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Council welcome Heathrow plan

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A PROPOSED increase in runway capacity at Heathrow airport in London has been welcomed by Highland Council as "a very positive announcement." The local authority is delighted with "the clear and unanimous recommendation" published in the long-awaited report from the Independent Airports Commission.

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Police appeal after Wick break-in

Published: Thu 02 Jul 2015

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POLICE in Wick are appealing for help from the public after a break-in at the home of an elderly woman. The incident, which was condemned by local residents, councillors and a shop owner, took place some time late on Tuesday evening or the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Caithness enjoys the hottest day of the year

Published: Tue 30 Jun 2015

Pictured during the heat wave in March, Thurso beach will be targeted by litter pickers on Sunday. Photo: Willie Mackay

SUMMER has officially arrived as temperatures were sent soaring across Caithness as the county soaked up the sun. Temperatures in Thurso rose to 25 degrees where early morning rain eventually cleared for

Fire in Thurso town centre

Published: Tue 30 Jun 2015

Fire

Fire crews were called out to Thurso Town Centre as a fault in a mains electric box resulted in a fire on the upper floor of a building.

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Hundreds get off their marks for Castle of Mey 10k

Published: Sat 30 May 2015

MEY in May usually only means one thing as hundreds of runners arrived within the grounds of the royal castle to take part in the most famous race in Caithness. A total of 445 people participated in the

Ladies say 'bye' to dream Scottish Cup tie

Published: Thu 07 May 2015

Caithness Ladies will be looking for their first ever win in the Scottish Cup.

CAITHNESS Ladies FC's historic first ever Scottish Cup tie at home has been scrapped after opponents United Glasgow confirmed they have pulled out of the tournament.

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

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