News

Former soldier made death threats

Published: Fri 19 Jan 2018

Lyall Shepherd appeared from custody at Wick Sheriff Court.

A FORMER soldier threatened to hire hitmen to burn down a work colleague's house and kill her, Wick Sheriff Court has heard.

Brandon buys legend's accordion

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018

Brandon with the accordion that was played by Jimmy Shand.

HE has been hailed as the new Sir Jimmy Shand. Now Scotland's best accordion player in generations has bought the legendary box player's instrument and will be using it to bring the old master's sound

Caithness moggy goes on road trip

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018

Mr Brambles back at his home in Harpsdale.

A FARM cat went on an unscheduled holiday from his croft home near Halkirk, and journeyed all the way to Tain on the back of a lorry.

More news stories

Sport

Viva Espana for Lybster FC?

Published: Wed 03 Jan 2018

Recre manager Carlos Hita with club official Alejandro López, who received the Lybster FC pennant when he visited the village in the summer. It is on display in the Huelva club museum. Picture: Recreativo de Huelva

A CAITHNESS rural football side could make their debut in Europe and playing in front of more than 20,000 fans against Spain's oldest professional club.

What's On

Top 25 Days Out

25 Great Places to Stay

25 Great Places to Eat

Everything Wedding

Great Charities to Support

Great Golf Courses

Exclusive Subscription Offer

Groat & Courier Rewards Club

Sign up to our exclusive subscription offer and enjoy your local newspaper from only 65p per week.

Highland Life

Highland Life December 2016

Click on the image to read the latest edition.

Travel and Transport

Travel and Transport 1

Get up-to-the-minute information on roads, rail, bus, flight and ferry services, plus fuel prices in your area.

Follow us on Twitter

Twitter

Follow our tweets for all the latest news, sport and features, as well as comment and discussion

 

Out and About with Ralph

Out and About with Ralph

Get exploring the great outdoors with our regular columnist Ralph!

Send us your photos

Dounreay the big clean-up continues.

We're looking for your photographs of life around Caithness - send them to us here!

Subscribe to our e-edition

e-edition

Read the newspaper as it appears in print by subscribing to our e-edition - you can turn pages as well as zoom in on articles and photos.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Get in touch with the team at the John O'Groat Journal and Caithness Courier.