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Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

24 February 2024

Business Focus by David Richardson


Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

24 February 2024

Let the ladies help, Election hopefuls busy and Bus shelter destroyed in crash


NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

NICKY MARR: Selling up – for the right reasons

21 February 2024

The housing crisis here – as in other parts of Scotland – is well documented.


MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

21 February 2024

Holyrood Notebook by Maree Todd


WEATHER WATCH: Hurricane force gusts hit Wick during blustery January

WEATHER WATCH: Hurricane force gusts hit Wick during blustery January

WEATHER WATCH: Hurricane force gusts hit Wick during blustery January

18 February 2024

Keith Banks shares his expert knowledge of the weather conditions in Wick as he looks at the conditions during the first month of 2024


Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

17 February 2024

Poetic windfall for auctioneer, tenants to blame for damp and MacKenzies take over hotel.


NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

NICKY MARR: Equal education opportunities too much to ask for?

14 February 2024

Comparing the opportunities that a tiny 28-pupil school can provide with what can be offered in a city school, isn’t comparing like with like.


Rubbish bloomers left Thurso woman exposed!

Rubbish bloomers left Thurso woman exposed!

Rubbish bloomers left Thurso woman exposed!

14 February 2024

Thurso's Heritage by a Thirsa Loon


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: When the Moin road was little more than a track

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: When the Moin road was little more than a track

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: When the Moin road was little more than a track

13 February 2024

Cycling the quiet lanes, Ralph explores into the woods and hills off the north coast road – with battery back-up and a flask of tea


ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

13 February 2024

The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'


The Real Mackay: When dad set out to conquer the cold and dark

The Real Mackay: When dad set out to conquer the cold and dark

The Real Mackay: When dad set out to conquer the cold and dark

10 February 2024

Dad liked the winter. But for all the wrong reasons. Loving winter and being a newsagent wasn’t exactly compatible.


Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

10 February 2024

Overcome by gas, teacher recruitment to continue and work on controversial mobile mast.


Holyrood Notebook: Transparency key to building trust in our politicians

Holyrood Notebook: Transparency key to building trust in our politicians

Holyrood Notebook: Transparency key to building trust in our politicians

07 February 2024

This month has been a stormy one on the weather front but also in the world of politics.


Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

Jamie Halcro Johnston: SNP's nearly £80 million in cuts will hit rural Scotland hard

06 February 2024

He says 'decisions by SNP and Green ministers in Edinburgh that will have a real impact on life here in the Highlands.'


STONE'S SCOOP: Anas Sarwar shares his 'secret space' at Holyrood

STONE'S SCOOP: Anas Sarwar shares his 'secret space' at Holyrood

STONE'S SCOOP: Anas Sarwar shares his 'secret space' at Holyrood

03 February 2024

Far north MP Jamie Stone speaks to the Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar about Holyrood and Westminster, his inspirations and how he blows off steam


Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking Back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

03 February 2024

Distress among Caithness crofters, Top-level oil talks call and Call-up for Caithness ball boys.


OPINION: Showing respect means paying attention to more than ourselves

OPINION: Showing respect means paying attention to more than ourselves

OPINION: Showing respect means paying attention to more than ourselves

03 February 2024

Northern Drift by Monique Sliedrecht


NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

NICKY MARR: Local news has never been more important

31 January 2024

What is really important, is to keep abreast of the issues that I can do something about.


Holyrood Notebook: 'Don't take mental health for granted'

Holyrood Notebook: 'Don't take mental health for granted'

Holyrood Notebook: 'Don't take mental health for granted'

31 January 2024

The connection between depression and the dark skies in the winter is well understood, and why it’s essential to do activities to keep us positive.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Storm Isha? Nothing more than an old-fashioned Caithness gale!

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Storm Isha? Nothing more than an old-fashioned Caithness gale!

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Storm Isha? Nothing more than an old-fashioned Caithness gale!

30 January 2024

Walk at Dunnet Head offers an insight into a past world of crofting and church-going on northerly peninsula


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