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'Major achievement' as Caithness company Blargoans is named among winners in Scottish Green Energy Awards

'Major achievement' as Caithness company Blargoans is named among winners in Scottish Green Energy Awards

'Major achievement' as Caithness company Blargoans is named among winners in Scottish Green Energy Awards

03 December 2021

Caithness-based Blargoans was praised for its "major achievement" after being named among the winners at the Scottish Green Energy Awards last night.


Teenager arrested after Wick crash

Teenager arrested after Wick crash

Teenager arrested after Wick crash

03 December 2021

A 19-year-old was arrested after a car crashed in Wick this morning.


Thank those who go beyond their call of duty

Thank those who go beyond their call of duty

Thank those who go beyond their call of duty

03 December 2021

Who will be your Highland Heroes 2022 emergency services/armed forces hero?


Call from Thurso Community Council to fight the planned closure of TSB branch in the town

Call from Thurso Community Council to fight the planned closure of TSB branch in the town

Call from Thurso Community Council to fight the planned closure of TSB branch in the town

03 December 2021

The proposed closure of the TSB branch in Thurso is "shocking" and has to be opposed, say the town's community council.


Driver alleged to have delayed police officers responding to priority call-out

Driver alleged to have delayed police officers responding to priority call-out

Driver alleged to have delayed police officers responding to priority call-out

03 December 2021

A man has been accused of driving carelessly between Hastigrow and Bower.


'I hope this happens to nobody else,' says son of hospitalised 80-year-old Wick man who suffered a fortnight of agonising pain

'I hope this happens to nobody else,' says son of hospitalised 80-year-old Wick man who suffered a fortnight of agonising pain

'I hope this happens to nobody else,' says son of hospitalised 80-year-old Wick man who suffered a fortnight of agonising pain

03 December 2021

A Wick man said he felt there was no choice but to 'abandon' his elderly father at the local hospital after failing to get proper medical treatment.


SPONSORED CONTENT: The future of the Rural Economy is ours to create with Harper Macleod

SPONSORED CONTENT: The future of the Rural Economy is ours to create with Harper Macleod

SPONSORED CONTENT: The future of the Rural Economy is ours to create with Harper Macleod

03 December 2021

Chris Kerr reflects on some of the major themes which emerged from the recent Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy Conference & Awards


NHS Highland chairman welcomes 'significant milestone' for Caithness redesign

NHS Highland chairman welcomes 'significant milestone' for Caithness redesign

NHS Highland chairman welcomes 'significant milestone' for Caithness redesign

03 December 2021

The chairman of NHS Highland, Professor Boyd Robertson, has welcomed a "significant milestone" for the redesign of health services in Caithness.


Tough call for judges at the Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy (SHIREs) Awards

Tough call for judges at the Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy (SHIREs) Awards

Tough call for judges at the Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy (SHIREs) Awards

02 December 2021

Skye gin maker and Inverness charity share top accolade at Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy (SHIREs) Awards


Socially Growing open day will give insight into Thurso's net-zero aims

Socially Growing open day will give insight into Thurso's net-zero aims

Socially Growing open day will give insight into Thurso's net-zero aims

02 December 2021

The social enterprise Socially Growing is hosting an open day this weekend at its Thurso base which is on course to start up early in the new year.


Antiques, explosions and notable personalities in new collection of stories from Thurso's past

Antiques, explosions and notable personalities in new collection of stories from Thurso's past

Antiques, explosions and notable personalities in new collection of stories from Thurso's past

02 December 2021

A new book gives an insight into notable people and events from Thurso's past – and delves into some explosive subject matter along the way.


Tractors trundle across Caithness in inaugural William Gunn memorial run

Tractors trundle across Caithness in inaugural William Gunn memorial run

Tractors trundle across Caithness in inaugural William Gunn memorial run

02 December 2021

Twenty tractors made their way through the heart of Caithness at the weekend as a tribute to a local farmer who passed away in 2015.


People urged to take part in survey to help fight mental health stigma

People urged to take part in survey to help fight mental health stigma

People urged to take part in survey to help fight mental health stigma

02 December 2021

A survey billed as the first of its kind is looking to gather experiences of mental health stigma and discrimination.


Community groups and local charities to take centre stage at Christmas market on Thurso Fun Day

Community groups and local charities to take centre stage at Christmas market on Thurso Fun Day

Community groups and local charities to take centre stage at Christmas market on Thurso Fun Day

02 December 2021

Community groups and local charities will take centre stage at a Christmas market being held as part of Thurso's Fun Day this weekend.


Woman caught speeding with child in the car is told her conduct was "madness"

Woman caught speeding with child in the car is told her conduct was "madness"

Woman caught speeding with child in the car is told her conduct was "madness"

02 December 2021

A single mother escaped a driving ban after admitting speeding at Bilbster.


Dog owner admits pet worried sheep

Dog owner admits pet worried sheep

Dog owner admits pet worried sheep

02 December 2021

Wick Sheriff Court was told a lamb had to be put down after the incident.


Thurso car park for leased vehicles criticised by local community councillors

Thurso car park for leased vehicles criticised by local community councillors

Thurso car park for leased vehicles criticised by local community councillors

02 December 2021

A car park for vehicles leased from a commercial company is causing concern to local community councillors.


Indecent images of children found at man's home

Indecent images of children found at man's home

Indecent images of children found at man's home

02 December 2021

A man pleaded guilty to possession of the images when he appeared at Wick Sheriff Court.


Road safety would be improved by 20mph speed limit throughout Thurso, say community council

Road safety would be improved by 20mph speed limit throughout Thurso, say community council

Road safety would be improved by 20mph speed limit throughout Thurso, say community council

02 December 2021

A uniform 20mph speed limit in Thurso would end confusion for drivers and improve road safety.


Proposed energy project in north-east Caithness will have mix of wind and solar power

Proposed energy project in north-east Caithness will have mix of wind and solar power

Proposed energy project in north-east Caithness will have mix of wind and solar power

02 December 2021

Plans have been drawn up for a renewable energy project in north-east Caithness that will feature solar arrays as well as wind turbines.


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