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Advice sessions on accessing wind farm community funding

Advice sessions on accessing wind farm community funding

Advice sessions on accessing wind farm community funding

31 October 2019

Advice for communities interested in accessing wind farm funds will be available at special sessions on Thursday.


MSP Gail Ross seeking feedback on bill to safeguard rural areas

MSP Gail Ross seeking feedback on bill to safeguard rural areas

MSP Gail Ross seeking feedback on bill to safeguard rural areas

29 October 2019

North MSP Gail Ross has launched a consultation on a bill to address the needs of rural areas and is calling for feedback before the end of January.


Councillors comment on parking charges

Councillors comment on parking charges

Councillors comment on parking charges

28 October 2019

Councillors in Wick and Thurso comment on the future imposition of car parking charges in Caithness.


NHS Highland staff urged to get their flu vaccination

NHS Highland staff urged to get their flu vaccination

NHS Highland staff urged to get their flu vaccination

28 October 2019

A plea is being issued to NHS Highland staff returning from their October break to get their flu vaccination if they haven’t already done so.


Volunteers help elderly and disabled with new technology

Volunteers help elderly and disabled with new technology

Volunteers help elderly and disabled with new technology

26 October 2019

Volunteers are now helping the elderly and disabled of the far north get to grips with modern technology and avoid feeling isolated.


Electric bus hits the rural roads

Electric bus hits the rural roads

Electric bus hits the rural roads

25 October 2019

A new low-emission vehicle is busily making its way along the country roads of the county thanks to Caithness Rural Transport.


MP urges Scottish Government to provide safety audit for expectant mothers

MP urges Scottish Government to provide safety audit for expectant mothers

MP urges Scottish Government to provide safety audit for expectant mothers

24 October 2019

North MP Jamie Stone has called on the Scottish Government to provide a safety audit for expectant mothers having to go from Caithness to Inverness.


Lybster store has a lot of bottle

Lybster store has a lot of bottle

Lybster store has a lot of bottle

21 October 2019

A grocery store in Lybster claims to be the first in the county to stock glass milk bottles in a bid to become more environmentally aware.


Watten volunteers celebrate 25 years of fundraising

Watten volunteers celebrate 25 years of fundraising

Watten volunteers celebrate 25 years of fundraising

16 October 2019

A team of volunteers raised £7581 at a recent coffee morning in Watten and after 25 years of charity fundraising have pulled together over £50,000.


Search is on for new NHS Highland chairperson

Search is on for new NHS Highland chairperson

Search is on for new NHS Highland chairperson

11 October 2019

The search has begun for a new non-executive chairperson of NHS Highland, a role requiring a commitment of at least three days a week for £31,149.


Dunbar minor injuries unit covered by Caithness General Hospital

Dunbar minor injuries unit covered by Caithness General Hospital

Dunbar minor injuries unit covered by Caithness General Hospital

11 October 2019

The minor injuries unit/urgent care centre at Dunbar Hospital will be covered by the emergency department at CGH at set times this weekend.


Big-hearted Chloe cuts locks for sick kids

Big-hearted Chloe cuts locks for sick kids

Big-hearted Chloe cuts locks for sick kids

10 October 2019

Eleven-year-old Chloe Begg from Wick donated her lovely long locks for charity and raised a staggering £647 too.


Services for bereaved Caithness mothers should be improved, says Stone

Services for bereaved Caithness mothers should be improved, says Stone

Services for bereaved Caithness mothers should be improved, says Stone

10 October 2019

A call has been made for improved services in Caithness for mothers who have lost a baby.


Wick event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Wick event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

Wick event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes

09 October 2019

A specialist event for people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, which will offer expert advice and information, is being staged in Wick this month.


NHS Highland roadshows generate 'positive feedback' from staff

NHS Highland roadshows generate 'positive feedback' from staff

NHS Highland roadshows generate 'positive feedback' from staff

09 October 2019

NHS Highland says it is pleased with the response to a programme of employee engagement sessions being held across the region.


Giant Bertie raises charity cash

Giant Bertie raises charity cash

Giant Bertie raises charity cash

08 October 2019

If you're driving up to John O'Groats beware of multicoloured giants seen in the Quoys of Reiss area.


Cuts to health services in Caithness 'very disappointing' says north MSP

Cuts to health services in Caithness 'very disappointing' says north MSP

Cuts to health services in Caithness 'very disappointing' says north MSP

03 October 2019

A north MSP says it is "very disappointing" that Caithness people are experiencing cuts rather than improvements to their health services.


Defibrillator plan for Castletown

Defibrillator plan for Castletown

Defibrillator plan for Castletown

02 October 2019

Plans are being made to install four defibrillators in Castletown, members of the local community council have been told


Lack of care 'shocking and disgraceful', says Caithness action group

Lack of care 'shocking and disgraceful', says Caithness action group

Lack of care 'shocking and disgraceful', says Caithness action group

02 October 2019

The standard of health care in the county has become "significantly worse" in recent months, Caithness Health Action Team has claimed.


Quarter-century celebration for Hearing and Sight Care

Quarter-century celebration for Hearing and Sight Care

Quarter-century celebration for Hearing and Sight Care

26 September 2019

After 25 years of serving the Caithness community a sensory impairment service celebrated in style at the Pentland Hotel in Thurso.


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