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Highland superfast broadband rollout unlikely to be delivered until 2027, says MSP

18 February 2021
Highland superfast broadband rollout unlikely to be delivered until 2027, says MSP

Highland superfast broadband rollout unlikely to be delivered until 2027, says MSP

18 February 2021

Edward Mountain MSP says it seems increasingly likely the rollout of superfast broadband to Highland communities won’t be delivered until 2027.


NHS Highland staff invited to take part in Healing Process session

17 February 2021
NHS Highland staff invited to take part in Healing Process session

NHS Highland staff invited to take part in Healing Process session

17 February 2021

People who feel they suffered bullying or harassment while working with NHS Highland are being invited to take part in an online session.


Woman left ‘frightened’ by accused

12 November 2020
Woman left ‘frightened’ by accused

Woman left ‘frightened’ by accused

12 November 2020

A sheriff has taken steps to ensure a woman from Thurso will not be bothered by a man who upset her.


Gray gets off to a great start in bid for Thurso Winter Stableford title

28 October 2020
Gray gets off to a great start in bid for Thurso Winter Stableford title

Gray gets off to a great start in bid for Thurso Winter Stableford title

28 October 2020

After a hugely successful summer golf season at Thurso, the winter fixtures are in full swing with the Winter Stableford being played over 10 rounds.


Campbell's 20-point haul is pick of the bunch in last round of September Series

07 October 2020
Campbell's 20-point haul is pick of the bunch in last round of September Series

Campbell's 20-point haul is pick of the bunch in last round of September Series

07 October 2020

Thurso Golf Club's September Series – a mini summer league played over the nine-hole course – was very popular with almost 300 rounds being played.


Success for Farquhar with 228-point haul over six rounds

06 October 2020
Success for Farquhar with 228-point haul over six rounds

Success for Farquhar with 228-point haul over six rounds

06 October 2020

Sandy Cumming won the final round of the Thurso EGGS summer competitions, with Jim Farquhar taking overall victory.


Wick university student had £10k of cocaine and cannabis on train

18 September 2020
Wick university student had £10k of cocaine and cannabis on train

Wick university student had £10k of cocaine and cannabis on train

18 September 2020

A student from Wick who was caught with £10,500 worth of cocaine and cannabis after a Christmas Eve train journey has avoided a jail sentence.


More passengers taking to the seas on NorthLink ferries

16 September 2020
More passengers taking to the seas on NorthLink ferries

More passengers taking to the seas on NorthLink ferries

16 September 2020

Serco NorthLink Ferries has seen an increase in passenger numbers between Scrabster and Orkney since lockdown started to ease.


Teen's knife excuse was ‘nonsense’

16 September 2020
Teen's knife excuse was ‘nonsense’

Teen's knife excuse was ‘nonsense’

16 September 2020

A teenager whose excuse for carrying a knife in public was that she was using it to do some dental work, escaped detention at Wick Sheriff Court.


WATCH: Sick hedgehog turns up at Wick hospital

12 September 2020
WATCH: Sick hedgehog turns up at Wick hospital

WATCH: Sick hedgehog turns up at Wick hospital

12 September 2020

Caithness General Hospital in Wick may normally deal with humans but a rather prickly patient turning up one afternoon obviously in need of some help.


Highland Maggie's centre reopens after break-in

08 September 2020
Highland Maggie's centre reopens after break-in

Highland Maggie's centre reopens after break-in

08 September 2020

A Highland cancer care centre in Inverness has reopened its doors after being forced to close following a break-in.


Fantastic score secures Three-Team Yellow Ball for Jean, Laura and Fiona

20 August 2020
Fantastic score secures Three-Team Yellow Ball for Jean, Laura and Fiona

Fantastic score secures Three-Team Yellow Ball for Jean, Laura and Fiona

20 August 2020

Recent ladies' competitions at Thurso Golf Club have included the Mackay Cup, Three-Team Competition, Three-Team Yellow Ball and Killearnan Cup.


Mowat at the double after making a welcome return to Reay

15 July 2020
Mowat at the double after making a welcome return to Reay

Mowat at the double after making a welcome return to Reay

15 July 2020

Andy Mowat has made a welcome return to Reay Golf Club, and he showed he had lost none of his previous magic by claiming not one but two prizes.


Caithness and Sutherland families and their links to the slave trade

12 July 2020
Caithness and Sutherland families and their links to the slave trade

Caithness and Sutherland families and their links to the slave trade

12 July 2020

Families from the far north were among those who played a part in the transatlantic slave trade of the 18th and early 19th centuries.


Ladies swing back into action at Thurso Golf Club

10 July 2020
Ladies swing back into action at Thurso Golf Club

Ladies swing back into action at Thurso Golf Club

10 July 2020

There has been a busy return to action for the Thurso ladies, with Laura Durrand winning the July Medal thanks to a course record-equalling score.


Harper makes up for lost time with medal victory at Reay

08 July 2020
Harper makes up for lost time with medal victory at Reay

Harper makes up for lost time with medal victory at Reay

08 July 2020

The delayed start to the golf season has led to some oddities in the Reay fixture list, such as the April Medal being played in the sunshine of July.


Ross gets the job done in William Simpson Memorial at Thurso

06 July 2020
Ross gets the job done in William Simpson Memorial at Thurso

Ross gets the job done in William Simpson Memorial at Thurso

06 July 2020

Ross Sutherland won Thurso's William Simpson Memorial event, while Chris Sutherland saw his Summer League odds shortened after a third sub-par round.


Birdie blitz helps Sutherland achieve an exceptional score in Summer League

29 June 2020
Birdie blitz helps Sutherland achieve an exceptional score in Summer League

Birdie blitz helps Sutherland achieve an exceptional score in Summer League

29 June 2020

The A&A Mackay Builders Summer League at Thurso Golf Club is going from strength to strength with last Thursday’s round four attracting 97 entrants.


Durrand wins by a country mile in second round of Summer League at Thurso

23 June 2020
Durrand wins by a country mile in second round of Summer League at Thurso

Durrand wins by a country mile in second round of Summer League at Thurso

23 June 2020

The fairways at Thurso have been very busy since lockdown restrictions were eased – many new members have appeared as well as some well-kent faces.


Captain Bain wins by two shots in Reay's June Medal

17 June 2020
Captain Bain wins by two shots in Reay's June Medal

Captain Bain wins by two shots in Reay's June Medal

17 June 2020

After a couple of months of enforced absence, golfers have returned to the fairways of Reay in their droves for the resumption of competitive action.


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