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Talk at Nucleus will focus on Wick Society boat section

Talk at Nucleus will focus on Wick Society boat section

Talk at Nucleus will focus on Wick Society boat section

26 February 2024

The next talk in a series highlighting the work and collections of the Wick Society, being held at Nucleus on March 14, will be about the boat crew.


Universal Credit research reveals 'stark truth' about poverty in Scotland, claims Trussell Trust

Universal Credit research reveals 'stark truth' about poverty in Scotland, claims Trussell Trust

Universal Credit research reveals 'stark truth' about poverty in Scotland, claims Trussell Trust

26 February 2024

FOOD bank support charity Trussell Trust has claimed that Universal Credit in Scotland is having "devastating"consequences.


'Exciting' exhibition to feature North Highland banner art celebrating women's right to vote

'Exciting' exhibition to feature North Highland banner art celebrating women's right to vote

'Exciting' exhibition to feature North Highland banner art celebrating women's right to vote

25 February 2024

The Stalls Gallery at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness will host "Highland Women Making History".


Wick and Thurso to join World Day of Prayer led by Christian women of Palestine

Wick and Thurso to join World Day of Prayer led by Christian women of Palestine

Wick and Thurso to join World Day of Prayer led by Christian women of Palestine

25 February 2024

Local churches are set to come together in Wick and Thurso to celebrate the annual World Day of Prayer.


Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

25 February 2024

More details have been announced about a weekend of celebrations marking the centenary of Duncansby Head lighthouse, which will run from March 15-17.


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


Chance for Thurso people to help improve the look of the town centre

Chance for Thurso people to help improve the look of the town centre

Chance for Thurso people to help improve the look of the town centre

24 February 2024

Suggestions sought by Thurso Community Council sub group


Electricity shock for Wick resident but Groat helps resolve issue – 'The power of the press is still strong'

Electricity shock for Wick resident but Groat helps resolve issue – 'The power of the press is still strong'

Electricity shock for Wick resident but Groat helps resolve issue – 'The power of the press is still strong'

23 February 2024

A Wick householder talked about the 'shocking' issue she faced after receiving huge energy bills and thanked the paper for helping resolve it.


Whisky enthusiasts raise £1150 for Caithness Talking Newspapers

Whisky enthusiasts raise £1150 for Caithness Talking Newspapers

Whisky enthusiasts raise £1150 for Caithness Talking Newspapers

21 February 2024

A malt whisky tasting event in Wick has supported a free service that allows people with sight loss in Caithness to keep up to date with local news.


WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

21 February 2024

The cause of many sleepless nights in Watten was resolved today when the rattling cover over a sewer pipe on the A882 was replaced.


Highland Council ward management changes will be 'as community focused as possible.'

Highland Council ward management changes will be 'as community focused as possible.'

Highland Council ward management changes will be 'as community focused as possible.'

21 February 2024

Re-organisation outlined at Association of Caithness Community Councils meeting


MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

20 February 2024

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone wants to hear about local people's care experiences at an event in Thurso this Friday.


New community rehabilitation service opens in Caithness

New community rehabilitation service opens in Caithness

New community rehabilitation service opens in Caithness

20 February 2024

A new community facility designed to enable people to rehabilitate locally and avoid a hospital stay has opened within Wick's Pulteney House.


OBITUARY: Karen Morrison – a woman who made the world a better place

OBITUARY: Karen Morrison – a woman who made the world a better place

OBITUARY: Karen Morrison – a woman who made the world a better place

20 February 2024

A bright light has faded in Dingwall with the death of Karen Morrison at the early age of 60, after a brave nine-year battle with cancer.


WATCH: Disabled 71-year-old on oxygen wants moved from mould-riddled Thurso house – 'No one should live in these conditions,' says local MP

WATCH: Disabled 71-year-old on oxygen wants moved from mould-riddled Thurso house – 'No one should live in these conditions,' says local MP

WATCH: Disabled 71-year-old on oxygen wants moved from mould-riddled Thurso house – 'No one should live in these conditions,' says local MP

20 February 2024

A disabled Thurso man, who breathes with an oxygen cylinder, is pleads with the council to be decanted from his mouldy home before it 'kills' him.


Wick school celebrates 'Love and Kindness' with help for Caithness Food Bank

Wick school celebrates 'Love and Kindness' with help for Caithness Food Bank

Wick school celebrates 'Love and Kindness' with help for Caithness Food Bank

19 February 2024

Pupils at Newton Park Primary School have been collecting goods to donate to the local food bank.


Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

Campaign launches to support more victims of crime in Highlands and Islands

19 February 2024

A new campaign has launched aiming to raise awareness of victims’ rights and peoples’ right to access support if they are affected by crime.


Caithness Heart Support Group 'bowled over' by cheque presentation

Caithness Heart Support Group 'bowled over' by cheque presentation

Caithness Heart Support Group 'bowled over' by cheque presentation

19 February 2024

A bowling club has raised funds for a deserving local charity.


Highland Council service points to close for staff training

Highland Council service points to close for staff training

Highland Council service points to close for staff training

19 February 2024

Service points will be closed next Thursday morning.


Find out which north charities will benefit from Highland Cross cash in 2024

Find out which north charities will benefit from Highland Cross cash in 2024

Find out which north charities will benefit from Highland Cross cash in 2024

19 February 2024

Four Highland charities are set to receive new vehicles to help their community efforts thanks to a unique event that is marking its 40th anniversary.


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