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Far north derby sees Wick Academy trying to end long wait

26 February 2024
Far north derby sees Wick Academy trying to end long wait

Far north derby sees Wick Academy trying to end long wait

26 February 2024

Wick Academy will be targeting a first Highland League victory over Brora in more than 11 years when the old rivals go head-to-head on Wednesday.


Thurso netball team praised for commitment after beating Lossie West

26 February 2024
Thurso netball team praised for commitment after beating Lossie West

Thurso netball team praised for commitment after beating Lossie West

26 February 2024

Thurso's netball players were praised for overcoming their Lossie West counterparts despite having to contend with a lack of a training base.


Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

25 February 2024
Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

25 February 2024

More details have been announced about a weekend of celebrations marking the centenary of Duncansby Head lighthouse, which will run from March 15-17.


Sending pregnant women from Caithness to Aberdeen or Perth would be 'totally unacceptable'

23 February 2024
Sending pregnant women from Caithness to Aberdeen or Perth would be 'totally unacceptable'

Sending pregnant women from Caithness to Aberdeen or Perth would be 'totally unacceptable'

23 February 2024

CHAT chairman Ron Gunn has spoken out after a Highlands and Islands MSP claimed that maternity provision in the Highlands is "verging on a crisis".


Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

23 February 2024
Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

23 February 2024

The legacy of a Nobel Prize winner who came from a Wick family "remains evident to this day" – exactly a century after he was born.


The 'modest genius' from a Caithness family who became a Nobel Prize winner

23 February 2024
The 'modest genius' from a Caithness family who became a Nobel Prize winner

The 'modest genius' from a Caithness family who became a Nobel Prize winner

23 February 2024

Today is the centenary of the birth of Allan MacLeod Cormack, co-winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for developing CT scanning.


Wick Academy aiming to make life difficult for Highland League champions

23 February 2024
Wick Academy aiming to make life difficult for Highland League champions

Wick Academy aiming to make life difficult for Highland League champions

23 February 2024

Wick Academy will be determined to make life as difficult as possible for Highland League champions Brechin City when the teams meet at Glebe Park.


Scottish Government depopulation action plan 'an insult to Caithness'

23 February 2024
Scottish Government depopulation action plan 'an insult to Caithness'

Scottish Government depopulation action plan 'an insult to Caithness'

23 February 2024

A 95-page Scottish Government document aimed at tackling depopulation has been condemned as an insult to Caithness by two Highland councillors.


Tough choice for far north judges in Highland Shortbread Showdown

22 February 2024
Tough choice for far north judges in Highland Shortbread Showdown

Tough choice for far north judges in Highland Shortbread Showdown

22 February 2024

Two entrants, with three shortbreads between them, have qualified from Caithness and Sutherland for the 2024 Highland Shortbread Showdown final.


Thurso want to 'kick on' after ending long wait for a win

22 February 2024
Thurso want to 'kick on' after ending long wait for a win

Thurso want to 'kick on' after ending long wait for a win

22 February 2024

There was a recurring theme to the messages Scott Davidson received after Thurso's 1-0 victory over Inverness Athletic – that it was "long overdue".


Halkirk United up to fourth in North Caledonian League after midweek victory at Alness

22 February 2024
Halkirk United up to fourth in North Caledonian League after midweek victory at Alness

Halkirk United up to fourth in North Caledonian League after midweek victory at Alness

22 February 2024

The Anglers moved up to fourth after an early double by James Mackintosh and a debut goal from Kieran MacGregor helped them to a 3-1 win at Alness.


Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

21 February 2024
Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

21 February 2024

Trudy Morris emphasised that connectivity is a major factor in achieving economic growth as she expressed relief and delight at the PSO announcement.


Whisky enthusiasts raise £1150 for Caithness Talking Newspapers

21 February 2024
Whisky enthusiasts raise £1150 for Caithness Talking Newspapers

Whisky enthusiasts raise £1150 for Caithness Talking Newspapers

21 February 2024

A malt whisky tasting event in Wick has supported a free service that allows people with sight loss in Caithness to keep up to date with local news.


'Peace candle' at Wick church offers weekly chance to pray and reflect

21 February 2024
'Peace candle' at Wick church offers weekly chance to pray and reflect

'Peace candle' at Wick church offers weekly chance to pray and reflect

21 February 2024

A "peace candle" at a Wick church during Lent is giving local people a chance to pray and reflect on those affected by the wars in Ukraine and Gaza.


Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

21 February 2024
Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

21 February 2024

Jamie Stone wants to see additional flights from Wick John O'Groats Airport following this week's positive news about Scottish Government funding.


Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

21 February 2024
Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

21 February 2024

The Scottish Government's support for the Wick/Aberdeen route ensures airport stability and sustains local employment, according to the local MSP.


Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

21 February 2024
Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

21 February 2024

Vital funding from the Scottish Government for Wick/Aberdeen air links will continue in 2024/25, it was announced this morning.


Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

21 February 2024
Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

21 February 2024

The local MSP has said it is not for politicians to make clinical decisions, and argued that midwife-led care should be seen as 'the gold standard'.


MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

20 February 2024
MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

20 February 2024

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone wants to hear about local people's care experiences at an event in Thurso this Friday.


Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

20 February 2024
Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

20 February 2024

Councillors have highlighted a 25 per cent rise in Wick passenger numbers as they fight for the continuation of a vital Scottish Government subsidy.


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