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Surgery, sport and fishing forays among the topics in retired Wick consultant surgeon's biography

19 December 2020
Surgery, sport and fishing forays among the topics in retired Wick consultant surgeon's biography

Surgery, sport and fishing forays among the topics in retired Wick consultant surgeon's biography

19 December 2020

A retired Wick consultant surgeon has written a book telling the story about the 50 years to the day since he left India and arrived in the UK.


Covid-19 confirmed at two Thurso schools

18 December 2020
Covid-19 confirmed at two Thurso schools

Covid-19 confirmed at two Thurso schools

18 December 2020

A number of local pupils have been told to self-isolate after cases of Covid-19 were confirmed at two Thurso schools.


Local riders qualify for dressage spring festival finals

16 December 2020
Local riders qualify for dressage spring festival finals

Local riders qualify for dressage spring festival finals

16 December 2020

Three Caithness Pony Club members have qualified for the dressage spring festival finals at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre in April 2021.


New temporary Wick post office service 'could be extended'

16 December 2020
New temporary Wick post office service 'could be extended'

New temporary Wick post office service 'could be extended'

16 December 2020

A new fixed-base post office in Wick is set to open in January – and the man behind the plans is confident he can make it work.


Santa's sleigh returns to Wick

16 December 2020
Santa's sleigh returns to Wick

Santa's sleigh returns to Wick

16 December 2020

Find out where to see Santa on Wednesday and Thursday this week!


Fun Christmas jumpers at Halkirk

15 December 2020
Fun Christmas jumpers at Halkirk

Fun Christmas jumpers at Halkirk

15 December 2020

Caithness Riding Club members got in the spirit of Christmas on Saturday with a festive themed fun jumping event.


Fish net £1000 for Caithness FM toy appeal

15 December 2020
Fish net £1000 for Caithness FM toy appeal

Fish net £1000 for Caithness FM toy appeal

15 December 2020

A Christmas toy appeal has landed a welcome boost of £1000 thanks to the generosity of a number of Scrabster-based companies.


Santa's sleigh brings a touch of magic to Wick

14 December 2020
Santa's sleigh brings a touch of magic to Wick

Santa's sleigh brings a touch of magic to Wick

14 December 2020

Children in Wick have been enjoying the magic of Christmas as Santa's sleigh makes a very welcome journey through the town.


Caithness disabled access survey in full swing

13 December 2020
Caithness disabled access survey in full swing

Caithness disabled access survey in full swing

13 December 2020

Caithness Disabled Access Panel have finally been able to start a planned survey into community building access.


Bees, worms and bug hotels help Miller Academy pupils achieve green flag status

12 December 2020
Bees, worms and bug hotels help Miller Academy pupils achieve green flag status

Bees, worms and bug hotels help Miller Academy pupils achieve green flag status

12 December 2020

Thurso's Miller Academy is flying the green flag after a successful campaign by pupils and staff to achieve an internationally recognised award.


Brandon's Christmas song strikes the right note in country music chart

02 December 2020
Brandon's Christmas song strikes the right note in country music chart

Brandon's Christmas song strikes the right note in country music chart

02 December 2020

Castletown musician Brandon McPhee's new Christmas song has made it to the number two spot in an Australian country music chart.


Wick lifeboat team meet up with LeJog fundraisers Barry and Barney

30 November 2020
Wick lifeboat team meet up with LeJog fundraisers Barry and Barney

Wick lifeboat team meet up with LeJog fundraisers Barry and Barney

30 November 2020

A 60-year-old man and his 20-year-old horse are nearing the end of their challenge to ride from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of the RNLI.


MeyGen project operators scoop virtual Scottish Green Energy Award

29 November 2020
MeyGen project operators scoop virtual Scottish Green Energy Award

MeyGen project operators scoop virtual Scottish Green Energy Award

29 November 2020

Work on the expansion of the MeyGen tidal project helped SIMEC Atlantis Energy secure the national Champion of Renewables Award.


Dounreay joins Game Changers programme during cleanup

28 November 2020
Dounreay joins Game Changers programme during cleanup

Dounreay joins Game Changers programme during cleanup

28 November 2020

Dounreay has joined the Game Changers programme as it looks for innovative ways to decommission the hazards on the site.


Revisit the past in latest book of Caithness photos

28 November 2020
Revisit the past in latest book of Caithness photos

Revisit the past in latest book of Caithness photos

28 November 2020

This latest issue of the Caithness photo book features a wide range of images illustrating many aspects of life around the county over the years.


MSP praises Scottish Government's commitment to preventing violence against women

27 November 2020
MSP praises Scottish Government's commitment to preventing violence against women

MSP praises Scottish Government's commitment to preventing violence against women

27 November 2020

MSP Maree Todd has praised the Scottish Government's commitment to preventing and eradicating violence against women and girls in Scotland.


Bookings being taken for Thurso community Christmas meal home deliveries

25 November 2020
Bookings being taken for Thurso community Christmas meal home deliveries

Bookings being taken for Thurso community Christmas meal home deliveries

25 November 2020

Volunteers in Thurso will be helping to spread a little festive cheer by delivering Christmas meals to those in need of a little extra help this year.


Halkirk cadets reopen after eight month wait

25 November 2020
Halkirk cadets reopen after eight month wait

Halkirk cadets reopen after eight month wait

25 November 2020

More army cadets from Caithness have returned to train after over eight months in lockdown.


Local group helps highlight "taboo" topic of gender-based violence

22 November 2020
Local group helps highlight "taboo" topic of gender-based violence

Local group helps highlight "taboo" topic of gender-based violence

22 November 2020

A local women's aid group is among those taking part in a campaign to raise awareness of gender-based violence.


Spring is in the air in last episode of The Highland Vet

21 November 2020
Spring is in the air in last episode of The Highland Vet

Spring is in the air in last episode of The Highland Vet

21 November 2020

Spring is in full bloom in the latest episode of The Highland Vet – the last in the current season.


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