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Why did this seabird die at Wick riverside?

Why did this seabird die at Wick riverside?

Why did this seabird die at Wick riverside?

23 September 2021

Unprecedented numbers of dead guillemots and other seabirds have been found around the Caithness coastline and even inland like this casualty.


Scrabster ferry waterfall phenomenon clip goes viral

Scrabster ferry waterfall phenomenon clip goes viral

Scrabster ferry waterfall phenomenon clip goes viral

22 September 2021

A Scottish filmmaker captured a 'once in a lifetime' video clip of a strange sight he witnessed while travelling to Orkney on the Scrabster ferry.


Thurso fundraiser is all swings and roundabouts

Thurso fundraiser is all swings and roundabouts

Thurso fundraiser is all swings and roundabouts

21 September 2021

Thurso's gnome-loving activist is once again trying to help his community and wants to get local kids some decent play equipment.


PICTURES: Exciting discoveries at Swartigill dig could include an Iron Age 'fridge'

PICTURES: Exciting discoveries at Swartigill dig could include an Iron Age 'fridge'

PICTURES: Exciting discoveries at Swartigill dig could include an Iron Age 'fridge'

21 September 2021

At the Swartigill Dig Open Day archaeologists showed off their many finds including jewellery and a construction that could be an early form of fridge


Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

21 September 2021

From this Saturday the Highland Archaeology Festival will offer a range of walks, talks, workshops, exhibitions, and activities for all ages.


Caithness residents – don't panic over energy firm crisis and gas price rises

Caithness residents – don't panic over energy firm crisis and gas price rises

Caithness residents – don't panic over energy firm crisis and gas price rises

20 September 2021

Scotland’s national energy advice service has urged Caithness residents not to panic amid fears that more firms will go bust this week.


WATCH: Tips to help Caithness residents cope with pandemic worry

WATCH: Tips to help Caithness residents cope with pandemic worry

WATCH: Tips to help Caithness residents cope with pandemic worry

20 September 2021

New research shows over half of people in Scotland (55 per cent) are worried about the Covid-19 pandemic.


First digital tool to tackle recycling confusion in the Highlands

First digital tool to tackle recycling confusion in the Highlands

First digital tool to tackle recycling confusion in the Highlands

20 September 2021

Zero Waste Scotland has today launched a digital recycling tool to help combat confusion and meet Scottish recycling targets.


Keeping things damp during a dry spell

Keeping things damp during a dry spell

Keeping things damp during a dry spell

19 September 2021

Gardening on the Edge by Diana Wayland


Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

Caithness and Sutherland pupils can celebrate Highland wildlife at online learning event

18 September 2021

Pupils in schools across Caithness and Sutherland are being offered a week of online learning to celebrate wildlife and biodiversity.


Pentland Ferries secures prestigious environmental award

Pentland Ferries secures prestigious environmental award

Pentland Ferries secures prestigious environmental award

17 September 2021

Pentland Ferries among Scottish companies at the forefront of tackling environmental change recognised by the Scottish Environment Business Awards.


Major accolade for Halkirk photographer in UK photo competition

Major accolade for Halkirk photographer in UK photo competition

Major accolade for Halkirk photographer in UK photo competition

17 September 2021

A freelance sports photographer in Caithness has been 'highly commended' in a major UK competition for an image he took during a Thurso surf festival.


Spirit 360: Cheer as £150,000 funding awards announced for Highland in the arts – with showcase planned to highlight the work of 66 artists

Spirit 360: Cheer as £150,000 funding awards announced for Highland in the arts – with showcase planned to highlight the work of 66 artists

Spirit 360: Cheer as £150,000 funding awards announced for Highland in the arts – with showcase planned to highlight the work of 66 artists

17 September 2021

Showcase planned to highlight the work of 66 artists.


Caithness councillors delighted over play park victory

Caithness councillors delighted over play park victory

Caithness councillors delighted over play park victory

17 September 2021

Highland councillors across Caithness are delighted that the local authority has agreed to put in place a new strategy for the upkeep of play parks.


Watershed cycle is all Wright for author Peter

Watershed cycle is all Wright for author Peter

Watershed cycle is all Wright for author Peter

16 September 2021

An author of a series of book on the Scottish Watershed has arrived at Duncansby Head after a 24-day cycle along the spine of Scotland.


Last chance for Caithness communities to apply for £10K grants

Last chance for Caithness communities to apply for £10K grants

Last chance for Caithness communities to apply for £10K grants

16 September 2021

Community groups in Caithness that help local people look after their hearts can now apply for a regional grant up to £10,000.


WATCH: Another Caithness castle climber spotted 'dicing with death'

WATCH: Another Caithness castle climber spotted 'dicing with death'

WATCH: Another Caithness castle climber spotted 'dicing with death'

15 September 2021

After last week's article about people seen clambering over walls at the Castle of Old Wick, videos have been shared of another climber in action.


Have you seen this mannie? Reward for finding missing Ousdale Mannie presumed stolen

Have you seen this mannie? Reward for finding missing Ousdale Mannie presumed stolen

Have you seen this mannie? Reward for finding missing Ousdale Mannie presumed stolen

15 September 2021

A locally-made sculpted wooden head has gone missing from an Iron Age broch near the Caithness Ord and a reward for information has been posted.


Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

14 September 2021

A Wick councillor tackled a Highland Council committee chairwoman over the roads underspend for Caithness at a meeting last week.


Land court ruling clears route to take off for Sutherland Space Hub

Land court ruling clears route to take off for Sutherland Space Hub

Land court ruling clears route to take off for Sutherland Space Hub

14 September 2021

The court has approved the change of land use to allow Space Hub Sutherland to be built on Melness Crofters' Estate.


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