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Elderly folk in Caithness can call a free friendship line this festive period

Elderly folk in Caithness can call a free friendship line this festive period

Elderly folk in Caithness can call a free friendship line this festive period

27 December 2021

Age Scotland is encouraging older people feeling lonely or isolated to call their free friendship line.


Measures to tackle Omicron variant of Covid-19 come into force

Measures to tackle Omicron variant of Covid-19 come into force

Measures to tackle Omicron variant of Covid-19 come into force

27 December 2021

The Scottish Government is reminding people that new temporary measures have now come into force to help limit the spread of Omicron.


It's unfair to ignore hazards faced by Caithness mums

It's unfair to ignore hazards faced by Caithness mums

It's unfair to ignore hazards faced by Caithness mums

25 December 2021

Holyrood Notebook by Edward Mountain


Caithness dog owners urged to support litter picking and put a ‘paws on plastic’

Caithness dog owners urged to support litter picking and put a ‘paws on plastic’

Caithness dog owners urged to support litter picking and put a ‘paws on plastic’

24 December 2021

Recent research from environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful shows that most Caithness residents agree that litter is a problem.


Put your mental health first – advice from NHS 24

Put your mental health first – advice from NHS 24

Put your mental health first – advice from NHS 24

24 December 2021

NHS 24 is encouraging people to prioritise their mental health this festive season. See what help is available here.


Caithness-born professor predicts end to Covid chaos within a year

Caithness-born professor predicts end to Covid chaos within a year

Caithness-born professor predicts end to Covid chaos within a year

24 December 2021

A leading cancer specialist who helped devise anti-viral drugs for HIV and Aids says that Covid-19 could be under control "within the coming year".


More foodbank donations thanks to Watten kids

More foodbank donations thanks to Watten kids

More foodbank donations thanks to Watten kids

23 December 2021

Children, parents and staff from a Caithness Early Learning Centre (ELC) were delighted to put together food boxes for the Caithness Foodbank.


Thrumster kids fly the FLAG with big foodbank donation

Thrumster kids fly the FLAG with big foodbank donation

Thrumster kids fly the FLAG with big foodbank donation

22 December 2021

Selfless children from Thrumster Primary School donated items from a special Christmas collection for the local foodbank on Sunday.


Sweet treats for hospital patients thanks to kind-hearted Wick football team

Sweet treats for hospital patients thanks to kind-hearted Wick football team

Sweet treats for hospital patients thanks to kind-hearted Wick football team

22 December 2021

Wick Thistle FC made a donation of gifts to the patients of Caithness General Hospital who will be spending the festive season in the Rosebank Wing.


FREE INFO: Vital council information for festive period

FREE INFO: Vital council information for festive period

FREE INFO: Vital council information for festive period

21 December 2021

FREE INFO: Highland Council advises its Caithness service users and customers of its opening hours and service arrangements over the festive period.


PICTURES: Watten Primary kids are 'thinking of others' for Christmas

PICTURES: Watten Primary kids are 'thinking of others' for Christmas

PICTURES: Watten Primary kids are 'thinking of others' for Christmas

21 December 2021

The generous pupils at Watten Primary School have brought festive cheer through a series of kind acts in their community.


Wick school donates to local foodbank

Wick school donates to local foodbank

Wick school donates to local foodbank

21 December 2021

Senior pupils at Wick High School dug into their pockets to buy boxes of items for local people struggling to make ends meet over the festive season.


Over 90 per cent of older and vulnerable people fully vaccinated

Over 90 per cent of older and vulnerable people fully vaccinated

Over 90 per cent of older and vulnerable people fully vaccinated

21 December 2021

NHS Highland has hailed the "fantastic" progress of its vaccination programme with over 170,000 booster or third dose jabs having been delivered.


Fifty more Covid cases recorded across Caithness in latest seven-day period

Fifty more Covid cases recorded across Caithness in latest seven-day period

Fifty more Covid cases recorded across Caithness in latest seven-day period

21 December 2021

At least 50 cases of Covid have been detected across Caithness in the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


Refurbished public toilets in Wick to include internal CCTV, showers, disabled facility and charging gate

Refurbished public toilets in Wick to include internal CCTV, showers, disabled facility and charging gate

Refurbished public toilets in Wick to include internal CCTV, showers, disabled facility and charging gate

20 December 2021

The Highland Council has confirmed that designs for the renovation of the vandalised Wick Whitechapel Road public conveniences have been finalised.


Caithness hospital friends group hands over Christmas gifts

Caithness hospital friends group hands over Christmas gifts

Caithness hospital friends group hands over Christmas gifts

20 December 2021

The League of Friends of Caithness General Hospital has handed over its annual Christmas gifts for the various wards and departments.


Caithness residents offered advice on avoiding Christmas food waste

Caithness residents offered advice on avoiding Christmas food waste

Caithness residents offered advice on avoiding Christmas food waste

20 December 2021

Caithness consumers have been offered advice on how to avoid Christmas food waste as families prepare for the festive celebrations.


Orthopaedic elective work suspended

Orthopaedic elective work suspended

Orthopaedic elective work suspended

17 December 2021

NHS Highland’s clinical emergency pathways have been under significant pressure across primary and secondary care.


New position bodes well for Dunbeath area

New position bodes well for Dunbeath area

New position bodes well for Dunbeath area

17 December 2021

A charity organisation has employed a new operational growth manager to deliver efficient services at Dunbeath and District Centre.


WATCH: Help is available for people who struggle with alcohol and drugs

WATCH: Help is available for people who struggle with alcohol and drugs

WATCH: Help is available for people who struggle with alcohol and drugs

17 December 2021

A series of videos from the Highland Alcohol and Drugs Partnership hope to help those in need.


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