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Caithness collections in aid of Ukraine refugee crisis – 'It's a community coming all together to help'

Caithness collections in aid of Ukraine refugee crisis – 'It's a community coming all together to help'

Caithness collections in aid of Ukraine refugee crisis – 'It's a community coming all together to help'

07 March 2022

Wick's St Fergus Church was one of three collection points across the county for kind-hearted Caithnessians to donate goods for the Ukrainian appeal.


LGBT History Month at Wick school

LGBT History Month at Wick school

LGBT History Month at Wick school

07 March 2022

Wick High School celebrated LGBT History Month with pupils taking part in lessons exploring the identities that make up the LGBTQIA+ community.


Anatomy talk covers human dissection, bodysnatchers and the work of executioners

Anatomy talk covers human dissection, bodysnatchers and the work of executioners

Anatomy talk covers human dissection, bodysnatchers and the work of executioners

07 March 2022

To celebrate International Women's Day, High Life Highland will be talking to world-renowned anatomist and forensic anthropologist Prof Dame Sue Black


Mental health charity Mikesline looks for more volunteers as new WhatsApp support service is launched

Mental health charity Mikesline looks for more volunteers as new WhatsApp support service is launched

Mental health charity Mikesline looks for more volunteers as new WhatsApp support service is launched

07 March 2022

Mental health charity Mikeysline has expanded its reach by introducing a new WhatsApp support service


Caithness medical practice staff tell how apprenticeships set them on career pathway

Caithness medical practice staff tell how apprenticeships set them on career pathway

Caithness medical practice staff tell how apprenticeships set them on career pathway

07 March 2022

Staff at a Caithness medical practice have been underlining the benefits of apprenticeship schemes available across the NHS Highland area.


Unpaid carers in Caithness put in 28 hours per week to support loved ones – Carers champion Jo Whiley reveals life hacks that will help

Unpaid carers in Caithness put in 28 hours per week to support loved ones – Carers champion Jo Whiley reveals life hacks that will help

Unpaid carers in Caithness put in 28 hours per week to support loved ones – Carers champion Jo Whiley reveals life hacks that will help

06 March 2022

Research conducted reveals that the most common type of unpaid care work for carers is for tasks like grocery shopping and house cleaning.


'A rallying cry for Scotland to take action now' – Free screening in Wick and Helmsdale of environmental documentary about river woodlands

'A rallying cry for Scotland to take action now' – Free screening in Wick and Helmsdale of environmental documentary about river woodlands

'A rallying cry for Scotland to take action now' – Free screening in Wick and Helmsdale of environmental documentary about river woodlands

05 March 2022

A new feature-length documentary, shows how Scotland’s rivers could be re-energised by regenerating river woodlands.


Suicide statistics show we need to do more to save lives

Suicide statistics show we need to do more to save lives

Suicide statistics show we need to do more to save lives

05 March 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Rhoda Grant


Thurso woman says she was 'yelled at' for taking daughter to hospital

Thurso woman says she was 'yelled at' for taking daughter to hospital

Thurso woman says she was 'yelled at' for taking daughter to hospital

04 March 2022

A worried Thurso woman took her daughter to the town's hospital after the girl suddenly became unwell – only for them to be ordered to leave.


Caution urged as Covid-19 numbers start to rise

Caution urged as Covid-19 numbers start to rise

Caution urged as Covid-19 numbers start to rise

03 March 2022

After a period where the number of Covid-19 cases in NHS Highland were either declining or plateauing officials are now seeing a rise in numbers.


World Book Day is underway with new initiative to inspire the nation to read

World Book Day is underway with new initiative to inspire the nation to read

World Book Day is underway with new initiative to inspire the nation to read

03 March 2022

World Book Day sees a new reading initiative announced to inspire and encourage people to read every day to boost mental health and wellbeing.


RNIB to make accessible books free for children with sight loss

RNIB to make accessible books free for children with sight loss

RNIB to make accessible books free for children with sight loss

03 March 2022

Thousands of books in braille and audio formats are to be given away to children with sight loss by the Royal National Institute of Blind People.


Call out for volunteers at Thurso facility that provides support for people and families affected by cancer – 'It opens up the door to friendships and companionships'

Call out for volunteers at Thurso facility that provides support for people and families affected by cancer – 'It opens up the door to friendships and companionships'

Call out for volunteers at Thurso facility that provides support for people and families affected by cancer – 'It opens up the door to friendships and companionships'

02 March 2022

A Thurso drop-in centre seeks volunteers to help it in its aim to provide a cosy informal atmosphere for people and families affected by cancer


Make it 'fun not fatal' – Be safe this summer around the Caithness coast and inland watercourses

Make it 'fun not fatal' – Be safe this summer around the Caithness coast and inland watercourses

Make it 'fun not fatal' – Be safe this summer around the Caithness coast and inland watercourses

02 March 2022

A national charity urges the public to be brush up on water safety knowledge after last July witnessed 49 accidental drownings in just two weeks.


Covid statistics show 319 new cases in Caithness

Covid statistics show 319 new cases in Caithness

Covid statistics show 319 new cases in Caithness

01 March 2022

There were 319 new Covid-19 cases in Caithness in the latest seven-day period recorded by Public Health Scotland.


PICTURE SPECIAL: Snowdrop Day at Thrumster House – a chance to witness the first flowers of spring in all their glory

PICTURE SPECIAL: Snowdrop Day at Thrumster House – a chance to witness the first flowers of spring in all their glory

PICTURE SPECIAL: Snowdrop Day at Thrumster House – a chance to witness the first flowers of spring in all their glory

28 February 2022

Temperate conditions over the weekend provided the perfect opportunity for visitors to enjoy a walk around the gardens of Thrumster House.


Caithness residents can become 'citizen scientists' for annual Star Count to map light pollution in our skies – stargazing can also improve mental health, say the experts

Caithness residents can become 'citizen scientists' for annual Star Count to map light pollution in our skies – stargazing can also improve mental health, say the experts

Caithness residents can become 'citizen scientists' for annual Star Count to map light pollution in our skies – stargazing can also improve mental health, say the experts

28 February 2022

A countryside charity, is calling on Caithness residents to take part in Star Count, the country’s biggest annual citizen science project of its kind.


Wick supermarket shows its passion for Fairtrade Fortnight – 'Food production is so linked to the environment now that it’s vital that we do it in a sustainable manner'

Wick supermarket shows its passion for Fairtrade Fortnight – 'Food production is so linked to the environment now that it’s vital that we do it in a sustainable manner'

Wick supermarket shows its passion for Fairtrade Fortnight – 'Food production is so linked to the environment now that it’s vital that we do it in a sustainable manner'

28 February 2022

A Wick supermarket has shown it is passionate about providing shoppers with high quality and ethically produced products with its Fairtrade Fortnight.


Update to face covering guidance in Caithness secondary schools

Update to face covering guidance in Caithness secondary schools

Update to face covering guidance in Caithness secondary schools

28 February 2022

From today, pupils and staff in secondary schools will no longer be required to wear face coverings in classrooms.


Health care concerns in Caithness must be addressed

Health care concerns in Caithness must be addressed

Health care concerns in Caithness must be addressed

26 February 2022

Holyrood Notebook by Edward Mountain


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