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Caithness under the Christmas tree last call out

Caithness under the Christmas tree last call out

Caithness under the Christmas tree last call out

29 October 2020

Lyth Arts Centre is putting a last call out for local artists to help create a special Christmas book.


Free school meals up to Easter holidays for eligible pupils

Free school meals up to Easter holidays for eligible pupils

Free school meals up to Easter holidays for eligible pupils

27 October 2020

Eligible pupils across the Highlands will receive school meal vouchers for the festive break as well as for February and Easter holidays in 2021.


Caithness cyber expert best in the UK

Caithness cyber expert best in the UK

Caithness cyber expert best in the UK

27 October 2020

Another major accolade for the Mey-based cyber security guru, Dr Keith Nicholson.


Castletown academic gets accolade from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Castletown academic gets accolade from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Castletown academic gets accolade from Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

16 October 2020

An academic from Castletown has been recognised for her work by becoming a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

15 October 2020

A Wick mum who tragically lost her baby 20 years ago is appealing to have October 15 recognised as a special pregnancy and infant loss day.


Did a 14th century Caithness knight visit America?

Did a 14th century Caithness knight visit America?

Did a 14th century Caithness knight visit America?

14 October 2020

Could a stone carving in Massachusetts record the travels of a medieval knight with Caithness connections? A book by David Goudsward investigates.


Cyber security guru is award finalist

Cyber security guru is award finalist

Cyber security guru is award finalist

12 October 2020

Cyber security expert Dr Keith Nicholson has shown he is not resting on his laurels with another potential award to add to his collection.


Miss Crow flying high after saving tiny bird

Miss Crow flying high after saving tiny bird

Miss Crow flying high after saving tiny bird

12 October 2020

A Wick schoolteacher is 'on cloud nine' after helping save an exhausted goldcrest – Britain's smallest bird.


Pupils who receive free school meals will get vouchers if they are asked to self-isolate

Pupils who receive free school meals will get vouchers if they are asked to self-isolate

Pupils who receive free school meals will get vouchers if they are asked to self-isolate

07 October 2020

Highland school pupils are to be given vouchers in place of free school meals if they are asked to self-isolate during term time.


No National 5 exams to take place next year

No National 5 exams to take place next year

No National 5 exams to take place next year

07 October 2020

Higher and Advanced Higher examinations in 2021 will however go ahead but at a later exam date.


Staff of Care and Learning Alliance praised for their successes over past year

Staff of Care and Learning Alliance praised for their successes over past year

Staff of Care and Learning Alliance praised for their successes over past year

04 October 2020

Staff of the Care and Learning Alliance have been praised for working tirelessly and making it a successful year for the organisation.


Crossroads pupils get insight into work of children and young people's commissioner

Crossroads pupils get insight into work of children and young people's commissioner

Crossroads pupils get insight into work of children and young people's commissioner

04 October 2020

Pupils at Crossroads Primary School were given the opportunity to talk online to the children and young people's commissioner for Scotland.


Secondary pupils are praised over improved exam results

Secondary pupils are praised over improved exam results

Secondary pupils are praised over improved exam results

01 October 2020

Secondary pupils, their families and teachers have been praised after a new analysis of exam results across the Highland Council area.


Online celebrations for North Highland College students

Online celebrations for North Highland College students

Online celebrations for North Highland College students

30 September 2020

More than 200 students from North Highland College UHI are being recognised for their achievements in a very different manner this year.


Caithness mum tells of anxiety facing students in university halls

Caithness mum tells of anxiety facing students in university halls

Caithness mum tells of anxiety facing students in university halls

29 September 2020

A Caithness mum has spoken of the anxiety being experienced by university students, many of whom have effectively been “confined to barracks”.


Wickers can get £50 for helping with cost of living research

Wickers can get £50 for helping with cost of living research

Wickers can get £50 for helping with cost of living research

29 September 2020

A £50 pound voucher is on offer to people from Wick and surroundings as an incentive to participate in a research study on rural living costs.


Opportunity for far north filmmakers

Opportunity for far north filmmakers

Opportunity for far north filmmakers

28 September 2020

A Glasgow based creative hub is giving budding filmmakers in Caithness a step up the ladder of success with a new initiative.


Wick school faces mask shortages

Wick school faces mask shortages

Wick school faces mask shortages

28 September 2020

Wick High School recommends that its pupils bring protective face coverings to school as its stock of masks is running low.


Thurso school's pyjama day raises more than £500 for Macmillan

Thurso school's pyjama day raises more than £500 for Macmillan

Thurso school's pyjama day raises more than £500 for Macmillan

28 September 2020

More than £500 was collected for a cancer charity when a Thurso primary school staged a fundraising pyjama day.


Thurso nurseries hit by delay to free childcare roll-out

Thurso nurseries hit by delay to free childcare roll-out

Thurso nurseries hit by delay to free childcare roll-out

26 September 2020

Hard-up families in Thurso are among hundreds across the north who will miss out on extra free childcare for almost a year.


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