Heath fire at East Mey

A HEATH fire at East Mey is being dealt with tenders from Thurso, Wick, John O'Groats and Helmsdale.

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Wick RBS branch closes its doors


Published: Thu 17 May 2018

RBS Wick

Our reporter David G Scott was the last customer inside the Wick branch of the RBS today as it shut at 5pm. He took this picture as a member of staff closed the front doors for the last time.

Cancer centre set for 10-year anniversary

Published: Wed 16 May 2018

A CAITHNESS centre which supports people with cancer reaches a milestone next week. The North Highland Cancer Information and Support Centre (NHCISC) is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

Whale fans getting ready for Orca Watch Week


Published: Wed 16 May 2018

Orca at Dunnet Head on Saturday. Copyright: Karen Munro

THE SeaWatch Foundation's annual Orca Watch Week returns to the Pentland Firth at the end of this month with hundreds of whale enthusiasts hoping to witness the passage of killer whales close to shore.

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We got out of jail, says Staxigoe boss

Published: Fri 11 May 2018

HONOURS were even at Upper Bignold but Staxigoe United boss Andrew Banks admitted his side got out of jail. They met Pentland United in the big CAFA Division One fixture this week but both came away with

High-flying Hotspur not thinking of promotion

Published: Fri 11 May 2018

HIGH Ormlie Hotspur are sitting pretty at the top of the CAFA Division Two table but no-one is allowed to mention the "P" word. Despite the early stage of the league season, Hotspur have been spoken of

Villagers on the up after 7-0 victory

Published: Fri 11 May 2018

CASTLETOWN should have been in seventh heaven following their 7-0 demolition of Top Joes but boss James Robertson reckons they took their foot off the gas too early. His side raced into 6-0 half-time lead

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