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Renewed bid to crack down on speeding through Forss

Renewed bid to crack down on speeding through Forss

Renewed bid to crack down on speeding through Forss

23 September 2021

Bosses at Dounreay and Vulcan are joining forces in a renewed bid to tackle a speeding hotspot on the A836.


Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

23 September 2021

Members of the Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) are working on plans to improve mental health support following their annual conference.


Wick High School begins LGBT Charter

Wick High School begins LGBT Charter

Wick High School begins LGBT Charter

23 September 2021

Wick High has taken a progressive step towards LGBTQIA+ awareness and inclusion by starting its LGBT Youth Scotland School Charter Award.


Why did this seabird die at Wick riverside?

Why did this seabird die at Wick riverside?

Why did this seabird die at Wick riverside?

23 September 2021

Unprecedented numbers of dead guillemots and other seabirds have been found around the Caithness coastline and even inland like this casualty.


John O'Groats coastal path officially opened during open day at historic mill

John O'Groats coastal path officially opened during open day at historic mill

John O'Groats coastal path officially opened during open day at historic mill

22 September 2021

A coastal path linking the historic John O'Groats Mill with the village harbour has been officially opened as part of the Doors Open Days programme.


Scrabster ferry waterfall phenomenon clip goes viral

Scrabster ferry waterfall phenomenon clip goes viral

Scrabster ferry waterfall phenomenon clip goes viral

22 September 2021

A Scottish filmmaker captured a 'once in a lifetime' video clip of a strange sight he witnessed while travelling to Orkney on the Scrabster ferry.


New helpline offers people with sight loss in Caithness 'someone to turn to'

New helpline offers people with sight loss in Caithness 'someone to turn to'

New helpline offers people with sight loss in Caithness 'someone to turn to'

22 September 2021

Caithness residents impacted by sight loss can now access information, advice and support through a new telephone service.


Doors Open Days programme a 'glorious opportunity' to discover Wick's heritage

Doors Open Days programme a 'glorious opportunity' to discover Wick's heritage

Doors Open Days programme a 'glorious opportunity' to discover Wick's heritage

21 September 2021

PICTURES: The Wick Society's latest Doors Open Days event was a "glorious opportunity" for local people to find out more about their heritage.


Thurso fundraiser is all swings and roundabouts

Thurso fundraiser is all swings and roundabouts

Thurso fundraiser is all swings and roundabouts

21 September 2021

Thurso's gnome-loving activist is once again trying to help his community and wants to get local kids some decent play equipment.


John O'Groats Strongest Man competition raises cash for Cancer Research UK

John O'Groats Strongest Man competition raises cash for Cancer Research UK

John O'Groats Strongest Man competition raises cash for Cancer Research UK

21 September 2021

A collection at last month's John O’Groats Strongest Man competition raised more than £190 for charity.


PICTURES: Exciting discoveries at Swartigill dig could include an Iron Age 'fridge'

PICTURES: Exciting discoveries at Swartigill dig could include an Iron Age 'fridge'

PICTURES: Exciting discoveries at Swartigill dig could include an Iron Age 'fridge'

21 September 2021

At the Swartigill Dig Open Day archaeologists showed off their many finds including jewellery and a construction that could be an early form of fridge


Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

21 September 2021

From this Saturday the Highland Archaeology Festival will offer a range of walks, talks, workshops, exhibitions, and activities for all ages.


Caithness residents – don't panic over energy firm crisis and gas price rises

Caithness residents – don't panic over energy firm crisis and gas price rises

Caithness residents – don't panic over energy firm crisis and gas price rises

20 September 2021

Scotland’s national energy advice service has urged Caithness residents not to panic amid fears that more firms will go bust this week.


WATCH: Tips to help Caithness residents cope with pandemic worry

WATCH: Tips to help Caithness residents cope with pandemic worry

WATCH: Tips to help Caithness residents cope with pandemic worry

20 September 2021

New research shows over half of people in Scotland (55 per cent) are worried about the Covid-19 pandemic.


Have you recorded your organ and tissue donation decision?

Have you recorded your organ and tissue donation decision?

Have you recorded your organ and tissue donation decision?

20 September 2021

New figures released to coincide with Organ and Tissue Donation Week reveal over half of people in the region have registered their donation decision.


Broadcaster Huw Edwards delighted at funding for St John's church in Wick

Broadcaster Huw Edwards delighted at funding for St John's church in Wick

Broadcaster Huw Edwards delighted at funding for St John's church in Wick

19 September 2021

A 'much-loved' Wick church is to share in a £338,600 funding payout from the National Churches Trust.


Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

18 September 2021

Pupils in schools across Caithness and Sutherland are being offered a week of online learning to celebrate wildlife and biodiversity.


Life-saving device installed at Wick football ground after fund-raising campaign

Life-saving device installed at Wick football ground after fund-raising campaign

Life-saving device installed at Wick football ground after fund-raising campaign

18 September 2021

Tommy Sutherland recalls how defibrillator helped save his life.


Major accolade for Halkirk photographer in UK photo competition

Major accolade for Halkirk photographer in UK photo competition

Major accolade for Halkirk photographer in UK photo competition

17 September 2021

A freelance sports photographer in Caithness has been 'highly commended' in a major UK competition for an image he took during a Thurso surf festival.


Ultra run was in memory of my son George

Ultra run was in memory of my son George

Ultra run was in memory of my son George

17 September 2021

A Caithness mum who tragically lost her baby during an emergency operation last year wants to repay the kindness of hospital staff and honour her son.


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