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Local hotel lights up blue for Parkinson's

09 April 2021
Local hotel lights up blue for Parkinson's

Local hotel lights up blue for Parkinson's

09 April 2021

The Mackays Hotel in Wick is among landmarks throughout Scotland lighting up blue on Sunday for this year's World Parkinson's Day.


GB surfing team to be chosen at Thurso event

06 April 2021
GB surfing team to be chosen at Thurso event

GB surfing team to be chosen at Thurso event

06 April 2021

Confirmation that Thurso will be hosting the postponed qualification event for the GB surfing team has been welcomed locally.


Wick Gala cancelled for the second year

05 April 2021
Wick Gala cancelled for the second year

Wick Gala cancelled for the second year

05 April 2021

In a bid to keep everyone safe Wick Gala Committee have taken the hard decision to cancel this year's event.


A9 reopened again at Latheron

05 April 2021
A9 reopened again at Latheron

A9 reopened again at Latheron

05 April 2021

The A9 was closed for a short time this morning after a lorry jack-knifed at Latheron.


Spring blooms provide a splash of colour

04 April 2021
Spring blooms provide a splash of colour

Spring blooms provide a splash of colour

04 April 2021

A virtual bulb show has provided a welcome bit of spring cheer for local members of the Scottish Women's Institutes.


Community hub space planned for Thurso

03 April 2021
Community hub space planned for Thurso

Community hub space planned for Thurso

03 April 2021

Projects in Thurso are set to benefit from a new group which plans to bring opportunities to local young people in the wake of the current pandemic.


Thurso move more challenge

03 April 2021
Thurso move more challenge

Thurso move more challenge

03 April 2021

People in the the Thurso area are being challenged to move more in a new initiative to improve wellbeing and connect with the community.


End of an era at the Halkirk indoor school

01 April 2021
End of an era at the Halkirk indoor school

End of an era at the Halkirk indoor school

01 April 2021

Halkirk indoor school caretaker Christie Cameron has retired this week after 27 years looking after the popular equestrian venue.


Exciting jump-offs against the clock at riding club event

31 March 2021
Exciting jump-offs against the clock at riding club event

Exciting jump-offs against the clock at riding club event

31 March 2021

Caithness Riding Club were able to get back to activities at the weekend with some instruction and fun jumping.


Possible new date for 2021 Canisbay Show

30 March 2021
Possible new date for 2021 Canisbay Show

Possible new date for 2021 Canisbay Show

30 March 2021

Following a virtual AGM the Canisbay Show Committee have decided to postpone this year's July date with plans to go ahead later in the summer instead.


Christmas officially over in Wick

29 March 2021
Christmas officially over in Wick

Christmas officially over in Wick

29 March 2021

Christmas is officially over in Wick with the lights finally coming down yesterday after being up three months longer than usual.


Abbie Douglas becomes Wick's first female firefighter

29 March 2021
Abbie Douglas becomes Wick's first female firefighter

Abbie Douglas becomes Wick's first female firefighter

29 March 2021

Almost 30 years after women were allowed to become firefighters the Wick Community Fire Station has its first female on the crew.


St Clare Hall, Auckengill, is 100 years old

28 March 2021
St Clare Hall, Auckengill, is 100 years old

St Clare Hall, Auckengill, is 100 years old

28 March 2021

Centenary year for the St Clare Hall, Auckengill, a well-used community building which holds many special memories for those living in the area.


Christmas officially over in Wick

26 March 2021
Christmas officially over in Wick

Christmas officially over in Wick

26 March 2021

Christmas is officially over in Wick with the lights finally coming down yesterday after being up three months longer than usual.


WATCH: One-mile long blaze at Scotscalder put out by firefighters

26 March 2021
WATCH: One-mile long blaze at Scotscalder put out by firefighters

WATCH: One-mile long blaze at Scotscalder put out by firefighters

26 March 2021

Four fire appliances attended a blaze in the Halkirk area on Wednesday after it started to spread on open farmland.


Marathons no hassles for Cassells

23 March 2021
Marathons no hassles for Cassells

Marathons no hassles for Cassells

23 March 2021

Caithness exile Stephen Cassells has clocked up an amazing 100,000 miles running – the equivalent to four times round the world.


£10 million renewables service vessel temporarily based at Gills

23 March 2021
£10 million renewables service vessel temporarily based at Gills

£10 million renewables service vessel temporarily based at Gills

23 March 2021

One of the UKs most modern marine renewables service vessels made her debut calls at Gills Harbour over the weekend.


End of an era for Wick bank

22 March 2021
End of an era for Wick bank

End of an era for Wick bank

22 March 2021

Lots of loyal TSB customers turned up to say thank you to the staff of the Wick branch when they closed the door for the last time on Tuesday.


Thurso lifeboat called out to paddleboarder

22 March 2021
Thurso lifeboat called out to paddleboarder

Thurso lifeboat called out to paddleboarder

22 March 2021

The Thurso lifeboat team have issued a reminder to people not to hesitate in calling for help if they see someone having difficulty at sea.


Local trail group gets an injection of fresh energy

16 March 2021
Local trail group gets an injection of fresh energy

Local trail group gets an injection of fresh energy

16 March 2021

Plans to create a world class walking route have taken a step forward for the John O'Groats Trail group with the appointment of four new trustees.


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