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Ian Sinclair was 'an excellent teacher' and had 'a great sense of humour,' says former pupil Karen Steven

27 July 2023
Ian Sinclair was 'an excellent teacher' and had 'a great sense of humour,' says former pupil Karen Steven

Ian Sinclair was 'an excellent teacher' and had 'a great sense of humour,' says former pupil Karen Steven

27 July 2023

Tribute paid to musician and composer who has died at the age of 83


Chieftain says Halkirk Highland Games have 'changed out of all recognition'

26 July 2023
Chieftain says Halkirk Highland Games have 'changed out of all recognition'

Chieftain says Halkirk Highland Games have 'changed out of all recognition'

26 July 2023

The Halkirk Highland Games have "changed out of all recognition" since the chieftain was a child in the 1950s – but the spirit is still the same.


One of the highest prize lists in Scotland on offer at Halkirk Highland Games

26 July 2023
One of the highest prize lists in Scotland on offer at Halkirk Highland Games

One of the highest prize lists in Scotland on offer at Halkirk Highland Games

26 July 2023

The Halkirk Highland Games, which take place at Recreation Park on Saturday, are one of the premier events of their kind on the circuit.


Efforts being made to give Thurso-based AMTE Power 'the best chance to succeed'

25 July 2023
Efforts being made to give Thurso-based AMTE Power 'the best chance to succeed'

Efforts being made to give Thurso-based AMTE Power 'the best chance to succeed'

25 July 2023

Efforts to rescue a Thurso-based battery manufacturer which was facing administration have been given a £1 million boost thanks to a bridging loan.


Castletown artist 'really excited' to be doing artwork for new children's book

21 July 2023
Castletown artist 'really excited' to be doing artwork for new children's book

Castletown artist 'really excited' to be doing artwork for new children's book

21 July 2023

Catherine Redgate to illustrate OllieMollyMylo


Horse of the Year Show is 'a dream come true' for young Castletown woman

20 July 2023
Horse of the Year Show is 'a dream come true' for young Castletown woman

Horse of the Year Show is 'a dream come true' for young Castletown woman

20 July 2023

Emma Gunn and her 13-year-old horse, Maisie, qualified for the event at the Royal Highland Show in Ingliston


Pennyland nursery in Thurso declared 'weak' in hard-hitting care report

20 July 2023
Pennyland nursery in Thurso declared 'weak' in hard-hitting care report

Pennyland nursery in Thurso declared 'weak' in hard-hitting care report

20 July 2023

Leadership at the Pennyland nursery in Thurso is weak while parents are concerned about the impact of staff changes on children


AMTE Power, which runs Thurso battery business, is facing 'critical financial situation'

20 July 2023
AMTE Power, which runs Thurso battery business, is facing 'critical financial situation'

AMTE Power, which runs Thurso battery business, is facing 'critical financial situation'

20 July 2023

Company could go into administration


National centre for health and social care should be based in the Highlands, says Edward Mountain

20 July 2023
National centre for health and social care should be based in the Highlands, says Edward Mountain

National centre for health and social care should be based in the Highlands, says Edward Mountain

20 July 2023

MSP wants NHS Highland and University of the Highlands and Islands to make a joint bid


Dog contest attracts 'quality entry' at Caithness County Show

19 July 2023
Dog contest attracts 'quality entry' at Caithness County Show

Dog contest attracts 'quality entry' at Caithness County Show

19 July 2023

Event attracts 62 dogs over 15 classes


Dog contest attracts 'quality entry' at Caithness County Show

19 July 2023
Dog contest attracts 'quality entry' at Caithness County Show

Dog contest attracts 'quality entry' at Caithness County Show

19 July 2023

Event attracts 62 dogs over 15 classes


Dounreay treating lower paid staff unfairly, claims employee

19 July 2023
Dounreay treating lower paid staff unfairly, claims employee

Dounreay treating lower paid staff unfairly, claims employee

19 July 2023

Dounreay is treating its lower paid staff unfairly and "doing nothing" about their concerns on pay, pensions and bonuses, according to an employee.


Caithness County Show: Cross Limousin heifer from Dunbeath is supreme cattle champion

17 July 2023
Caithness County Show: Cross Limousin heifer from Dunbeath is supreme cattle champion

Caithness County Show: Cross Limousin heifer from Dunbeath is supreme cattle champion

17 July 2023

Kris Sutherland took the reserve supreme champion of champions, supreme cattle champion and commercial cattle champion awards with She's a Belter.


Caithness County Show: Champion of champions title goes to Highland pony

17 July 2023
Caithness County Show: Champion of champions title goes to Highland pony

Caithness County Show: Champion of champions title goes to Highland pony

17 July 2023

Amanda McLennan, of Orkney's Kirkjuvagr Stud, took the County Show champion of champions title with the five-year-old mare Grace of Alltnacailleach.


First Minister urged by north MSP to make replacement of Raigmore hospital a priority

14 July 2023
First Minister urged by north MSP to make replacement of Raigmore hospital a priority

First Minister urged by north MSP to make replacement of Raigmore hospital a priority

14 July 2023

Existing facility not fit for the future, says Edward Mountain


Wind farm near Castletown could start in 2027 and create up to 15 jobs, says developer

13 July 2023
Wind farm near Castletown could start in 2027 and create up to 15 jobs, says developer

Wind farm near Castletown could start in 2027 and create up to 15 jobs, says developer

13 July 2023

Application to Highland Council expected to be submitted in November


NHS Highland says it is 'committed to improving local access to services in Caithness'

12 July 2023
NHS Highland says it is 'committed to improving local access to services in Caithness'

NHS Highland says it is 'committed to improving local access to services in Caithness'

12 July 2023

Health board responds after claims patient may have to travel 220 miles to get ears syringed


Stone wants Scottish education secretary to intervene over plans to mothball Dunbeath nursery

12 July 2023
Stone wants Scottish education secretary to intervene over plans to mothball Dunbeath nursery

Stone wants Scottish education secretary to intervene over plans to mothball Dunbeath nursery

12 July 2023

North MP says parents have been "denied a voice" on the controversial issue


'Worrying' rise in dead seabirds on Scottish coast from Caithness to Berwickshire

12 July 2023
'Worrying' rise in dead seabirds on Scottish coast from Caithness to Berwickshire

'Worrying' rise in dead seabirds on Scottish coast from Caithness to Berwickshire

12 July 2023

Scotland's Avian Flu Task Force on high alert


Musician George Crawford was 'a real character with a great sense of humour'

12 July 2023
Musician George Crawford was 'a real character with a great sense of humour'

Musician George Crawford was 'a real character with a great sense of humour'

12 July 2023

Funeral service took place in Wick for the 53-year-old


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