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Heat is on to extend far north's short growing season

Heat is on to extend far north's short growing season

Heat is on to extend far north's short growing season

23 April 2022

Gardening on the Edge by Diana Wayland


Recipe of the week: Lasagne florentine with Comté

Recipe of the week: Lasagne florentine with Comté

Recipe of the week: Lasagne florentine with Comté

23 April 2022

A vegetarian lasagne with layers of pasta, Comté and a rich mushroom, tomato and spinach ragu


MAREE TODD: New Caithness councillors will be critical in providing local services

MAREE TODD: New Caithness councillors will be critical in providing local services

MAREE TODD: New Caithness councillors will be critical in providing local services

20 April 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Maree Todd


Exploring Whiten Head on a perfect escape a stone's throw from home

Exploring Whiten Head on a perfect escape a stone's throw from home

Exploring Whiten Head on a perfect escape a stone's throw from home

20 April 2022

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Sunshine and sublime views on a sunny kayak along the coast


NICKY MARR: No argument about the magic of whisky

NICKY MARR: No argument about the magic of whisky

NICKY MARR: No argument about the magic of whisky

18 April 2022

It’s rare that I start a broadcast with an argument, but that’s exactly what happened in Speyside last Thursday evening.


Thurso had more banks in the 19th century than it does today

Thurso had more banks in the 19th century than it does today

Thurso had more banks in the 19th century than it does today

17 April 2022

Thurso's Heritage by a Thirsa Loon


Community groups can take part in Wick funding information event

Community groups can take part in Wick funding information event

Community groups can take part in Wick funding information event

17 April 2022

CVG UPDATE: Local voluntary sector news by Yvonne Hendry of Caithness Voluntary Group


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

16 April 2022

Licences refused in 'dry' Wick in 1922, Primary schools under strain in 1972 and Cash for trash at Wick High in 1997


Recipe of the week: Pea salad with bacon, new potatoes and Comté

Recipe of the week: Pea salad with bacon, new potatoes and Comté

Recipe of the week: Pea salad with bacon, new potatoes and Comté

16 April 2022

Made with fresh and dried peas, thick-cut bacon and firm new potatoes, this salad is dressed in a mustard vinaigrette and finished with Comté.


Thurso churches join together for outdoor Easter service

Thurso churches join together for outdoor Easter service

Thurso churches join together for outdoor Easter service

13 April 2022

Churches in Thurso will join together for a Easter service in the town centre on Saturday morning.


Nicky Marr: It’s by no means over

Nicky Marr: It’s by no means over

Nicky Marr: It’s by no means over

10 April 2022

We’re just back from a week spent south of the border, and it was an eye-opener.


Jamie Stone: Music is a comfort amongst all of life’s challenges

Jamie Stone: Music is a comfort amongst all of life’s challenges

Jamie Stone: Music is a comfort amongst all of life’s challenges

09 April 2022

Just to lighten things up – and goodness knows we could do with it during these dark days – I thought that I would wax musical for a change.


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

09 April 2022

School truants' punishment questioned in 1922, Historic well targeted by thieves in 1972 and Wick milk jobs axed in 1997


Keith Banks: This March was mild compared to years gone by

Keith Banks: This March was mild compared to years gone by

Keith Banks: This March was mild compared to years gone by

09 April 2022

Global wind patterns are modified by geographical and topographical features at the Earth’s surface which create local and regional winds.


Bothy nights on route of the Cape Wrath Trail

Bothy nights on route of the Cape Wrath Trail

Bothy nights on route of the Cape Wrath Trail

06 April 2022

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Kayaking out to a remote bothy – despite the challenges of the wind – for a wild and wonderful time in sublime surroundings


Rhoda Grant: Problem of filling NHS vacancies needs a real solution

Rhoda Grant: Problem of filling NHS vacancies needs a real solution

Rhoda Grant: Problem of filling NHS vacancies needs a real solution

06 April 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Rhoda Grant


Magnus Davidson: How to 'rethink remote' and put resources at the centre

Magnus Davidson: How to 'rethink remote' and put resources at the centre

Magnus Davidson: How to 'rethink remote' and put resources at the centre

06 April 2022

Caithness is often described as 'remote' – but Magnus Davidson urges us to consider a more nuanced view of what defines remoteness


Camera club takes Steps to improving their artwork

Camera club takes Steps to improving their artwork

Camera club takes Steps to improving their artwork

03 April 2022

The winter season has seen a range of activities for the Thurso Camera Club, not least a trip to Whaligoe Steps near Lybster.


Nicky Marr: Heroes all and some need our help now

Nicky Marr: Heroes all and some need our help now

Nicky Marr: Heroes all and some need our help now

03 April 2022

The much-loved Highland Heroes Awards finally returned to Inverness last week.


Club Focus: Pentland Canoe Club

Club Focus: Pentland Canoe Club

Club Focus: Pentland Canoe Club

03 April 2022

Watersports have gained in popularity in recent years. Ken Nicol of Pentland Canoe Club urges people to join a club for safety and fun on the water


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