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Nearly 1000 calls to Caithness police over two-month period

Nearly 1000 calls to Caithness police over two-month period

Nearly 1000 calls to Caithness police over two-month period

24 February 2024

Just short of 1000 incidents were reported to police across the Caithness area over a two-month period.


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.


Protected goose dumped beside River Thurso was shot and decapitated

Protected goose dumped beside River Thurso was shot and decapitated

Protected goose dumped beside River Thurso was shot and decapitated

10 February 2024

A decapitated goose was shot and dumped on the banks of the River Thurso in a plastic bag, police have said.


Police appeal after assault in Thurso

Police appeal after assault in Thurso

Police appeal after assault in Thurso

03 February 2024

Police in Caithness are appealing for information regarding an assault which took place on Monday, January 22 in Thurso.


More body worn security cameras for rail staff due to anti-social behaviour

More body worn security cameras for rail staff due to anti-social behaviour

More body worn security cameras for rail staff due to anti-social behaviour

30 January 2024

ScotRail plans to more than triple its number of body worn cameras in a bid to tackle anti-social behaviour on its rail network.


Rise in theft of materials from construction sites highlighted at Highland roadshow

Rise in theft of materials from construction sites highlighted at Highland roadshow

Rise in theft of materials from construction sites highlighted at Highland roadshow

27 January 2024

A noticeable peak in theft of materials from building sites over the festive period when sites were closed has been highlighted at an Inverness event.


Scrabster oil theft prompts further warning to protect tanks

Scrabster oil theft prompts further warning to protect tanks

Scrabster oil theft prompts further warning to protect tanks

26 January 2024

Hundreds of litres of heating oil have been stolen from a property in Scrabster within the last week as people are urged to protect against crimes.


LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

LISTEN: Highest number of drug driving offences over the festive season recorded in the Highlands

24 January 2024

A new police report shows that the Highlands recorded the highest number of drug driving offences across Scotland in December.


Police warn of oil thieves operating in Caithness

Police warn of oil thieves operating in Caithness

Police warn of oil thieves operating in Caithness

22 January 2024

Police in Caithness warn residents to padlock their heating oil tanks and red diesel containers and cover with a camera, due to a recent theft.


Highland cop facing sexual offence charges

Highland cop facing sexual offence charges

Highland cop facing sexual offence charges

18 January 2024

A Highland police officer has been arrested and charged in connection with sexual offences.


Two-vehicle crash in Wick leads to fixed penalty notice for woman

Two-vehicle crash in Wick leads to fixed penalty notice for woman

Two-vehicle crash in Wick leads to fixed penalty notice for woman

12 January 2024

The roundabout between Cliff Road and Wick Bridge was the scene of a collision in Wick yesterday afternoon.


Crime stats for Wick show almost 200 incidents reported to police in one month

Crime stats for Wick show almost 200 incidents reported to police in one month

Crime stats for Wick show almost 200 incidents reported to police in one month

10 January 2024

Crime statistics for Wick, in the month of November last year, were revealed at a meeting of the town's community council on Monday evening.


Wick police target trouble spots and say 'violence remains steady'

Wick police target trouble spots and say 'violence remains steady'

Wick police target trouble spots and say 'violence remains steady'

09 January 2024

A police report, addressed at a Wick community council meeting last night, said that violence at home is a key issue.


Wanted: National Crime Agency in plea to track down man with links to Wick and Thurso

Wanted: National Crime Agency in plea to track down man with links to Wick and Thurso

Wanted: National Crime Agency in plea to track down man with links to Wick and Thurso

05 January 2024

An appeal has been launched by to help trace a man with links to Wick and Thurso – but the public have been told not to approach him.


Caithness cyclists should register bikes on national database

Caithness cyclists should register bikes on national database

Caithness cyclists should register bikes on national database

01 January 2024

Bike owners are urged to ensure their cycles are registered on a national database so they can be reunited with them if they are lost or stolen.


Hogmanay fireworks – Advice for Caithness residents

Hogmanay fireworks – Advice for Caithness residents

Hogmanay fireworks – Advice for Caithness residents

31 December 2023

As we approach Hogmanay, Caithness residents should understand the laws and potential fines associated with using fireworks


Drugs turf war behind rise in violence in Highlands, says top police officer

Drugs turf war behind rise in violence in Highlands, says top police officer

Drugs turf war behind rise in violence in Highlands, says top police officer

29 December 2023

Violence in recent months has been sparked by “an internal power struggle between drug dealers” in the north, according to a leading police officer.


Villagers feel under threat from 'out of control' dogs in Ackergill

Villagers feel under threat from 'out of control' dogs in Ackergill

Villagers feel under threat from 'out of control' dogs in Ackergill

27 December 2023

A feud has erupted in Ackergill after several residents claim to have been terrorised by pedigree dogs that escape from their owner's garden.


All you need to know – Highland Council service arrangements over festive period 2023/2024

All you need to know – Highland Council service arrangements over festive period 2023/2024

All you need to know – Highland Council service arrangements over festive period 2023/2024

19 December 2023

Highland Council has produced a detailed list for all its services and other essential information that may be required over the Christmas holidays.


Serious assault on Back Bridge Street in Wick

Serious assault on Back Bridge Street in Wick

Serious assault on Back Bridge Street in Wick

18 December 2023

A man was reported to have been seriously assaulted outside Harper's Bar in Wick on Friday evening.


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