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Increased calls to Police Scotland

05 March 2021
Increased calls to Police Scotland

Increased calls to Police Scotland

05 March 2021

A total of almost two million calls were made to Police Scotland during the first three-quarters of 2020-21.


Wick volunteers praised for work on North Baths access

28 February 2021
Wick volunteers praised for work on North Baths access

Wick volunteers praised for work on North Baths access

28 February 2021

Wick Paths Group (WPG) volunteers have been congratulated for their work on clearing the access road to the town's North Baths.


Highland MSP backs calls for fuel duty to be frozen

28 February 2021
Highland MSP backs calls for fuel duty to be frozen

Highland MSP backs calls for fuel duty to be frozen

28 February 2021

Highland MSP Edward Mountain is calling on the SNP to stand up for rural motorists.


Local riders gear up for webinar with top sports scientist

27 February 2021
Local riders gear up for webinar with top sports scientist

Local riders gear up for webinar with top sports scientist

27 February 2021

Caithness Riding Club is organising a virtual online event with Dr Russell MacKechnie-Guire of Centaur Biomechanics which is free for members.


Caithness beautician becomes ambassador for seaweed-based skincare products

26 February 2021
Caithness beautician becomes ambassador for seaweed-based skincare products

Caithness beautician becomes ambassador for seaweed-based skincare products

26 February 2021

A local beautician has been selected to represent her favourite skincare company at this year's Professional Beauty World exhibition.


New "hot box" to help with local pothole repair

24 February 2021
New "hot box" to help with local pothole repair

New "hot box" to help with local pothole repair

24 February 2021

Local councillor Nicola Sinclair has issued an assurance that the council is doing all they can to repair roads in the county.


Green light for walking and cycling masterplans in Wick and Thurso

24 February 2021
Green light for walking and cycling masterplans in Wick and Thurso

Green light for walking and cycling masterplans in Wick and Thurso

24 February 2021

Local councillors have rubber-stamped masterplans that could see walking and cycling overtake driving in Caithness town centres.


John O'Groats hotel owner fears for future of hospitality sector

22 February 2021
John O'Groats hotel owner fears for future of hospitality sector

John O'Groats hotel owner fears for future of hospitality sector

22 February 2021

A John O'Groats hotel owner is among those in the local hospitality sector expressing concern about the uncertainty about the return of holiday makers


Missing Scrabster man found safely

22 February 2021
Missing Scrabster man found safely

Missing Scrabster man found safely

22 February 2021

A Scrabster man who went missing at the weekend has been traced safely.


Missing local man safe and well after multi-agency rescue

22 February 2021
Missing local man safe and well after multi-agency rescue

Missing local man safe and well after multi-agency rescue

22 February 2021

A missing local elderly man, who fell down an embankment near Scrabster beach, is now safe and well after a Thurso lifeboat call-out.


North coast farmer saddles up for This Farming Life

22 February 2021
North coast farmer saddles up for This Farming Life

North coast farmer saddles up for This Farming Life

22 February 2021

North coast hill farmer Joyce Campbell's special lockdown purchase is unveiled to the world in This Farming Life on Wednesday evening.


Vaccine supply problems in Caithness

22 February 2021
Vaccine supply problems in Caithness

Vaccine supply problems in Caithness

22 February 2021

A LOCAL doctor has expressed concern about the lack of supply of new Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines to the county.


Town centre funding to improve Caithness CCTV

20 February 2021
Town centre funding to improve Caithness CCTV

Town centre funding to improve Caithness CCTV

20 February 2021

Chair of the Caithness area committee Nicola Sinclair has welcomed an investment in the CCTV infrastructure for both Wick and Thurso town centres.


Drifting snow fails to stop vaccine clinic in Thurso

15 February 2021
Drifting snow fails to stop vaccine clinic in Thurso

Drifting snow fails to stop vaccine clinic in Thurso

15 February 2021

Wintry weather conditions at the weekend failed to stop nearly 900 people turn up for their Covid-19 vaccination at Thurso High School.


New mobile post office service for Pulteneytown

12 February 2021
New mobile post office service for Pulteneytown

New mobile post office service for Pulteneytown

12 February 2021

A temporary mobile post office is set to start in Pulteneytown next month to restore service to the community.


New NFU Scotland president

12 February 2021
New NFU Scotland president

New NFU Scotland president

12 February 2021

Perthshire farmer Martin Kennedy takes over one of the top jobs in Scottish agriculture after being elected the 63rd president of NFU Scotland.


Young Aidan raises over £1000 for charity.

06 February 2021
Young Aidan raises over £1000 for charity.

Young Aidan raises over £1000 for charity.

06 February 2021

Seven-year-old Aidan MacGruer of Thurso has proved an inspiration after cycling 50 miles raising over £1000 for the Maggie's Centre in Inverness.


Netflix series The Crown brings back memories of Queen Mother’s picnic on Stroma

06 February 2021
Netflix series The Crown brings back memories of Queen Mother’s picnic on Stroma

Netflix series The Crown brings back memories of Queen Mother’s picnic on Stroma

06 February 2021

PICTURES: The county's links to the big-budget Netflix series The Crown have prompted local folk to dig out old photos relating to the royal family.


Teenagers urged to join Young Advisers Group

03 February 2021
Teenagers urged to join Young Advisers Group

Teenagers urged to join Young Advisers Group

03 February 2021

Local teenagers are among those being encouraged to join a group advising the Children and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland.


Appeal for responsible puppy breeders in the Highlands and Islands

01 February 2021
Appeal for responsible puppy breeders in the Highlands and Islands

Appeal for responsible puppy breeders in the Highlands and Islands

01 February 2021

The Scottish SPCA is appealing for dog breeders in the Highlands and Islands to join its Assured Puppy Breeder Scheme.


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