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First Minister confirms Scotland's Covid restrictions will move in line with the rest of the UK

First Minister confirms Scotland's Covid restrictions will move in line with the rest of the UK

First Minister confirms Scotland's Covid restrictions will move in line with the rest of the UK

05 January 2022

Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross accuses her of a U-turn that left the country as an 'outlier'


Dolly Dippers wild swimmers donate over £3000 to Caithness charity

Dolly Dippers wild swimmers donate over £3000 to Caithness charity

Dolly Dippers wild swimmers donate over £3000 to Caithness charity

05 January 2022

After announcing they had raised over £2000 for a local charity in September, two wild swimmers have now tallied up the new total at £3050.


Latest Covid statistics show 349 cases in Caithness

Latest Covid statistics show 349 cases in Caithness

Latest Covid statistics show 349 cases in Caithness

05 January 2022

The number of Covid-19 cases in Caithness has shot up to 349 in the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Age Scotland’s dementia training project announces new 2022 dates

Age Scotland’s dementia training project announces new 2022 dates

Age Scotland’s dementia training project announces new 2022 dates

04 January 2022

Age Scotland is offering free dementia training sessions for groups, organisations and individuals in Caithness.


Essential visitors only at Caithness General Hospital

Essential visitors only at Caithness General Hospital

Essential visitors only at Caithness General Hospital

03 January 2022

NHS Highland has restricted visiting at Caithness General Hospital to essential visitors only to help reduce the risk of the spread of Covid-19.


Charity urges families raising disabled, or seriously ill, children in Caithness to apply for grant support this New Year

Charity urges families raising disabled, or seriously ill, children in Caithness to apply for grant support this New Year

Charity urges families raising disabled, or seriously ill, children in Caithness to apply for grant support this New Year

02 January 2022

A national charity is urging low-income families in Caithness, with disabled or seriously ill children or young people aged 0-17, to apply for grants.


Call for 12 to 15-year-olds to get second Covid vaccine dose sooner

Call for 12 to 15-year-olds to get second Covid vaccine dose sooner

Call for 12 to 15-year-olds to get second Covid vaccine dose sooner

02 January 2022

Families are being urged to get young people aged 12-15 their second dose of the Covid vaccine as early as possible in the New Year.


Wick nursery kids and staff love their 'marvellous mealtimes'

Wick nursery kids and staff love their 'marvellous mealtimes'

Wick nursery kids and staff love their 'marvellous mealtimes'

01 January 2022

Children and staff at Newton Park Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) in Wick have been enjoying marvellous mealtimes.


CHAT welcomes Rebecca Wymer's petition for better women's health services in Caithness and Sutherland

CHAT welcomes Rebecca Wymer's petition for better women's health services in Caithness and Sutherland

CHAT welcomes Rebecca Wymer's petition for better women's health services in Caithness and Sutherland

31 December 2021

Ron Gunn, chairman of CHAT, said the team would be backing Rebecca Wymer's call for safer and more accessible health services for local women.


Restricted visiting in place at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital

Restricted visiting in place at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital

Restricted visiting in place at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital

31 December 2021

NHS Highland has restricted all visiting at Raigmore Hospital and New Craigs Hospital to "essential only" to reduce the risk of the pandemic.


Firework fear: experts urge pet owners to start preparing their furry friends for New Year’s Eve

Firework fear: experts urge pet owners to start preparing their furry friends for New Year’s Eve

Firework fear: experts urge pet owners to start preparing their furry friends for New Year’s Eve

31 December 2021

Vet charity warns that fearful Caithness pets face fireworks misery at Hogmanay.


NHS 24 staff thanked after exceptionally busy four day Christmas weekend

NHS 24 staff thanked after exceptionally busy four day Christmas weekend

NHS 24 staff thanked after exceptionally busy four day Christmas weekend

30 December 2021

With GP practices closed on Monday 3rd and Tuesday 4th, public are urged to be prepared for the long Hogmanay weekend.


Latest Covid statistics show 99 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid statistics show 99 positive tests in Caithness

Latest Covid statistics show 99 positive tests in Caithness

30 December 2021

Ninety-nine cases of Covid-19 were detected in Caithness during the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Thurso and Wick shoppers thanked for donating over 4000 meals to the needy over Christmas

Thurso and Wick shoppers thanked for donating over 4000 meals to the needy over Christmas

Thurso and Wick shoppers thanked for donating over 4000 meals to the needy over Christmas

30 December 2021

Shoppers at a supermarket chain in Thurso and Wick have been thanked after donating towards more than 1.5million meals-worth of food in the UK.


Rail company introduces new recycling superheroes

Rail company introduces new recycling superheroes

Rail company introduces new recycling superheroes

29 December 2021

Scotland's rail operator has joined forces with a waste management company to pick the winners of a poster competition.


Covid-19 vaccine milestone

Covid-19 vaccine milestone

Covid-19 vaccine milestone

29 December 2021

NHS Highland has delivered more than 20,000 doses of Covid-19 booster or third dose vaccinations in five days last week.


More Scots choosing low and no alcohol drinks, according to new research

More Scots choosing low and no alcohol drinks, according to new research

More Scots choosing low and no alcohol drinks, according to new research

29 December 2021

Survey shows 29 per cent of Scots choose low and no alcohol drinks – up two per cent compared to last year


Caithness has 79 new Covid cases as Omicron accounts for 80 per cent of cases across Scotland

Caithness has 79 new Covid cases as Omicron accounts for 80 per cent of cases across Scotland

Caithness has 79 new Covid cases as Omicron accounts for 80 per cent of cases across Scotland

29 December 2021

The latest figures from Public Health Scotland show that there were 79 Covid cases across Caithness in the most recent seven-day period.


Scotland’s Climate Festival aims to inspire positive action in 2022

Scotland’s Climate Festival aims to inspire positive action in 2022

Scotland’s Climate Festival aims to inspire positive action in 2022

29 December 2021

Two free national events announced to support communities combat climate change.


Help for people in Caithness to recognise early mental health symptoms

Help for people in Caithness to recognise early mental health symptoms

Help for people in Caithness to recognise early mental health symptoms

28 December 2021

HERE for Caithness – the one-stop-shop for everything concerning mental health and wellbeing – is unlocking a new feature in 2022.


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