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Local businesses must beware of Covid-19 air purifier device scam

Local businesses must beware of Covid-19 air purifier device scam

Local businesses must beware of Covid-19 air purifier device scam

28 April 2021

Scam letters are doing the rounds compelling businesses to purchase Covid safe air purifying devices or risk facing a £5000 fine.


Mail scam alert after Wick woman admits she was 'caught off guard' by fake message

Mail scam alert after Wick woman admits she was 'caught off guard' by fake message

Mail scam alert after Wick woman admits she was 'caught off guard' by fake message

25 April 2021

A young Caithness woman was “caught off guard” by a mail scam and now wants to help ensure others don't fall victim to online fraudsters.


Raising awareness through Sheep Worrying Fortnight

Raising awareness through Sheep Worrying Fortnight

Raising awareness through Sheep Worrying Fortnight

25 April 2021

The UK the National Sheep Association is preparing to launch its latest campaign based around the problem of sheep worrying by dogs.


Police chief calls for visitors to 'leave no trace' at Highland beauty spots

Police chief calls for visitors to 'leave no trace' at Highland beauty spots

Police chief calls for visitors to 'leave no trace' at Highland beauty spots

24 April 2021

The region's top cop is thankful residents are sticking to the rules – but he has warned anyone who steps out of line will face the consequences.


PICTURES: Why the sad face? Must be all that A9 roadside rubbish

PICTURES: Why the sad face? Must be all that A9 roadside rubbish

PICTURES: Why the sad face? Must be all that A9 roadside rubbish

22 April 2021

A lay-by near Thurso on the A9 has accumulated rubbish, some appearing to be years old, despite a Highland Council bin sitting at the site.


Vandalism of political signs in the Highlands sparks cross-party criticism and frustration

Vandalism of political signs in the Highlands sparks cross-party criticism and frustration

Vandalism of political signs in the Highlands sparks cross-party criticism and frustration

20 April 2021

Both the Conservatives and the SNP have fallen victim to the practice and have spoken out


Special train teams to crack down on fare-dodgers and and anti-social behaviour

Special train teams to crack down on fare-dodgers and and anti-social behaviour

Special train teams to crack down on fare-dodgers and and anti-social behaviour

20 April 2021

British Transport Police and roving ScotRail teams will be deployed in Caithness and other parts of the railway network from Monday next week.


Vehicle smashes through walls at Wick business site

Vehicle smashes through walls at Wick business site

Vehicle smashes through walls at Wick business site

15 April 2021

A man has been charged after a vehicle smashed through walls and a fence at Wick Industrial Estate on Sunday night.


Eyes to the skies for returning hen harriers

Eyes to the skies for returning hen harriers

Eyes to the skies for returning hen harriers

14 April 2021

RSPB Scotland is asking everyone in Caithness to keep their eyes peeled for one of the UK’s rarest birds of prey – the hen harrier.


John O'Groats Trail of destruction

John O'Groats Trail of destruction

John O'Groats Trail of destruction

14 April 2021

A popular Highland walking route suffered a setback after a section in Caithness was seemingly chainsawed apart.


John O'Groats Trail of destruction

John O'Groats Trail of destruction

John O'Groats Trail of destruction

14 April 2021

A popular walking route through Caithness suffered a setback after a section near Ulbster was seemingly chainsawed apart.


Knife-wielding thief jailed over struggle on bus

Knife-wielding thief jailed over struggle on bus

Knife-wielding thief jailed over struggle on bus

13 April 2021

A BUS journey turned violent when passengers had to disarm a thief who produced a knife after being challenged about stealing.


No April Fool's Day joke as kids' charity hamper stolen from Wick supermarket

No April Fool's Day joke as kids' charity hamper stolen from Wick supermarket

No April Fool's Day joke as kids' charity hamper stolen from Wick supermarket

12 April 2021

A hamper of children's gifts in aid of a mental health charity was stolen from Wick's Coop supermarket on April 1.


Thurso activist wants to ban the banners

Thurso activist wants to ban the banners

Thurso activist wants to ban the banners

09 April 2021

A Thurso man removed an advertising banner from the town centre because he felt it was disrespectful to the nearby war memorial.


Police warning after reports of bogus workmen in Highlands

Police warning after reports of bogus workmen in Highlands

Police warning after reports of bogus workmen in Highlands

07 April 2021

Householders in the Highlands are being warned to be on their guard for possible bogus workmen following reports of suspicious behaviour.


Woman charged after car collision in Wick

Woman charged after car collision in Wick

Woman charged after car collision in Wick

05 April 2021

Traffic was diverted from the scene of an incident on Francis Street in Wick earlier this afternoon when a car smashed into parked vehicles.


Police issue warning to dog owners in the Highlands and islands after a number of sheep worrying incidents

Police issue warning to dog owners in the Highlands and islands after a number of sheep worrying incidents

Police issue warning to dog owners in the Highlands and islands after a number of sheep worrying incidents

01 April 2021

In an online plea, officers said dogs chasing livestock can do serious damage, and all incidents should be reported to them on 101.


Eyesore site set for clean-up after claims council is 'sticking two fingers up' at people of Wick

Eyesore site set for clean-up after claims council is 'sticking two fingers up' at people of Wick

Eyesore site set for clean-up after claims council is 'sticking two fingers up' at people of Wick

01 April 2021

A clean-up operation around paths leading to the East Caithness Community Campus will begin soon, Highland Council has said.


Farmers fear dog attacks on sheep this Easter

Farmers fear dog attacks on sheep this Easter

Farmers fear dog attacks on sheep this Easter

29 March 2021

With a huge surge in pet ownership due to the pandemic, farmers fear an increase of sheep attacks that could lead to dogs being shot dead


Launch of national bike theft campaign

Launch of national bike theft campaign

Launch of national bike theft campaign

26 March 2021

Police Scotland has launched a national campaign to tackle the rising number of bike thefts taking place across the country.


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