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Destruction of osprey nest condemned as 'wildlife crime'

Destruction of osprey nest condemned as 'wildlife crime'

Destruction of osprey nest condemned as 'wildlife crime'

13 October 2020

A Highland councillor and numerous local bird enthusiasts have united to condemn the 'wanton destruction' of an osprey nest.


Police appeal for information following Haster crash

Police appeal for information following Haster crash

Police appeal for information following Haster crash

12 October 2020

Police are appealing for witnesses following an accident at Haster in which a car collided with a house.


Teen charged after Thurso tool theft

Teen charged after Thurso tool theft

Teen charged after Thurso tool theft

05 October 2020

A 16-year-old male has been charged and reported for a theft of tools from the Premier Inn building site in Thurso.


Sutherland man jailed for 20 months after Wick filling station robbery

Sutherland man jailed for 20 months after Wick filling station robbery

Sutherland man jailed for 20 months after Wick filling station robbery

05 October 2020

A young Sutherland man who robbed a Wick filling station shop armed with a knife has been jailed for 20 months.


Tackling drug-dealing is a key priority for new Highlands and Islands police chief

Tackling drug-dealing is a key priority for new Highlands and Islands police chief

Tackling drug-dealing is a key priority for new Highlands and Islands police chief

20 September 2020

Drug-trafficking in the Highlands is one of the main targets of the region's new top cop, Chief Superintendent Conrad Trickett.


Police 'day of action' targets drug gangs

Police 'day of action' targets drug gangs

Police 'day of action' targets drug gangs

17 September 2020

A day of action by Police Scotland – that included officers in Caithness – targeted drug dealers and saw 38 people safeguarded and two people arrested


Thurso kids and walkers benefit from community payback work

Thurso kids and walkers benefit from community payback work

Thurso kids and walkers benefit from community payback work

14 September 2020

Children at Miller Academy have colourful benches and people using Victoria Walk are benefitting from refurbished fencing thanks to community payback.


Warning of hoax lottery letters

Warning of hoax lottery letters

Warning of hoax lottery letters

14 September 2020

Highland Council warns Caithness residents that letters claiming they have won a share of £425,000 in a 'postcode lottery' are part a scam operation.


Thurso man shows how a simple snip can help wildlife

Thurso man shows how a simple snip can help wildlife

Thurso man shows how a simple snip can help wildlife

08 September 2020

Numerous reports of birds and other wildlife getting caught up in the cords of discarded PPE masks can be resolved with a simple snip.


Armed robber was pursued by police after Wick petrol station hold-up

Armed robber was pursued by police after Wick petrol station hold-up

Armed robber was pursued by police after Wick petrol station hold-up

07 September 2020

An armed robber was pursued by police after he held up a petrol station shop in Wick.


Civic leader dumbfounded over castle climber

Civic leader dumbfounded over castle climber

Civic leader dumbfounded over castle climber

07 September 2020

The image of an alleged tourist climbing the historic ruin of the Castle of Old Wick has led to an outpouring of local anger and disappointment.


Man charged after Wick crash

Man charged after Wick crash

Man charged after Wick crash

06 September 2020

A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with a car smash in Wick on Saturday morning.


Theft from Thurso's Premier Inn site

Theft from Thurso's Premier Inn site

Theft from Thurso's Premier Inn site

03 September 2020

Police in Thurso are appealing for information regarding a theft from the Premier Inn building site on Wednesday evening.


Police in Wick go off-road

Police in Wick go off-road

Police in Wick go off-road

01 September 2020

Photographs were shared with the paper of a police vehicle stuck on rough ground on the south head of Wick Bay at the weekend.


Fine issued after Thurso car smash

Fine issued after Thurso car smash

Fine issued after Thurso car smash

28 August 2020

A two-vehicle smash in the centre of Thurso led to a woman being given an on-the-spot fine yesterday.


Police investigate vandalised hut at River Thurso

Police investigate vandalised hut at River Thurso

Police investigate vandalised hut at River Thurso

26 August 2020

Police are investigating vandalism to a small hut recently built at the River Thurso for use by fishermen, visitors and local people.


Fly-tipping epidemic blamed on rogue traders and council restrictions

Fly-tipping epidemic blamed on rogue traders and council restrictions

Fly-tipping epidemic blamed on rogue traders and council restrictions

24 August 2020

Public blame restrictions at recycling centres and rogue traders on increase in fly-tipping throughout the county.


Police investigate 'unexplained' death of young Thurso woman

Police investigate 'unexplained' death of young Thurso woman

Police investigate 'unexplained' death of young Thurso woman

24 August 2020

A death of a 21-year-old in Ormlie has been called 'unexplained' by Thurso police.


Wick man on charge of assault to danger of life

Wick man on charge of assault to danger of life

Wick man on charge of assault to danger of life

24 August 2020

A 31-year-old Wick man appeared in private at Inverness Sheriff Court today on a charge of assault to danger of life.


Police investigate attempted murder in Wick

Police investigate attempted murder in Wick

Police investigate attempted murder in Wick

21 August 2020

Police have cordoned off an area of Macrae Street in Wick as enquiries are ongoing into the attempted murder of a 17-year-old.


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