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Surfing lessons set to make a splash at Thurso Community Café �

04 May 2021
Surfing lessons set to make a splash at Thurso Community Café �

Surfing lessons set to make a splash at Thurso Community Café �

04 May 2021

Surfing lessons are among the activities to be included on an exciting list of Creative Wellness activities at the Thurso Community Café.


Blaze at Lyth put out quickly by Wick fire crews

03 May 2021
Blaze at Lyth put out quickly by Wick fire crews

Blaze at Lyth put out quickly by Wick fire crews

03 May 2021

A local riding school owner has praised firefighters for dealing quickly with a blaze which broke out near her stables at Lyth.


Spring into step with new Thurso buggy walks

02 May 2021
Spring into step with new Thurso buggy walks

Spring into step with new Thurso buggy walks

02 May 2021

A buggy walking group in Thurso is proving popular with new mums who are enjoying a welcome breath of fresh air and a chance to meet with others.


'Superstar' Sophie rewarded for her burpee fundraising challenge

30 April 2021
'Superstar' Sophie rewarded for her burpee fundraising challenge

'Superstar' Sophie rewarded for her burpee fundraising challenge

30 April 2021

Five-year-old Sophie Morris, who raised £810 for Befriending Caithness after completing 100 burpees, has been thanked for her efforts.


Car vandalised in Reay

30 April 2021
Car vandalised in Reay

Car vandalised in Reay

30 April 2021

Police have issued an appeal for information regarding a white Vauxhall Corsa which was damaged while parked on The Terrace, Reay.


New beach cleaning station at Scrabster

28 April 2021
New beach cleaning station at Scrabster

New beach cleaning station at Scrabster

28 April 2021

A beach cleaning station has been set up at Scrabster in a bid to encourage people to help keep the area tidy.


Wick recycling comes out top

27 April 2021
Wick recycling comes out top

Wick recycling comes out top

27 April 2021

Wick has been revealed to have the most waste-conscious residents in Scotland, according to a new study conducted by the Hairpin Leg Company.


Addressing health inequalities a high priority for Maree Todd

27 April 2021
Addressing health inequalities a high priority for Maree Todd

Addressing health inequalities a high priority for Maree Todd

27 April 2021

The SNP is committed to addressing health inequalities in rural communities, says the party’s candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross.


Bilbster and Thuster Hall has had a facelift

27 April 2021
Bilbster and Thuster Hall has had a facelift

Bilbster and Thuster Hall has had a facelift

27 April 2021

Bilbster and Thuster Hall has a new look with the original painted corrugated iron replaced by fresh cladding.


Hospitals ready to welcome back visitors

23 April 2021
Hospitals ready to welcome back visitors

Hospitals ready to welcome back visitors

23 April 2021

As from Monday, with Scotland going into level three restrictions, hospital patients in the NHS Highland area will be allowed to have one visitor.


Updated guidance and resources for re-opening of close contact services

23 April 2021
Updated guidance and resources for re-opening of close contact services

Updated guidance and resources for re-opening of close contact services

23 April 2021

Highland Council is alerting businesses that updated Covid-19 guidance for close contact services has now been published by the Scottish Government.


WATCH: Sophie Morris completes 100 burpees for Captain Tom challenge

22 April 2021
WATCH: Sophie Morris completes 100 burpees for Captain Tom challenge

WATCH: Sophie Morris completes 100 burpees for Captain Tom challenge

22 April 2021

A Reay primary school pupil has raised over £800 for Befriending Caithness by taking part in the Captain Tom 100 charity challenge.


Survey names Thurso as most popular surfing destination in Scotland

21 April 2021
Survey names Thurso as most popular surfing destination in Scotland

Survey names Thurso as most popular surfing destination in Scotland

21 April 2021

Thurso's reputation as a top surfing venue has been given another boost in the same month that it hosted the British championships.


Apply now for the Scottish Charity Awards

19 April 2021
Apply now for the Scottish Charity Awards

Apply now for the Scottish Charity Awards

19 April 2021

Charities and individuals from Caithness are among those being invited to apply for the SCVO annual awards.


Pentland Ferries back to three sailings a day

19 April 2021
Pentland Ferries back to three sailings a day

Pentland Ferries back to three sailings a day

19 April 2021

As of today Pentland Ferries is back to three sailings a day from Gills Bay in Caithness and St Margaret's Hope in Orkney.


Fundraising campaign launched by trail group following £10,000 gift

18 April 2021
Fundraising campaign launched by trail group following £10,000 gift

Fundraising campaign launched by trail group following £10,000 gift

18 April 2021

A donation has been made to the John O'Groats Trail in memory of a man who took on the route as a walk of a lifetime along with his wife.


Farmhouse fire at Keiss

16 April 2021
Farmhouse fire at Keiss

Farmhouse fire at Keiss

16 April 2021

Two fire engines were called out to tackle a blaze which was discovered at the farmhouse, Keiss Mains, this morning.


Surfing championship organisers deliver 'an amazing event' at Thurso

13 April 2021
Surfing championship organisers deliver 'an amazing event' at Thurso

Surfing championship organisers deliver 'an amazing event' at Thurso

13 April 2021

The British Surfing Championships held in Thurso under strict Covid-19 protocols have been hailed an outstanding success.


Local surfer is highest-ranking Scottish competitor in British Surfing Championships

13 April 2021
Local surfer is highest-ranking Scottish competitor in British Surfing Championships

Local surfer is highest-ranking Scottish competitor in British Surfing Championships

13 April 2021

Thurso's Phoebe Strachan put in a superb performance to come fifth overall in the women's division of the British Surfing Championships.


Former Lord-Lieutenant pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

09 April 2021
Former Lord-Lieutenant pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

Former Lord-Lieutenant pays tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh

09 April 2021

Former Caithness Lord-Lieutenant Anne Dunnett is among those offering condolences to the Queen following the sad death of the Duke of Edinburgh.


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