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PICTURES: Charlie Heads into Wick after gruelling 24-hour paddleboard journey through the night

PICTURES: Charlie Heads into Wick after gruelling 24-hour paddleboard journey through the night

PICTURES: Charlie Heads into Wick after gruelling 24-hour paddleboard journey through the night

09 November 2020

A stand up paddleboarder made it to Wick after a 24-hour journey from Rosehearty 100km across the Moray Firth – the first ever crossing of its kind.


Police appeal over missing man

Police appeal over missing man

Police appeal over missing man

08 November 2020

Police in Caithness are making enquiries into the whereabouts of Robert Gunn, from Halkirk.


New council snow ploughs will help keep Caithness roads clear

New council snow ploughs will help keep Caithness roads clear

New council snow ploughs will help keep Caithness roads clear

08 November 2020

Highland Council has invested in 10 new winter gritting vehicles to replace some of its ageing fleet.


Council report highlights dune restoration work in Caithness

Council report highlights dune restoration work in Caithness

Council report highlights dune restoration work in Caithness

07 November 2020

Dunnet beach is one of several sites in the Highlands mentioned in a report highlighting council action on the conservation of biodiversity.


Caithness butcher boasts new Scotch Butchers Club branding

Caithness butcher boasts new Scotch Butchers Club branding

Caithness butcher boasts new Scotch Butchers Club branding

06 November 2020

As part of the relaunch of the Scotch Butchers Club, Harrold Brothers, located in Wick, will be showcasing the club’s new branding.


Thurso cops investigate human bones found on Highland estate

Thurso cops investigate human bones found on Highland estate

Thurso cops investigate human bones found on Highland estate

06 November 2020

A human skull and other bones have been unearthed by workmen on a Sutherland estate and investigated by Thurso police.


Local writer has book launch in his Lochshell café

Local writer has book launch in his Lochshell café

Local writer has book launch in his Lochshell café

06 November 2020

A prolific Caithness writer is planning to have his next book launch in his own café at Lochshell called The Rumblin’ Tum.


Paddleboarder to attempt 'treacherous' 100km Moray Firth crossing to Wick

Paddleboarder to attempt 'treacherous' 100km Moray Firth crossing to Wick

Paddleboarder to attempt 'treacherous' 100km Moray Firth crossing to Wick

05 November 2020

Charlie Head will be trying to complete the arduous feat of the first ever crossing of the Moray Firth on a stand up paddleboard this Saturday.


Threat to Wick's Argos store

Threat to Wick's Argos store

Threat to Wick's Argos store

05 November 2020

After fears over the future of Argos' Wick branch during the summer, a fresh announcement could eventually seal its fate.


Service with a smile as mobile post office starts in Wick

Service with a smile as mobile post office starts in Wick

Service with a smile as mobile post office starts in Wick

05 November 2020

It was all smiles from the postmaster of the temporary mobile post office service that started this week in Wick at the riverside car park.


Extra town centre funding for Wick and Thurso

Extra town centre funding for Wick and Thurso

Extra town centre funding for Wick and Thurso

05 November 2020

Highland Council announced yesterday that extra funds are being made available across the region that will benefit Wick and Thurso.


Lybster writer's joy at winning competition

Lybster writer's joy at winning competition

Lybster writer's joy at winning competition

04 November 2020

A Lybster woman was delighted to win a national writing competition and have her short story read out online.


Caithness group tackles disability issues during Covid

Caithness group tackles disability issues during Covid

Caithness group tackles disability issues during Covid

04 November 2020

A Caithness disability group is currently seeking funding to help target issues disabled people may be experiencing due to Covid restrictions.


Fireworks and animals are a bad mix, says Lyth activist

Fireworks and animals are a bad mix, says Lyth activist

Fireworks and animals are a bad mix, says Lyth activist

03 November 2020

A Lyth animal rights activist and stable owner wants to raise awareness of how pets and countryside creatures are affected by fireworks.


County's kids have eek-tastic time for stay-at-home Halloween

County's kids have eek-tastic time for stay-at-home Halloween

County's kids have eek-tastic time for stay-at-home Halloween

02 November 2020

There were no trick or treats on the streets as Caithness children stayed at home during Saturday night's Halloween celebrations due to the pandemic.


PICTURES: Detectives search area after woman's body found

PICTURES: Detectives search area after woman's body found

PICTURES: Detectives search area after woman's body found

02 November 2020

Police refused to comment on speculation that a woman's body discovered in Wick on Sunday was found in a wheelie bin.


How to turn your garden into a hedgehog haven

How to turn your garden into a hedgehog haven

How to turn your garden into a hedgehog haven

31 October 2020

A Caithness-based model and animal rights activist is calling for the public to get 'hedgehog aware' this autumn to help with dwindling numbers.


Have your say on how social housing is allocated

Have your say on how social housing is allocated

Have your say on how social housing is allocated

30 October 2020

Caithnessians are being asked to have their say about the way social housing landlords allocate their houses.


Remember, remember...the impact of fireworks

Remember, remember...the impact of fireworks

Remember, remember...the impact of fireworks

30 October 2020

If you are planning a private fireworks display at home this year, it’s important that you know how to keep you and your family safe.


Missing Bower woman found

Missing Bower woman found

Missing Bower woman found

30 October 2020

Police Scotland has issued a short statement about the young Bower woman reported missing yesterday.


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