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PICTURE SPECIAL: Spectacular vintage lorry convoy rolls into Thurso

PICTURE SPECIAL: Spectacular vintage lorry convoy rolls into Thurso

PICTURE SPECIAL: Spectacular vintage lorry convoy rolls into Thurso

07 May 2024

Thurso was not only buzzing with cruise ship tourists at the weekend but also a huge convoy of colourful historic lorries and commercial vehicles.


Caithness donation for Irish Rovers’ vintage tractor challenge

Caithness donation for Irish Rovers’ vintage tractor challenge

Caithness donation for Irish Rovers’ vintage tractor challenge

07 May 2024

Caithness Vintage Tractor and Machinery Club has supported a group from Ireland who are travelling the length of the UK mainland in vintage tractors.


PICTURES: Tourist bonanza for Thurso after gigantic cruise ship visits

PICTURES: Tourist bonanza for Thurso after gigantic cruise ship visits

PICTURES: Tourist bonanza for Thurso after gigantic cruise ship visits

06 May 2024

Thurso was well-prepared to welcome the AIDAsol cruise ship contingent when the huge vessel berthed at Scrabster harbour on Saturday.


Wick Community Hub gets £50k loan to expand youth services

Wick Community Hub gets £50k loan to expand youth services

Wick Community Hub gets £50k loan to expand youth services

06 May 2024

A Wick community centre that has been helping people from across Caithness for more than 50 years has secured money to expand its services.


Plans for Swarclett wind turbines prompt ‘misery and strife’ warning

Plans for Swarclett wind turbines prompt ‘misery and strife’ warning

Plans for Swarclett wind turbines prompt ‘misery and strife’ warning

06 May 2024

Plans for a wind farm at Bowertower have led to a warning about what can happen when communities become divided over renewable energy schemes.


Thurso looks to improve ‘atrocious’ town centre

Thurso looks to improve ‘atrocious’ town centre

Thurso looks to improve ‘atrocious’ town centre

05 May 2024

Thurso town centre is in an “absolutely atrocious” state, according to a community councillor.


Wick memorial will be a focal point on National Fishing Remembrance Day

Wick memorial will be a focal point on National Fishing Remembrance Day

Wick memorial will be a focal point on National Fishing Remembrance Day

05 May 2024

Wick is to take part in the first National Fishing Remembrance Day, with the Seafarers Memorial as a focal point almost a year after it was unveiled.


Caithness art group has change of secretary

Caithness art group has change of secretary

Caithness art group has change of secretary

05 May 2024

The Society of Caithness Artists recently held its AGM in the Pentland Hotel in Thurso and saw a good turnout of members of the public.


Former Wick gallery coordinator holds first solo exhibition in London

Former Wick gallery coordinator holds first solo exhibition in London

Former Wick gallery coordinator holds first solo exhibition in London

05 May 2024

An artist who lived in Caithness before moving south is delighted her first solo exhibition in London is getting “a very positive response”.


Castletown screening for film about first Labour prime minister

Castletown screening for film about first Labour prime minister

Castletown screening for film about first Labour prime minister

04 May 2024

A film about Britain’s first Labour prime minister, Ramsay MacDonald, is to be screened in Castlehill Heritage Centre on May 20.


Special fundraiser for Wick Players

Special fundraiser for Wick Players

Special fundraiser for Wick Players

04 May 2024

Wick Players drama group has been engaging with the community on various projects and now invites the public to attend a special fundraising event.


PICTURE SPECIAL: ‘Unexplored area of Caithnessian archaeology’ throws up a mine of intriguing artefacts

PICTURE SPECIAL: ‘Unexplored area of Caithnessian archaeology’ throws up a mine of intriguing artefacts

PICTURE SPECIAL: ‘Unexplored area of Caithnessian archaeology’ throws up a mine of intriguing artefacts

04 May 2024

Intriguing finds emerge from an archaeological dig in Caithness including a piece of school slate that can be traced to its original owner.


‘You can make a world of a difference to a person with dementia’

‘You can make a world of a difference to a person with dementia’

‘You can make a world of a difference to a person with dementia’

03 May 2024

Retired vet Frank Stephen, whose wife Moira has vascular dementia, is to walk the 147-mile John O’Groats Trail this month for Alzheimer Scotland.


National Drama Day for Wick Players

National Drama Day for Wick Players

National Drama Day for Wick Players

03 May 2024

The talented actors from Wick Players gathered together to celebrate National Drama Day.


‘Don’t let wind farm come between us’ villagers in Castletown are urged

‘Don’t let wind farm come between us’ villagers in Castletown are urged

‘Don’t let wind farm come between us’ villagers in Castletown are urged

03 May 2024

A plea has been made to Castletown community council to oppose a plan to build two wind turbines and a battery storage system between Bower and Durran


Thurso primary Mount Pleasant celebrates new toy storage unit thanks to parent council

Thurso primary Mount Pleasant celebrates new toy storage unit thanks to parent council

Thurso primary Mount Pleasant celebrates new toy storage unit thanks to parent council

02 May 2024

Parents at a Thurso primary school have helped purchase a long-lasting container to store the pupils’ outdoor toys.


Caithness beach cleaners head over the Ord on a mission – 30 creels and a huge pile of fenders removed at Helmsdale

Caithness beach cleaners head over the Ord on a mission – 30 creels and a huge pile of fenders removed at Helmsdale

Caithness beach cleaners head over the Ord on a mission – 30 creels and a huge pile of fenders removed at Helmsdale

02 May 2024

Caithness Beach Cleans eco group took a trip over the Ord to Sutherland for some well-needed coastal cleaning.


The Thurso scientist who left his mark after Titanic disaster

The Thurso scientist who left his mark after Titanic disaster

The Thurso scientist who left his mark after Titanic disaster

01 May 2024

Thurso’s Heritage by a Thirsa Loon


Thurso set to welcome dozens of vintage and historic lorries

Thurso set to welcome dozens of vintage and historic lorries

Thurso set to welcome dozens of vintage and historic lorries

01 May 2024

A convoy of vintage lorries and other commercial vehicles is set to hit the streets en route to Thurso this Saturday.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Wick’s Rosebank Bowling Club flies champions’ flag as season begins

PICTURE SPECIAL: Wick’s Rosebank Bowling Club flies champions’ flag as season begins

PICTURE SPECIAL: Wick’s Rosebank Bowling Club flies champions’ flag as season begins

01 May 2024

The new president of Rosebank Bowling Club in Wick welcomed members to witness the throwing of the first jack of the season on Saturday afternoon.


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