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Parkinson’s group bowled over by support from Thurso club

Parkinson’s group bowled over by support from Thurso club

Bowling club members in Thurso have raised hundreds of pounds to help people with Parkinson’s in Caithness.


RAF pilot says Caithness trail ‘will inform next generation of wartime sacrifices’

RAF pilot says Caithness trail ‘will inform next generation of wartime sacrifices’

A Royal Air Force pilot has praised Caithness At War for raising awareness of the sacrifices that were made during the conflict of 1939 to 1945.


Thurso first offender fined after ‘verbal exchange’ led to fight

Thurso first offender fined after ‘verbal exchange’ led to fight

A Thurso resident contacted the police when he saw two men 'grappling' with each other next door.


THE WAY I SEE IT: Scottish Government dropped the ball on climate change - here’s what must happen now

THE WAY I SEE IT: Scottish Government dropped the ball on climate change - here’s what must happen now

David Green has some inside knowledge on climate policy and heard the alarm bells ringing many years ago.


Wick-based North Apex Gymnastics Club celebrates with haul of medals and ribbons

Wick-based North Apex Gymnastics Club celebrates with haul of medals and ribbons

Last month saw Wick-based gymnastics club members attend their first competitions of 2024 and achieve great success.


John O’Groats Trail: Loth Burn bridge plans backed by mystery donor

John O’Groats Trail: Loth Burn bridge plans backed by mystery donor

A mystery donor is helping to build bridges in the north of Scotland after pledging thousands of pounds to a Caithness trail group.


Player of the year Harrold says Wick focus will be on improving away results

Player of the year Harrold says Wick focus will be on improving away results

Improved results on the road will be a key aim for Wick Academy next season, according to supporters’ player of the year Owen Harrold.


Wick Academy ‘have made massive progress against top Highland League teams’

Wick Academy ‘have made massive progress against top Highland League teams’

Gary Manson emphasised that Wick Academy have “progressed massively” against the leading teams this season after they drew 1-1 with Banks O’ Dee.


Council celebrates World Earth Day with tree planting in Wick and Thurso

Council celebrates World Earth Day with tree planting in Wick and Thurso

Highland Council has been working to improve biodiversity in Caithness by embarking on ambitious tree-planting projects in Wick and Thurso.


Convincing win for Thurso in Highland and Moray netball league

Convincing win for Thurso in Highland and Moray netball league

Thurso Netball Club’s latest outing in the Highland and Moray league brought a convincing 59-19 victory over Lossie North in Inverness.


Wick club members enjoy trip to Lybster garden

Wick club members enjoy trip to Lybster garden

Members of Wick and District Gardening Club visited Christine Mackay’s garden in Lybster and were amazed at the variety of daffodils in bloom.


Liam opens St Fergus season using specially designed bowling wheelchair

Liam opens St Fergus season using specially designed bowling wheelchair

The 2024 competition season at St Fergus Bowling Club in Wick was opened by Liam Larnach, who threw the first jack on Saturday afternoon.


Swarclett group in ‘mutiny’ claim over Caithness energy projects

Swarclett group in ‘mutiny’ claim over Caithness energy projects

Wind farm objectors have claimed that if Caithness was a ship the crew would be plotting a mutiny because of the number of renewable energy schemes.


Network Rail silence on ‘vital’ passing loop worries Highland rail campaigners

Network Rail silence on ‘vital’ passing loop worries Highland rail campaigners

Vital infrastructure improvements that could transform the reliability of trains in the northern Highlands appear to be in limbo.


ScotRail to pedal abandoned bikes to cycling charity

ScotRail to pedal abandoned bikes to cycling charity

Abandoned bikes across the rail network are to be given a new life, as ScotRail introduces a policy that will see unclaimed bikes renewed or recycled.


Heritage trail launch is ‘just the first step’ for Caithness At War project

Heritage trail launch is ‘just the first step’ for Caithness At War project

The launch of a World War II heritage trail has been described as “just the first step” in commemorating the county’s role in the conflict.


People urged to take part in Highland Council ‘Your place’ survey

People urged to take part in Highland Council ‘Your place’ survey

Highland Council is reminding people there is opportunity to share their experiences of the area by taking part in the Highland Place Standard survey.


Joiner six times the drink-drive limit in charge of van

Joiner six times the drink-drive limit in charge of van

A driver has been convicted of having been in charge of his van while six times the legal drink-drive limit.


Charity welcomes Scottish Government carbon tax pledge

Charity welcomes Scottish Government carbon tax pledge

The John Muir Trust has welcomed an announcement that the Scottish Government will hold a public consultation on a carbon land tax.


No second chance for Wick offender

No second chance for Wick offender

A Wick woman who failed to engage with social workers has been jailed for six months.


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