A disease that can harm the brain which is spread to humans by tick bites has been identified in the UK for the first time.
Petition to reinstate grass cutting services across Moray is supported by more than 400 in less than a day
Hundreds of angry residents across Moray have signed a petition calling for publicly-funded grass cutting in parks to be reinstated.
Potentially life-saving equipment will be handed out to Scots at risk of contracting a disease on the hills, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
Farmers and crofters have been advised to take steps to protect their sheep from ticks.
Getting bitten by a tick is a bit like playing Russian roulette, but the odds of avoiding Lyme Disease are in our favour, according to a Highland GP.
Top tips for avoiding tick bites have been issued to help outdoor lovers avoid the risk of contracting debilitating Lyme disease.