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Teens traced after swastika graffiti sprayed throughout Thurso

Teens traced after swastika graffiti sprayed throughout Thurso

Teens traced after swastika graffiti sprayed throughout Thurso

12 May 2022

Three teenagers have been apprehended by police after swastika graffiti was discovered on a number of walls in Thurso earlier this week.


Alistair Wilson murder: Police in new appeal for people who were at Havelock Hotel in Nairn

Alistair Wilson murder: Police in new appeal for people who were at Havelock Hotel in Nairn

Alistair Wilson murder: Police in new appeal for people who were at Havelock Hotel in Nairn

11 May 2022

Detectives investigating the murder of Alistair Wilson in Nairn in 2004 have issued a fresh appeal for anybody who was in a nearby hotel that weekend.


Hand in your unlicensed firearms, police urge

Hand in your unlicensed firearms, police urge

Hand in your unlicensed firearms, police urge

10 May 2022

People are being invited to surrender unlicensed firearms at the police station in Wick as part of a UK-wide campaign.


Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

Man sentenced to 14 years for 'despicable' violence against women

09 May 2022

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years imprisonment and given a 25-year non-harassment order at the High Court in Stirling.


Screen-sharing scam warning

Screen-sharing scam warning

Screen-sharing scam warning

05 May 2022

The fraudsters are embedding themselves in victims’ digital devices and access online banking and investment details.


Police appeal after serious assault in Wick club

Police appeal after serious assault in Wick club

Police appeal after serious assault in Wick club

02 May 2022

Police in Wick are appealing for information about a serious assault which they say took place in a club in Wick last month.


Police Scotland issues warning about bogus workmen operating in the Highlands

Police Scotland issues warning about bogus workmen operating in the Highlands

Police Scotland issues warning about bogus workmen operating in the Highlands

02 May 2022

Police officers have issued a warning following reports of bogus workmen calling at the homes of elderly and vulnerable people in the Highlands.


Mother from Caithness admits neglect of child (4)

Mother from Caithness admits neglect of child (4)

Mother from Caithness admits neglect of child (4)

02 May 2022

A Caithness mother has admitted having wilfully neglected her four-year-old daughter.


Alistair Wilson murder: Witness was on scene within minutes, ex-detective claims

Alistair Wilson murder: Witness was on scene within minutes, ex-detective claims

Alistair Wilson murder: Witness was on scene within minutes, ex-detective claims

02 May 2022

A key witness in the murder of a Nairn banker helped load him onto the ambulance.


Alistair Wilson murder: Objection to planning bid for decking at hotel may be 'significant' to investigation

Alistair Wilson murder: Objection to planning bid for decking at hotel may be 'significant' to investigation

Alistair Wilson murder: Objection to planning bid for decking at hotel may be 'significant' to investigation

26 April 2022

A planning application may hold the key to the murder of Alistair Wilson more than 17 years ago.


Caithness residents, do you want to risk being fined or having a criminal record for not filling in your census?

Caithness residents, do you want to risk being fined or having a criminal record for not filling in your census?

Caithness residents, do you want to risk being fined or having a criminal record for not filling in your census?

16 April 2022

Households who don’t fill in the census by May 1 are being warned they may face prosecution, which could lead to a criminal record and a fine of £1000


Two charged over mountain bike theft in Thurso

Two charged over mountain bike theft in Thurso

Two charged over mountain bike theft in Thurso

14 April 2022

Two males have been charged in relation to the theft of a mountain bike in Thurso last week, police have said.


Caithness farmers beware – Tractor queues could lead to penalty points

Caithness farmers beware – Tractor queues could lead to penalty points

Caithness farmers beware – Tractor queues could lead to penalty points

14 April 2022

A warning is issued to farmers in Caithness this Easter Bank holiday weekend as police will be checking for long queues disrupting holiday traffic.


Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

Criminals take advantage of Covid fears – Highland Council warning of scam ‘TestNTrace’ text messages

13 April 2022

Have you seen this latest scam circulating? Highland Council Trading Standards is warning unsuspecting members of the public to be on their guard.


Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

Liberal Democrat MP calls on Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak to resign over 'detestable' parties

12 April 2022

Jamie Stone said: 'It is time to cut the head from this rotting fish'


10 of the most confusing UK driving fines Caithness motorists should know about

10 of the most confusing UK driving fines Caithness motorists should know about

10 of the most confusing UK driving fines Caithness motorists should know about

10 April 2022

Caithness motorists, did you know that in the UK you can get fined for driving too slowly or splashing pedestrians?


New call to change law – Mobile use while cycling should be banned says peer

New call to change law – Mobile use while cycling should be banned says peer

New call to change law – Mobile use while cycling should be banned says peer

09 April 2022

A new call has been put out highlighting a legal loophole, where cyclists can still legally use mobiles while in the saddle.


Police crackdown on Caithness speeders – many comment on social media

Police crackdown on Caithness speeders – many comment on social media

Police crackdown on Caithness speeders – many comment on social media

08 April 2022

A public notice from Police Scotland about a crackdown on speeding motorists in Caithness, led to many online comments highlighting problem areas.


From one biker to another – a message to motorcyclists and other road users from deputy head of road policing

From one biker to another – a message to motorcyclists and other road users from deputy head of road policing

From one biker to another – a message to motorcyclists and other road users from deputy head of road policing

25 March 2022

Ahead of the good weather forecast this weekend, biker and deputy head of road policing Stewart Mackie has a message for road users in Caithness.


Weekend wildfire warning from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service – Caithness in high risk category

Weekend wildfire warning from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service – Caithness in high risk category

Weekend wildfire warning from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service – Caithness in high risk category

25 March 2022

With the risk of wildfires rated as ‘very high’ in Caithness over the next few days the public is warned to take the utmost care in the countryside.


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