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Work to start on Noss Head switching station

Work to start on Noss Head switching station

Work to start on Noss Head switching station

23 November 2020

A major development tied in with renewable energy is about to get underway at Noss Head which will put Caithness at the 'forefront of HVDC technology'


WATCH: Thurso pupils among those saying One Million Words of Kindness for St Andrew’s Day 2020

WATCH: Thurso pupils among those saying One Million Words of Kindness for St Andrew’s Day 2020

WATCH: Thurso pupils among those saying One Million Words of Kindness for St Andrew’s Day 2020

23 November 2020

Thurso High School pupils will take part in a special debating event as part of a Scottish Government initiative set up to celebrate St Andrew's Day.


£400k funds available for Caithness

£400k funds available for Caithness

£400k funds available for Caithness

23 November 2020

Over £400,000 will be available in Caithness as part of a funding initiative set up by Highland Council and supported by Scottish Government.


PICTURES: Think alpaca trek in at Ulbster this weekend

PICTURES: Think alpaca trek in at Ulbster this weekend

PICTURES: Think alpaca trek in at Ulbster this weekend

21 November 2020

Fancy something different for the weekend? How about a gentle hike with some alpacas then feeding ducks in the beautiful Caithness countryside?


Council aims to be a hit with the grit this winter

Council aims to be a hit with the grit this winter

Council aims to be a hit with the grit this winter

20 November 2020

Highland Council recently invested in 10 new winter gritting vehicles to replace some of its ageing fleet that are ready to be deployed when needed.


Thurso designer takes inspiration from Caithness to power ahead with sales

Thurso designer takes inspiration from Caithness to power ahead with sales

Thurso designer takes inspiration from Caithness to power ahead with sales

19 November 2020

Laura Davidson was told Caithness was 'too remote' to make her textile design business a success but now makes international sales.


NC500 toilet caper slammed

NC500 toilet caper slammed

NC500 toilet caper slammed

19 November 2020

Local outrage erupted after a video emerged showing a man empting a chemical toilet on a NC500 lay-by.


Thurso-based researchers in bid to detect plastic pollution from space

Thurso-based researchers in bid to detect plastic pollution from space

Thurso-based researchers in bid to detect plastic pollution from space

19 November 2020

Researchers based in Thurso are at the forefront of a new study looking at how marine plastic pollution can be detected from space.


UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

UPDATE: 'We set the wrong example' - apology from creators of offensive video

19 November 2020

The group behind an online video which sparked outrage along the north coast have now issued an abject apology and said they set the "wrong example"


Survey reveals environmental benefits at Causeymire wind farm

Survey reveals environmental benefits at Causeymire wind farm

Survey reveals environmental benefits at Causeymire wind farm

18 November 2020

A new report has revealed how a Caithness wind farm has generated a range of environmental benefits in the 17 years since construction began.


Kangaroos in Caithness? Hop off!

Kangaroos in Caithness? Hop off!

Kangaroos in Caithness? Hop off!

18 November 2020

This picture may get you hopping mad but it's maybe better to be on the safe side as you drive around the Thrumster area of Caithness.


Council to consult on common good property list for Wick

Council to consult on common good property list for Wick

Council to consult on common good property list for Wick

17 November 2020

Highland Council launched a consultation today giving the community until March next year to comment on the common good fund asset register for Wick.


Thurso activist gets active with 1000 daffodils

Thurso activist gets active with 1000 daffodils

Thurso activist gets active with 1000 daffodils

16 November 2020

A community activist is planning on making a difference to his home town of Thurso through the winter and into spring with blooms and grit.


'Help us to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in our communities,' say NHS and council

'Help us to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in our communities,' say NHS and council

'Help us to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in our communities,' say NHS and council

13 November 2020

The Scottish Government confirmed that the Highland area will again be placed into protection level one in the government’s five tier framework.


Thurso 'superdog' Ember is a lifesaver

Thurso 'superdog' Ember is a lifesaver

Thurso 'superdog' Ember is a lifesaver

12 November 2020

A three-year-old Labrador has been hailed as a 'superhero' for her work in Thurso as a Pets as Therapy dog.


Wick woman is a hit with international book prize judges

Wick woman is a hit with international book prize judges

Wick woman is a hit with international book prize judges

12 November 2020

An independent publishing company based in Caithness is celebrating after receiving good news about its latest work.


Planting trees in Caithness is always an act of faith!

Planting trees in Caithness is always an act of faith!

Planting trees in Caithness is always an act of faith!

11 November 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Maturing woodland is a constant source of pleasure and not a little bit of hard work


Local councillor speaks about Common Good revelations in Wick

Local councillor speaks about Common Good revelations in Wick

Local councillor speaks about Common Good revelations in Wick

10 November 2020

A councillor for Wick and east Caithness spoke about the 'terrific help' received from council officers regarding the common good assets revealed.


Crew honoured at Scaraben crash sites

Crew honoured at Scaraben crash sites

Crew honoured at Scaraben crash sites

10 November 2020

An ex-military man trudged miles through rough ground on Saturday to lay poppy wreaths in memory of two RAF crew who died on the Scaraben hills.


PICTURES: Charlie Heads into Wick after gruelling 24-hour paddleboard journey through the night

PICTURES: Charlie Heads into Wick after gruelling 24-hour paddleboard journey through the night

PICTURES: Charlie Heads into Wick after gruelling 24-hour paddleboard journey through the night

09 November 2020

A stand up paddleboarder made it to Wick after a 24-hour journey from Rosehearty 100km across the Moray Firth – the first ever crossing of its kind.


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