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OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Scaraben hike serves up montane flowers, birdlife and even jumping salmon

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: Scaraben hike serves up montane flowers, birdlife and even jumping salmon

A chilly summer walk up one of Caithness’s finest hills offers plenty to see from river to summit


Altnabreac Railway Station could reopen within weeks after ‘progress’ on access

Altnabreac Railway Station could reopen within weeks after ‘progress’ on access

Rail services to a mothballed Highland station could resume within weeks after significant “progress” on safe access for maintenance staff.


Dunbeath Writing Group’s new book is filled with murder, mystery and comedy

Dunbeath Writing Group’s new book is filled with murder, mystery and comedy

A new paperback has just come out from the Dunbeath Writing Group called ‘A Great Vintage and Other Stories’ and is available to buy on Amazon.


Caithness through to cup semi finals

Caithness through to cup semi finals

One game away from reaching a cup final.


Dingwall to host general election hustings focusing on energy

Dingwall to host general election hustings focusing on energy

Organisers say the event is an opportunity for constituents concerned about energy in the local area, to question the candidates on the topic.


Thurso Players new production gets underway this week

Thurso Players new production gets underway this week

Thurso Players will embark on its latest production in the Mill Theatre tomorrow with its performance of The Memory of Water by Shelagh Stephenson.


‘Wick experiences its hottest day in June for 40 years,’ says local weather pundit

‘Wick experiences its hottest day in June for 40 years,’ says local weather pundit

Wick’s weather watcher said yesterday (June 24) proved to be one of the town’s hottest since 1984 reaching a balmy 73F.


Blood group raises £1100 for Caithness lab

Blood group raises £1100 for Caithness lab

A series of art and craft displays in Latheron have helped raise more than £1000 for the blood laboratory at Caithness General Hospital.


‘Walking Pleb’ charity trekker makes unplanned stop at Wick to find homes for pups after accidental pregnancy

‘Walking Pleb’ charity trekker makes unplanned stop at Wick to find homes for pups after accidental pregnancy

A young man on a charity trek with his dogs around the UK made an unscheduled stop at Wick to find homes for pups after one became pregnant.


Dualling A9 as far north as Nigg among election promises as battlegrounds drawn

Dualling A9 as far north as Nigg among election promises as battlegrounds drawn

SNP, Labour and Tories lay out plans that would impact north in their mission to win votes.


North Highland Harriers endure tough day at record-breaking Highland Cross

North Highland Harriers endure tough day at record-breaking Highland Cross

Athletes from North Highland Harriers were among more than 750 who took part in the 40th staging of the Highland Cross on Saturday.


From picking turnips at Thurso to dragging people out of a plane crash

From picking turnips at Thurso to dragging people out of a plane crash

Thurso’s Heritage by a Thirsa Loon


PICTURES: Miller Academy Primary pupils all smiles after Active Schools netball double

PICTURES: Miller Academy Primary pupils all smiles after Active Schools netball double

Over 100 pupils took part in the competition at Mount Pleasant Primary.


Man dies in A9 crash between Inverness and Perth

Man dies in A9 crash between Inverness and Perth

The driver of one of the motorcycles, a 63-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.


Miller Academy primary praise for Noss after warm welcome in east v west primary football game

Miller Academy primary praise for Noss after warm welcome in east v west primary football game

Miller Academy Primary School took the spoils in a game with Noss Primary on a sunny afternoon in Wick on Friday afternoon.


Dynamic musical duo, Aly and Phil, head to Wick

Dynamic musical duo, Aly and Phil, head to Wick

The ever-popular musical duo, Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, have embarked on Scottish tour this summer and will perform in Wick on August 3.


Canisbay Show back this Saturday after five-year break

Canisbay Show back this Saturday after five-year break

The Canisbay Show will be taking place on Saturday (June 29), after a five-year break, thanks to a small but enthusiastic team beavering away.


PICTURES: Over 750 people take part in Highland Cross event as it marks 40 years

PICTURES: Over 750 people take part in Highland Cross event as it marks 40 years

Over 750 people participated in a gruelling challenge at the 40th Highland Cross this weekend.


NC500 request local opinions in bid to ‘reduce negative impacts of tourism’

NC500 request local opinions in bid to ‘reduce negative impacts of tourism’

The NC500 have claimed they “want to reduce the negative impacts of tourism”, as they ask for feedback from locals in anew survey.


Tiny seal pups ferried to Caithness rescue centre after being found at Stornoway Airport on Lewis

Tiny seal pups ferried to Caithness rescue centre after being found at Stornoway Airport on Lewis

Two tiny abandoned seal pups have been saved and ferried to Caithness in a dramatic 182-mile rescue.


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