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Air ambulance charity cheque handed over after Nethercliffe whisky-tasting

Air ambulance charity cheque handed over after Nethercliffe whisky-tasting

Air ambulance charity cheque handed over after Nethercliffe whisky-tasting

24 April 2024

The Nethercliffe Hotel in Wick held a series of fundraising events over March, culminating in a whisky-tasting for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance.


Krakens are ‘buzzing’ ahead of National Plate final in Edinburgh

Krakens are ‘buzzing’ ahead of National Plate final in Edinburgh

Krakens are ‘buzzing’ ahead of National Plate final in Edinburgh

24 April 2024

The Krakens have a chance to make history on Saturday when they line up in the final of the women’s National Plate at Murrayfield Hive Stadium.


NICKY MARR: We may have Nessie, but we lack confidence, ambition, and infrastructure

NICKY MARR: We may have Nessie, but we lack confidence, ambition, and infrastructure

NICKY MARR: We may have Nessie, but we lack confidence, ambition, and infrastructure

24 April 2024

I love living here. But I implore our national and regional leaders to travel. And watch and notice what others do better and bring that home.


Norscot to showcase its expertise at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Norscot to showcase its expertise at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

Norscot to showcase its expertise at Homebuilding and Renovating Show

24 April 2024

Bower-based Norscot is set to showcase its expertise at a prestigious show in Glasgow.


Travelling gallery set to visit three Highland venues next week

Travelling gallery set to visit three Highland venues next week

Travelling gallery set to visit three Highland venues next week

24 April 2024

A mobile art exhibit is set to return to the Highlands with its latest exhibition “A Bonnie Way: Unravelling the seduction of the countryside”.


Scrabster to Stromness ferry operator NorthLink sets Gold standard for green award

Scrabster to Stromness ferry operator NorthLink sets Gold standard for green award

Scrabster to Stromness ferry operator NorthLink sets Gold standard for green award

24 April 2024

NorthLink Ferries has become the first ferry operator to achieve Gold standard in an environmental awards programme.


WATCH: Lyth theatre production challenges stereotypes of ageing

WATCH: Lyth theatre production challenges stereotypes of ageing

WATCH: Lyth theatre production challenges stereotypes of ageing

24 April 2024

Lyth Arts Centre (LAC) says it is excited to host a special theatre show featuring performers aged over 50.


Moray West wind farm blades ‘bigger than Wembley pitch’ installed off Caithness coast

Moray West wind farm blades ‘bigger than Wembley pitch’ installed off Caithness coast

Moray West wind farm blades ‘bigger than Wembley pitch’ installed off Caithness coast

24 April 2024

Wind turbine blades longer than the Wembley Stadium pitch have begun to be put in place as part of an offshore wind farm off the Caithness coast.


Loch Ness and the Cairngorms among top 5 most Instagrammable spots in Scotland

Loch Ness and the Cairngorms among top 5 most Instagrammable spots in Scotland

Loch Ness and the Cairngorms among top 5 most Instagrammable spots in Scotland

24 April 2024

Two Highland scenic locations were listed among the most Instagrammable tourist destination in the country according to a new survey.


Inspectors visit Lybster primary school and issue report on strengths and weaknesses

Inspectors visit Lybster primary school and issue report on strengths and weaknesses

Inspectors visit Lybster primary school and issue report on strengths and weaknesses

24 April 2024

Lybster primary school and nursery class were assessed by inspectors with key strengths and areas to be improved highlighted.


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Mobile units can help detect bowel cancer in Caithness and other rural areas

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Mobile units can help detect bowel cancer in Caithness and other rural areas

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: Mobile units can help detect bowel cancer in Caithness and other rural areas

24 April 2024

Holyrood Notebook by Edward Mountain


Mamma Mia! Watten to stage free singalong event

Mamma Mia! Watten to stage free singalong event

Mamma Mia! Watten to stage free singalong event

24 April 2024

A village community group is hosting a free singalong event featuring the popular musical Mamma Mia.


More railway woe for ScotRail passengers between Inverness and Caithness

More railway woe for ScotRail passengers between Inverness and Caithness

More railway woe for ScotRail passengers between Inverness and Caithness

24 April 2024

ScotRail staff shortages are again causing disruption for train passengers travelling between Inverness and Caithness.


Thurso town centre fencing condemned as ‘unsightly hazard’ – Owner fears masonry collapse

Thurso town centre fencing condemned as ‘unsightly hazard’ – Owner fears masonry collapse

Thurso town centre fencing condemned as ‘unsightly hazard’ – Owner fears masonry collapse

24 April 2024

Controversial fencing in the centre of Thurso has been condemned as, not just an eyesore, but a hazard for pedestrians, especially the disabled.


Caithness and north Sutherland venues urged to take part in Doors Open Days

Caithness and north Sutherland venues urged to take part in Doors Open Days

Caithness and north Sutherland venues urged to take part in Doors Open Days

23 April 2024

Far north venues are being encouraged to sign up for this year’s Doors Open Days festival which has a ‘Routes, Networks and Connections’ theme.


Scottish Water plans improvements after Caithness MP blasts ‘disgusting’ sewage discharges

Scottish Water plans improvements after Caithness MP blasts ‘disgusting’ sewage discharges

Scottish Water plans improvements after Caithness MP blasts ‘disgusting’ sewage discharges

23 April 2024

Scottish Water has plans to improve its infrastructure and install an additional 1000 monitors at discharge locations.


Julia in fundraising walk for air ambulance after grandson’s medical emergency

Julia in fundraising walk for air ambulance after grandson’s medical emergency

Julia in fundraising walk for air ambulance after grandson’s medical emergency

23 April 2024

Wick woman Julia Dunnett has raised more than £1400 for an air ambulance charity after a medical emergency involving her two-year-old grandson.


PICTURES: Paths to success for volunteers as Wick riverside made better for walkers

PICTURES: Paths to success for volunteers as Wick riverside made better for walkers

PICTURES: Paths to success for volunteers as Wick riverside made better for walkers

23 April 2024

Local volunteers have made a great difference to Wick’s riverside after scraping back and relaying paths for walkers in the scenic area.


Halkirk man given ‘benefit of the doubt’ as he is cleared over crash that flipped car

Halkirk man given ‘benefit of the doubt’ as he is cleared over crash that flipped car

Halkirk man given ‘benefit of the doubt’ as he is cleared over crash that flipped car

23 April 2024

A Halkirk man has been cleared on a careless driving charge. Sheriff Neil Wilson said it was impossible to establish who was to blame for a collision.


A9 in Caithness and Sutherland set for series of overnight closures next month

A9 in Caithness and Sutherland set for series of overnight closures next month

A9 in Caithness and Sutherland set for series of overnight closures next month

23 April 2024

The A9 is set to be closed in several locations in Caithness and Sutherland next month as works are carried out to improve the road surface.


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