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Don’t feed the seagulls, people in Caithness told

Don’t feed the seagulls, people in Caithness told

PEOPLE in Caithness are being urged not to feed seagulls. The Highland Council has issued the reminder as it re-launches its campaign to raise awareness…


Man seriously injured in Mybster crash

Man seriously injured in Mybster crash

POLICE are currently dealing with a serious three-vehicle road traffic collision on the A9 at Mybster.


EuroMillions prize remains unclaimed in the Highlands

EuroMillions prize remains unclaimed in the Highlands

AN appeal has been made in the Highlands for a lucky lottery player who has over a quarter of a million pounds of prize money to claim. National Lottery…


Win tickets to see Boyzone in Inverness

Win tickets to see Boyzone in Inverness

BOYZONE have confirmed their Scottish shows will go on... and lucky readers of the Caithness Courier and John O’Groat Journal are being given a chance…


Plans to improve Dunbar physio service but X-rays to be carried out in Wick

Plans to improve Dunbar physio service but X-rays to be carried out in Wick

PLANS to transfer X-ray examinations provided at Thurso’s Dunbar Hospital to Caithness General are being considered to accommodate improved physiotherapy…


A question of cash as quiz-goers support children’s projects

A question of cash as quiz-goers support children’s projects

THE second fundraising venture for the North of Scotland Newspapers Charity of the Year was another success – raising just under £250 for three children’s…


Thurso lifeboat called to help stricken yacht

Thurso lifeboat called to help stricken yacht

THURSO lifeboat The Taylors was called out in the early hours of Friday morning to help a stricken yacht off the north coast. Aberdeen coastguard requested…


Police report rural crime breakthrough

Police report rural crime breakthrough

POLCE have been carrying out extra patrols across the North in a bid to focus on rural crime. These crimes include farm and plant theft, theft from…


Action plan will help build for renewables benefit

Action plan will help build for renewables benefit

THE Highland Council has published a 10-point action plan, which it is developing with key partners, to help plan for the growth of the marine renewable…


The Highland Council leads the way with heat map

The Highland Council leads the way with heat map

A NEW heat map, the first of its kind in Scotland, has been developed to help identify opportunities for properties in the Highlands to be heated using…


MP offers support to end-to-end scooter riders

MP offers support to end-to-end scooter riders

LOCAL MP John Thurso will be at John O’Groats today to give his support to a group of 12 scooter riders before it sets off on a fundraising marathon to…


Northern Constabulary hails community survey response as a success

Northern Constabulary hails community survey response as a success

THE response to a recent community consultation survey, which gave the public an opportunity to have a say in the future priorities for police and partner…


Anniversary fundraising will help upgrade Caithness General Hospital

Anniversary fundraising will help upgrade Caithness General Hospital

FUNDRAISING initiatives are being planned to help Caithness General hospital in Wick upgrade its daycare area. The plan – part of the hospital’s 25th…


Local opinions sought on the integration of Highland care services

Local opinions sought on the integration of Highland care services

PROPOSALS to integrate care, health and education, and children’s and adult services are to be put forward to the public.


Lord Lucan pays a visit to Caithness Horizons

Lord Lucan pays a visit to Caithness Horizons

STAFF at Thurso’s popular museum took a second glance when flicking through the pages of its visitor book recently. It would appear a rather elusive…


Caithness success in Neil Gunn Writing Awards

Caithness success in Neil Gunn Writing Awards

THREE talented Caithness writers achieved success in the Neil Gunn Writing Awards. The awards ceremony, which was held in Inverness Town House, saw…


Tactical John Paul snatches victory from former champ

Tactical John Paul snatches victory from former champ

A CAITHNESS cyclist has pedalled ahead to win the Edinburgh Grand Prix International Sprint – snatching victory on the home straight from a former champion.…


Darren Bain form continues to improve at Caithness Cycling Club

Darren Bain form continues to improve at Caithness Cycling Club

IT was a cold and breezy night for event nine of Caithness Cycling Club’s weekly 10-mile time trial.


First-timers make a big impression at Wick Wheelers time trial

First-timers make a big impression at Wick Wheelers time trial

Week nine in the Wick Wheelers’ 10-mile time trials saw 19 take part with several first-attenders setting good times.


Ian Fraser edges Ulbster Cup win at Thurso by single shot

Ian Fraser edges Ulbster Cup win at Thurso by single shot

THE second round of the Ulbster Cup was played at Thurso on Saturday (June 11) with the weather and course conditions being excellent.


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