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WATCH Wick author now and win a signed book

05 March 2021
WATCH Wick author now and win a signed book

WATCH Wick author now and win a signed book

05 March 2021

Multi-award-winning author Ewan Morrison is appearing for a second online book launch tonight (Friday, March 5) at 6.30pm with prizes available.


Council Tax rates in Highland frozen for 2021/22

05 March 2021
Council Tax rates in Highland frozen for 2021/22

Council Tax rates in Highland frozen for 2021/22

05 March 2021

At a Highland Council meeting yesterday (March 4), it was agreed there will be no increase on Council Tax rates for the next financial year.


Mystery of the Murkle cross

05 March 2021
Mystery of the Murkle cross

Mystery of the Murkle cross

05 March 2021

A Thurso man was out with his two dogs on Murkle beach when he found, what appears to be, an ancient crucifix lying on the shoreline.


Grant support to install first time central heating

05 March 2021
Grant support to install first time central heating

Grant support to install first time central heating

05 March 2021

Eligible residents across Caithness could benefit from up to 100 per cent Scottish Government grant funding available for first time central heating.


Thurso man is £5k richer after buying a golden egg in a Lybster shop

04 March 2021
Thurso man is £5k richer after buying a golden egg in a Lybster shop

Thurso man is £5k richer after buying a golden egg in a Lybster shop

04 March 2021

Retired bus driver Sandy Barclay from Thurso is 'eggstatic' after finding a £5000 winning ticket in a Cadbury's Creme Egg on a trip to a Lybster shop.


Lybster message in a bottle found after 26 years

04 March 2021
Lybster message in a bottle found after 26 years

Lybster message in a bottle found after 26 years

04 March 2021

A message in a plastic bottle thrown into the sea at Lybster in 1994 has turned up on an Orkney beach after travelling around 100 miles.


Fishing about for local talent

03 March 2021
Fishing about for local talent

Fishing about for local talent

03 March 2021

The Fishermen's Mission charity is seeking creative talents to help it put together a calendar for 2022.


Dates set for return of more school pupils

03 March 2021
Dates set for return of more school pupils

Dates set for return of more school pupils

03 March 2021

The First Minister announced yesterday (March 2) to the Scottish Parliament dates for the return of all remaining school children.


Far north community groups benefit from £79k funding grants

03 March 2021
Far north community groups benefit from £79k funding grants

Far north community groups benefit from £79k funding grants

03 March 2021

Over £79k has been committed to community groups in the far north thanks to grants awards from the Caithness and North Sutherland Fund.


Lib Dems target housing shortage and overhaul of land ownership

03 March 2021
Lib Dems target housing shortage and overhaul of land ownership

Lib Dems target housing shortage and overhaul of land ownership

03 March 2021

Existing land reform policies 'do not go far enough' says Lib Dem candidate for the far north.


WATCH: 'The vaccine is our ticket to tourism,' says Stone

02 March 2021
WATCH: 'The vaccine is our ticket to tourism,' says Stone

WATCH: 'The vaccine is our ticket to tourism,' says Stone

02 March 2021

North MP Jamie Stone today sought the backing of Health Secretary Matt Hancock for encouraging the Scottish Government on vaccine rollout.


New clinical director appointed for NHS Highland north

02 March 2021
New clinical director appointed for NHS Highland north

New clinical director appointed for NHS Highland north

02 March 2021

NHS Highland has welcomed Dr Sadat Muzammil to the post of clinical director in its north sector.


Police investigate death of Wick woman

02 March 2021
Police investigate death of Wick woman

Police investigate death of Wick woman

02 March 2021

Police Scotland is looking into the circumstances that led to the death of a woman at an address in Wick at the weekend.


MSP addresses population decline in the Highlands

02 March 2021
MSP addresses population decline in the Highlands

MSP addresses population decline in the Highlands

02 March 2021

MSP Edward Mountain hopes apprenticeship schemes will help reverse the figures showing falling population numbers in the Highlands.


'We are watching and we will catch you,' warns train operator as fare dodging increases

02 March 2021
'We are watching and we will catch you,' warns train operator as fare dodging increases

'We are watching and we will catch you,' warns train operator as fare dodging increases

02 March 2021

ScotRail is cracking down on customers who dodge buying a ticket because of the reduction in front-line staff on trains due to Covid.


WATCH: Wick author's pop-up book launch tonight

01 March 2021
WATCH: Wick author's pop-up book launch tonight

WATCH: Wick author's pop-up book launch tonight

01 March 2021

Multi-award-winning author Ewan Morrison will appear for an online pop-up book launch tonight (Monday, March 1) at 6.30pm.


Action demanded after massive increase in fly-tipping

01 March 2021
Action demanded after massive increase in fly-tipping

Action demanded after massive increase in fly-tipping

01 March 2021

The huge increase of illegal dumping has led to a call on the Scottish Government to review the existing penalty for fly-tipping.


New support fund can help if you're struggling with energy bills

01 March 2021
New support fund can help if you're struggling with energy bills

New support fund can help if you're struggling with energy bills

01 March 2021

Caithness residents struggling to pay energy bills during Covid lockdown can now access help from a newly launched £4m support fund.


Could this be a record breaker? Halkirk man finds monster ice pancake on River Thurso

22 February 2021
Could this be a record breaker? Halkirk man finds monster ice pancake on River Thurso

Could this be a record breaker? Halkirk man finds monster ice pancake on River Thurso

22 February 2021

A 20ft-wide ice pancake was discovered by a Halkirk man surveying River Thurso that formed just in time for Pancake Day last week.


Wick author's latest book is the ‘ultimate plague year survival read’

20 February 2021
Wick author's latest book is the ‘ultimate plague year survival read’

Wick author's latest book is the ‘ultimate plague year survival read’

20 February 2021

The latest novel from a Wick-born author is available to pre-order and described as a 'beautifully observed family drama' within a future pandemic.


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