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Pod of orcas captured on camera on east coast journey

Pod of orcas captured on camera on east coast journey

Wildlife watchers enjoyed a memorable spectacle as a pod of seven killer whales travelled up the east coast of Sutherland and Caithness.


Benefits of devolved powers must go beyond central belt, says local MP

Benefits of devolved powers must go beyond central belt, says local MP

North MP Jamie Stone has called on Holyrood to ensure that the benefits of Scotland's devolved powers are spread far beyond the central belt.


State-of-the-art greens mower for Wick course

State-of-the-art greens mower for Wick course

Wick Golf Club has taken delivery of a new state-of-the-art greens mower costing £36,000.


Minister and daughter complete zip-wire challenge

Minister and daughter complete zip-wire challenge

A Caithness minister rev-elled in his latest fundraising venture despite some unseasonal weather.


John O’Groats Brewery team celebrating after competition success

John O’Groats Brewery team celebrating after competition success

John O’Groats Brewery has been awarded a bronze medal in the first competition the company has entered.


Caithness riders compete at Forgandenny

Caithness riders compete at Forgandenny

Seven riders from Caithness Riding Club took part in the Area 22 horse trials and open one-day event hosted by Fife Hunt branch of the Pony Club.


Caithness gymnast trio achieve clean routines in Perth

Caithness gymnast trio achieve clean routines in Perth

Three members of Caithness Gymnastics Club travelled to Perth to compete in the Women's Artistic Regional Grades competition.


Caithness flag features at Chelsea Flower Show

Caithness flag features at Chelsea Flower Show

The county's renowned flagstone will be firmly in the spotlight when it features at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show this month.


Electric car test drives on offer at Health and Wellbeing Market in Wick

Electric car test drives on offer at Health and Wellbeing Market in Wick

The chance to test-drive an electric car will be on offer at the county’s third Health and Wellbeing Market in Wick on May 18.


MacDonald blows the field away in summer league round three at Thurso

MacDonald blows the field away in summer league round three at Thurso

Thurso Golf Club’s summer league round three took place in windy conditions and Ian MacDonald blew the field away, returning 39 points.


Mowat tops the standings at Reay after Tiger-like comeback

Mowat tops the standings at Reay after Tiger-like comeback

Midweek golf is back at Reay with the Jacobs Summer Cup, and round one saw a Tiger Woods-esque comeback from injury from Donald "Mojo" Mowat.


Kids on Caithness Horizons roof could fall and die, says councillor

Kids on Caithness Horizons roof could fall and die, says councillor

There are fears that a fatality could occur unless action is taken to stop children getting onto the roof of the Caithness Horizons building.


'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness

'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness

A call has been made for "swift progress" on the proposed multimillion-pound redesign of health and social care services in Caithness.


Open Wednesdays at St John's Church in Wick

Open Wednesdays at St John's Church in Wick

Throughout the summer St John’s Scottish Episcopal Church in Wick is open on Wednesday afternoons (noon to 3pm) and welcomes visitors to pop in.


'Anxious wait' for Wick family over harbour death

'Anxious wait' for Wick family over harbour death

The family of Kevin Mcleod is having "an anxious wait" for the findings of two separate investigations into his death.


Diane's award is hair today

Diane's award is hair today

A Wick hairdresser has proven she is a cut above the rest with a recent award.


Thurso Super Woman takes on charity plunge

Thurso Super Woman takes on charity plunge

A Thurso mum is set to abseil down Dunrobin Castle in aid of sick kids after her own daughter’s difficult start in life.


'Fairytale' triumph for Caithness under-15s in Murrayfield final

'Fairytale' triumph for Caithness under-15s in Murrayfield final

Caithness under-15 girls' rugby team won a major tournament at Murrayfield at the weekend in what has been "a bit of a fairytale".


Pupils celebrate WWI Jellicoe Express centenary in Flow Country

Pupils celebrate WWI Jellicoe Express centenary in Flow Country

Primary pupils in the far north played their part in celebrations to mark the centenary of the final World War I journey of the Jellicoe Express.


Broch project points to hidden history of Caithness

Broch project points to hidden history of Caithness

Eye-catching graphics revealing the rich archaeological landscape of Caithness have been proving a big hit on social media.


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