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Phased return to school for local pupils

15 March 2021
Phased return to school for local pupils

Phased return to school for local pupils

15 March 2021

More school pupils in Caithness were able to make their return to school today in the latest phase of the easing of lockdown restrictions in Scotland.


Appeal for information following fatal motorbike accident in Castletown

15 March 2021
Appeal for information following fatal motorbike accident in Castletown

Appeal for information following fatal motorbike accident in Castletown

15 March 2021

Road police officers are appealing for witnesses following a fatal crash involving a black Aprilia SX125 motorbike in Castletown at the weekend.


Viking invasion at John O'Groats

14 March 2021
Viking invasion at John O'Groats

Viking invasion at John O'Groats

14 March 2021

Volunteers at John O'Groats have been busy putting the finishing touches to a new Viking-themed cutout photo board and play areas for children.


Local distillery celebrates Mother's Day with special cocktails

13 March 2021
Local distillery celebrates Mother's Day with special cocktails

Local distillery celebrates Mother's Day with special cocktails

13 March 2021

The co-founders and creators of Rock Rose Gin and Holy Grass Vodka are celebrating Mother’s Day in style.


Dounreay in potential bid to host world's first nuclear fusion power station

13 March 2021
Dounreay in potential bid to host world's first nuclear fusion power station

Dounreay in potential bid to host world's first nuclear fusion power station

13 March 2021

Highland Council is set to consider a potential bid for Dounreay to host the world's first nuclear fusion power station later this month.


North Highland Initiative gets on track with new seasonal ranger service

12 March 2021
North Highland Initiative gets on track with new seasonal ranger service

North Highland Initiative gets on track with new seasonal ranger service

12 March 2021

North Highland Initiative (NHI) has thrown its support behind the creation of 10 new seasonal access ranger posts for the Highlands.


Treasured love locks to be removed from historic Wick riverside bridge

12 March 2021
Treasured love locks to be removed from historic Wick riverside bridge

Treasured love locks to be removed from historic Wick riverside bridge

12 March 2021

Highland Council has taken the decision to remove padlocks and any other attachments from the Coghill Bridge at Wick riverside.


Accommodation sector support widened

12 March 2021
Accommodation sector support widened

Accommodation sector support widened

12 March 2021

North MSP Rhoda Grant has welcomed the expansion of funding for B&Bs, guest houses and self-catering businesses.


£1.5m tourism plan 'critical' as surge of visitors expected

10 March 2021
£1.5m tourism plan 'critical' as surge of visitors expected

£1.5m tourism plan 'critical' as surge of visitors expected

10 March 2021

A tourism strategy to prepare the Highlands for an influx of tourists once lockdown ends needs to be implemented rapidly, industry insiders insist.


Your county needs you: The search is on to find new recruits to help run the Scouts in Caithness and Sutherland.

09 March 2021
Your county needs you: The search is on to find new recruits to help run the Scouts in Caithness and Sutherland.

Your county needs you: The search is on to find new recruits to help run the Scouts in Caithness and Sutherland.

09 March 2021

An appeal has been launched for adult supporters to come forward, ensuring the continued operation of Scouting groups in Caithness and Sutherland.


CCTV van on patrol in Caithness

08 March 2021
CCTV van on patrol in Caithness

CCTV van on patrol in Caithness

08 March 2021

Over the weekend a police CCTV van could be seen in various places throughout Caithness in a bid to reduce crime and deter anti-social behaviour.


MSP Maree Todd marks international women’s day

08 March 2021
MSP Maree Todd marks international women’s day

MSP Maree Todd marks international women’s day

08 March 2021

North politician Maree Todd pays tribute to women and girls across the region who have suffered ‘disproportionately’ from the impacts of Covid-19.


Royal Mail scam text message alert

08 March 2021
Royal Mail scam text message alert

Royal Mail scam text message alert

08 March 2021

Caithness residents are among those being urged to be on the lookout for unexpected texts messages claiming to be from delivery companies.


Speed signs at Reiss help increase road safety

08 March 2021
Speed signs at Reiss help increase road safety

Speed signs at Reiss help increase road safety

08 March 2021

Subsea7 and Shell UK have teamed up to instal speed signs at Reiss in a bid to address road safety concerns.


Dunnet Bay Distillers win two new international awards

07 March 2021
Dunnet Bay Distillers win two new international awards

Dunnet Bay Distillers win two new international awards

07 March 2021

Dunnet Bay Distillers are delighted to have won international awards for two of its spirits – Holy Grass Vodka and Navy Strength Gin.


Police drug operations in Caithness provided vital intelligence

05 March 2021
Police drug operations in Caithness provided vital intelligence

Police drug operations in Caithness provided vital intelligence

05 March 2021

Operation Ruling – launched in the Caithness area at the end of 2020 – helped record one of the highest drugs crime detection rates in Scotland.


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.


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