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Council urges locals to take a stand and report vandalism after fire raising in Thurso toilets and other Highland facilities

Council urges locals to take a stand and report vandalism after fire raising in Thurso toilets and other Highland facilities

Council urges locals to take a stand and report vandalism after fire raising in Thurso toilets and other Highland facilities

02 December 2021

A significant rise in vandalism and fire raising at public toilets has prompted the council to urge local people to report vandals to the police.


Invitation to Pay scheme for seven Caithness car parks

Invitation to Pay scheme for seven Caithness car parks

Invitation to Pay scheme for seven Caithness car parks

02 December 2021

Invitation to Pay scheme will raise money for infrastructure, community council is told.


Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

02 December 2021

Highland Council warned drivers of damp and wet roads in Caithness as wintry conditions continue to take hold of the county.


Wick community campus to reopen on Wednesday after storm damage

Wick community campus to reopen on Wednesday after storm damage

Wick community campus to reopen on Wednesday after storm damage

30 November 2021

Wick's community campus is to reopen on Wednesday now that interim repairs have been completed following damage caused by Storm Arwen.


Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

29 November 2021

Highland Council provided a summary of reports from operational staff on road conditions and school closures in the county.


Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

29 November 2021

The leader of the Highland Council, Councillor Margaret Davidson, recently met with council roads staff in Wick on a visit to Caithness.


Murkle camping plan could give a boost to the local economy, says report.

Murkle camping plan could give a boost to the local economy, says report.

Murkle camping plan could give a boost to the local economy, says report.

29 November 2021

A plan to create eight camping pods at West Murkle would create "a significant economic benefit" for local area.


Wick campus closed due to 'large hole' – parent council chair condemns building's failings

Wick campus closed due to 'large hole' – parent council chair condemns building's failings

Wick campus closed due to 'large hole' – parent council chair condemns building's failings

26 November 2021

Pupils sent home due to storm damage at Wick Community Campus – parent council chair expressed his disappointment over repeated structural issues.


Caithness buyers encouraged to know their delivery rights and report concerns

Caithness buyers encouraged to know their delivery rights and report concerns

Caithness buyers encouraged to know their delivery rights and report concerns

26 November 2021

Caithness shoppers are being advised to know their rights and to report problems about unfair delivery surcharges and misleading claims.


Roads campaigner says Caithness needs to break away after being 'ignored and marginalised'

Roads campaigner says Caithness needs to break away after being 'ignored and marginalised'

Roads campaigner says Caithness needs to break away after being 'ignored and marginalised'

26 November 2021

Campaigner Iain Gregory says frustration over damaged roads has led to a growing conviction that the county should break away from Highland Council.


Calls for urgent repairs to damaged safety barriers near Thurso primary school

Calls for urgent repairs to damaged safety barriers near Thurso primary school

Calls for urgent repairs to damaged safety barriers near Thurso primary school

25 November 2021

Calls are being made for urgent repairs to a mangled set of safety barriers alongside a busy road close to Mount Pleasant Primary School in Thurso.


A third of households in Highland Council area experiencing fuel poverty

A third of households in Highland Council area experiencing fuel poverty

A third of households in Highland Council area experiencing fuel poverty

25 November 2021

Fuel poverty is affecting a third of households in the Highland Council area, according to figures presented to the corporate resources committee.


Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

Eat or heat? Council finance papers reveal stark reality of rural poverty

24 November 2021

Councillors branded rural poverty a “catastrophe waiting to happen this winter” following figures provided in a finance meeting today.


Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

Information on new Business Ventilation Grant Scheme

24 November 2021

Grants of up to £2,500 are available to businesses to improve ventilation and air quality on their premises to help reduce the risk of Covid-19.


Disabled woman's pothole pains after fall on Wick street

Disabled woman's pothole pains after fall on Wick street

Disabled woman's pothole pains after fall on Wick street

24 November 2021

A severely disabled Wick woman had to increase her morphine dose to deal with the pain experienced after her wheelchair overturned in a pothole..


Damaged road signs at Dunnet Bay 'symptomatic of the way Caithness has been neglected'

Damaged road signs at Dunnet Bay 'symptomatic of the way Caithness has been neglected'

Damaged road signs at Dunnet Bay 'symptomatic of the way Caithness has been neglected'

24 November 2021

A pair of rusting, semi-collapsed road signs on the North Coast 500 have been described as symptomatic of the way Caithness has been 'abandoned'.


Deadline extended for airline bids to provide services from Wick John O' Groats airport

Deadline extended for airline bids to provide services from Wick John O' Groats airport

Deadline extended for airline bids to provide services from Wick John O' Groats airport

23 November 2021

Airline companies interested in providing scheduled passenger services from Caithness have until the end of the month to put in a bid.


Deadline approaches for Nature Restoration Fund applications

Deadline approaches for Nature Restoration Fund applications

Deadline approaches for Nature Restoration Fund applications

22 November 2021

The deadline to register interest and be in with a chance to receive a share of a new fund to support nature restoration projects is approaching.


Reay early learning project due to be finished early next year, says Highland Council

Reay early learning project due to be finished early next year, says Highland Council

Reay early learning project due to be finished early next year, says Highland Council

18 November 2021

Caithness village one of seven areas where capital project about to be completed


Do you have rent arrears due to Covid-19?

Do you have rent arrears due to Covid-19?

Do you have rent arrears due to Covid-19?

17 November 2021

Highland Council has the funds to help you, if you match the criteria.


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