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Swimmers in Wick have been making a splash at the North Baths

08 June 2021
Swimmers in Wick have been making a splash at the North Baths

Swimmers in Wick have been making a splash at the North Baths

08 June 2021

An outdoor pool which has been in Wick for well over 100 years is set to have a new lease of life thanks to a group of local swimmers.


No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

08 June 2021
No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

08 June 2021

A Caithness wind farm campaigner has welcomed the news that there will be no appeal for Cairnmore Hill after Highland Council knocked back the plans.


Help shape the future of Scotland’s fire and rescue service

07 June 2021
Help shape the future of Scotland’s fire and rescue service

Help shape the future of Scotland’s fire and rescue service

07 June 2021

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is asking the people of Scotland for their views on the future direction of the service.


Lib Dems call for emergency funding to give local carers a break

07 June 2021
Lib Dems call for emergency funding to give local carers a break

Lib Dems call for emergency funding to give local carers a break

07 June 2021

North MP Jamie Stone is campaigning to provide emergency funding to give carers a break from dramatically increased caring responsibilities.


Online information and support highlighted during Carers Week

07 June 2021
Online information and support highlighted during Carers Week

Online information and support highlighted during Carers Week

07 June 2021

Local people are among those being reminded about the information and support available for carers from NHS 24.


An otter comes under the spotlight in The Highland Vet

06 June 2021
An otter comes under the spotlight in The Highland Vet

An otter comes under the spotlight in The Highland Vet

06 June 2021

Its all go again at the Thurso vet practice in the latest episode of the hit TV programme –The Highland Vet.


Thurso Scouting volunteer "chuffed to bits" with his Silver Wolf award

06 June 2021
Thurso Scouting volunteer "chuffed to bits" with his Silver Wolf award

Thurso Scouting volunteer "chuffed to bits" with his Silver Wolf award

06 June 2021

A Thurso Scouting stalwart has been presented with a Silver Wolf award – the highest accolade for distinguished service within the Scout Association.


People urged to use water efficiently

05 June 2021
People urged to use water efficiently

People urged to use water efficiently

05 June 2021

Scottish Water is asking people across Scotland to help take care of the vital drinking water resources by making small changes this summer.


Erin Hewitson and Olly jump their way to a double victory

03 June 2021
Erin Hewitson and Olly jump their way to a double victory

Erin Hewitson and Olly jump their way to a double victory

03 June 2021

A successful Arena Event was staged by the local committee of the British Horse Society at Sibster Mains, Wick, on Sunday.


Volunteers needed in Thurso and Wick for summer food collection

01 June 2021
Volunteers needed in Thurso and Wick for summer food collection

Volunteers needed in Thurso and Wick for summer food collection

01 June 2021

Volunteers are being sought in Thurso and Wick to help two leading charities support children and families this summer.


North Highland College congratulated for its part in winning a national award

31 May 2021
North Highland College congratulated for its part in winning a national award

North Highland College congratulated for its part in winning a national award

31 May 2021

The North Highland College is one of three colleges in the UHI partnership to be recognised with a national award for a virtual school programme.


Local opinions wanted on BBC Debate Night

31 May 2021
Local opinions wanted on BBC Debate Night

Local opinions wanted on BBC Debate Night

31 May 2021

BBC Debate Night is appealing for people from Caithness to join the programme's online audience for the final episode of the series next week.


Local sheep dog trials hailed a success

31 May 2021
Local sheep dog trials hailed a success

Local sheep dog trials hailed a success

31 May 2021

The first sheep dog trails to be staged in Caithness in over 14 months due to the coronavirus pandemic was a resounding success.


Research from Vulcan could play a part in UK Small Nuclear Reactor project involving Rolls-Royce

31 May 2021
Research from Vulcan could play a part in UK Small Nuclear Reactor project involving Rolls-Royce

Research from Vulcan could play a part in UK Small Nuclear Reactor project involving Rolls-Royce

31 May 2021

A consortium led by Rolls-Royce is seeking to secure £300 million in funding as it prepares application to build small modular nuclear reactors.


Business is blooming for Wick florist who benefited from growth programme

31 May 2021
Business is blooming for Wick florist who benefited from growth programme

Business is blooming for Wick florist who benefited from growth programme

31 May 2021

A local florist is encouraging others to take advantage of a year-long programme aimed at developing the next generation of entrepreneurs.


Hoo went down the chimney?

30 May 2021
Hoo went down the chimney?

Hoo went down the chimney?

30 May 2021

Blustery weather tests wildlife in Caithness resulting in an owl making an appearance in the latest episode of The Highland Vet.


Projectile from weapon found in field with horses

28 May 2021
Projectile from weapon found in field with horses

Projectile from weapon found in field with horses

28 May 2021

A local horse owner has expressed concern after finding a crossbow bolt in a field on her property.


Latheronwheel distillery the only Highland winner in Scottish Edge Business competition

28 May 2021
Latheronwheel distillery the only Highland winner in Scottish Edge Business competition

Latheronwheel distillery the only Highland winner in Scottish Edge Business competition

28 May 2021

Ice & Fire Distillery has secured £70k towards ambitious plans to expand the business, including the creation of a visitor centre.


Thurso guitarist creates debut album for new Scottish funk and soul group

26 May 2021
Thurso guitarist creates debut album for new Scottish funk and soul group

Thurso guitarist creates debut album for new Scottish funk and soul group

26 May 2021

Caithness guitarist Barry Gordon has released a new album with some of the top names in Scottish funk music.


Jamie Stone calls for Scottish Government to restore faith in local bus services

25 May 2021
Jamie Stone calls for Scottish Government to restore faith in local bus services

Jamie Stone calls for Scottish Government to restore faith in local bus services

25 May 2021

North MP Jamie Stone has voiced concern about the decline in local bus services despite a report revealing that the region has an increase in usage.


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