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Plotting Wick witches and Thurso warlocks

Plotting Wick witches and Thurso warlocks

Plotting Wick witches and Thurso warlocks

28 October 2019

Witches of east Wick and west Thurso are amongst many plotted on an interactive map created by Edinburgh University academics.


Vandalism on Thurso High Street

Vandalism on Thurso High Street

Vandalism on Thurso High Street

10 October 2019

Police are appealing for information on vandalism caused to a defibrillator unit situated outside the Red Cross shop on Thurso's High Street.


Shops exposed to crime after banks pull out of rural areas, says north MSP

Shops exposed to crime after banks pull out of rural areas, says north MSP

Shops exposed to crime after banks pull out of rural areas, says north MSP

08 October 2019

Banks should "hang their heads in shame" for pulling out of rural areas and leaving smaller shops exposed to criminals, MSP Rhoda Grant has said.


Wick vandals strike again as toilets are smashed

Wick vandals strike again as toilets are smashed

Wick vandals strike again as toilets are smashed

26 September 2019

Councillors say they are appalled by the latest outbreak of vandalism in Wick in which the public toilets at Whitechapel Road were targeted.


Thurso school benefits from playground upgrade

Thurso school benefits from playground upgrade

Thurso school benefits from playground upgrade

24 September 2019

Pennyland Primary School in Thurso sees the positive benefits of community payback.


Corsback cemetery smash clue

Corsback cemetery smash clue

Corsback cemetery smash clue

23 September 2019

After the gates of a historic graveyard near Dunnet were smashed in, a clue has been discovered that may help identify the perpetrator.


Specialist police team make arrest in Wick

Specialist police team make arrest in Wick

Specialist police team make arrest in Wick

20 September 2019

A special counter-terrorist police team was in operation in Wick today (September 20) as part of Project Servator.


Family want fresh inquiry to Occumster death six years ago

Family want fresh inquiry to Occumster death six years ago

Family want fresh inquiry to Occumster death six years ago

17 September 2019

The family of Stefan Sutherland, whose body was found at Occumster six years ago, want a fresh inquiry into his death.


Caithness councillor says mobile technology for police is "a very big step forward"

Caithness councillor says mobile technology for police is "a very big step forward"

Caithness councillor says mobile technology for police is "a very big step forward"

05 September 2019

A plan for Caithness police officers to use mobile technology by next spring has been described as "a very big step forward".


Thurso man facing life sentence after murder conviction

Thurso man facing life sentence after murder conviction

Thurso man facing life sentence after murder conviction

28 August 2019

Thurso man Paul Cannop, who killed a friend in a row over a £40 debt, is facing a life sentence.


Police seek information after cow carving moo-ved

Police seek information after cow carving moo-ved

Police seek information after cow carving moo-ved

19 August 2019

Alleged theft from private land at Mid Clyth


Police appeal for details on damaged car

Police appeal for details on damaged car

Police appeal for details on damaged car

19 August 2019

Police are appealing for information regarding damage done to a motor vehicle in Wick.


Thurso illustrated talk on Ripper detective

Thurso illustrated talk on Ripper detective

Thurso illustrated talk on Ripper detective

17 July 2019

A Caithness detective who worked on the notorious Jack the Ripper murders will be the subject of an illustrated talk in Thurso.


Police crackdown in Wick

Police crackdown in Wick

Police crackdown in Wick

14 July 2019

Police in Wick have issued a stark warning to those involved with vandalism and antisocial behaviour.


Better security at Caithness rail stations

Better security at Caithness rail stations

Better security at Caithness rail stations

28 June 2019

Better CCTV monitoring throughout Caithness will help tackle crime and improve security for passengers.


North Highlands has new police boss

North Highlands has new police boss

North Highlands has new police boss

19 June 2019

A new area police commander has been appointed for the north Highlands.


Book focuses on riots and murder in 19th-century Highlands

Book focuses on riots and murder in 19th-century Highlands

Book focuses on riots and murder in 19th-century Highlands

12 June 2019

Whisky Wars by Malcolm Archibald highlights the darker side of Highland life during the Victorian era.


Tax scammer leaves Thrumster man fuming

Tax scammer leaves Thrumster man fuming

Tax scammer leaves Thrumster man fuming

22 May 2019

A Thrumster man talked about the distress and anger he felt after having to deal with an aggressive phone scammer.


Oil theft at Altnabreac

Oil theft at Altnabreac

Oil theft at Altnabreac

20 May 2019

Another theft of heating oil has recently occurred in the caithness countryside with the latest incident happening in Altnabreac.


Police in 'drive safely' plea after series of incidents in Caithness

Police in 'drive safely' plea after series of incidents in Caithness

Police in 'drive safely' plea after series of incidents in Caithness

16 May 2019

Police in Caithness are encouraging people to drive safely after a number of incidents on the county's roads in a 24-hour period.


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