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Firefighters needed for Helmsdale and Dunbeath stations

10 February 2024
Firefighters needed for Helmsdale and Dunbeath stations

Firefighters needed for Helmsdale and Dunbeath stations

10 February 2024

SFRS offers two contracts whereby firefighters commit to either 120 or 90 hours availability per week


Scottish Government calls in Coul Links golf course application

09 February 2024
Scottish Government calls in Coul Links golf course application

Scottish Government calls in Coul Links golf course application

09 February 2024

Scottish Government experts will now review the case and send a report with recommendations to Ministers.


Neil Gunn Writing Competition open for entries

05 February 2024
Neil Gunn Writing Competition open for entries

Neil Gunn Writing Competition open for entries

05 February 2024

The adult poetry and adult short story sections are open to all writers worldwide.


Highland Council to object to Kirkton Energy Park proposal on north coast

05 February 2024
Highland Council to object to Kirkton Energy Park proposal on north coast

Highland Council to object to Kirkton Energy Park proposal on north coast

05 February 2024

Highland councillors have agreed to object to a 53MW wind farm proposed for the north coast.


More than £9,000 raised for charity in 2023 Marty Mackay Memorial Fund sponsored cycle/walk

15 January 2024
More than £9,000 raised for charity in 2023 Marty Mackay Memorial Fund sponsored cycle/walk

More than £9,000 raised for charity in 2023 Marty Mackay Memorial Fund sponsored cycle/walk

15 January 2024

The annual event is held in memory of Durness man Marty Mackay.


Orbex set date for second community consultation over proposed changes to Sutherland Spaceport

10 January 2024
Orbex set date for second community consultation over proposed changes to Sutherland Spaceport

Orbex set date for second community consultation over proposed changes to Sutherland Spaceport

10 January 2024

The second public consultation meeting will be held at the Ben Loyal Hotel on January 18 from 12pm-2pm and 5pm-8pm.


Orbex appoints new chief executive officer and executive chairman as it prepares for completion of Sutherland Spaceport

08 January 2024
Orbex appoints new chief executive officer and executive chairman as it prepares for completion of Sutherland Spaceport

Orbex appoints new chief executive officer and executive chairman as it prepares for completion of Sutherland Spaceport

08 January 2024

Orbex began construction of Sutherland Spaceport last year.


Melness Crofters' Estate submits planning application for affordable housing scheme

30 December 2023
Melness Crofters' Estate submits planning application for affordable housing scheme

Melness Crofters' Estate submits planning application for affordable housing scheme

30 December 2023

An application for a small-scale housing development on the north coast has been submitted to Highland Council.


Far north MP calls for Spittal to Beauly high-voltage power line to be laid undersea 'whatever the cost'

12 December 2023
Far north MP calls for Spittal to Beauly high-voltage power line to be laid undersea 'whatever the cost'

Far north MP calls for Spittal to Beauly high-voltage power line to be laid undersea 'whatever the cost'

12 December 2023

A proposed 100-mile high-voltage power line from Spittal to Beauly should be laid on the sea bed rather, MP Jamie Stone has said.


Orbex appoints new chief commercial officer as it prepares for historic first launch of Prime rocket from Spaceport Sutherland

08 December 2023
Orbex appoints new chief commercial officer as it prepares for historic first launch of Prime rocket from Spaceport Sutherland

Orbex appoints new chief commercial officer as it prepares for historic first launch of Prime rocket from Spaceport Sutherland

08 December 2023

Orbex has announced the appointment of John Bone as its new chief commercial officer.


Sutherland Spaceport changes to be laid out at public consultation events in Tongue

03 December 2023
Sutherland Spaceport changes to be laid out at public consultation events in Tongue

Sutherland Spaceport changes to be laid out at public consultation events in Tongue

03 December 2023

Orbex has released further details of the community consultation meetings it is holding on proposed changes to Sutherland Spaceport.


Controversial new pylon line from Spittal to Beauly will bring hundreds of jobs, new homes and £32 million in community benefit, says SSEN Transmission

01 December 2023
Controversial new pylon line from Spittal to Beauly will bring hundreds of jobs, new homes and £32 million in community benefit, says SSEN Transmission

Controversial new pylon line from Spittal to Beauly will bring hundreds of jobs, new homes and £32 million in community benefit, says SSEN Transmission

01 December 2023

SSEN announced today that reports have now been produced following the first round of consultation on its proposals.


Success of Thurso 'Press Pause' tourism initiative leads to roll-out elsewhere

21 November 2023
Success of Thurso 'Press Pause' tourism initiative leads to roll-out elsewhere

Success of Thurso 'Press Pause' tourism initiative leads to roll-out elsewhere

21 November 2023

Press Pause pilot projects have been run in Lochcarron and Thurso.


Sutherland landowner sees success in restoring ancient pinewood

18 November 2023
Sutherland landowner sees success in restoring ancient pinewood

Sutherland landowner sees success in restoring ancient pinewood

18 November 2023

A landowner has restored an area of ancient Caledonian pinewood, thanks to two decades of effort.


North coast singer (9) wins medal at her first ever National Mod

31 October 2023
North coast singer (9) wins medal at her first ever National Mod

North coast singer (9) wins medal at her first ever National Mod

31 October 2023

Esther Spratt of Strathy came second in the P4-5 learners solo singing section at the Royal National Mod.


Ulbster mountain rescue dog handler receives 'well deserved' recognition

30 October 2023
Ulbster mountain rescue dog handler receives 'well deserved' recognition

Ulbster mountain rescue dog handler receives 'well deserved' recognition

30 October 2023

A Caithness member of Assynt Mountain Rescue Team has been presented with a Scottish Mountain Rescue Distinguished Service Award.


Memorial run along north coast organised in tribute to stalwart of Caithness and Sutherland Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club

20 September 2023
Memorial run along north coast organised in tribute to stalwart of Caithness and Sutherland Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club

Memorial run along north coast organised in tribute to stalwart of Caithness and Sutherland Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club

20 September 2023

Club members are being urged to turn out in memory of David Green, Caithness.


Caithness children presented with story writing awards at indie book festival in Helmsdale

11 September 2023
Caithness children presented with story writing awards at indie book festival in Helmsdale

Caithness children presented with story writing awards at indie book festival in Helmsdale

11 September 2023

Handsome wooden trophies and certificates were handed over on the final day of Scotland's Indie Book Festival.


Australian artist's new exhibition at Strathnaver Museum inspired by 'cruelty and injustice' of the Clearances

26 August 2023
Australian artist's new exhibition at Strathnaver Museum inspired by 'cruelty and injustice' of the Clearances

Australian artist's new exhibition at Strathnaver Museum inspired by 'cruelty and injustice' of the Clearances

26 August 2023

Barry Smiths's new exhibition is being launched at Strathnaver Museum on Friday, September 1.


Highland Council under continuing pressure over 'unsafe' Naver bridge as MSP Maree Todd calls for work on new structure to go ahead.

24 August 2023
Highland Council under continuing pressure over 'unsafe' Naver bridge as MSP Maree Todd calls for work on new structure to go ahead.

Highland Council under continuing pressure over 'unsafe' Naver bridge as MSP Maree Todd calls for work on new structure to go ahead.

24 August 2023

Maree Todd was shown round the bridge by Bettyhill community members earlier this month.


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