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Caithness leg is touted for Games baton

11 October 2013
Caithness leg is touted for Games baton

Caithness leg is touted for Games baton

11 October 2013

THE Queen’s Baton looks set to be coming to Caithness next summer as part of its 40 stop tour across Scotland in the run-up to next summer’s…


Wilson looks to defence to front up

11 October 2013
Wilson looks to defence to front up

Wilson looks to defence to front up

11 October 2013

The defence’s inability to deal with long balls cost the Caithness club a place in the third round as they crashed 4-2 away to Turriff United.


Health chiefs urged to come clean over future of dementia unit

09 October 2013
Health chiefs urged to come clean over future of dementia unit

Health chiefs urged to come clean over future of dementia unit

09 October 2013

TRADE union members in Caithness are calling on NHS Highland to make public whether it intends to reopen a dementia care unit in Wick.


GP claims that childhood obesity begins in the home

04 October 2013
GP claims that childhood obesity begins in the home

GP claims that childhood obesity begins in the home

04 October 2013

Now medical experts are warning that if there is not a major lifestyle change, the number of people in the far north who could contract diabetes by the…


Wick police station is facing cuts to opening hours

04 October 2013
Wick police station is facing cuts to opening hours

Wick police station is facing cuts to opening hours

04 October 2013

PUBLIC opening hours at Wick Police Station could be reduced as part of proposals by Police Scotland to cut costs.


Wick wholesaler is crowned top business

04 October 2013
Wick wholesaler is crowned top business

Wick wholesaler is crowned top business

04 October 2013

A CAITHNESS wholesale company which has been in operation for over 120 years has been named as the top business in the north Highlands.


Footie fan’s 1000th club visit at Wick

02 October 2013
Footie fan’s 1000th club visit at Wick

Footie fan’s 1000th club visit at Wick

02 October 2013

BITING bedbugs almost resulted in Barry Davis being forced to postpone his trip to Wick Academy’s Harmsworth Park which became the 1000th football…


Thurso birthday boy's heartfelt help for homeless pets

02 October 2013
Thurso birthday boy's heartfelt help for homeless pets

Thurso birthday boy's heartfelt help for homeless pets

02 October 2013

ASK a boy what he wants for his fifth birthday and the most likely answer you would get is the latest superhero toy, electronic game or mini-scooter.


Whopper that didn't get away restored to its former glory

02 October 2013
Whopper that didn't get away restored to its former glory

Whopper that didn't get away restored to its former glory

02 October 2013

Berwickshire-based artist Mike Shepley has been working on the 47-pound salmon which over the years had deteriorated. His finished work will be handed…


N-train derailment leads to call for greater openness

27 September 2013
N-train derailment leads to call for greater openness

N-train derailment leads to call for greater openness

27 September 2013

A CALL is being made for the public to be better informed in the aftermath of accidents involving trains used to move nuclear materials.


Care chiefs urged to reopen dementia care unit

25 September 2013
Care chiefs urged to reopen dementia care unit

Care chiefs urged to reopen dementia care unit

25 September 2013

The Harmsworth unit at the Town and County Hospital was set up to treat patients with cognitive and memory problems but it closed temporarily last year…


Club chairman’s tribute to talented footballer

20 September 2013
Club chairman’s tribute to talented footballer

Club chairman’s tribute to talented footballer

20 September 2013

THE chairman of a local football club has spoken of the team’s heartbreak following the death of a former player.


Clydesdale cheats death before joining thin blue line

20 September 2013
Clydesdale cheats death before joining thin blue line

Clydesdale cheats death before joining thin blue line

20 September 2013

BECOMING part of the long “hoof” of the law was a million-to-one chance for a Clydesdale horse which almost died soon after being born.


Old kirk's future remains unclear

20 September 2013
Old kirk's future remains unclear

Old kirk's future remains unclear

20 September 2013

That was the message from officials during a public meeting held to decide the future of who will own and run Old St Peter’s Kirk.


Stitchers make history in country-wide arts project

06 September 2013
Stitchers make history in country-wide arts project

Stitchers make history in country-wide arts project

06 September 2013

CAITHNESS played its part in creating the largest community arts project in Scotland when the finished article was unveiled in Edinburgh.


Claims new school will have less green space

04 September 2013
Claims new school will have less green space

Claims new school will have less green space

04 September 2013

PARENTS have expressed their dismay at plans which will lead to a new primary school in Wick having 50 per cent less green space than what already exists…


Potshots taken at new Gaelic sign

04 September 2013
Potshots taken at new Gaelic sign

Potshots taken at new Gaelic sign

04 September 2013

BILINGUAL signs have their critics in the far north but the opposition was taken to a different level after one was found to have been used for target…


Police say sorry for treatment of bereaved pensioner

16 August 2013
Police say sorry for treatment of bereaved pensioner

Police say sorry for treatment of bereaved pensioner

16 August 2013

POLICE Scotland has made an unreserved apology to a Caithness pensioner who was forced to leave his house in the wake of the sudden death of his wife…


Cup win dedicated to former manager

14 August 2013
Cup win dedicated to former manager

Cup win dedicated to former manager

14 August 2013

George Groat was diagnosed with bowel cancer in July 2012, shortly after he had led his Wick Groats team to last year’s Highland Amateur Cup final.…


Heather on fire as she sets track record

09 August 2013
Heather on fire as she sets track record

Heather on fire as she sets track record

09 August 2013

AFTER becoming the first woman racing driver to win a British Sprint Championship round for 43 years, Heather Calder is setting her sights on achieving…


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