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Highland Council announces extension to brown bin permit renewal date

Highland Council announces extension to brown bin permit renewal date

Highland Council announces extension to brown bin permit renewal date

02 August 2021

Highland Council has today announced it is extending the renewal period for brown bin permits until Friday, August 6.


Vast majority of ScotRail Flexipass fares set to tumble

Vast majority of ScotRail Flexipass fares set to tumble

Vast majority of ScotRail Flexipass fares set to tumble

02 August 2021

ScotRail is making one of its most popular ticket options even cheaper and easier to use by standardising the discount across its entire network.


Free school meals for all P1-P4 pupils in Caithness

Free school meals for all P1-P4 pupils in Caithness

Free school meals for all P1-P4 pupils in Caithness

02 August 2021

This month the universal provision of free school meals for all children in P1-P3 will be extended to include P4 children in the county.


Sad death of north MP's grandson

Sad death of north MP's grandson

Sad death of north MP's grandson

02 August 2021

The family of Highland MP Drew Hendry are mourning the sudden death of his baby grandson.


Wick and parts of Sutherland facing 'significant' water shortage

Wick and parts of Sutherland facing 'significant' water shortage

Wick and parts of Sutherland facing 'significant' water shortage

02 August 2021

Scotland's environmental regulator has warned that Wick and parts of Sutherland are facing a "significant scarcity" of water.


Results Helpline support for Caithness and Sutherland pupils

Results Helpline support for Caithness and Sutherland pupils

Results Helpline support for Caithness and Sutherland pupils

02 August 2021

Young people in Caithness and Sutherland can call Skills Development Scotland’s (SDS) results helpline for dedicated support from 8am on August 10.


How a disability group helped with access issues at Caithness village halls

How a disability group helped with access issues at Caithness village halls

How a disability group helped with access issues at Caithness village halls

02 August 2021

A disability group has completed its year long project to improved access for the disabled at various village halls in Caithness.


New creative hub and café being built at arts studio in Lybster

New creative hub and café being built at arts studio in Lybster

New creative hub and café being built at arts studio in Lybster

02 August 2021

A Lybster arts complex is devising a host of 'imaginative ways' to reduce social isolation and improve the mental health of Caithness residents.


Patient feels forgotten about

Patient feels forgotten about

Patient feels forgotten about

02 August 2021

A woman from Thurso who has spent four years in a New Craigs hospital ward says she feels trapped.


Pentland Housing Association seeking views on proposed transfer to Cairn ahead of ballot

Pentland Housing Association seeking views on proposed transfer to Cairn ahead of ballot

Pentland Housing Association seeking views on proposed transfer to Cairn ahead of ballot

02 August 2021

Tenants of Pentland Housing Association's 500 homes in Caithness are to be formally consulted on a proposed transfer to Cairn.


New forestry guidance will seek to protect peatland

New forestry guidance will seek to protect peatland

New forestry guidance will seek to protect peatland

01 August 2021

New guidance issued by Scottish Forestry will require the use of less disruptive techniques when preparing the ground for woodland creation.


NICKY MARR: Sales of vintage typewriters are on the increase, so check your loft

NICKY MARR: Sales of vintage typewriters are on the increase, so check your loft

NICKY MARR: Sales of vintage typewriters are on the increase, so check your loft

01 August 2021

When I was eight, I got a typewriter for my birthday.


Attraction of Highlands is clear to see – but communities must be heard

Attraction of Highlands is clear to see – but communities must be heard

Attraction of Highlands is clear to see – but communities must be heard

01 August 2021

Holyrood Notebook by Ariane Burgess


Survey shows public approval for Scottish Government's support of forestry

Survey shows public approval for Scottish Government's support of forestry

Survey shows public approval for Scottish Government's support of forestry

01 August 2021

A new survey shows strong public backing for the Scottish Government’s support of forestry and its ability to deliver a range of benefits.


Keeping away evil spirits with wild raspberry brambles

Keeping away evil spirits with wild raspberry brambles

Keeping away evil spirits with wild raspberry brambles

01 August 2021

Beautiful Botanicals by Joanne Howdle


Police ask young people to help eradicate drugs from communities

Police ask young people to help eradicate drugs from communities

Police ask young people to help eradicate drugs from communities

01 August 2021

Highland police have issued an appeal for young people to join the war on drugs.


Volunteers praised for their dedication as Wick Society store is officially opened

Volunteers praised for their dedication as Wick Society store is officially opened

Volunteers praised for their dedication as Wick Society store is officially opened

31 July 2021

PICTURES: Wick Society volunteers were praised for their "hard work and dedication" at the official opening of the organisation's new storage base.


Turning up the heat on future of farming and railways

Turning up the heat on future of farming and railways

Turning up the heat on future of farming and railways

31 July 2021

Holyrood Notebook by Edward Mountain


Looking back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

Looking back – news from the John O'Groat Journal of yesteryear

31 July 2021

Mystery death at Thurso in 1921, No viaduct for Dunbeath in 1971 and Explanation sought over offices in 1996


Acclaimed production coming to Lyth Arts Centre

Acclaimed production coming to Lyth Arts Centre

Acclaimed production coming to Lyth Arts Centre

31 July 2021

A very 'local, small-scale, and low risk presentation' that has had four star reviews from various media outlets is coming to Lyth Arts Centre.


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