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Caithness schoolchildren give nature a helping hand

11 February 2020
Caithness schoolchildren give nature a helping hand

Caithness schoolchildren give nature a helping hand

11 February 2020

Pupils from Crossroads Primary School got creative to help their feathered friends through the cold winter months.


A quick cuppa as Caithness sees exceptionally low atmospheric pressure

11 February 2020
A quick cuppa as Caithness sees exceptionally low atmospheric pressure

A quick cuppa as Caithness sees exceptionally low atmospheric pressure

11 February 2020

The phrase “a quick cuppa” took on a new meaning for Caithness householders on Sunday as a result of exceptional atmospheric conditions.


Civic reception marks Thurso Freemasons' 200th anniversary

10 February 2020
Civic reception marks Thurso Freemasons' 200th anniversary

Civic reception marks Thurso Freemasons' 200th anniversary

10 February 2020

Thurso Freemasons joined local councillors on Friday for a civic reception to mark the 200th anniversary of St Peter's Operative Lodge 284.


Caithness reporter receives lifetime achievement award

10 February 2020
Caithness reporter receives lifetime achievement award

Caithness reporter receives lifetime achievement award

10 February 2020

Thurso-based freelance journalist Iain Grant was honoured for lifetime achievement at the annual Highlands and Islands Press Ball and Media Awards.


Care report critical of north care-at-home service

10 February 2020
Care report critical of north care-at-home service

Care report critical of north care-at-home service

10 February 2020

A care-at-home service which operates in Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross has been criticised for errors in dispensing medication.


Northern Isles ferry contract welcomed

07 February 2020
Northern Isles ferry contract welcomed

Northern Isles ferry contract welcomed

07 February 2020

MSP Gail Ross has welcomed the news that the next contract to operate Northern Isles ferry services will be awarded to NorthLink by the end of March.


Thurso Freemasons celebrate 200th anniversary

07 February 2020
Thurso Freemasons celebrate 200th anniversary

Thurso Freemasons celebrate 200th anniversary

07 February 2020

Thurso Freemasons are celebrating a major milestone as their lodge reaches it 200th anniversary.


Exhibition focuses on Thurso Camera Club 60th anniversary

06 February 2020
Exhibition focuses on Thurso Camera Club 60th anniversary

Exhibition focuses on Thurso Camera Club 60th anniversary

06 February 2020

The work of the county's amateur photographers is the focus of a month-long exhibition which celebrates a milestone for Thurso Camera Club.


Dounreay teams enjoy a big WiN at awards ceremony

06 February 2020
Dounreay teams enjoy a big WiN at awards ceremony

Dounreay teams enjoy a big WiN at awards ceremony

06 February 2020

Employees from Dounreay have been honoured at the Women in Nuclear (WiN) Annual Awards in London.


Community council candidates sought into two Caithness areas

06 February 2020
Community council candidates sought into two Caithness areas

Community council candidates sought into two Caithness areas

06 February 2020

People in two Caithness districts are being urged to support their neighbourhood and stand for election to their area's community council.


Birdie at 14th proves crucial as Forbes takes Reay silverware

05 February 2020
Birdie at 14th proves crucial as Forbes takes Reay silverware

Birdie at 14th proves crucial as Forbes takes Reay silverware

05 February 2020

Action at Reay Golf Club has been sporadic of late, with some wet and windy weekends leaving players kicking their heels.


Thurso business supports MS appeal

05 February 2020
Thurso business supports MS appeal

Thurso business supports MS appeal

05 February 2020

Thurso business Riverside Interiors has presented the MS Society with £817.11 after raising the money through a Christmas raffle and fun weekend.


Call for support to small-scale local abattoirs

05 February 2020
Call for support to small-scale local abattoirs

Call for support to small-scale local abattoirs

05 February 2020

Scotland's rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing is being urged by north MSP Gail Ross to support small-scale local abattoirs.


Queen's ladies win battle of top two in Wick league

05 February 2020
Queen's ladies win battle of top two in Wick league

Queen's ladies win battle of top two in Wick league

05 February 2020

The top two in the ladies' division of Wick and District Darts League went head to head this week, with Queen's Hotel getting the better of Seaforth.


Diabetes charity hoping to attract new members at Caithness meeting

04 February 2020
Diabetes charity hoping to attract new members at Caithness meeting

Diabetes charity hoping to attract new members at Caithness meeting

04 February 2020

People in Caithness affected by diabetes are being encouraged to go along to a meeting in Wick's Nethercliffe Hotel next week.


Win a pair of tickets for Main Street Blues show in Wick

04 February 2020
Win a pair of tickets for Main Street Blues show in Wick

Win a pair of tickets for Main Street Blues show in Wick

04 February 2020

A show featuring the music of three blues greats is to take to the stage in Wick in April – and we have a pair of tickets to give away.


Energy efficiency drop-in event for Thurso

03 February 2020
Energy efficiency drop-in event for Thurso

Energy efficiency drop-in event for Thurso

03 February 2020

Thurso is one of three communities in the north Highlands hosting energy efficiency drop-in events.


Mackays are unstoppable in Caithness championships

03 February 2020
Mackays are unstoppable in Caithness championships

Mackays are unstoppable in Caithness championships

03 February 2020

Caithness Badminton Association hosted the second of its annual championships in Wick, with a good entry from both juniors and seniors.


North Sea Giant passes through Pentland Firth

03 February 2020
North Sea Giant passes through Pentland Firth

North Sea Giant passes through Pentland Firth

03 February 2020

The North Sea Giant, one of the biggest vessels of its type, faced 39-knot winds on Monday as it made its way through the Pentland Firth.


Firms urged to bid for work on Sutherland wind farm project

03 February 2020
Firms urged to bid for work on Sutherland wind farm project

Firms urged to bid for work on Sutherland wind farm project

03 February 2020

Firms in the north Highlands are being encouraged to bid for work at a new wind farm project near Brora.


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