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Cut Gaelic plan to fund front-line care services, argues Coghill

27 June 2011
Cut Gaelic plan to fund front-line care services, argues Coghill

Cut Gaelic plan to fund front-line care services, argues Coghill

27 June 2011

MONEY should be withdrawn from the Highland Council’s Gaelic language plan to improve front-line care services in Caithness. That is the view of Councillor…


Proposals to integrate care services given green light

26 June 2011
Proposals to integrate care services given green light

Proposals to integrate care services given green light

26 June 2011

PLANS to integrate health, education and social care services in the Highlands have been approved. The Highland Council and NHS Highland agreed to proceed…


Wick Gala organisers issue final plea for help

26 June 2011
Wick Gala organisers issue final plea for help

Wick Gala organisers issue final plea for help

26 June 2011

THOSE behind the most-anticipated event in Wick’s calendar are making one last request for volunteers to come forward and make it the best yet.


Kirkwood holds first Academy training session since taking charge

24 June 2011
Kirkwood holds first Academy training session since taking charge

Kirkwood holds first Academy training session since taking charge

24 June 2011

THE new manager of Wick Academy has held his first training session since taking over at the helm of the Highland League side. David Kirkwood put the…


Scottish affairs delegation told of marine energy benefit difficulties

24 June 2011
Scottish affairs delegation told of marine energy benefit difficulties

Scottish affairs delegation told of marine energy benefit difficulties

24 June 2011

CAITHNESS needs to maximise benefits from the burgeoning marine energy industry to invest in infrastructure for the future, according to Councillor David…


Renowned sculptor’s Caithness Horizons showcase attracts visitors from across the UK

24 June 2011
Renowned sculptor’s Caithness Horizons showcase attracts visitors from across the UK

Renowned sculptor’s Caithness Horizons showcase attracts visitors from across the UK

24 June 2011

AN exhibition featuring the work of a renowned Caithness sculptor drew admirers from across the country at its grand opening on Friday. Caithness Horizons…


Lifeboat cash raised at Wick harbour day

24 June 2011
Lifeboat cash raised at Wick harbour day

Lifeboat cash raised at Wick harbour day

24 June 2011

THOUSANDS of people flocked to the waterside to help raise over £8000 for a vital service in Caithness. The annual Wick Harbour Day took place at the…


Better news on Caithness college job cuts

22 June 2011
Better news on Caithness college job cuts

Better news on Caithness college job cuts

22 June 2011

JOB cuts at North Highland College UHI may not be as bad as first feared, according to its principal.


Dunbar x-ray plan slammed

22 June 2011
Dunbar x-ray plan slammed

Dunbar x-ray plan slammed

22 June 2011

A PLAN which could see patients at the Dunbar Hospital in Thurso making a 40-mile round trip to have an X-ray has been criticised by a local councillor.…


Caithness drivers stay off the drink during two-week crackdown

21 June 2011
Caithness drivers stay off the drink during two-week crackdown

Caithness drivers stay off the drink during two-week crackdown

21 June 2011

MOTORISTS in Caithness have been praised for not driving under the influence of drink. Police said that there were no incidents of drink driving in…


Plans to improve Dunbar physio service but X-rays to be carried out in Wick

20 June 2011
Plans to improve Dunbar physio service but X-rays to be carried out in Wick

Plans to improve Dunbar physio service but X-rays to be carried out in Wick

20 June 2011

PLANS to transfer X-ray examinations provided at Thurso’s Dunbar Hospital to Caithness General are being considered to accommodate improved physiotherapy…


'The World' brings feel-good factor to Wick

17 June 2011
'The World' brings feel-good factor to Wick

'The World' brings feel-good factor to Wick

17 June 2011

THE world’s biggest private luxury cruise liner caused a flurry of excitement when it arrived on the shores of Caithness on Thursday (June 16).


Five players re-sign for Wick Academy

16 June 2011
Five players re-sign for Wick Academy

Five players re-sign for Wick Academy

16 June 2011

FIVE players have declared their short-term futures are with Wick Academy by putting pen to paper.


Mackay strikes new Academy deal

15 June 2011
Mackay strikes new Academy deal

Mackay strikes new Academy deal

15 June 2011

WICK Academy midfielder Sam Mackay has signed a new two-and-half-year contract with the club. The 22-year-old, who is considered one of the brightest…


Top festival honours for Cara and Ghislaine

15 June 2011
Top festival honours for Cara and Ghislaine

Top festival honours for Cara and Ghislaine

15 June 2011

TWO Thurso girls came out on top as the curtain came down on the 57th Caithness Music Festival. Thurso High School was the venue for the final night…


Portskerra disaster tale gets web showing

12 June 2011
Portskerra disaster tale gets web showing

Portskerra disaster tale gets web showing

12 June 2011

? THE tale of a disaster which rocked a Sutherland fishing community is to be broadcast to the world. The Portskerra Fishing Disaster will be one of the…


Sam Mackay re-signs for Wick Academy

10 June 2011
Sam Mackay re-signs for Wick Academy

Sam Mackay re-signs for Wick Academy

10 June 2011

WICK Academy midfielder Sam Mackay has signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract with the club. The 22-year old, who is considered as one of the brightest…


Music fest youngsters wow judges

10 June 2011
Music fest youngsters wow judges

Music fest youngsters wow judges

10 June 2011

COMPETITORS in this year’s Caithness Music Festival continued to wow judges as the event approaches its climax. Adjudicators were astonished and delighted…


Scrabster fayre reels in cash for fishermen

10 June 2011
Scrabster fayre reels in cash for fishermen

Scrabster fayre reels in cash for fishermen

10 June 2011

ALL the fun of the fayre was to be had at Scrabster at the weekend as locals turned out to raise funds to support workers in the fishing industry.


New Rumster centre plea

08 June 2011
New Rumster centre plea

New Rumster centre plea

08 June 2011

THE public is being asked to lend its support to plans to re-establish a centre at Rumster. An open day is being held this weekend and members of the…


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