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Forgotten tribute to VC war hero

08 February 2013
Forgotten tribute to VC war hero

Forgotten tribute to VC war hero

08 February 2013

A TRIBUTE to one of two Caithness soldiers awarded the Victoria Cross appears to have been forgotten by Thurso residents w ho are planning to organise…


Scorries upbeat as Nairn clash looms

08 February 2013
Scorries upbeat as Nairn clash looms

Scorries upbeat as Nairn clash looms

08 February 2013

THE game of the season so far is set to take place at Station Park tomorrow when Highland League leaders Wick Academy are expected to take a bumper support…


Stunt riding team to host charity show

06 February 2013
Stunt riding team to host charity show

Stunt riding team to host charity show

06 February 2013

HORSE events in Caithness will be taken to a whole new level next month when the county is set to host its first ever stunt show.


Doubts over dementia unit’s future

01 February 2013
Doubts over dementia unit’s future

Doubts over dementia unit’s future

01 February 2013

A DEMENTIA care unit in Caithness forced to close over staffing issues last summer may not open again, it has emerged.


Thurso Community Council says no to Tesco extension

01 February 2013
Thurso Community Council says no to Tesco extension

Thurso Community Council says no to Tesco extension

01 February 2013

After five years of no progress with the former auction mart site, the food chain is being sent a message that it should not be given a second chance…


Wick community hub celebrates first birthday

01 February 2013
Wick community hub celebrates first birthday

Wick community hub celebrates first birthday

01 February 2013

CELEBRATING its first birthday this weekend, the significance of the Pulteney Centre to the north Highlands in such a short space of time has seen it…


Wilson plots to derail Locos

01 February 2013
Wilson plots to derail Locos

Wilson plots to derail Locos

01 February 2013

BARRY Wilson takes charge of his final game for Wick Academy before he heads off to Florida for a fortnight’s holiday.


Blow for Wick bid to harvest wind business

30 January 2013
Blow for Wick bid to harvest wind business

Blow for Wick bid to harvest wind business

30 January 2013

WICK could potentially miss out on a major jobs boom after it was yesterday revealed it was not among the four sites earmarked for public support to attract…


Bryan cashes in despite New York marathon blow

30 January 2013
Bryan cashes in despite New York marathon blow

Bryan cashes in despite New York marathon blow

30 January 2013

DESPITE his plan to run the New York marathon in tribute to his friend being blown away due to last year’s superstorm, a Wick Academy footballer…


Crusher’s failure creates huge waste logjam at Dounreay

30 January 2013
Crusher’s failure creates huge waste logjam at Dounreay

Crusher’s failure creates huge waste logjam at Dounreay

30 January 2013

DOUNREAY’s site operating company is facing a massive backlog of 13,000 drums of low level waste (LLW) while it awaits a replacement crushing machine.


Queen Mother’s letters provide a pre-season boost to Castle of Mey

30 January 2013
Queen Mother’s letters provide a pre-season boost to Castle of Mey

Queen Mother’s letters provide a pre-season boost to Castle of Mey

30 January 2013

A RECENT book revealing the Queen Mother’s personal correspondence throughout her life could bring a visitor boost to the Castle of Mey in the upcoming…


SOS call to help fund £100k repairs

30 January 2013
SOS call to help fund £100k repairs

SOS call to help fund £100k repairs

30 January 2013

LYBSTER Harbour is in need of significant grant funding to allow extensive repairs to be carried out following the worst storm in living memory.


‘Titanic’ heroics brought back to life

30 January 2013
‘Titanic’ heroics brought back to life

‘Titanic’ heroics brought back to life

30 January 2013

LAST year marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic in what has become the most infamous boat disaster in history.


Coastguard staff evacuated in fears over cliff erosion

25 January 2013
Coastguard staff evacuated in fears over cliff erosion

Coastguard staff evacuated in fears over cliff erosion

25 January 2013

STAFF at Scrabster coastguard station have been evacuated from their cliff-edge base after officials ordered the building to be abandoned, claiming it…


CAB volunteer quits amid claims of name-calling and jibes

25 January 2013
CAB volunteer quits amid claims of name-calling and jibes

CAB volunteer quits amid claims of name-calling and jibes

25 January 2013

A VOLUNTEER worker at a welfare service has claimed regular jibes about his Australian roots contributed towards his decision to quit his unpaid post.


Dounreay firing range plan sparks new protest

25 January 2013
Dounreay firing range plan sparks new protest

Dounreay firing range plan sparks new protest

25 January 2013

PLANS to install a new firearms training range at Dounreay have hit double trouble.


Caithness butchers hail great chieftain o' the puddin' race

25 January 2013
Caithness butchers hail great chieftain o' the puddin' race

Caithness butchers hail great chieftain o' the puddin' race

25 January 2013

BUTCHERS in the far north will sell more haggis this week than they normally do in months of trading as the country today celebrates the life and works…


Choppers fuel hopes of new Wick Airport traffic

23 January 2013
Choppers fuel hopes of new Wick Airport traffic

Choppers fuel hopes of new Wick Airport traffic

23 January 2013

THE recent surge in helicopter traffic taking oil industry workers offshore is leading to other energy firms looking to use Wick John O’Groats Airport.


New Wick primary could be delayed

23 January 2013
New Wick primary could be delayed

New Wick primary could be delayed

23 January 2013

THE new super-primary being built alongside Wick’s new secondary could be delayed after it was revealed that the final funding package has yet to…


Five years and still no Tesco!

18 January 2013
Five years and still no Tesco!

Five years and still no Tesco!

18 January 2013

ANGRY Thurso residents have urged Highland Council not to award Tesco an extension to planning permission to build a new supermarket in the town after…


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