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'Join in More' for free men's group meets at Lyth on Sunday

'Join in More' for free men's group meets at Lyth on Sunday

'Join in More' for free men's group meets at Lyth on Sunday

20 May 2022

A special group for men is hosted by Lyth Arts Centre (LAC) on Sunday at 3pm with free entry and no need to book.


Major Jen to Ground Control – 'I made it to John O'Groats with no punctures'

Major Jen to Ground Control – 'I made it to John O'Groats with no punctures'

Major Jen to Ground Control – 'I made it to John O'Groats with no punctures'

19 May 2022

A serving army officer completed a Land's End to John O’ Groats solo cycle ride yesterday and the paper was there to welcome her to Caithness.


WATCH: Two friends benefit three charities after completing 945-mile Lejog ride

WATCH: Two friends benefit three charities after completing 945-mile Lejog ride

WATCH: Two friends benefit three charities after completing 945-mile Lejog ride

16 May 2022

Two friends endured wind, rain, hail and sunshine as they cycled routes of more than 40,000 feet of elevation for a Land's End to John O'Groats bid.


Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

14 May 2022

The Action Earth campaign has launched to support communities to get back to outdoor environmental volunteering.


'Still plenty of clinic places left' for Covid spring booster vaccination

'Still plenty of clinic places left' for Covid spring booster vaccination

'Still plenty of clinic places left' for Covid spring booster vaccination

13 May 2022

NHS Highland's director of public health is urging as many people as possible to come forward for their Covid spring booster jab when invited.


WATCH: Progress on construction of pioneering £4.1m Haven Centre

WATCH: Progress on construction of pioneering £4.1m Haven Centre

WATCH: Progress on construction of pioneering £4.1m Haven Centre

13 May 2022

A new video shows progress on the construction of Scotland’s first multi-purpose centre for young people with learning disabilities and complex needs.


Survey shows level of care is above average at most Caithness medical practices

Survey shows level of care is above average at most Caithness medical practices

Survey shows level of care is above average at most Caithness medical practices

12 May 2022

Most GP practices in Caithness have been rated above the national average in a survey that invited patients to state how satisfied they were.


Stone calls for healthcare staff to be 'fairly reimbursed' for work mileage

Stone calls for healthcare staff to be 'fairly reimbursed' for work mileage

Stone calls for healthcare staff to be 'fairly reimbursed' for work mileage

12 May 2022

MP wants better deal for employees who travel around the Highlands


Patient 'flabbergasted' at claimed new data breach error

Patient 'flabbergasted' at claimed new data breach error

Patient 'flabbergasted' at claimed new data breach error

12 May 2022

NHS chiefs in the Highlands are at the centre of a second data breach probe in less than two months involving the same patient.


Coming to Lyth Arts Centre – a futuristic sensory extravaganza for people with learning disabilities

Coming to Lyth Arts Centre – a futuristic sensory extravaganza for people with learning disabilities

Coming to Lyth Arts Centre – a futuristic sensory extravaganza for people with learning disabilities

11 May 2022

Lyth Arts Centre will host theatre production 2065, created for audiences with profound and multiple learning disabilities (PMLD).


Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward closed to new admissions after norovirus outbreak

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward closed to new admissions after norovirus outbreak

Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward closed to new admissions after norovirus outbreak

10 May 2022

A norovirus outbreak has led to Caithness General Hospital's Bignold ward being closed to new admissions, NHS Highland announced today.


Kinder products linked to salmonella outbreak still found on Scottish retailer shelves – symptoms of poisoning include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever

Kinder products linked to salmonella outbreak still found on Scottish retailer shelves – symptoms of poisoning include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever

Kinder products linked to salmonella outbreak still found on Scottish retailer shelves – symptoms of poisoning include diarrhoea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting and fever

10 May 2022

A substantial number of Kinder confectionery products linked to food poisoning incidents have still been found available for sale in Scottish shops.


Scottish cycling legend aims to be the fastest woman to cycle the NC500 this weekend

Scottish cycling legend aims to be the fastest woman to cycle the NC500 this weekend

Scottish cycling legend aims to be the fastest woman to cycle the NC500 this weekend

10 May 2022

A Guinness World Record holding cyclist is gearing up to attempt a new record that will see her become the fastest woman to cycle the NC500.


Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday

Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday

Keep the Heid and Read this Wednesday

09 May 2022

Readers young and old are being challenged to spend six minutes reading on Wednesday (May 11).


Bats, birds and much more are on the agenda for Thurso wildlife tours

Bats, birds and much more are on the agenda for Thurso wildlife tours

Bats, birds and much more are on the agenda for Thurso wildlife tours

04 May 2022

A cancer scare led a Caithness woman to reassess her life and focus on one thing that helped calm her through those turbulent times – local wildlife.


RHODA GRANT: Suffering the pain over lack of NHS dentist services

RHODA GRANT: Suffering the pain over lack of NHS dentist services

RHODA GRANT: Suffering the pain over lack of NHS dentist services

04 May 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Rhoda Grant


Local people encouraged to share favourite places to walk to help celebrate National Walking Month

Local people encouraged to share favourite places to walk to help celebrate National Walking Month

Local people encouraged to share favourite places to walk to help celebrate National Walking Month

02 May 2022

Scotland’s walking charity is encouraging members of the public to get involved in a month-long campaign to celebrate the country’s love for walking.


Caithness man lodges complaint against NHS Highland manager

Caithness man lodges complaint against NHS Highland manager

Caithness man lodges complaint against NHS Highland manager

29 April 2022

Peter Todd says person failed to comply with complaints handling procedure


New ‘stay at home’ guidance from Sunday for people with Covid symptoms

New ‘stay at home’ guidance from Sunday for people with Covid symptoms

New ‘stay at home’ guidance from Sunday for people with Covid symptoms

28 April 2022

From Sunday, advice will change to a "stay at home" message instead of self-isolation for people who have Covid symptoms or have tested positive.


Opportunity to find out about volunteering at Wick event

Opportunity to find out about volunteering at Wick event

Opportunity to find out about volunteering at Wick event

28 April 2022

Caithness Voluntary Group (CVG) will be hosting a special Volunteer Fayre in Wick on Wednesday, May 4 at the Pulteneytown Peoples Project.


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