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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.


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.


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.


Invitation to Pay scheme for seven Caithness car parks

Invitation to Pay scheme for seven Caithness car parks

Invitation to Pay scheme for seven Caithness car parks

02 December 2021

Invitation to Pay scheme will raise money for infrastructure, community council is told.


Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

Far north winter road condition and school closure report for today – Council warn of damp roads in Caithness

02 December 2021

Highland Council warned drivers of damp and wet roads in Caithness as wintry conditions continue to take hold of the county.


Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

01 December 2021

The Met Office issued a bulletin this morning warning of wintry showers with icy stretches on Wednesday night and into Thursday for the far north.


Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

Council winter road condition and school closure report for Caithness

29 November 2021

Highland Council provided a summary of reports from operational staff on road conditions and school closures in the county.


Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

Council leader visits Wick – praises roads team 'for their hard work'

29 November 2021

The leader of the Highland Council, Councillor Margaret Davidson, recently met with council roads staff in Wick on a visit to Caithness.


Minor win for Halkirk man at vintage vehicle rally

Minor win for Halkirk man at vintage vehicle rally

Minor win for Halkirk man at vintage vehicle rally

29 November 2021

Scottish Branch of Morris Minor Owners Club announced the results of their 40th Anniversary Rally with two Caithness cars among the winners.


Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Caithness

Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Caithness

Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Caithness

28 November 2021

BEAR Scotland and its 'well-loved' team of gritters are geared up and ready to tackle the Caithness winter weather as temperatures drop.


New round of funding to improve access on ferry services

New round of funding to improve access on ferry services

New round of funding to improve access on ferry services

28 November 2021

A seventh round of funding is being made available to enhance access on ferry services around Scotland.


Roads campaigner says Caithness needs to break away after being 'ignored and marginalised'

Roads campaigner says Caithness needs to break away after being 'ignored and marginalised'

Roads campaigner says Caithness needs to break away after being 'ignored and marginalised'

26 November 2021

Campaigner Iain Gregory says frustration over damaged roads has led to a growing conviction that the county should break away from Highland Council.


Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Caithness

Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Caithness

Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Caithness

25 November 2021

The Met Office warns of wintry showers affecting Caithness and an Amber Warning is in place for high winds forecast on the back of Storm Arwen.


Appeal for information over crash on A9 at Ousdale

Appeal for information over crash on A9 at Ousdale

Appeal for information over crash on A9 at Ousdale

24 November 2021

Police are appealing for information following a road crash on the A9 at Ousdale earlier this week.


Rural routes in Caithness could 'virtually collapse' if there is a harsh winter

Rural routes in Caithness could 'virtually collapse' if there is a harsh winter

Rural routes in Caithness could 'virtually collapse' if there is a harsh winter

24 November 2021

There are concerns over the potential impact of a harsh winter on Caithness roads, with a warning that some rural routes could “virtually collapse”.


Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

23 November 2021

A leading rural insurer urges people to prepare for high winds this weekend after the Met Office issued a Yellow weather warning across Caithness.


Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

23 November 2021

The Met Office issued a Yellow Warning of high winds across the UK on Friday and Saturday with possible gusts of 70 to 80 mph around Caithness coast.


Jamie Stone challenges UK government over 'urban-centric' electric vehicle policy

Jamie Stone challenges UK government over 'urban-centric' electric vehicle policy

Jamie Stone challenges UK government over 'urban-centric' electric vehicle policy

18 November 2021

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has accused the UK government of adopting an "urban-centric" policy on funding for EVs.


Police swoop on drug drivers and speeders

Police swoop on drug drivers and speeders

Police swoop on drug drivers and speeders

17 November 2021

Police arrested five people on drug driving offences and dealt with 45 motorists for speeding over one weekend in the Highlands.


MSP asked to explain why Highland Council gets five per cent of roads budget for 12 per cent of roads

MSP asked to explain why Highland Council gets five per cent of roads budget for 12 per cent of roads

MSP asked to explain why Highland Council gets five per cent of roads budget for 12 per cent of roads

17 November 2021

Caithness councillor Matthew Reiss has called on MSP Maree Todd to look into funding “discrepancies” he says have seen Highland Council short-changed.


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