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Lots of fun in Wick as the town lights up for Christmas

07 December 2021
Lots of fun in Wick as the town lights up for Christmas

Lots of fun in Wick as the town lights up for Christmas

07 December 2021

Wick's Fun Day was a great success with lots of people turning up to enjoy the umbrella parade and switch-on of the town's Christmas lights.


Local riders take part in arena event at Halkirk

06 December 2021
Local riders take part in arena event at Halkirk

Local riders take part in arena event at Halkirk

06 December 2021

Riders aged from six to 60 took part in an arena event organised by Caithness Pony Club at the weekend.


Council to consider support for households living in fuel poverty

06 December 2021
Council to consider support for households living in fuel poverty

Council to consider support for households living in fuel poverty

06 December 2021

Proposals to provide almost £3 million to help households in fuel poverty in Highland this winter will be considered at council meeting on Thursday.


Christmas lights switch-on in Thurso tonight

03 December 2021
Christmas lights switch-on in Thurso tonight

Christmas lights switch-on in Thurso tonight

03 December 2021

Thurso is set to finally get in the spirit of Christmas tonight with the rescheduled switching on of the festive lights.


Creative projects at Lyth Arts Centre benefit from £60,000 National Lottery funding

01 December 2021
Creative projects at Lyth Arts Centre benefit from £60,000 National Lottery funding

Creative projects at Lyth Arts Centre benefit from £60,000 National Lottery funding

01 December 2021

Lyth Arts Centre (LAC) has received £60,000 of National Lottery funding in the latest round of Creative Scotland Open Fund awards.


Christmas treats on the menu at Thurso Community Café

01 December 2021
Christmas treats on the menu at Thurso Community Café

Christmas treats on the menu at Thurso Community Café

01 December 2021

Thurso Community Café is getting into the spirit of Christmas by offering a couple of events to help raise funds to update the kitchen.


Rose Rose Gin delighted to pick up "cool brand" award in London

30 November 2021
Rose Rose Gin delighted to pick up "cool brand" award in London

Rose Rose Gin delighted to pick up "cool brand" award in London

30 November 2021

A Caithness gin has been honoured with influential CoolBrands status in an evening of celebration attended by UK branding and advertising leaders.


Wildflowers to brighten up Thurso

30 November 2021
Wildflowers to brighten up Thurso

Wildflowers to brighten up Thurso

30 November 2021

Local green-fingered activist Alexander Glasgow is moving ahead with his plans to set up wildflower areas as part of the Thurso In Colour project.


Wick Tesco store open again after Storm Arwen forces temporary closure

29 November 2021
Wick Tesco store open again after Storm Arwen forces temporary closure

Wick Tesco store open again after Storm Arwen forces temporary closure

29 November 2021

The Wick Tesco store is back open following temporary closure on Friday due to damage caused when Storm Arwen swept in.


First local Affected by Suicide meeting

28 November 2021
First local Affected by Suicide meeting

First local Affected by Suicide meeting

28 November 2021

A good number of people attended the first Affected by Suicide meeting to be held in Thurso by the James Support Group.


Wick swimmers achieve personal bests at Orkney mini meet

27 November 2021
Wick swimmers achieve personal bests at Orkney mini meet

Wick swimmers achieve personal bests at Orkney mini meet

27 November 2021

Wick Amateur Swimming Club members came home with a large haul of medals from the Orkney Mini Meet held at the Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall.


Thurso Christmas tree set to go back up after falling down

26 November 2021
Thurso Christmas tree set to go back up after falling down

Thurso Christmas tree set to go back up after falling down

26 November 2021

Strong winds earlier in the week blew down the Christmas tree in the town's Sir John's Square just one day after it was put up.


Tree snaps in high winds at Miller Academy, Thurso

26 November 2021
Tree snaps in high winds at Miller Academy, Thurso

Tree snaps in high winds at Miller Academy, Thurso

26 November 2021

Another tree fell victim to the high winds today, this time the damage was reported at Miller Academy Primary School in Thurso.


Road reopened at Castletown after fallen tree cleared

26 November 2021
Road reopened at Castletown after fallen tree cleared

Road reopened at Castletown after fallen tree cleared

26 November 2021

Diversions were put in place at Castletown this morning after a tree came down on the A836 Dunnet road due to the high winds caused by Storm Arwen.


Commercial buyers see added valued of the North Country Cheviot

23 November 2021
Commercial buyers see added valued of the North Country Cheviot

Commercial buyers see added valued of the North Country Cheviot

23 November 2021

The North Country Cheviot Sheep Society is celebrating a record-breaking sales season as the popularity of the breed continues to grow.


Caithness Machinery Ring provides members with some price protection

23 November 2021
Caithness Machinery Ring provides members with some price protection

Caithness Machinery Ring provides members with some price protection

23 November 2021

Caithness Machinery Ring is one of the nine-strong co-operatives within the Scottish Machinery Ring Association (SMRA) providing help to members.


WATCH: Video released about John O'Groats playpark project

23 November 2021
WATCH: Video released about John O'Groats playpark project

WATCH: Video released about John O'Groats playpark project

23 November 2021

A video about the plans for the proposed playpark at John O'Groats has been released in time for the public consultation on Saturday, December 4.


Orca sightings along the Caithness coast

22 November 2021
Orca sightings along the Caithness coast

Orca sightings along the Caithness coast

22 November 2021

Killer whales were spotted in Wick Bay and at different locations along the local coast line as they made their way north earlier today.


Accident on the A9 near Ousdale broch

22 November 2021
Accident on the A9 near Ousdale broch

Accident on the A9 near Ousdale broch

22 November 2021

One lane has reopened on the A9 between Helmsdale and Berriedale following an accident involving two cars earlier this afternoon.


Caithness Riding Club presentation of trophies

22 November 2021
Caithness Riding Club presentation of trophies

Caithness Riding Club presentation of trophies

22 November 2021

Caithness Riding Club presented trophies to this year's winners during the AGM at the Ross Institute, Halkirk.


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