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Hands across the sea for 3D printing heroes

Hands across the sea for 3D printing heroes

Hands across the sea for 3D printing heroes

21 April 2020

Chris Aitken and his team of volunteers have extended their reach across the Pentland Firth to help provide PPE to health workers in Orkney.


Caithness GP backs Near Me system as remote consultations are escalated

Caithness GP backs Near Me system as remote consultations are escalated

Caithness GP backs Near Me system as remote consultations are escalated

21 April 2020

The NHS in Scotland is escalating its use of a ground-breaking system that allows clinicians to consult with patients remotely.


Scrubs love in Caithness and Sutherland

Scrubs love in Caithness and Sutherland

Scrubs love in Caithness and Sutherland

17 April 2020

A Caithness craftswoman is helping coordinate a campaign to make medical clothing (scrubs) for the NHS during the coronavirus crisis.


Police remove Wick man to hospital

Police remove Wick man to hospital

Police remove Wick man to hospital

17 April 2020

Police forced entry to a property in Wick and took a man to hospital yesterday afternoon.


Positive outlook pays off at Seaview House

Positive outlook pays off at Seaview House

Positive outlook pays off at Seaview House

16 April 2020

The senior general manager of a care home in Wick has talked about the benefits of being positive during the lockdown.


NHS Highland overwhelmed by support from community

NHS Highland overwhelmed by support from community

NHS Highland overwhelmed by support from community

16 April 2020

NHS Highland says it has been overwhelmed by the community support it has received from both companies and individuals.


Empty car parks around Caithness at Easter

Empty car parks around Caithness at Easter

Empty car parks around Caithness at Easter

14 April 2020

Coastal car parks around Caithness that would normally have been filled over the Easter weekend were empty as most people heeded lockdown advice.


Safety messages from the fire service

Safety messages from the fire service

Safety messages from the fire service

10 April 2020

With people having to spend more time indoors, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service says it wants to keep everyone safe.


Mum fights on for schools allergy policy

Mum fights on for schools allergy policy

Mum fights on for schools allergy policy

08 April 2020

A Latheronwheel mum is fighting on to have allergy care policy statutory in all schools and nurseries after her government petition was dismissed.


Medical equipment fundraiser raises over £8000

Medical equipment fundraiser raises over £8000

Medical equipment fundraiser raises over £8000

07 April 2020

A Thurso woman's crowdfunder appeal for emergency medical equipment has exceeded her initial expectations with over £3000 above the initial target.


Poo bin problems in Thurso

Poo bin problems in Thurso

Poo bin problems in Thurso

06 April 2020

Dog waste bins have been reported overflowing and creating a potential health hazard in Thurso.


Victoria Beckham boosts morale at Caithness General Hospital

Victoria Beckham boosts morale at Caithness General Hospital

Victoria Beckham boosts morale at Caithness General Hospital

06 April 2020

Staff at Caithness General Hospital were given a morale-booster when Victoria Beckham called to speak to them on FaceTime.


Keeping Scotland’s railway clean for key workers

Keeping Scotland’s railway clean for key workers

Keeping Scotland’s railway clean for key workers

06 April 2020

ScotRail says that its staff are 'working round the clock' to provide vital transport for key workers.


Tourism group talks of challenges ahead

Tourism group talks of challenges ahead

Tourism group talks of challenges ahead

04 April 2020

An organisation promoting tourism in Caithness and Sutherland is rising to the challenges the industry faces due to Covid-19.


Half-hour queue for Wick post office

Half-hour queue for Wick post office

Half-hour queue for Wick post office

02 April 2020

With various restrictions and guidelines to follow during the Covid-19 pandemic, queues are becoming a more common sight throughout Caithness.


Small businesses provide a lifeline to locals

Small businesses provide a lifeline to locals

Small businesses provide a lifeline to locals

31 March 2020

Many small businesses currently open during the Covid-19 pandemic are providing a lifeline to local people stuck at home.


Donations for staff and patients in Caithness General

Donations for staff and patients in Caithness General

Donations for staff and patients in Caithness General

30 March 2020

Local businesses have been showing their generosity by helping staff and patients at Caithness General Hospital during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Tesco sets out guidelines for safer shopping

Tesco sets out guidelines for safer shopping

Tesco sets out guidelines for safer shopping

30 March 2020

Tesco supermarkets in Wick and Thurso are following guidelines to help keep staff and customers in a 'safe and clean environment'.


Spring blooms raise some cheer

Spring blooms raise some cheer

Spring blooms raise some cheer

26 March 2020

With many people having to stay at home due to the lockdown restrictions, spring weather has brought some welcome cheer to Caithness.


Protective gloves cleared from garage forecourt

Protective gloves cleared from garage forecourt

Protective gloves cleared from garage forecourt

24 March 2020

Special latex gloves to help stop the spread of Covid-19 were cleared out overnight from a Wick garage.


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