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Silence over ‘vote No or lose your job’ claim

17 September 2014
Silence over ‘vote No or lose your job’ claim

Silence over ‘vote No or lose your job’ claim

17 September 2014

BOSSES at Dounreay have refused to answer claims that they have tried to influence their staff on how they should vote in tomorrow’s independence…


Work extra hours or face sack, Thurso Co-op staff told

01 August 2014
Work extra hours or face sack, Thurso Co-op staff told

Work extra hours or face sack, Thurso Co-op staff told

01 August 2014

STAFF at a Thurso supermarket claim they have been given an ultimatum to work extra hours or face being sacked.


Is this stone evidence of wizard’s grave?

13 July 2014
Is this stone evidence of wizard’s grave?

Is this stone evidence of wizard’s grave?

13 July 2014

AN unusual discovery made by a local historian at the site of what could be a wizard’s grave in Watten may be the evidence needed to prove the story…


It’s all kicking off – who’s your favourite to win World Cup?

13 June 2014
It’s all kicking off – who’s your favourite to win World Cup?

It’s all kicking off – who’s your favourite to win World Cup?

13 June 2014

THE greatest show on earth kicked off in São Paulo last night as Brazil and Croatia played the first game of the 2014 World Cup.


Hotel goes from dismal to delightful in just four years

11 June 2014
Hotel goes from dismal to delightful in just four years

Hotel goes from dismal to delightful in just four years

11 June 2014

ONCE known as one of the dingiest places in the country, John O’Groats was yesterday the focus of a top architectural award.


Plans in hand for Caithness baton relay events

28 May 2014
Plans in hand for Caithness baton relay events

Plans in hand for Caithness baton relay events

28 May 2014

Special events are being held in Thurso, Wick and John O’Groats, while a team of runners carry the baton on the most northerly mainland leg of its…


Tesco chiefs told to build Thurso store or lose permission

21 May 2014
Tesco chiefs told to build Thurso store or lose permission

Tesco chiefs told to build Thurso store or lose permission

21 May 2014

THE long-running wrangle over Tesco’s abortive plans for a new superstore in Thurso has taken a fresh twist.


Play hopes to unravel mystery behind lawyer’s death

10 May 2014
Play hopes to unravel mystery behind lawyer’s death

Play hopes to unravel mystery behind lawyer’s death

10 May 2014

LAWYER Willie McRae was working on a case involving alleged dumping of nuclear waste into the sea at Dounreay when he was found seriously injured in Wester…


North writers get their five minutes of fame

30 April 2014
North writers get their five minutes of fame

North writers get their five minutes of fame

30 April 2014

LIGHTS, camera, action! Film crews travelled the length and breadth of Caithness as six short movies written by local writers were filmed over the weekend.


Ackergill set to reopen after £1m refurbishment

23 April 2014
Ackergill set to reopen after £1m refurbishment

Ackergill set to reopen after £1m refurbishment

23 April 2014

THE county’s only five star hotel which was destroyed by a fire at new year is set to reopen to the public following a £1 million refurbishment.


Club veteran Morris admits final is 'biggest game'

18 April 2014
Club veteran Morris admits final is 'biggest game'

Club veteran Morris admits final is 'biggest game'

18 April 2014

WHEN Andrew Morris first joined Caithness RFC as a back row in 1996, he never thought he’d see the day when he would be playing in a national final.


'We're ready for them' says confident McIntosh

18 April 2014
'We're ready for them' says confident McIntosh

'We're ready for them' says confident McIntosh

18 April 2014

‘THEY’LL be ready for us, but we’ll be ready for them."


Halkirk fire hit store owner hopes to open in temporary premises

09 April 2014
Halkirk fire hit store owner hopes to open in temporary premises

Halkirk fire hit store owner hopes to open in temporary premises

09 April 2014

THE owner of a general store in Halkirk destroyed by fire fears it could be months before he is able to reopen.


Hopes running high for training track success

09 April 2014
Hopes running high for training track success

Hopes running high for training track success

09 April 2014

PLANS to build a 400-metre running track in Thurso may soon be under starter’s orders after council representatives and project supporters met to…


Wrangle over £100k Academy cash fund

02 April 2014
Wrangle over £100k Academy cash fund

Wrangle over £100k Academy cash fund

02 April 2014

A RENEWED bid is being made to enable Wick Academy to benefit from a six-figure sum raised in its name, which has been languishing in a bank account for…


Network Rail’s apology slammed

12 March 2014
Network Rail’s apology slammed

Network Rail’s apology slammed

12 March 2014

NETWORK Rail has neglected level crossing safety since it took over the structure 12 years ago, according to a man whose parents were killed in a rail…


Fast reactor control panel set to go down in history

14 February 2014
Fast reactor control panel set to go down in history

Fast reactor control panel set to go down in history

14 February 2014

IT WAS the first fast reactor in the world to provide electricity to a national grid when all eyes were upon it amid claims that the technology would…


£4.3m clean-up contract awarded

07 February 2014
£4.3m clean-up contract awarded

£4.3m clean-up contract awarded

07 February 2014

AN English company has just started work at Dounreay on what has been dubbed the world’s deepest nuclear clean-up job.


Public would have to be balloted about postcode

07 February 2014
Public would have to be balloted about postcode

Public would have to be balloted about postcode

07 February 2014

A PUBLIC vote would have to be held for any decision on whether or not Caithness would receive its own postcode.


Change of postcode to be addressed at meeting

05 February 2014
Change of postcode to be addressed at meeting

Change of postcode to be addressed at meeting

05 February 2014

ROYAL Mail is to hold discussions this week to look at proposals to end the use of the KW postcode in Caithness and north Sutherland with Highland…


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