Caithness braced for wintry blast

Following the overnight snow, driving conditions yesterday on the A9 along the16-mile stretch of the Causewaymire were difficult, with motorists down to 30 mph in places.

BLIZZARDS look set to hit Caithness on Wednesday with some areas predicted to see three inches of snow which, combined with gale-force winds, could cause problems for motorists.

Thurso man jailed for assault

Published: Mon 26 Jan 2015


A CAITHNESS man has been sentenced to 15 months behind bars after he admitted breaking into a woman's flat, seizing her by the hair and holding a weapon to her neck.

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Melting snow puts Academy game on ice

Published: Sat 24 Jan 2015

Players were warming up on the pitch when the game was called off.

Wick Academy's chance to close the gap on the top two in the Highland League was frozen out when a late blizzard lead to the game being postponed 35 minutes before kick off.

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