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Patient transport under fire over operating hours

22 May 2013
Patient transport under fire over operating hours

Patient transport under fire over operating hours

22 May 2013

THE patient transport service has been blasted for not operating after 3pm, resulting in a far north multiple sclerosis sufferer being forced to make…


Ex-soldier on hunger strike after benefits axed

17 May 2013
Ex-soldier on hunger strike after benefits axed

Ex-soldier on hunger strike after benefits axed

17 May 2013

A FORMER soldier who served his country for 13 years and was left disabled has gone on hunger strike after his benefits were withdrawn due to mistakes…


Serco pressed to cough up for loss of trade

17 May 2013
Serco pressed to cough up for loss of trade

Serco pressed to cough up for loss of trade

17 May 2013

Landward Caithness member Alex MacLeod has written the firm’s managing director Stuart Garrett to ask what steps it is taking to help small businesses…


Revised Spittal Hill turbine venture sparks fresh row

15 May 2013
Revised Spittal Hill turbine venture sparks fresh row

Revised Spittal Hill turbine venture sparks fresh row

15 May 2013

NEW battle-lines are being drawn over scaled-down plans to operate a commercial wind farm at Spittal Hill, 15 kilometres south of Thurso.


Scrabster to remain without passenger ferry until Hamnavoe back in action

15 May 2013
Scrabster to remain without passenger ferry until Hamnavoe back in action

Scrabster to remain without passenger ferry until Hamnavoe back in action

15 May 2013

SERCO Northlink has admitted it won’t be commissioning another passenger vessel for the Scrabster/Stromness route before the Hamnavoe is repaired,…


Wilson slams Jags for not ‘having a go’

15 May 2013
Wilson slams Jags for not ‘having a go’

Wilson slams Jags for not ‘having a go’

15 May 2013

STRATHSPEY Thistle let down fans who came to see a game of football, according to Scorries’ boss Barry Wilson.


Fergie on the phone? You’re having a laugh!

10 May 2013
Fergie on the phone? You’re having a laugh!

Fergie on the phone? You’re having a laugh!

10 May 2013

THERE aren’t many people who would tell Sir Alex Ferguson to b****r off when he is asking to speak to someone.


Future of Dunbeath GP practice hanging in the balance

10 May 2013
Future of Dunbeath GP practice hanging in the balance

Future of Dunbeath GP practice hanging in the balance

10 May 2013

COMMUNITY representatives in Dunbeath fear they could be the latest rural part of the Highlands and Islands left without a permanent GP for a lengthy…


Tourism push 'key' to expanding cruise trade at Scrabster

10 May 2013
Tourism push 'key' to expanding cruise trade at Scrabster

Tourism push 'key' to expanding cruise trade at Scrabster

10 May 2013

MORE needs to be done to promote Scrabster as a tourist hub, but progress has been made in attracting visitors to the area.


Weir steals it for Academy from Nairn at the death

10 May 2013
Weir steals it for Academy from Nairn at the death

Weir steals it for Academy from Nairn at the death

10 May 2013

A MOMENT of magic from Davie Allan was the difference on Wednesday evening as Academy finally beat County after two heartbreaking reverses earlier this…


Dounreay upgrades hotspot detection kit

08 May 2013
Dounreay upgrades hotspot detection kit

Dounreay upgrades hotspot detection kit

08 May 2013

Site licence company DSRL has confirmed that it is to replace existing detectors with carbon fibre layer equipment, which is better able to identify the…


Wick face crunch match for third spot

08 May 2013
Wick face crunch match for third spot

Wick face crunch match for third spot

08 May 2013

DEFEAT to Nairn County at Harmsworth Park tonight would mean Wick would have to settle for fourth place.


Feeling pinch as ferry loss hits far north businesses

03 May 2013
Feeling pinch as ferry loss hits far north businesses

Feeling pinch as ferry loss hits far north businesses

03 May 2013

BUSINESS owners are demanding Serco Northlink provides a replacement passenger vessel to sail from Scrabster to Stromness before the damage to the Caithness…


Voter slams lack of disabled access at polling station

03 May 2013
Voter slams lack of disabled access at polling station

Voter slams lack of disabled access at polling station

03 May 2013

A CAITHNESS village wheelchair user is ‘utterly disgusted’ after being almost unable to cast her vote at a by-election yesterday.


Creel fishers hit by double whammy as catches plummet

01 May 2013
Creel fishers hit by double whammy as catches plummet

Creel fishers hit by double whammy as catches plummet

01 May 2013

STORMS which battered harbours on the east coast of Caithness at the end of last year have killed off big-money lobster and velvet crabs costing creel…


Serco faces wrath over Scrabster ferry blow

01 May 2013
Serco faces wrath over Scrabster ferry blow

Serco faces wrath over Scrabster ferry blow

01 May 2013

Serco Northlink has confirmed no replacement vessel is in place after the Hamnavoe suffered a catastrophic engine failure.


Protest over opt-out scenario for playing field

26 April 2013
Protest over opt-out scenario for playing field

Protest over opt-out scenario for playing field

26 April 2013

A CAITHNESS public leisure amenity could be left unattended if a private operator cannot be found to take it over, prompting concern about a surge in…


Wick school campus plans go on display

24 April 2013
Wick school campus plans go on display

Wick school campus plans go on display

24 April 2013

THE most complete school campus anywhere in the Highlands – that is how the replacement Wick High and an adjoining primary were described as the…


Academy aim to make the most of home run

24 April 2013
Academy aim to make the most of home run

Academy aim to make the most of home run

24 April 2013

THE home run is in sight with Wick Academy having parked the bus in the garage for another season as the club prepares to complete its Highland League…


Fears new power station will spark Keiss rundown

24 April 2013
Fears new power station will spark Keiss rundown

Fears new power station will spark Keiss rundown

24 April 2013

THE school, the shop and the pub are all in danger of closing if the go-ahead is given to build an electricity switching station on the outskirts of a…


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