Sutherland gets spaceport nod

Sutherland has been selected as the site of the UK's first spaceport. The UK Space Agency says the new site on the Mhoine peninsula - between Tongue and Durness - was chosen as it is the best place in the UK to reach in-demand satellite orbits with vertically launched rockets.

Wick River green slime passed safe for canines

Published: Fri 13 Jul 2018

THE Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has allayed fears that an algae that has appeared on the surface of Wick River is harmful. Dog walkers in Wick had voiced concerns about the "green slime"

Vet finds Major mess on record paddle run

Published: Fri 13 Jul 2018

A VET caused a bit of a splash when she swapped her stethoscope for a paddleboard to complete a memorable Land's End to John O'Groats journey. Cal Major was paddling along the seas, rivers and canals of

Money stolen from house in Wick

Published: Wed 11 Jul 2018

Police are appealing for information after a theft described as "sneak-in" occurred at a house in the Bremners Walk area of Wick. The incident is believed to have taken place between 11pm on Sunday, July 8, and 12pm on Monday, June 9.

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