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Wick River death ‘not suspicious’

27 March 2013
Wick River death ‘not suspicious’

Wick River death ‘not suspicious’

27 March 2013

POLICE yesterday remained keen to trace two men seen near where a young father was found dead in Wick at the weekend.


Academy banish Brora blues with a Keith cuffing

13 March 2013
Academy banish Brora blues with a Keith cuffing

Academy banish Brora blues with a Keith cuffing

13 March 2013

ACADEMY’S dream of winning a first Highland League championship could still come true after they woke up from their nightmare in Sutherland to knock…


Dad told to pay £500 to find out how his son died

13 March 2013
Dad told to pay £500 to find out how his son died

Dad told to pay £500 to find out how his son died

13 March 2013

A GRIEVING father has blasted police for making him pay more than £500 to find out how his son died in a road accident.


Wick Airport looks to build on chopper traffic boost

13 March 2013
Wick Airport looks to build on chopper traffic boost

Wick Airport looks to build on chopper traffic boost

13 March 2013

That is the hope of Andy Bruce who runs Far North Aviation and has been instrumental in attracting the helicopters to Wick John O’Groats airport.


Rail bosses accused of delaying new barrier work

06 March 2013
Rail bosses accused of delaying new barrier work

Rail bosses accused of delaying new barrier work

06 March 2013

NETWORK Rail has admitted Halkirk’s Bridge Street level crossing is not safe for motorists after negotiating a second out-of-court settlement, according…


Teen box player tipped for top

06 March 2013
Teen box player tipped for top

Teen box player tipped for top

06 March 2013

HE has barely turned 16 but Brandon McPhee has already been hailed by many as one of the greatest musicians to have ever picked up a button box accordion.


Dounreay chief steps down after a year

01 March 2013
Dounreay chief steps down after a year

Dounreay chief steps down after a year

01 March 2013

Roger Hardy has confirmed he is to step down at the end of the month when Mark Rouse will take over.


Riverside development is key to Wick's future

01 March 2013
Riverside development is key to Wick's future

Riverside development is key to Wick's future

01 March 2013

WICK has never made the best use of its riverside in the past but the key to a successful future could be along its banks.


Supporting AIDS orphans becomes life mission for Lybster man

01 March 2013
Supporting AIDS orphans becomes life mission for Lybster man

Supporting AIDS orphans becomes life mission for Lybster man

01 March 2013

AT only five months old, Lilian was given little chance of survival as she was handed into a home for orphans who have been diagnosed with HIV and Aids.


Fans urged to rally to cause of fortress Harmsworth

27 February 2013
Fans urged to rally to cause of fortress Harmsworth

Fans urged to rally to cause of fortress Harmsworth

27 February 2013

WICK Academy regulars Gary Manson and Sam Mackay both credit the rise in attendances at Harmsworth Park on a Saturday afternoon as being like having a…


Road chiefs ‘dragging heels’ over braes work

27 February 2013
Road chiefs ‘dragging heels’ over braes work

Road chiefs ‘dragging heels’ over braes work

27 February 2013

TRANSPORT Scotland has been blasted by a far north business chief for the lack of action on improving a stretch of the A9 which is vital to future economic…


Cadet Jason puts his life-saving skills to the test

22 February 2013
Cadet Jason puts his life-saving skills to the test

Cadet Jason puts his life-saving skills to the test

22 February 2013

WITHIN 24 hours of attending a first aid course, a teenage army cadet coolly deployed his new skills to potentially save the life of a man who collapsed…


Cinema expansion to create up to 10 jobs

20 February 2013
Cinema expansion to create up to 10 jobs

Cinema expansion to create up to 10 jobs

20 February 2013

THURSO Cinema is set to create up to 10 jobs with plans unveiled to open a new family restaurant and bar at the leisure haunt.


Thurso primary is set to host new Gaelic unit

20 February 2013
Thurso primary is set to host new Gaelic unit

Thurso primary is set to host new Gaelic unit

20 February 2013

THE first Gaelic medium unit in Thurso is poised to be established if Highland Council can find a teacher to take the new class.


Youth league focus on stars of the future

20 February 2013
Youth league focus on stars of the future

Youth league focus on stars of the future

20 February 2013

THE next Gary Mackay-Steven or Shane Sutherland could be unearthed from the league where they started off their careers with youth football chiefs in…


Drivers do battle with white-out

15 February 2013
Drivers do battle with white-out

Drivers do battle with white-out

15 February 2013

THE worst blast of winter weather the far north has seen resulted in a spate of accidents, major delays in journeys and hundreds of households losing…


Network Rail rapped over Halkirk crossing barrier delay

15 February 2013
Network Rail rapped over Halkirk crossing barrier delay

Network Rail rapped over Halkirk crossing barrier delay

15 February 2013

NETWORK Rail has been heavily criticised for not given enough priority to installing safety barriers at the Caithness village level crossing where three…


Wick ‘in good position to win turbine work’

15 February 2013
Wick ‘in good position to win turbine work’

Wick ‘in good position to win turbine work’

15 February 2013

WICK Harbour is in an excellent position to service future offshore wind developments and is set to play an important part in harnessing its economic…


Hackles raised over Dounreay driving crackdown

13 February 2013
Hackles raised over Dounreay driving crackdown

Hackles raised over Dounreay driving crackdown

13 February 2013

THREE strikes and you’re out — that is the new policy which applies to workers at Dounreay who risk losing car parking privileges if they…


Chef's recipe to revive fishing fortunes

08 February 2013
Chef's recipe to revive fishing fortunes

Chef's recipe to revive fishing fortunes

08 February 2013

Now a fish conservation champion from Caithness is urging all organisations associated with the industry to work together to help improve the fortunes…


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