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Talk at Nucleus will focus on Wick Society boat section

Talk at Nucleus will focus on Wick Society boat section

Talk at Nucleus will focus on Wick Society boat section

26 February 2024

The next talk in a series highlighting the work and collections of the Wick Society, being held at Nucleus on March 14, will be about the boat crew.


Wick woman tells court about being 'stalked' by ex

Wick woman tells court about being 'stalked' by ex

Wick woman tells court about being 'stalked' by ex

26 February 2024

A Wick woman has claimed in court that she and her partner were stalked.


The story of a wheelbarrow-pushing Victorian celebrity who travelled through Caithness

The story of a wheelbarrow-pushing Victorian celebrity who travelled through Caithness

The story of a wheelbarrow-pushing Victorian celebrity who travelled through Caithness

26 February 2024

A new podcast helps shed light on an enigmatic photograph from around 1905 showing an elderly man in Wick's town centre with a wheelbarrow.


New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

26 February 2024

Drag queen Miss Scarlett Ruby posed for some pictures at Wick harbour and says she is preparing to strut the stage at local venues.


Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

26 February 2024

The death of a man on the Far North Line in Inverness last week is not being treated as suspicious, the British Transport Police have confirmed.


UHI engineering talent awarded with prestigious scholarship

UHI engineering talent awarded with prestigious scholarship

UHI engineering talent awarded with prestigious scholarship

26 February 2024

Tom David, 31, a first year HNC Engineering Systems student studying at UHI North, West and Hebrides Thurso campus will receive a bursary worth £5000.


Thurso Salvation Army church set to close in April

Thurso Salvation Army church set to close in April

Thurso Salvation Army church set to close in April

26 February 2024

Congregation is declining and it is increasing difficult to sustain the building, says Major Jackson


Universal Credit research reveals 'stark truth' about poverty in Scotland, claims Trussell Trust

Universal Credit research reveals 'stark truth' about poverty in Scotland, claims Trussell Trust

Universal Credit research reveals 'stark truth' about poverty in Scotland, claims Trussell Trust

26 February 2024

FOOD bank support charity Trussell Trust has claimed that Universal Credit in Scotland is having "devastating"consequences.


Highland Council Budget: How it affects you and what to expect in a crunch week for the north

Highland Council Budget: How it affects you and what to expect in a crunch week for the north

Highland Council Budget: How it affects you and what to expect in a crunch week for the north

26 February 2024

From taxes to roads to fees, we take you through some of the main points of the £602 million budget.


Disqualified drink-driver was four times limit on Wick street at New Year

Disqualified drink-driver was four times limit on Wick street at New Year

Disqualified drink-driver was four times limit on Wick street at New Year

25 February 2024

A New Year's Day drink-driver who was four times the legal limit and disqualified was put off the road for five years at Wick Sheriff Court.


Wick woman admits extortion by threatening to reveal affairs

Wick woman admits extortion by threatening to reveal affairs

Wick woman admits extortion by threatening to reveal affairs

25 February 2024

A Wick woman has admitted using sex to extort money from one man and attempting to extort cash from another man.


Thurso High School film recognised for 'inspiration' at FilmG Gaelic short film awards

Thurso High School film recognised for 'inspiration' at FilmG Gaelic short film awards

Thurso High School film recognised for 'inspiration' at FilmG Gaelic short film awards

25 February 2024

Their film, "Ar Sealladh aig Àrd-sgoil Inbhir Theòrsa", explored the topic of Gaelic medium education.


Wick driver failed roadside drugs swipe, court hears

Wick driver failed roadside drugs swipe, court hears

Wick driver failed roadside drugs swipe, court hears

25 February 2024

Brandon Davidson passed a breath test after being stopped by police officers in Wick – but failed a drugs swipe.


'Exciting' exhibition to feature North Highland banner art celebrating women's right to vote

'Exciting' exhibition to feature North Highland banner art celebrating women's right to vote

'Exciting' exhibition to feature North Highland banner art celebrating women's right to vote

25 February 2024

The Stalls Gallery at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness will host "Highland Women Making History".


Wick and Thurso to join World Day of Prayer led by Christian women of Palestine

Wick and Thurso to join World Day of Prayer led by Christian women of Palestine

Wick and Thurso to join World Day of Prayer led by Christian women of Palestine

25 February 2024

Local churches are set to come together in Wick and Thurso to celebrate the annual World Day of Prayer.


Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

25 February 2024

More details have been announced about a weekend of celebrations marking the centenary of Duncansby Head lighthouse, which will run from March 15-17.


£24.5 million investment announced to secure plans for cable factory at Nigg

£24.5 million investment announced to secure plans for cable factory at Nigg

£24.5 million investment announced to secure plans for cable factory at Nigg

24 February 2024

£24.5 million of public sector support has been announced to secure Japanese company Sumitomo Electric Industries’ investment in a cable factory.


Former Thurso woman on her new events company and upcoming country themed brunch party

Former Thurso woman on her new events company and upcoming country themed brunch party

Former Thurso woman on her new events company and upcoming country themed brunch party

24 February 2024

Lorraine Christie wanted to provide opportunities for new and upcoming artists to have a space to perform, so she created LWC Events Ltd.


Nearly 1000 calls to Caithness police over two-month period

Nearly 1000 calls to Caithness police over two-month period

Nearly 1000 calls to Caithness police over two-month period

24 February 2024

Just short of 1000 incidents were reported to police across the Caithness area over a two-month period.


Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

Population decline at heart of staffing issues in Caithness and Sutherland

24 February 2024

Business Focus by David Richardson


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