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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.


The Red Arrows set to be spotted flying over the region while based at RAF Lossiemouth

The Red Arrows set to be spotted flying over the region while based at RAF Lossiemouth

The Red Arrows set to be spotted flying over the region while based at RAF Lossiemouth

19 February 2024

The Red Arrows are set to be flying over the region over the next few days.


WEATHER WATCH: Hurricane force gusts hit Wick during blustery January

WEATHER WATCH: Hurricane force gusts hit Wick during blustery January

WEATHER WATCH: Hurricane force gusts hit Wick during blustery January

18 February 2024

Keith Banks shares his expert knowledge of the weather conditions in Wick as he looks at the conditions during the first month of 2024


Property demand study launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Property demand study launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Property demand study launched by Highlands and Islands Enterprise

15 February 2024

A study is underway to find out what demand there is for commercial property and land in the Highlands and Islands.


Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

13 February 2024

Foxes are being blamed for killing lambs on Scottish farms and crofts where there was suspicion over badgers being responsible.


Exam success for Wick woman who is now a fully qualified mortgage advisor

Exam success for Wick woman who is now a fully qualified mortgage advisor

Exam success for Wick woman who is now a fully qualified mortgage advisor

11 February 2024

Phil Anderson Financial Service announced that Louise Cormack has successfully passed her final exam and is now a fully qualified mortgage adviser.


'Guest of Napoleon' is subject of historical talk at Castletown

'Guest of Napoleon' is subject of historical talk at Castletown

'Guest of Napoleon' is subject of historical talk at Castletown

07 February 2024

Caithness Family History Society's February meeting sees the return of Muriel Murray – a very popular speaker at the society’s monthly events.


PICTURES: Highland News and Media scoop four awards at regional press ball

PICTURES: Highland News and Media scoop four awards at regional press ball

PICTURES: Highland News and Media scoop four awards at regional press ball

03 February 2024

The Highland News and Media Group picked up four awards, including the new website of the year award at the Highlands and Islands Press Ball.


LOOKING BACK – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

LOOKING BACK – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

LOOKING BACK – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

27 January 2024

Appeal made for 'the hungry bairns', protest strike postponed and council stands firm on parking charges.


There were trees down, trains cancelled and schools closed but Caithness 'escaped the full wrath' of Storm Jocelyn, says local weather pundit

There were trees down, trains cancelled and schools closed but Caithness 'escaped the full wrath' of Storm Jocelyn, says local weather pundit

There were trees down, trains cancelled and schools closed but Caithness 'escaped the full wrath' of Storm Jocelyn, says local weather pundit

24 January 2024

With reports of fallen trees blocking the A9 at Berriedale and schools being closed, Storm Jocelyn certainly made an impact in Caithness.


HOUSING CRISIS: Report shows 4000 homes are overcrowded in the Highlands

HOUSING CRISIS: Report shows 4000 homes are overcrowded in the Highlands

HOUSING CRISIS: Report shows 4000 homes are overcrowded in the Highlands

23 January 2024

A new report has shown that over 30,500 homes in the Highland Council area face one or more forms of housing need.


NHS HIGHLAND: Our genetic make-up and our bodies were not designed for the type of lifestyle we live

NHS HIGHLAND: Our genetic make-up and our bodies were not designed for the type of lifestyle we live

NHS HIGHLAND: Our genetic make-up and our bodies were not designed for the type of lifestyle we live

21 January 2024

The lifestyle that best suits our natural instincts and our genetics is one of hunting and foraging, says our columnist.


Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

Highlands and Islands Enterprise appoints new area manager

19 January 2024

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has appointed a new area manager to lead its work across the Inner Moray Firth area.


Handy tips to heat your home for less this winter

Handy tips to heat your home for less this winter

Handy tips to heat your home for less this winter

18 January 2024

WITH temperatures plummeting, it can be hard to strike a balance between keeping warm and comfortably staying within your monthly budget.


You could kill your dog with kindness if you give them the wrong foods – here's all you need to know

You could kill your dog with kindness if you give them the wrong foods – here's all you need to know

You could kill your dog with kindness if you give them the wrong foods – here's all you need to know

14 January 2024

A pet expert has revealed which common foods can prove fatal for dogs – including common diet-friendly items like grapes, raisins and nuts.


How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

How to have fun – and stay safe – in the Highland mountains this winter

13 January 2024

Ben Gibson, mountain safety adviser at Mountaineering Scotland, encourages people who are planning to head to the hills this winter to think ahead


HiJOBS is the ticket to job opportunities in 2024

HiJOBS is the ticket to job opportunities in 2024

HiJOBS is the ticket to job opportunities in 2024

10 January 2024

Thinking of a change of job or career in 2024? The leading recruitment website HiJOBS is just the ticket.


Ginger was as valuable as sheep in old England

Ginger was as valuable as sheep in old England

Ginger was as valuable as sheep in old England

07 January 2024

Beautiful Botanicals by Joanne Howdle


NHS HIGHLAND: Taking care of our feet is important for keeping us well

NHS HIGHLAND: Taking care of our feet is important for keeping us well

NHS HIGHLAND: Taking care of our feet is important for keeping us well

06 January 2024

The best shoes for avoiding falls are those that are high sided, with low heels, thin soles and good grip, says Dr Tim Allison.


Caithness broch talk on the agenda for family history group

Caithness broch talk on the agenda for family history group

Caithness broch talk on the agenda for family history group

02 January 2024

Caithness Family History Society’s first meeting of 2024 is on January 9 and on the topic of brochs.


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