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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.


Parents encouraged to apply for School Age Payment before deadline

01 February 2021
Parents encouraged to apply for School Age Payment before deadline

Parents encouraged to apply for School Age Payment before deadline

01 February 2021

Eligible families are being encouraged to apply for the School Age Payment before applications close on February 28.


New structure for Air Cadets

01 February 2021
New structure for Air Cadets

New structure for Air Cadets

01 February 2021

A new chapter begins for Air Cadets across Scotland this month following a review of the current structure.


The Highland Vet goes worldwide after smashing viewing records

29 January 2021
The Highland Vet goes worldwide after smashing viewing records

The Highland Vet goes worldwide after smashing viewing records

29 January 2021

The Highland Vet is set to go global and will be premiering on Channel 5 this Tuesday thanks to the remarkable success of the locally filmed series.


Burns suppers served up in Thurso and Castletown

27 January 2021
Burns suppers served up in Thurso and Castletown

Burns suppers served up in Thurso and Castletown

27 January 2021

A Burns supper served up by local volunteers went down a treat with around 70 residents living in the Thurso and Castletown communities.


New meal service in Halkirk receives positive reviews

25 January 2021
New meal service in Halkirk receives positive reviews

New meal service in Halkirk receives positive reviews

25 January 2021

A new support service in the Halkirk community has seen a great response with around 90 requests for free hot meals in the first week.


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