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Police search for young Bower woman reported missing

29 October 2020
Police search for young Bower woman reported missing

Police search for young Bower woman reported missing

29 October 2020

Police with tracker dogs seen combing ground in Bower this afternoon after 20-year-old reported missing.


Highland Council confirms support for securing future of Wick's airport

29 October 2020
Highland Council confirms support for securing future of Wick's airport

Highland Council confirms support for securing future of Wick's airport

29 October 2020

In a key speech today, Wick and east Caithness councillor Nicola Sinclair said 'it is vital' that the doors of the airport remain open.


Caithness under the Christmas tree last call out

29 October 2020
Caithness under the Christmas tree last call out

Caithness under the Christmas tree last call out

29 October 2020

Lyth Arts Centre is putting a last call out for local artists to help create a special Christmas book.


Wick tree demon gives more scares for Halloween

28 October 2020
Wick tree demon gives more scares for Halloween

Wick tree demon gives more scares for Halloween

28 October 2020

Never mind Halloween – there's one Wick worthy giving all-year-round scares if you see him in the right light. Meet the spirit of Jan de Groot.


Massive Royal Fleet vessel sighted off Wick Bay

28 October 2020
Massive Royal Fleet vessel sighted off Wick Bay

Massive Royal Fleet vessel sighted off Wick Bay

28 October 2020

A vessel measuring over 200 metres was sighted on the horizon from Wick Bay yesterday afternoon.


Could this monster pumpkin be the largest grown in Caithness?

28 October 2020
Could this monster pumpkin be the largest grown in Caithness?

Could this monster pumpkin be the largest grown in Caithness?

28 October 2020

Paying homage to a firm Halloween favourite, Jay Barrett from Lyth proudly holds his home-grown monster pumpkin.


Caithness Highland Hospice shops' volunteer plea

28 October 2020
Caithness Highland Hospice shops' volunteer plea

Caithness Highland Hospice shops' volunteer plea

28 October 2020

Highland Hospice’s charity shops in Wick and Thurso require volunteers to join their teams due to a shortage brought on by the effects of Covid-19.


Caithness cyber expert best in the UK

27 October 2020
Caithness cyber expert best in the UK

Caithness cyber expert best in the UK

27 October 2020

Another major accolade for the Mey-based cyber security guru, Dr Keith Nicholson.


Wickers share scary tales for Halloween bestseller

27 October 2020
Wickers share scary tales for Halloween bestseller

Wickers share scary tales for Halloween bestseller

27 October 2020

A number of Wick residents have shared their scariest paranormal experiences in a book released just in time for Halloween.


Wick optician warns of Halloween 'sightmare'

26 October 2020
Wick optician warns of Halloween 'sightmare'

Wick optician warns of Halloween 'sightmare'

26 October 2020

Fancy dress revellers should be aware of the risks of using novelty contact lenses this Halloween and avoid the nightmare of a sightmare.


'Love local, shop local,' says high street retailer

26 October 2020
'Love local, shop local,' says high street retailer

'Love local, shop local,' says high street retailer

26 October 2020

After recent fears over its Wick and Thurso branches remaining open, a major fashion retailer is urging the residents of both towns to 'love local'.


Thurso battery business powers ahead with latest award

18 October 2020
Thurso battery business powers ahead with latest award

Thurso battery business powers ahead with latest award

18 October 2020

Staff at a specialist battery manufacturing organisation based at Thurso Business Park are all charged up after the company won a major industry award


Thurso activist frustrated over 'eyesore parcel of ground'

16 October 2020
Thurso activist frustrated over 'eyesore parcel of ground'

Thurso activist frustrated over 'eyesore parcel of ground'

16 October 2020

A community activist based in Thurso has vented his frustration over an 'eyesore' patch of ground he believes could be developed into a car park.


Rough ride into Thurso as A9 resurfaced

15 October 2020
Rough ride into Thurso as A9 resurfaced

Rough ride into Thurso as A9 resurfaced

15 October 2020

Expect delays and a bumpy ride on a stretch of the A9 leading into Thurso.


Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

15 October 2020
Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

15 October 2020

A Wick mum who tragically lost her baby 20 years ago is appealing to have October 15 recognised as a special pregnancy and infant loss day.


Suspicious activity in Watten area

15 October 2020
Suspicious activity in Watten area

Suspicious activity in Watten area

15 October 2020

Police officers are investigating suspicious incidents near to vacant properties around West Watten in Caithness and Rogart in Sutherland.


Did a 14th century Caithness knight visit America?

14 October 2020
Did a 14th century Caithness knight visit America?

Did a 14th century Caithness knight visit America?

14 October 2020

Could a stone carving in Massachusetts record the travels of a medieval knight with Caithness connections? A book by David Goudsward investigates.


Destruction of osprey nest condemned as 'wildlife crime'

13 October 2020
Destruction of osprey nest condemned as 'wildlife crime'

Destruction of osprey nest condemned as 'wildlife crime'

13 October 2020

A Highland councillor and numerous local bird enthusiasts have united to condemn the 'wanton destruction' of an osprey nest.


Cyber security guru is award finalist

12 October 2020
Cyber security guru is award finalist

Cyber security guru is award finalist

12 October 2020

Cyber security expert Dr Keith Nicholson has shown he is not resting on his laurels with another potential award to add to his collection.


Do you know your A9 speed limits?

12 October 2020
Do you know your A9 speed limits?

Do you know your A9 speed limits?

12 October 2020

Road users on the A9 are being urged to refresh their speed limit knowledge in advance of the new average speed camera system going live.


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