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Time to say yes to the nature and beauty of Caithness!

Time to say yes to the nature and beauty of Caithness!

Time to say yes to the nature and beauty of Caithness!

31 March 2024

Northern Drift by Monique Sliedrecht


Figures show increased capacity for electricity generation from renewable sources

Figures show increased capacity for electricity generation from renewable sources

Figures show increased capacity for electricity generation from renewable sources

30 March 2024

Scotland’s capacity for electricity generation from renewables increased by 10 per cent in a year, with largest growth in offshore and onshore wind.


Creative Caithness pupils launch new ‘tap up at the top’ in John O’Groats

Creative Caithness pupils launch new ‘tap up at the top’ in John O’Groats

Creative Caithness pupils launch new ‘tap up at the top’ in John O’Groats

27 March 2024

Creative pupils at Canisbay Primary helped Scottish Water officially launch a new free water refill tap at John O’Groats.


Camster Peatland Regeneration will benefit Flow Country

Camster Peatland Regeneration will benefit Flow Country

Camster Peatland Regeneration will benefit Flow Country

25 March 2024

Two Caithness locals have put their heads together for a new initiative to restore an area of the Flow Country at Camster.


Walkers urged to help fix mountain paths in Cairngorms and Wester Ross

Walkers urged to help fix mountain paths in Cairngorms and Wester Ross

Walkers urged to help fix mountain paths in Cairngorms and Wester Ross

25 March 2024

Volunteers are being sought to help maintain and improve mountain footpaths across a wide area of the Highlands.


Watten Helps Out to tidy up village

Watten Helps Out to tidy up village

Watten Helps Out to tidy up village

25 March 2024

Village volunteers beavered away over Sunday to make Watten a brighter and tidier place.


New legislation 'to change how land is owned and managed' in rural Scotland

New legislation 'to change how land is owned and managed' in rural Scotland

New legislation 'to change how land is owned and managed' in rural Scotland

23 March 2024

The Land Reform (Scotland) Bill was introduced to the Scottish Parliament last week.


Marine Conservation Society releases State of our Beaches report

Marine Conservation Society releases State of our Beaches report

Marine Conservation Society releases State of our Beaches report

23 March 2024

The Marine Conservation Society has released its annual report, State of our Beaches 2023, on data collected by their beach clean volunteers.


WATCH the films: Over 160 attend Wick summit for creating a sustainable future in Caithness and Sutherland

WATCH the films: Over 160 attend Wick summit for creating a sustainable future in Caithness and Sutherland

WATCH the films: Over 160 attend Wick summit for creating a sustainable future in Caithness and Sutherland

23 March 2024

This week's Focus North conference in Wick set the scene for the future of the far north and included bespoke films available to watch.


ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

ARIANE BURGESS: Scotland's hills, mountains, and coastlines are 'seriously depleted of life'

22 March 2024

The Greens MSP says 'centuries of land management practices have taken their toll, leading to a decline in wildlife and natural habitats.'


Historic cottage demolished in Wick to make way for turbines

Historic cottage demolished in Wick to make way for turbines

Historic cottage demolished in Wick to make way for turbines

22 March 2024

A Victorian cottage near Wick railway station is in the process of being demolished to make way for the transportation of wind turbine parts.


Tree-planting project by Wick pupils will 'give wildlife a helping hand'

Tree-planting project by Wick pupils will 'give wildlife a helping hand'

Tree-planting project by Wick pupils will 'give wildlife a helping hand'

21 March 2024

Hundreds of trees, chosen for their benefits to wildlife, have been planted alongside Wick River in a project involving groups of schoolchildren.


Focus North business conference in Wick – 'We need to work together'

Focus North business conference in Wick – 'We need to work together'

Focus North business conference in Wick – 'We need to work together'

21 March 2024

After a conference in Wick the chair of Focus North talked about the importance of 'working together' to fully capitalise on opportunities.


NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

NICKY MARR: Race is on for more renewable energy schemes

20 March 2024

If anything is worth investing in as we try to save our planet, it’s our long-term economic future.


Weird banging and grinding sounds off Caithness coast described as 'horrendous'

Weird banging and grinding sounds off Caithness coast described as 'horrendous'

Weird banging and grinding sounds off Caithness coast described as 'horrendous'

20 March 2024

Residents around the Lybster and Dunbeath coastline took to social media to voice their concerns over loud noises.


Caithness companies prepare to parachute into offshore renewables

Caithness companies prepare to parachute into offshore renewables

Caithness companies prepare to parachute into offshore renewables

19 March 2024

Two Caithness companies intend to break into the multibillion-pound offshore renewables energy market and have been selected for a special programme.


Litter-pickers help keep Wick beautiful as part of spring clean campaign

Litter-pickers help keep Wick beautiful as part of spring clean campaign

Litter-pickers help keep Wick beautiful as part of spring clean campaign

18 March 2024

Thirty-six selfless volunteers worked together to clean around Wick as part of the Keep Scotland Beautiful Spring Clean 2024 initiative on Sunday.


Timespan invites you to 'Move as a Murmuration' for Helmsdale show

Timespan invites you to 'Move as a Murmuration' for Helmsdale show

Timespan invites you to 'Move as a Murmuration' for Helmsdale show

16 March 2024

Timespan at Helmsdale has a new exhibition called We Move As A Murmuration opening on Saturday March 23


Highland communities urged to join Keep Scotland Beautiful Spring Clean Scotland campaign

Highland communities urged to join Keep Scotland Beautiful Spring Clean Scotland campaign

Highland communities urged to join Keep Scotland Beautiful Spring Clean Scotland campaign

16 March 2024

People across the Highlands are being encouraged to sign up for a national challenge to address the country’s litter emergency.


Big-hearted Wick company congratulated for sponsoring seal pup

Big-hearted Wick company congratulated for sponsoring seal pup

Big-hearted Wick company congratulated for sponsoring seal pup

15 March 2024

Caithness Seal Rehab and Release sent out a big thank you to Jack's Flooring in Wick for sponsoring one of the seal pups in its care.


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