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New move to boost offshore wind capacity at 'pivotal' stage for sector

31 October 2020
New move to boost offshore wind capacity at 'pivotal' stage for sector

New move to boost offshore wind capacity at 'pivotal' stage for sector

31 October 2020

The Scottish Government has set a new ambition to increase offshore wind capacity to 11 gigawatts of energy installed by 2030.


Wick eye health business taking part in HIE Pathfinder Accelerator programme

30 October 2020
Wick eye health business taking part in HIE Pathfinder Accelerator programme

Wick eye health business taking part in HIE Pathfinder Accelerator programme

30 October 2020

A Caithness eye health business is one of nine across the Highlands and Islands taking part in an initiative to put them on the fast track to success.


Halloween fun day for Thurso primary pupils

30 October 2020
Halloween fun day for Thurso primary pupils

Halloween fun day for Thurso primary pupils

30 October 2020

PICTURES: Ghosts and ghouls and a host of other scary characters enjoyed a happy Halloween celebration at Thurso's Miller Academy Primary School.


North Highlands will see re-emergence of tourism in 2021, says NC500 organisation

30 October 2020
North Highlands will see re-emergence of tourism in 2021, says NC500 organisation

North Highlands will see re-emergence of tourism in 2021, says NC500 organisation

30 October 2020

The NC500 organisation says it is confident that the north Highlands will see a "re-emergence" of its tourism industry next year.


Highland health staff take part in flu vaccination programme

30 October 2020
Highland health staff take part in flu vaccination programme

Highland health staff take part in flu vaccination programme

30 October 2020

NHS Highland's staff flu vaccination programme is well under way, with employees across all areas taking the opportunity to get their jab.


Thurso's away fixture against Orkney is called off

30 October 2020
Thurso's away fixture against Orkney is called off

Thurso's away fixture against Orkney is called off

30 October 2020

Saturday's North Caledonian League match between Orkney and Thurso has been called off after the Vikings were unable to raise a team.


Team effort praised as former chairman stands down from Wick harbour board

30 October 2020
Team effort praised as former chairman stands down from Wick harbour board

Team effort praised as former chairman stands down from Wick harbour board

30 October 2020

Willie Watt praised the team effort behind the success of Wick Harbour Authority as he stood down this week after 15 years.


Wick-born Elizabeth celebrating her centenary

29 October 2020
Wick-born Elizabeth celebrating her centenary

Wick-born Elizabeth celebrating her centenary

29 October 2020

Wick-born Elizabeth Christina McDonald, now living in Edinburgh, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Friday.


Disabled man wants payout after years of heating problems at Caithness council house

29 October 2020
Disabled man wants payout after years of heating problems at Caithness council house

Disabled man wants payout after years of heating problems at Caithness council house

29 October 2020

A disabled man is seeking a payout from Highland Council after eight winters of "substandard heating" at his local authority home in Caithness.


Caithness business chief calls for more localised approach as Highland enters level one of Covid restrictions

29 October 2020
Caithness business chief calls for more localised approach as Highland enters level one of Covid restrictions

Caithness business chief calls for more localised approach as Highland enters level one of Covid restrictions

29 October 2020

North business leader Trudy Morris has called on the Scottish Government to adopt a more localised approach in its set of coronavirus restrictions.


Caithness CAB campaign offers redundancy advice after shock poll findings

29 October 2020
Caithness CAB campaign offers redundancy advice after shock poll findings

Caithness CAB campaign offers redundancy advice after shock poll findings

29 October 2020

Local people facing redundancy are being offered expert help in a new campaign from Caithness Citizens Advice Bureau.


Thurso boss accepts some of his squad may be unwilling to make Orkney trip

29 October 2020
Thurso boss accepts some of his squad may be unwilling to make Orkney trip

Thurso boss accepts some of his squad may be unwilling to make Orkney trip

29 October 2020

Thurso manager Stevie Reid says he can fully accept why some of his players will be reluctant to travel across the Pentland Firth to take on Orkney.


Befrienders praised for adapting service to keep people connected

29 October 2020
Befrienders praised for adapting service to keep people connected

Befrienders praised for adapting service to keep people connected

29 October 2020

Volunteer befrienders in the far north have been praised for the innovative way they have responded to the coronavirus pandemic.


NHS Highland public health chief issues new appeal in Covid-19 fight

29 October 2020
NHS Highland public health chief issues new appeal in Covid-19 fight

NHS Highland public health chief issues new appeal in Covid-19 fight

29 October 2020

NHS Highland’s director of public health has issued a fresh appeal to people across the region to help in the fight against Covid-19.


Public Health Scotland dashboard shows Covid-19 in one Caithness neighbourhood

29 October 2020
Public Health Scotland dashboard shows Covid-19 in one Caithness neighbourhood

Public Health Scotland dashboard shows Covid-19 in one Caithness neighbourhood

29 October 2020

Covid-19 was reported in one part of Caithness during the latest seven-day period covered by Public Health Scotland’s interactive dashboard.


Champions Green Road leave it late as Caithness 7s season kicks off

28 October 2020
Champions Green Road leave it late as Caithness 7s season kicks off

Champions Green Road leave it late as Caithness 7s season kicks off

28 October 2020

Reigning champions Green Road were pushed all the way by Colts as the Caithness 7s League got under way this week at the Naver all-weather pitch.


World Cup champion Douglas pleased with his performance in Lombardy relay

28 October 2020
World Cup champion Douglas pleased with his performance in Lombardy relay

World Cup champion Douglas pleased with his performance in Lombardy relay

28 October 2020

World Cup mountain-running champion Andrew Douglas was happy with his performance in an international relay event in northern Italy.


Common good fund revelations hailed as 'major breakthrough' for Wick

28 October 2020
Common good fund revelations hailed as 'major breakthrough' for Wick

Common good fund revelations hailed as 'major breakthrough' for Wick

28 October 2020

Revelations about the extent of common good assets in Wick have been hailed as a "major breakthrough" for the town.


Free school meals up to Easter holidays for eligible pupils

27 October 2020
Free school meals up to Easter holidays for eligible pupils

Free school meals up to Easter holidays for eligible pupils

27 October 2020

Eligible pupils across the Highlands will receive school meal vouchers for the festive break as well as for February and Easter holidays in 2021.


Job-seekers offered free support with online interview masterclass

27 October 2020
Job-seekers offered free support with online interview masterclass

Job-seekers offered free support with online interview masterclass

27 October 2020

Unemployed job-seekers in Caithness are being offered free help online in finding their next role by a Glasgow-based firm.


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