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Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

02 December 2021

Highland Council warned drivers of damp and wet roads in Caithness as wintry conditions continue to take hold of the county.


PICTURES: Wick volunteers complete upgrade of Newton Hill path – local mum delighted she can push her pram up the hill safely now

PICTURES: Wick volunteers complete upgrade of Newton Hill path – local mum delighted she can push her pram up the hill safely now

PICTURES: Wick volunteers complete upgrade of Newton Hill path – local mum delighted she can push her pram up the hill safely now

01 December 2021

Volunteers from Wick Paths Group (WPG) have completed the upgrade of a popular path from the town boundary up to Newton Hill.


Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

01 December 2021

The Met Office issued a bulletin this morning warning of wintry showers with icy stretches on Wednesday night and into Thursday for the far north.


Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

29 November 2021

Highland Council provided a summary of reports from operational staff on road conditions and school closures in the county.


Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

29 November 2021

The leader of the Highland Council, Councillor Margaret Davidson, recently met with council roads staff in Wick on a visit to Caithness.


Wick school to remain closed after storm damage

Wick school to remain closed after storm damage

Wick school to remain closed after storm damage

29 November 2021

Wick High School has issued a bulletin stating that it will remain closed today and tomorrow after a building sustained damage during Storm Arwen.


Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Caithness

Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Caithness

Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Caithness

28 November 2021

BEAR Scotland and its 'well-loved' team of gritters are geared up and ready to tackle the Caithness winter weather as temperatures drop.


Far north is a proper part of the Highlands – and benefits from lack of crowds

Far north is a proper part of the Highlands – and benefits from lack of crowds

Far north is a proper part of the Highlands – and benefits from lack of crowds

28 November 2021

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Wildlife and natural features aplenty in Caithness and north Sutherland can easily compare to elsewhere in the region


Ariane Burgess: Have your say in the future of your community

Ariane Burgess: Have your say in the future of your community

Ariane Burgess: Have your say in the future of your community

27 November 2021

Holyrood Notebook by Ariane Burgess


Warning of snow and ice in Caithness for today and tomorrow

Warning of snow and ice in Caithness for today and tomorrow

Warning of snow and ice in Caithness for today and tomorrow

27 November 2021

The Met Office have issued a Yellow Warning for Caithness saying that a 'cold night with icy stretches' are likely to form quickly tonight.


There's just time to prepare for whatever winter brings

There's just time to prepare for whatever winter brings

There's just time to prepare for whatever winter brings

27 November 2021

Gardening on the Edge by Diana Wayland


Wick campus closed due to 'large hole' – parent council chair condemns building's failings

Wick campus closed due to 'large hole' – parent council chair condemns building's failings

Wick campus closed due to 'large hole' – parent council chair condemns building's failings

26 November 2021

Pupils sent home due to storm damage at Wick Community Campus – parent council chair expressed his disappointment over repeated structural issues.


Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Caithness

Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Caithness

Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Caithness

25 November 2021

The Met Office warns of wintry showers affecting Caithness and an Amber Warning is in place for high winds forecast on the back of Storm Arwen.


Keep your birds safe against avian flu after outbreak confirmed

Keep your birds safe against avian flu after outbreak confirmed

Keep your birds safe against avian flu after outbreak confirmed

25 November 2021

New housing measures to protect poultry and captive birds from avian influenza are required following a number of confirmed cases in the UK.


Great British Beach Clean results are in – number of cotton buds found is down but wet wipes still common

Great British Beach Clean results are in – number of cotton buds found is down but wet wipes still common

Great British Beach Clean results are in – number of cotton buds found is down but wet wipes still common

24 November 2021

The annual Great British Beach Clean saw 6176 volunteers head out to clear litter from streets, parks and over 55,000 metres of UK beaches.


Applications open for Child Disability Payment – People are 'benefitting from an SNP Government' says Maree Todd MSP

Applications open for Child Disability Payment – People are 'benefitting from an SNP Government' says Maree Todd MSP

Applications open for Child Disability Payment – People are 'benefitting from an SNP Government' says Maree Todd MSP

24 November 2021

Maree Todd MSP has hailed Scotland’s social security system as applications open for the Scottish Government’s Child Disability Payment.


Dilapidated remote Flow Country hotel up for sale from £98K

Dilapidated remote Flow Country hotel up for sale from £98K

Dilapidated remote Flow Country hotel up for sale from £98K

24 November 2021

13-bedroom Forsinard Hotel in Sutherland is up for sale.


Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

23 November 2021

A leading rural insurer urges people to prepare for high winds this weekend after the Met Office issued a Yellow weather warning across Caithness.


Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

23 November 2021

The Met Office issued a Yellow Warning of high winds across the UK on Friday and Saturday with possible gusts of 70 to 80 mph around Caithness coast.


Sutherland Space Hub puts ‘north on the map as an innovator in space technology’ says local MSP

Sutherland Space Hub puts ‘north on the map as an innovator in space technology’ says local MSP

Sutherland Space Hub puts ‘north on the map as an innovator in space technology’ says local MSP

22 November 2021

Maree Todd MSP has visited the site of the Sutherland Space Hub to learn more about the project and community benefits.


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