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Highland Council confirms support for securing future of Wick's airport

Highland Council confirms support for securing future of Wick's airport

Highland Council confirms support for securing future of Wick's airport

29 October 2020

In a key speech today, Wick and east Caithness councillor Nicola Sinclair said 'it is vital' that the doors of the airport remain open.


Massive Royal Fleet vessel sighted off Wick Bay

Massive Royal Fleet vessel sighted off Wick Bay

Massive Royal Fleet vessel sighted off Wick Bay

28 October 2020

A vessel measuring over 200 metres was sighted on the horizon from Wick Bay yesterday afternoon.


Gran is back to drive home rural road safety message to young males

Gran is back to drive home rural road safety message to young males

Gran is back to drive home rural road safety message to young males

27 October 2020

WATCH: Granny power is being used to drive home a safety message urging young motorists to watch out for hazards on country roads.


Caithness councillors call for government to help safeguard future of airport

Caithness councillors call for government to help safeguard future of airport

Caithness councillors call for government to help safeguard future of airport

22 October 2020

A call has been made for the Scottish Government and Highland Council to safeguard the future of flights from Wick John O'Groats Airport


Far North Line flooding sparks rail cancellations

Far North Line flooding sparks rail cancellations

Far North Line flooding sparks rail cancellations

21 October 2020

Flooding has sparked the closure of the Far North Line and the cancellation of railway services on the route.


Thurso battery business powers ahead with latest award

Thurso battery business powers ahead with latest award

Thurso battery business powers ahead with latest award

18 October 2020

Staff at a specialist battery manufacturing organisation based at Thurso Business Park are all charged up after the company won a major industry award


Thurso activist frustrated over 'eyesore parcel of ground'

Thurso activist frustrated over 'eyesore parcel of ground'

Thurso activist frustrated over 'eyesore parcel of ground'

16 October 2020

A community activist based in Thurso has vented his frustration over an 'eyesore' patch of ground he believes could be developed into a car park.


Rough ride into Thurso as A9 resurfaced

Rough ride into Thurso as A9 resurfaced

Rough ride into Thurso as A9 resurfaced

15 October 2020

Expect delays and a bumpy ride on a stretch of the A9 leading into Thurso.


Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

Wick mum's plea for baby loss awareness day

15 October 2020

A Wick mum who tragically lost her baby 20 years ago is appealing to have October 15 recognised as a special pregnancy and infant loss day.


Do you know your A9 speed limits?

Do you know your A9 speed limits?

Do you know your A9 speed limits?

12 October 2020

Road users on the A9 are being urged to refresh their speed limit knowledge in advance of the new average speed camera system going live.


Labour MSP presses Scottish Government over Highlands and Islands air links

Labour MSP presses Scottish Government over Highlands and Islands air links

Labour MSP presses Scottish Government over Highlands and Islands air links

12 October 2020

Highlands and Islands MSP Rhoda Grant has said it is "vitally important" the Scottish Government takes action to protect all the region’s air routes.


Stone calls for PSO at Wick John O'Groats Airport in video message

Stone calls for PSO at Wick John O'Groats Airport in video message

Stone calls for PSO at Wick John O'Groats Airport in video message

09 October 2020

WATCH: North MP Jamie Stone has turned to social media to issue a fresh call for a public service obligation to protect Caithness air links.


£405,000 road resurfacing project to get under way in Thurso this Sunday

£405,000 road resurfacing project to get under way in Thurso this Sunday

£405,000 road resurfacing project to get under way in Thurso this Sunday

08 October 2020

Roadworks will get under way this Sunday on a £405,000 resurfacing project on the A9 in Thurso and are expected to continue for 10 nights.


Take the trail with a fantasy broch map of Caithness

Take the trail with a fantasy broch map of Caithness

Take the trail with a fantasy broch map of Caithness

08 October 2020

A fantasy map has been created by a Caithness-based organisation to help promote the Iron Age towers abundant throughout the county.


Call for 'decisive action' in united front over future of Wick John O’Groats Airport

Call for 'decisive action' in united front over future of Wick John O’Groats Airport

Call for 'decisive action' in united front over future of Wick John O’Groats Airport

07 October 2020

Business and community leaders are demanding "decisive action" by the Scottish Government to safeguard the future of Caithness air links.


RMT's 48-hour rail strike sparks cancellation of services

RMT's 48-hour rail strike sparks cancellation of services

RMT's 48-hour rail strike sparks cancellation of services

29 September 2020

STRIKE action has forced the cancellation of all Caledonian Sleeper rail services to and from Inverness this Sunday and Monday.


Stowaway Brora cat takes trip to Mey

Stowaway Brora cat takes trip to Mey

Stowaway Brora cat takes trip to Mey

21 September 2020

Bella the Brora cat had her owner make an unscheduled trip north on her trail after she sneaked into the back of a delivery van.


WATCH: Disney style Cars have pit stop in Wick on monster trek

WATCH: Disney style Cars have pit stop in Wick on monster trek

WATCH: Disney style Cars have pit stop in Wick on monster trek

18 September 2020

Two couples visited Wick in their Cars cartoon inspired vehicles as part of a 2500-mile UK charity run.


Highlands and Islands MSP David Stewart calls for greater urgency over future of Wick air routes

Highlands and Islands MSP David Stewart calls for greater urgency over future of Wick air routes

Highlands and Islands MSP David Stewart calls for greater urgency over future of Wick air routes

17 September 2020

Highlands and Islands Labour MSP David Stewart has urged the Scottish Government to show more urgency over the future of Wick John O'Groats Airport.


More passengers taking to the seas on NorthLink ferries

More passengers taking to the seas on NorthLink ferries

More passengers taking to the seas on NorthLink ferries

16 September 2020

Serco NorthLink Ferries has seen an increase in passenger numbers between Scrabster and Orkney since lockdown started to ease.


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