Driver (96) had no memory of hitting cyclists at Auckengill


Published: Wed 20 Aug 2014

Christopher Dunne, whose wife was killed in the accident.

A PROBE into the death of a young English cyclist on the A99 near John O'Groats has heard the car which hit her showed no sign of changing speed or direction either before or as the accident was happening. Elaine Dunne (30) was killed on September 21, 2011, just outside Croft House at Auckengill, while she and her husband Christopher, who suffered serious injuries in the accident, were on a cycling holiday to celebrate their first wedding anniversary.

Would-be robber fled empty-handed

Published: Tue 19 Aug 2014

Wick Sheriff Court

DESPERATION led a man to try to rob Pulteneytown post office after not receiving benefits for a month and struggling to survive on food parcels.

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Wick and Brora set up north derby semi final

Published: Wed 13 Aug 2014

Gary Weir chipped Andy Reid from 20 yards to keep the three points in Caithness.

HARMSWORTH Park will host a North of Scotland Cup north derby semi final showdown as Wick Academy and Brora Rangers both won their quarter final ties in Caithness tonight.

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Rush job at the croft museum!

THE age-old skills of the thatcher were brought back to life when the Laidhay croft museum in Dunbeath engaged on a £10,000 three-week programme to make one of the county's top tourist attractions wind- and water-tight.

Rush job at the croft museum!

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