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Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated at Scotland’s reservoirs

Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated at Scotland’s reservoirs

Anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated at Scotland’s reservoirs

11 June 2022

Visitors are being asked to respect Scotland’s reservoirs and behave responsibly around them during the summer holiday period.


Council leader Raymond Bremner rubbishes claims the leadership has forgotten rural areas

Council leader Raymond Bremner rubbishes claims the leadership has forgotten rural areas

Council leader Raymond Bremner rubbishes claims the leadership has forgotten rural areas

10 June 2022

It comes after a row over appointing CHAT boss Councillor Ron Gunn to the NHS Highland Board


Avoid touching dead or dying birds, says government agency

Avoid touching dead or dying birds, says government agency

Avoid touching dead or dying birds, says government agency

10 June 2022

After suspected avian flu discoveries in Caithness were highlighted this week, forest visitors are advised to avoid touching dead or dying birds.


Caithness General to help out with day surgery backlog at Raigmore

Caithness General to help out with day surgery backlog at Raigmore

Caithness General to help out with day surgery backlog at Raigmore

10 June 2022

Patients waiting for surgery at Raigmore Hospital could be offered a procedure at Wick in a bid to reduce waiting times.


Caithness being 'forgotten, ignored and disempowered' over health care, campaigners tell Scottish Parliament

Caithness being 'forgotten, ignored and disempowered' over health care, campaigners tell Scottish Parliament

Caithness being 'forgotten, ignored and disempowered' over health care, campaigners tell Scottish Parliament

10 June 2022

MSPs hear about far north concerns


Grant says more health care courses in north would 'help meet the current staffing crisis in the area'

Grant says more health care courses in north would 'help meet the current staffing crisis in the area'

Grant says more health care courses in north would 'help meet the current staffing crisis in the area'

10 June 2022

MSP also highlights the maternity and mental health issues in Caithness


Suspected avian flu outbreak – carnage on Dunnet beach as over 100 dead seabirds counted

Suspected avian flu outbreak – carnage on Dunnet beach as over 100 dead seabirds counted

Suspected avian flu outbreak – carnage on Dunnet beach as over 100 dead seabirds counted

09 June 2022

A walk at Dunnet beach to clear environmental waste this week took on a more sinister aspect as over 100 dead seabirds were counted along its length.


'Get on your bike for health, wealth and mental wellbeing'

'Get on your bike for health, wealth and mental wellbeing'

'Get on your bike for health, wealth and mental wellbeing'

09 June 2022

Highlanders out of the habit are being urged to reignite childhood love affairs with the pedal bike for many good reasons.


NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Lybster, Wick and Thurso

NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Lybster, Wick and Thurso

NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Lybster, Wick and Thurso

08 June 2022

NHS Highland has arranged Covid vaccination sessions this month in Lybster Community Hall, Wick Assembly Rooms and Thurso's Royal British Legion.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Getting pumped on easier trails, despite heart worries

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Getting pumped on easier trails, despite heart worries

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Getting pumped on easier trails, despite heart worries

08 June 2022

A visit to the Lake District for a tamer outing on some of the most spectacular mountain bike trails in the country


Grant gets debate in Scottish Parliament on NHS recruitment and retention

Grant gets debate in Scottish Parliament on NHS recruitment and retention

Grant gets debate in Scottish Parliament on NHS recruitment and retention

07 June 2022

Far north MSP says Scottish Government should do more to help recruit healthcare staff


NHS Highland faces £42m shortfall

NHS Highland faces £42m shortfall

NHS Highland faces £42m shortfall

30 May 2022

NHS Highland has projected a financial black hole of more than £42 million despite its budget increasing by almost £100 million since 2019.


Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward reopens

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward reopens

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward reopens

30 May 2022

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward has reopened, almost three weeks ward after being closed to new admissions because of a norovirus outbreak.


Travel costs causing rural nurses and carers to 'call it a day', says Jamie Stone

Travel costs causing rural nurses and carers to 'call it a day', says Jamie Stone

Travel costs causing rural nurses and carers to 'call it a day', says Jamie Stone

26 May 2022

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has warned that nurses and carers in rural areas are being left out of pocket over travel costs.


NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Thurso

NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Thurso

NHS Highland to run Covid vaccination sessions in Thurso

25 May 2022

NHS Highland has announced details of Covid vaccination sessions taking place at the Royal British Legion club in Thurso on May 31 and June 7.


Trial halted due to suspected case of monkeypox

Trial halted due to suspected case of monkeypox

Trial halted due to suspected case of monkeypox

25 May 2022

A trial in Inverness has been halted because a key witness was absent due to a suspected case of monkeypox, it has been confirmed.


Talking shop for men celebrates with art exhibition at Lyth

Talking shop for men celebrates with art exhibition at Lyth

Talking shop for men celebrates with art exhibition at Lyth

25 May 2022

A group session for men hosted by Lyth Arts Centre and its Artist in Residence showed how a collaborative arts project can help mental health issues.


WATCH: The Magnificent Seven ride into Wick on their JOGLE world record bid

WATCH: The Magnificent Seven ride into Wick on their JOGLE world record bid

WATCH: The Magnificent Seven ride into Wick on their JOGLE world record bid

24 May 2022

It's not every day you see a weird contraption like the seven-seater conference bike that appeared in Wick but on charity treks everything is possible


Spectrum cycle team hit John O'Groats to raise autism awareness

Spectrum cycle team hit John O'Groats to raise autism awareness

Spectrum cycle team hit John O'Groats to raise autism awareness

23 May 2022

Four members of from an autism specific care provider made it to the end of the road on Thursday after 1000 miles of intense cycling across the UK.


NHS Highland to reopen Thurso minor injuries unit next month

NHS Highland to reopen Thurso minor injuries unit next month

NHS Highland to reopen Thurso minor injuries unit next month

20 May 2022

The minor injuries unit at Thurso's Dunbar Hospital is to reopen on June 6, between 8am and 5pm, NHS Highland has announced.


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