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PICTURES: ‘Cannae Cook, Want Tae Cook’ meal event at PPP in Wick

PICTURES: ‘Cannae Cook, Want Tae Cook’ meal event at PPP in Wick

The Pulteney Centre in Wick witnessed a happy occasion on Friday as three Pulteneytown People’s Project volunteers gained their cookery credentials.


UEFA EURO 2024 PICTURE SPECIAL: Highland Tartan Army troops party among 200,000 Scotland foot soldiers in German city of Cologne

UEFA EURO 2024 PICTURE SPECIAL: Highland Tartan Army troops party among 200,000 Scotland foot soldiers in German city of Cologne

They may have been beaten by Germany and battered by rain, but there is no dampening of Highland Tartan Army spirits as they gather in Cologne.


Trains cancelled between Inverness and Elgin and on the Far North line

Trains cancelled between Inverness and Elgin and on the Far North line

Passengers travelling between Inverness, Wick and Elgin will face major disruption today due to several train cancellations.


Most people found it hilarious, says Thurso piper after Munich mishap

Most people found it hilarious, says Thurso piper after Munich mishap

Tartan Army piper Bob Bell has confirmed that he – and his bagpipes – emerged unscathed from the Munich mishap that became a social media sensation.


Caithness Ladies to receive £1000 in funding

Caithness Ladies to receive £1000 in funding

The club are one of four from the Highlands and Islands to win the funding from ScottishPower.


£14,000 raised at Wick RNLI Harbour Day is ‘testament to caring community’

£14,000 raised at Wick RNLI Harbour Day is ‘testament to caring community’

Lifeboat volunteers have praised the “generosity and community spirit” of everyone who turned out to support this year’s Wick RNLI Harbour Day.


New development manager appointed for iconic Highland route NC500

New development manager appointed for iconic Highland route NC500

The organisation behind one of Scotland’s most popular routes announced the creation of a new role.


‘My kids face childhood in shadow of Spittal substation construction works’

‘My kids face childhood in shadow of Spittal substation construction works’

Residents at Achalone say they feel helpless in the face of an onslaught of applications for renewable energy projects.


Miller remains on top of Caithness Cycling Club Handicap League

Miller remains on top of Caithness Cycling Club Handicap League

It was another cold night for Caithness Cycling Club’s time trial, while Wick Wheelers saw a reversal of wind direction from the previous week.


‘We got a pasting… but at the end of the day we’re there for a party’

‘We got a pasting… but at the end of the day we’re there for a party’

Johnny Sadler is still confident Scotland can qualify for the next stage of Euro 2024 as he heads off to join the tartan hordes in Germany.


‘Caithness could rightly be forgiven for thinking it’s forgotten,’ says Alba candidate ahead of Thurso event

‘Caithness could rightly be forgiven for thinking it’s forgotten,’ says Alba candidate ahead of Thurso event

The Alba Party’s local candidate highlights the importance of Alex Salmond’s appearance in Thurso this week.


Sizzling inward 39 as Farquhar secures Senior Open

Sizzling inward 39 as Farquhar secures Senior Open

Another busy week at Reay has seen several competitions in both the women’s and men’s sections, with Ian Farquhar taking the Senior Open title.


SNP candidate slammed over election poster mistake at Dunbeath

SNP candidate slammed over election poster mistake at Dunbeath

The SNP candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Rosshire has been taken to task for mistakenly putting up election posters on the A9 road at Dunbeath.


Get hooked on Graham Finn’s new fishing book

Get hooked on Graham Finn’s new fishing book

With one book under his belt, a Caithness author will be fishing for compliments with his latest publication.


Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

Highland Council’s refusal to debate a plan to empower people to better assess energy developments has been described as a “democratic outrage”..


High Ormlie Hotspur leading the way in fair play league

High Ormlie Hotspur leading the way in fair play league

High Ormlie Hotspur have pride of place in the Caithness AFA Division One fair play standings, but there is room for improvement at Staxigoe United.


Expanded programme looks to break down barriers to LGBTQ+ people accessing sport

Expanded programme looks to break down barriers to LGBTQ+ people accessing sport

The number of events across the Highlands has quadrupled compared to last year.


Dounreay strike action called off as unions receive fresh pay offer

Dounreay strike action called off as unions receive fresh pay offer

Strike action planned for Wednesday at Dounreay has been suspended while workers at the site consider a new pay offer.


Watten shop takes step towards community buyout thanks to £30k wind farm fund

Watten shop takes step towards community buyout thanks to £30k wind farm fund

A community group has taken over the local grocery store at Watten as it works towards purchasing the shop.


BBC ALBA and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival launch search for up-and-coming talent to open on main stage

BBC ALBA and Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival launch search for up-and-coming talent to open on main stage

BBC ALBA is launching a search for up-and-coming Highlands and Islands musical talents to open the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival on the main stage.


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