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Wick venue for Halkirk United cup tie

Wick venue for Halkirk United cup tie

HALKIRK United will play their quarter-final North of Scotland Cup tie in Wick.


Wick wheelchair user barred from town hall

Wick wheelchair user barred from town hall

A WHEELCHAIR user is aggrieved at being unable to attend a civic reception in Wick because of his disability.


Paint mix-up horrifies Caithness council official

Paint mix-up horrifies Caithness council official

A HIGHLAND Council mix-up left people in Wick following yellow brick lanes this week.


Peter Andre’s fitness guru scours the Highlands for top trainers

Peter Andre’s fitness guru scours the Highlands for top trainers

TOP fitness trainer to the stars Nick Mitchell is hunting through the Highlands this summer looking for the first-ever Exorex Personal Trainer of the…


Smaller farms to benefit from new Scottish Beef Scheme

Smaller farms to benefit from new Scottish Beef Scheme

A NEW scheme to guarantee financial support to the beef sector is being described as vital to the industry.


Wick couple celebrate £280k Euromillions Lottery win

Wick couple celebrate £280k Euromillions Lottery win

A WICK couple are celebrating winning over £280,000 in the Euromillions Lottery. John and Angela Sutherland matched all five main numbers and one lucky…


Wick firefighters free person trapped in railings

Wick firefighters free person trapped in railings

FIREFIGHTERS in Wick cut a person free from metal railings on Sunday night after they became trapped.


Star performance from Raeburn as 4500 people attend Halkirk Highland Games

Star performance from Raeburn as 4500 people attend Halkirk Highland Games

A CROWD of over 4500 people turned up for the Halkirk Highland Games on Saturday.


John O’Groats dream boat sails to the Isle of Lewis

John O’Groats dream boat sails to the Isle of Lewis

A voyage of over 100 nautical miles along the north coast ended when one of the John O’Groats dream boats landed at “the perfect beach” last week.


NHS Highland says it is committed to Caithness General Hospital

NHS Highland says it is committed to Caithness General Hospital

NHS Highland has said that it remains committed to Caithness General Hospital, despite claims to the contrary.


Police name Italian couple killed in crash near Reay

Police name Italian couple killed in crash near Reay

AN Italian couple who died in a road crash near Reay on Saturday have been named.


BBC ALBA to broadcast top acts from Belladrum

BBC ALBA to broadcast top acts from Belladrum

TEXAS, Deacon Blue, Guillemots and Kassidy – plus many more locally and internationally renowned bands and artists – will be shown live on BBC ALBA as…


New X99 buses unveiled in Thurso by Stagecoach

New X99 buses unveiled in Thurso by Stagecoach

BUS operator Stagecoach has unveiled an investment of more than £1.5 million in a fleet of new coaches in a major boost for public transport in Caithness.


Wick Gala fireworks display goes with a bang

Wick Gala fireworks display goes with a bang

Crowds gathered on Saturday evening for the traditonal end-of-gala bonfire and fireworks display in Wick.


Abuse of referees is ‘simply unacceptable’

Abuse of referees is ‘simply unacceptable’

SOCCER referees in Caithness are bemoaning the abuse they have been receiving from dugouts this summer. The season has witnessed a record number of…


Fundraiser prepares for barefoot challenge from Groats

Fundraiser prepares for barefoot challenge from Groats

AN Englishman is preparing to pull off an extraordinary ‘feet’. Anthony Band plans to make history by becoming the first person ever to run from John…


Six goal thriller as sides share the spoils

Six goal thriller as sides share the spoils

BOTH teams were left to ponder how they didn’t come away with three points in a six goal thriller at Harmsworth Park.


Trekkers battle ‘giant’ midges for charity

Trekkers battle ‘giant’ midges for charity

A DETERMINED group of fundraisers braved “giant” midges to walk over 70 miles along the Great Glen Way to boost funds for two mental health charities.


Trophy honours for angler’s monster catch

Trophy honours for angler’s monster catch

A VETERAN angler has been honoured with a special trophy to mark his landing of a record-breaking fish from the River Naver. Hugh Scally, of Dalmellington,…


1100 homes in Caithness lose power

1100 homes in Caithness lose power

WICK was brought to a standstill this afternoon when over a thousand homes and businesses lost power. The incident took place at 4.25pm when a power…


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