work by police in targeting knife crime and drugs in the division led to an increase in the number of offences recorded for carrying of offensive weapons and the supply of drugs. … More SERIOUS ASSAULTS DOWN IN ARGYLL AND DUNBARTON
Cllr Ian Dickson, Vice Convener of Educational Services, appears to be covering from Cllr McColl, whose only contribution during the pandemic was a scurrilous accusation that she was lying and playing politics when she drew attention to the desperate situation in local care homes. … More LEADER MARKED ABSENT AS SCHOOLS PREPARE TO GO BACK ON AUGUST 11
Company accounts show it owns property worth £1.47 million and has £174,000 of cash in the bank. … More LOOPHOLE IN REGISTER OF MSPs’ INTERESTS
Digital communication has played a pivotal role during the COVID-19 pandemic, enabling vital workers to come together to maintain frontline services and help manage the crisis. … More HELLO! COUNCIL’S INTO DIGITAL AND SKYPE CALLS
Figures released under freedom of information law reveal that more than 22 tonnes of formaldehyde, which causes cancer and is used as an embalming fluid, have been poured into cages to disinfect salmon over nine months in 2019. … More SALMON FARMS ARE POLLUTING SCOTTISH SEA LOCHS
The lockdown has generated huge television demand among viewers stuck at home and experts predict they will see a knock-on effect as broadcasters begin to run out of shows later this year. … More LOCKDOWN: WHAT’S COMING UP ON THE MOVIES?