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The north/south divide of Camster's crumbing road

The north/south divide of Camster's crumbing road

The north/south divide of Camster's crumbing road

08 March 2024

A retired teacher stood at one spot on the Camster road and took pictures north and south to highlight a 'discontinuity' in maintenance.


'Ground-breaking investment plan,' says Raymond Bremner – £60m for Highland roads and infrastructure

'Ground-breaking investment plan,' says Raymond Bremner – £60m for Highland roads and infrastructure

'Ground-breaking investment plan,' says Raymond Bremner – £60m for Highland roads and infrastructure

07 March 2024

Council leader Raymond Bremner says the £60m investment for Highland roads and infrastructure will see 'biggest improvements' ever seen in communities


A9 dualling prompts call for Wick flights to central belt

A9 dualling prompts call for Wick flights to central belt

A9 dualling prompts call for Wick flights to central belt

06 March 2024

A9 dualling south of Inverness over the coming decade could make scheduled air links between Caithness and the central belt an attractive option.


UPDATE: A9 reopens both ways after earlier car fire north of the Dornoch Bridge

UPDATE: A9 reopens both ways after earlier car fire north of the Dornoch Bridge

UPDATE: A9 reopens both ways after earlier car fire north of the Dornoch Bridge

06 March 2024

The road was closed for a time after the fire broke out at Cuthill just before 3pm. The route had reopened by 4.04pm, said Traffic Scotland.


Berriedale road incident

Berriedale road incident

Berriedale road incident

06 March 2024

Police officers were alerted to an incident on the A9 near Berriedale last night (March 5) regarding a male motorist.


11-year-old Martha started pothole petition after falling from her bike in Thurso

11-year-old Martha started pothole petition after falling from her bike in Thurso

11-year-old Martha started pothole petition after falling from her bike in Thurso

06 March 2024

A young entrepreneur was out and about in Wick on Friday collecting signatures for a petition to get Caithness' badly potholed roads fixed.


Disabled Keiss woman fears for life crossing crumbling road

Disabled Keiss woman fears for life crossing crumbling road

Disabled Keiss woman fears for life crossing crumbling road

05 March 2024

A disabled woman on High Street in Keiss is worried that a fall in the array of potholes outside her home could prove fatal if not fixed soon.


'Is motorsport Fabulous, or Frivolous?' – attend free talk in Thurso to find out

'Is motorsport Fabulous, or Frivolous?' – attend free talk in Thurso to find out

'Is motorsport Fabulous, or Frivolous?' – attend free talk in Thurso to find out

04 March 2024

The Thurso branch of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers announces a talk by the renowned engineer and motorsport fanatic, Dr Peter Hylton.


16 motorists snared by unmarked police patrols in mobile phone crackdown

16 motorists snared by unmarked police patrols in mobile phone crackdown

16 motorists snared by unmarked police patrols in mobile phone crackdown

04 March 2024

Unmarked police patrol vehicles caught the offenders in the first week of an ongoing crackdown on mobile use while driving.


TRUDY MORRIS: Caithness and Sutherland are leading way to net zero future – Wick flights boost is a welcome step in that journey

TRUDY MORRIS: Caithness and Sutherland are leading way to net zero future – Wick flights boost is a welcome step in that journey

TRUDY MORRIS: Caithness and Sutherland are leading way to net zero future – Wick flights boost is a welcome step in that journey

02 March 2024

Trudy Morris welcomes the funding announcement for the Wick-Aberdeen flights, but calls for stability to allow the north Highlands to progress


Altnabreac station 'must reopen before the holiday season kicks off'

Altnabreac station 'must reopen before the holiday season kicks off'

Altnabreac station 'must reopen before the holiday season kicks off'

01 March 2024

Highland Greens MSP Ariane Burgess is calling for a Far North Line station closed last year to be reopened.


A9 closures at Berriedale as storm-damaged trees are removed

A9 closures at Berriedale as storm-damaged trees are removed

A9 closures at Berriedale as storm-damaged trees are removed

29 February 2024

Storm-damaged trees are to be removed from along the A9 next week, meaning road closures at night from Monday evening through to Saturday morning.


Highland Council budget day: LibDems demand £50m more for roads and one new school

Highland Council budget day: LibDems demand £50m more for roads and one new school

Highland Council budget day: LibDems demand £50m more for roads and one new school

29 February 2024

The group wants £30 million for roads over three years and £20 million to end the decades-long wait for a new St Clements special school.


ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

ScotRail's early morning Wick to Inverness service hit by staff illness

29 February 2024

Train travellers on this morning’s early service from Wick to Inverness have been hit by disruption north of Lairg.


Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

Railway death of man in 60s 'not suspicious', police confirm

26 February 2024

The death of a man on the Far North Line in Inverness last week is not being treated as suspicious, the British Transport Police have confirmed.


Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

Railway line death in Inverness was man in his 60s, say police

23 February 2024

British Transport Police has revealed the person's sex and age but he has not yet been named by the force. Investigations are continuing.


Section of A836 in Sutherland on North Coast 500 to close to traffic for five days, warns Highland Council

Section of A836 in Sutherland on North Coast 500 to close to traffic for five days, warns Highland Council

Section of A836 in Sutherland on North Coast 500 to close to traffic for five days, warns Highland Council

22 February 2024

Roadworks will affect a mile-long section of road from the eastern end of Bettyhill to the turn off for Farr.


Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

22 February 2024

It was announced this week that there will be a temporary road restriction on the A9/A99 at Latheron and along the Causewaymire road.


Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

Chamber chief says connectivity is key to economic growth

21 February 2024

Trudy Morris emphasised that connectivity is a major factor in achieving economic growth as she expressed relief and delight at the PSO announcement.


WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

21 February 2024

The cause of many sleepless nights in Watten was resolved today when the rattling cover over a sewer pipe on the A882 was replaced.


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