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Caithness families can get help with summer holiday childcare costs

Caithness families can get help with summer holiday childcare costs

Caithness families can get help with summer holiday childcare costs

28 June 2022

HM Revenue and Customs reminds parents and families not to miss out on financial support that can help pay for childcare during the summer holidays.


Lifesaving equipment being given to remote UK communities

Lifesaving equipment being given to remote UK communities

Lifesaving equipment being given to remote UK communities

28 June 2022

Lifesaving defibrillators have been given to remote highland communities, thanks to an initiative from HM Coastguard.


Strathy Hall installs life-saving equipment

Strathy Hall installs life-saving equipment

Strathy Hall installs life-saving equipment

27 June 2022

Residents and visitors in Strathy and the surrounding area are now able to access a defibrillator.


Bower-based company Norscot and mental health charity Mikeysline announce year-long partnership

Bower-based company Norscot and mental health charity Mikeysline announce year-long partnership

Bower-based company Norscot and mental health charity Mikeysline announce year-long partnership

27 June 2022

Highland-based window, door and timber frame kit home manufacturer, Norscot has partnered with mental health charity, Mikeysline.


Edward Mountain urges First Minister to hold debate on bullying in NHS following rise in cases

Edward Mountain urges First Minister to hold debate on bullying in NHS following rise in cases

Edward Mountain urges First Minister to hold debate on bullying in NHS following rise in cases

25 June 2022

Plea comes after increase of almost 50 per cent in cases in Scotland over the last five years


Wick and Thurso volunteers needed for milestone food donation weekend

Wick and Thurso volunteers needed for milestone food donation weekend

Wick and Thurso volunteers needed for milestone food donation weekend

22 June 2022

Tesco is appealing for kind-hearted Caithness volunteers to help support the UK's biggest food donation event this summer.


600% increase in workplace bullying in 4 years – MSP shows 'deep concern' over NHS Highland figures

600% increase in workplace bullying in 4 years – MSP shows 'deep concern' over NHS Highland figures

600% increase in workplace bullying in 4 years – MSP shows 'deep concern' over NHS Highland figures

22 June 2022

MSP Edward Mountain has expressed his “deep concern” at new figures which show that workplace bullying in NHS Highland remains a challenge.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Working together for Caithness can make a real difference

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Working together for Caithness can make a real difference

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Working together for Caithness can make a real difference

22 June 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Edward Mountain


Concerns raised over high number of Caithness women being induced

Concerns raised over high number of Caithness women being induced

Concerns raised over high number of Caithness women being induced

22 June 2022

New figures reveal that more than half the births of women from Caithness last year were induced, a disproportionately high number.


Retired firefighter takes on Lejog kayak challenge for charity

Retired firefighter takes on Lejog kayak challenge for charity

Retired firefighter takes on Lejog kayak challenge for charity

21 June 2022

A retired firefighter has embarked on a 700-mile solo sea kayak adventure from Land's End to John O'Groats in aid of charities close to his heart.


Emergency 999 service for deaf BSL users launched

Emergency 999 service for deaf BSL users launched

Emergency 999 service for deaf BSL users launched

19 June 2022

A new app has been launched that allows British Sign Language users to contact emergency services via a video relay service.


Launch of 24-hour agricultural freephone helpline

Launch of 24-hour agricultural freephone helpline

Launch of 24-hour agricultural freephone helpline

18 June 2022

The Royal Scottish Agricultural Benevolent Institution has launched a free helpline number for emotional, financial and practical support.


Caithness podiatry expert Sandra Jones takes a step back after 46 years on her toes

Caithness podiatry expert Sandra Jones takes a step back after 46 years on her toes

Caithness podiatry expert Sandra Jones takes a step back after 46 years on her toes

17 June 2022

A Caithness-based health worker is ready to put her feet up after 46 years in the profession.


NHS Highland given funding boost for staff

NHS Highland given funding boost for staff

NHS Highland given funding boost for staff

17 June 2022

Under the plans, staff will hope to have a better day at work.


Campaigners say in-depth review could lead to 'positive change' in Caithness health and council services

Campaigners say in-depth review could lead to 'positive change' in Caithness health and council services

Campaigners say in-depth review could lead to 'positive change' in Caithness health and council services

17 June 2022

Concerns will be reviewed by health, social care and sport committee


Caithness libraries to provide iPads for people living with type 2 diabetes

Caithness libraries to provide iPads for people living with type 2 diabetes

Caithness libraries to provide iPads for people living with type 2 diabetes

15 June 2022

iPads packed with information and support for people with type 2 diabetes will be available from libraries in Wick and Thurso.


Highland Youth Parliament ‘Breathe2gether’ conference focuses on mental health

Highland Youth Parliament ‘Breathe2gether’ conference focuses on mental health

Highland Youth Parliament ‘Breathe2gether’ conference focuses on mental health

15 June 2022

The annual Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) conference will take place at Canal Park, Inverness this Friday (June 17).


Mikeysline calls for greater awareness of male suicide this Men’s Health Week

Mikeysline calls for greater awareness of male suicide this Men’s Health Week

Mikeysline calls for greater awareness of male suicide this Men’s Health Week

13 June 2022

A leading mental health and suicide prevention charity highlights the high levels of male suicide in Scotland this International Men’s Health Week


Online event to focus on mental health and wellbeing in Caithness

Online event to focus on mental health and wellbeing in Caithness

Online event to focus on mental health and wellbeing in Caithness

13 June 2022

Groups involved in supporting mental health and wellbeing in Caithness will take part in a free online event about new initiatives and services.


MP pledges support for Dunbeath health and wellbeing hub

MP pledges support for Dunbeath health and wellbeing hub

MP pledges support for Dunbeath health and wellbeing hub

12 June 2022

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has pledged to do what he can to support plans for a new-build health and wellbeing hub.


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