Gail Ross MSP named as red squirrel champion


Published: Sat 24 Sep 2016

New civic leader Gail Ross pledged to work to 'the best of her ability' for Caithness.

FAR north MSP Gail Ross has earned a new title after being named as a species champion for one of Scotland's most iconic animals. The Holyrood representative for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross was given

Caithness set for wellhead jobs boost


Published: Fri 23 Sep 2016

The wellhead at Swiney.

EAST Caithness is in line for a mini-jobs boost as a shale gas company gears up for a new phase of operation at the onshore wellhead at Swiney.

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Greens grind out win at Strathmore

Published: Sat 24 Sep 2016


CAITHNESS put behind the disappointment of being knocked out of the Shield by returning to winning ways at Inchmacoble.

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Dunnet Beach

Reader Dan Malcolm took this shot of Dunnet beach in the early afternoon on Sunday December 29.

Dunnet Beach

Salmon on Loch More

It look a major leap of faith by this salmon to clear the main sluice gates on Loch More. Reader Annemarie Dunnet, of Kestrel View, Lyth took the stunning shot on Thursday of last week.

Salmon on Loch More

Early morning view towards Weydale

Reader Brian Milligan took this early morning view towards Weydale last week from near his home in Hilliclay.

Early morning view towards Weydale

Clythness Lighthouse

Clythness Lighthouse, which was permanently discontinued by the Northern Lighthouse Board on March 18, 2010, by Willie Mackay, of Oldhall.

Clythness Lighthouse

John O'Groats Harbour Day

Three lifeboats and a search-and-rescue helicopter are captured in this image taken at the recent John O'Groats Harbour Day. Thurso, Wick and Longhope lifeboats, together with the Shetland Coastguard helicopter, were involved in a mock rescue exercise off the harbour. The picture was taken by C. Ryan, Thurso.

John O'Groats Harbour Day


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