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Nature jobs in peatland restoration are part of bid to battle climate change

06 December 2021
Nature jobs in peatland restoration are part of bid to battle climate change

Nature jobs in peatland restoration are part of bid to battle climate change

06 December 2021

Nine new jobs in peatland restoration have been created to support nature-based approaches to tackle climate change in the wake of COP26.


Visitor plan for 2022 agreed by Highland councillors

06 December 2021
Visitor plan for 2022 agreed by Highland councillors

Visitor plan for 2022 agreed by Highland councillors

06 December 2021

A new visitor management plan for 2022 has been agreed by Highland Council's tourism committee.


Appeal for information over crash on A9 at Ousdale

24 November 2021
Appeal for information over crash on A9 at Ousdale

Appeal for information over crash on A9 at Ousdale

24 November 2021

Police are appealing for information following a road crash on the A9 at Ousdale earlier this week.


Plea for details of Dorset man's next of kin – who could be in Thurso

24 November 2021
Plea for details of Dorset man's next of kin – who could be in Thurso

Plea for details of Dorset man's next of kin – who could be in Thurso

24 November 2021

The coroner in Dorset is appealing for information about the next of kin of a man from Hampshire who may have sisters in the Thurso area.


Concern as decision on vaccine passport scheme extension delayed

17 November 2021
Concern as decision on vaccine passport scheme extension delayed

Concern as decision on vaccine passport scheme extension delayed

17 November 2021

A business leader remains concerned after the First Minister said a decision would be made on whether to extend the vaccine passport scheme next week.


Caithness business group joins call for Scottish Government not to put Covid recovery at risk

16 November 2021
Caithness business group joins call for Scottish Government not to put Covid recovery at risk

Caithness business group joins call for Scottish Government not to put Covid recovery at risk

16 November 2021

Business leaders in the far north have echoed a warning that a "backwards step" in Covid restrictions would put thousands of businesses at risk.


Raymond Bremner elected to chair of Highland Council's Caithness committee

03 November 2021
Raymond Bremner elected to chair of Highland Council's Caithness committee

Raymond Bremner elected to chair of Highland Council's Caithness committee

03 November 2021

A new chairman has been decided upon to lead the Caithness Area Committee.


Flow Country to feature at COP26 Blue Zone today

03 November 2021
Flow Country to feature at COP26 Blue Zone today

Flow Country to feature at COP26 Blue Zone today

03 November 2021

The unique environment of the Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland will be highlighted in the Blue Zone at COP26 this morning.


Award win for north coast surfing school

02 November 2021
Award win for north coast surfing school

Award win for north coast surfing school

02 November 2021

A Castletown business has been named best in Britain after making a splash in the outdoor adventure sector.


Appeal after sheep killed in collision

01 November 2021
Appeal after sheep killed in collision

Appeal after sheep killed in collision

01 November 2021

A sheep has been killed after being struck by a vehicle in Caithness.


Police report three drivers breaking 100mph on A9 near Thurso

01 November 2021
Police report three drivers breaking 100mph on A9 near Thurso

Police report three drivers breaking 100mph on A9 near Thurso

01 November 2021

Three drivers were stopped by police at the weekend travelling at more than 100mph on the A9 near Thurso.


New campaign urges people to take up flu and Covid-19 booster vaccination offer

01 November 2021
New campaign urges people to take up flu and Covid-19 booster vaccination offer

New campaign urges people to take up flu and Covid-19 booster vaccination offer

01 November 2021

The Scottish Government has launched a new publicity campaign aimed at encouraging people to take up their Covid booster and flu vaccines.


Police give Dounreay apprentices a lesson in road safety

31 October 2021
Police give Dounreay apprentices a lesson in road safety

Police give Dounreay apprentices a lesson in road safety

31 October 2021

Police in Caithness have been sharing their experience of attending fatal car crashes with young drivers employed at Dounreay.


New public holiday approved to mark Queen's Jubilee

28 October 2021
New public holiday approved to mark Queen's Jubilee

New public holiday approved to mark Queen's Jubilee

28 October 2021

Highland Council has confirmed that there will be an additional public holiday to mark the Queen's Platinum Jubilee next summer.


Halloween revellers urged to stay safe and act sustainably

28 October 2021
Halloween revellers urged to stay safe and act sustainably

Halloween revellers urged to stay safe and act sustainably

28 October 2021

People are being told not to get spooked with cheap Halloween outfits that could cause damage and produce unnecessary plastic waste.


VACCINE UPDATE: NHS Highland adds more clinics for patients in Caithness

28 October 2021
VACCINE UPDATE: NHS Highland adds more clinics for patients in Caithness

VACCINE UPDATE: NHS Highland adds more clinics for patients in Caithness

28 October 2021

NHS Highland has acknowledged the difficulties people in Caithness have had getting their Covid booster and flu vaccines.


Nicola Sturgeon: No need for Covid rule changes despite rise in cases

26 October 2021
Nicola Sturgeon: No need for Covid rule changes despite rise in cases

Nicola Sturgeon: No need for Covid rule changes despite rise in cases

26 October 2021

Nicola Sturgeon has said there will be no immediate changes to Covid restrictions despite a "very slight increase" in cases reported across Scotland.


Plea after sign vandalised at café in Sutherland

26 October 2021
Plea after sign vandalised at café in Sutherland

Plea after sign vandalised at café in Sutherland

26 October 2021

Police in Sutherland are appealing for information after a sign was damaged at a café.


Vaccine booster programme 'on track' says Scottish Government

25 October 2021
Vaccine booster programme 'on track' says Scottish Government

Vaccine booster programme 'on track' says Scottish Government

25 October 2021

The Scottish Government insists it remains on track with the Covid booster and flu vaccine programme, despite people struggling to get appointments.


Wick remains top of Covid infection tables in Highlands

21 October 2021
Wick remains top of Covid infection tables in Highlands

Wick remains top of Covid infection tables in Highlands

21 October 2021

Wick continues to have the highest rate of Covid infection in the Highlands.


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