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Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

Highland Youth Parliament pushes ahead with mental health improvements

23 September 2021

Members of the Highland Youth Parliament (HYP) are working on plans to improve mental health support following their annual conference.


Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

Archaeology Festival to showcase historic past of Caithness

21 September 2021

From this Saturday the Highland Archaeology Festival will offer a range of walks, talks, workshops, exhibitions, and activities for all ages.


Caithness councillors delighted over play park victory

Caithness councillors delighted over play park victory

Caithness councillors delighted over play park victory

17 September 2021

Highland councillors across Caithness are delighted that the local authority has agreed to put in place a new strategy for the upkeep of play parks.


Ice-cream kiosk plan in Thurso approved by Highland Council

Ice-cream kiosk plan in Thurso approved by Highland Council

Ice-cream kiosk plan in Thurso approved by Highland Council

16 September 2021

A bid to create an ice-cream kiosk in Thurso has been granted permission by Highland Council.


Plan to extend Wick care home being considered by Highland Council

Plan to extend Wick care home being considered by Highland Council

Plan to extend Wick care home being considered by Highland Council

16 September 2021

A Caithness care home could be expanded if a planning application is approved by Highland Council.


Museum makes appeal for healthcare items, images and stories for Thurso show

Museum makes appeal for healthcare items, images and stories for Thurso show

Museum makes appeal for healthcare items, images and stories for Thurso show

15 September 2021

An appeal has gone out to Caithness residents to donate healthcare items, images, and information for a new exhibition coming to Thurso.


Caithness Klics given go-ahead for plans after concerns aired

Caithness Klics given go-ahead for plans after concerns aired

Caithness Klics given go-ahead for plans after concerns aired

15 September 2021

A charity's bid to improve its facilities has been approved despite concerns that the plans would reduce the size of a turning area in a cul-de-sac.


Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

14 September 2021

A Wick councillor tackled a Highland Council committee chairwoman over the roads underspend for Caithness at a meeting last week.


PICTURES: Death of the monster potholes at Watten

PICTURES: Death of the monster potholes at Watten

PICTURES: Death of the monster potholes at Watten

13 September 2021

See how an area of badly potholed road in Watten is tackled by the council team.


Caithness councillors push to improve playgrounds

Caithness councillors push to improve playgrounds

Caithness councillors push to improve playgrounds

13 September 2021

Caithness play parks could soon be refurbished thanks to Wick and Thurso councillors pushing for a special playground strategy plan to be implemented.


Crumbling street in Wick looks like a war zone, says Caithness campaign group

Crumbling street in Wick looks like a war zone, says Caithness campaign group

Crumbling street in Wick looks like a war zone, says Caithness campaign group

11 September 2021

PICTURES: A street in Wick town centre has been likened to a "war zone" because of its crumbling road surface and air of neglect.


WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

11 September 2021

Highland Council has agreed to extend the Visitor Management Plan funding into the 2022 season by a one-off investment of £1.5m.


WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

11 September 2021

Highland Council has agreed to extend the Visitor Management Plan funding into the 2022 season by a one-off investment of £1.5m.


Povlsen says he won't appeal space hub decision

Povlsen says he won't appeal space hub decision

Povlsen says he won't appeal space hub decision

10 September 2021

Billionaire landowner Anders Holch Povlsen has conceded defeat in stopping the UK's first vertical launch space port in the Highlands.


Council approves the development of a Future Highlands Strategy

Council approves the development of a Future Highlands Strategy

Council approves the development of a Future Highlands Strategy

09 September 2021

Members at the meeting of council today approved the development of a Future Highlands Strategy with the development of a Green Energy Hub.


School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

08 September 2021

The Highlands has by far the worst education estate in Scotland with one in three primaries and one in four secondaries in a “poor” condition.


Highland Council highlights World Suicide Prevention Day

Highland Council highlights World Suicide Prevention Day

Highland Council highlights World Suicide Prevention Day

08 September 2021

World Suicide Prevention Day will be marked on Friday (Sept 10) with this year's theme being ‘Creating Hope Through Action’.


Caithness councillor calls for common sense as Covid cases rise in the Highlands

Caithness councillor calls for common sense as Covid cases rise in the Highlands

Caithness councillor calls for common sense as Covid cases rise in the Highlands

03 September 2021

A Caithness councillor calls for common-sense precautions as the number of Covid-19 cases rises in schools across the Highlands


PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

PICTURES and VIDEO: Best foot forward as Thurso schools lead the way for WOW walk to school campaign

03 September 2021

Thurso primary schoolchildren had the chance to meet up with a very unusual visitor in the shape of a large orange foot with a healthy agenda to push.


New-start businesses urged to make most of support on offer

New-start businesses urged to make most of support on offer

New-start businesses urged to make most of support on offer

02 September 2021

New businesses are being offered additional support as part of Highland Council's economic recovery programme.


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