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Pop up shop booked out during run-up to Christmas

09 August 2013
Pop up shop booked out during run-up to Christmas

Pop up shop booked out during run-up to Christmas

09 August 2013

HIGH Streets throughout the Highlands could be saved by a pop up revolution with entrepreneurs leasing out shops on a short-term basis.


Shock as used syringe found in playground

09 August 2013
Shock as used syringe found in playground

Shock as used syringe found in playground

09 August 2013

DRUG users are believed to have used a primary school playground in Thurso to shoot up heroin and other illegal drugs.


Crash victim’s homecoming delay racks up £100k bill

31 July 2013
Crash victim’s homecoming delay racks up £100k bill

Crash victim’s homecoming delay racks up £100k bill

31 July 2013

ALMOST £100,000 of taxpayers’ money could have been saved if a Lybster family’s request for outdoor disabled access to bring their son…


Wilson sets sights on silverware as new season looms

17 July 2013
Wilson sets sights on silverware as new season looms

Wilson sets sights on silverware as new season looms

17 July 2013

WICK Academy might not be able to match their rivals’ spending power, but the manager said they can match the rest of the Highland League in terms…


Tenants fearing eviction despite council pledge

12 July 2013
Tenants fearing eviction despite council pledge

Tenants fearing eviction despite council pledge

12 July 2013

BENEFIT claimants in Caithness are worried they will be turfed out of their homes as the bedroom tax begins to bite.


Wraps to be taken off new Halkirk football pitch

12 July 2013
Wraps to be taken off new Halkirk football pitch

Wraps to be taken off new Halkirk football pitch

12 July 2013

The £500,000 Morrison Park will be officially opened on Wednesday, July 31, when Halkirk United take on Clachnacuddin in the first round of the…


Bouquets prove a perfect pick-me-up

10 July 2013
Bouquets prove a perfect pick-me-up

Bouquets prove a perfect pick-me-up

10 July 2013

The award-winning florist took part in Lonely Bouquet Day, which involves bunches of flowers being left at a random location, which are available for…


New-look harbour secures £450,000 boost

05 July 2013
New-look harbour secures £450,000 boost

New-look harbour secures £450,000 boost

05 July 2013

WICK Habour Authority (WHA) is predicting more than 300 jobs could be created on the back of a new public investment package designed to establish the…


Enterprise agency rejects claims of Inverness bias

03 July 2013
Enterprise agency rejects claims of Inverness bias

Enterprise agency rejects claims of Inverness bias

03 July 2013

UNION representatives from Caithness are accusing Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) of unfairly steering multi-national companies to Inverness as…


Plea for action to improve railway stations

28 June 2013
Plea for action to improve railway stations

Plea for action to improve railway stations

28 June 2013

Thurso Community Council is to write to ScotRail about the current state of the town’s station after members complained about how it was being run.


Royal Highland success for far north family

28 June 2013
Royal Highland success for far north family

Royal Highland success for far north family

28 June 2013

A CAITHNESS farm family added to their long roll of honours in the show circuit when they last weekend captured one of the breed championships for the…


Uniteds clash in Halkirk showdown

28 June 2013
Uniteds clash in Halkirk showdown

Uniteds clash in Halkirk showdown

28 June 2013

TOMORROW’S Eain Mackintosh Cup final will be a west versus east affair after Pentland United and Staxigoe United progressed in contrasting fashions…


Wilson knocks back pro offer to stick with Wick Academy

28 June 2013
Wilson knocks back pro offer to stick with Wick Academy

Wilson knocks back pro offer to stick with Wick Academy

28 June 2013

TURNING down the opportunity to manage a professional football club was the hardest decision Barry Wilson said he has ever had to make.


Retired coastguard honoured for saving lives

26 June 2013
Retired coastguard honoured for saving lives

Retired coastguard honoured for saving lives

26 June 2013

HELPING to prevent one of the biggest maritime disasters in history 14 years ago, a former coastguard has been recognised for his part in saving lives…


Dunbeath turbine developer ponders appeal to knockback

12 June 2013
Dunbeath turbine developer ponders appeal to knockback

Dunbeath turbine developer ponders appeal to knockback

12 June 2013

THE developers behind a 17-turbine wind farm at Dunbeath that was rejected by the Scottish Government are considering whether or not to challenge the…


Budge keeps John O'Groats ahead of the pack

31 May 2013
Budge keeps John O'Groats ahead of the pack

Budge keeps John O'Groats ahead of the pack

31 May 2013

Jimmy Budge scored the only goal of the game for the home side as JOG, regular top-three finishers in recent seasons, bid for their first league title.


Fight to re-open old kirk gathers support

29 May 2013
Fight to re-open old kirk gathers support

Fight to re-open old kirk gathers support

29 May 2013

Old St Peter’s Church has remained closed to the public since 2007 after incidents of vandalism led to the decision by officials to keep the site…


Garden owl doesn't give a hoot for convention

29 May 2013
Garden owl doesn't give a hoot for convention

Garden owl doesn't give a hoot for convention

29 May 2013

IT has captured the imagination of bird lovers in Caithness with members of the public having flocked to the garden of two brothers to see a supposed…


County big guns share spoils at Bignold

24 May 2013
County big guns share spoils at Bignold

County big guns share spoils at Bignold

24 May 2013

IT was honours even when Caithness County League giants Wick Groats and Pentland United battled it out in an exciting 2-2 draw at Bignold Park on Tuesday…


Urgent call to tear down school-based turbines

24 May 2013
Urgent call to tear down school-based turbines

Urgent call to tear down school-based turbines

24 May 2013

HEAD teachers are being asked to venture out into hurricane-force conditions to switch off wind turbines in school playgrounds.


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