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Jamie Stone tells of dismay over ‘toxic politics’ as he calls for devolution debate

Jamie Stone tells of dismay over ‘toxic politics’ as he calls for devolution debate

Jamie Stone lamented Holyrood’s “toxic politics and tribal factions” as he called on the UK government to allow a debate on Scottish devolution.


Thurso bakery to stop selling bread rolls after £350k investment to boost business

Thurso bakery to stop selling bread rolls after £350k investment to boost business

Thurso’s Reids Bakery to stop trading in morning goods such as bread rolls and pies, as it “concentrates on the strengths of the business”.


WATCH: Kate Forbes says SNP can be trusted despite First Minister backing shamed ex-minister

WATCH: Kate Forbes says SNP can be trusted despite First Minister backing shamed ex-minister

John Swinney backed Michael Matheson over a 27 day recommended suspension – on the day of the SNP general election campaign launch.


Sad week for Halkirk ends with victory over Watten

Sad week for Halkirk ends with victory over Watten

Billy Manson was at the forefront of everyone’s thoughts as Halkirk fulfilled their first fixture since the death of their former player and manager.


Keiss not getting carried away after keeping up promotion push

Keiss not getting carried away after keeping up promotion push

Player/manager Bradley Thomson insists Keiss “won’t get carried away” after opening up an eight-point lead at the top of Caithness AFA Division Two.


Police assist ambulance at Glamis Road in Wick

Police assist ambulance at Glamis Road in Wick

Police were sighted back on Glamis Road in Wick a few days after a major incident involving armed officers.


Wick eyesore property up for auction next week but where’s the ‘sitting tenant’?

Wick eyesore property up for auction next week but where’s the ‘sitting tenant’?

An eyesore former shop in Wick up for auction claims to have a ‘sitting tenant’ who left the town under a cloud after several failed business ventures


Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Sponsors show their support for awards and 17 years of excellence!

Highlands & Islands Thistle Awards 2024: Sponsors show their support for awards and 17 years of excellence!

HITA sponsors show their belief and confidence in Highlands and Islands tourism and hospitality


Rishi Sunak questioned over campaigning in Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross – where there is currently no Conservative candidate

Rishi Sunak questioned over campaigning in Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross – where there is currently no Conservative candidate

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, on a visit to the Highlands, has told the SNP that it should concentrate on how they have let school children down.


Six in running for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross seat amid ‘growing dissatisfaction’

Six in running for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross seat amid ‘growing dissatisfaction’

Voters in the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency are preparing to go to the polls as the Prime Minister announced a July 4 election.


Climate hub for Highlands and Islands gets share of £5.5m funding package

Climate hub for Highlands and Islands gets share of £5.5m funding package

A Scottish Government funding package for 2024/25 will support the country’s network of 20 community climate action hubs.


Floods bring Caledonian Sleeper nightmares for London-bound travellers from Inverness, Fort William and Aberdeen

Floods bring Caledonian Sleeper nightmares for London-bound travellers from Inverness, Fort William and Aberdeen

Caledonian Sleeper services from the Highlands and Aberdeen tonight have been cancelled.


Lap record for 11-year-old karting competitor from Thurso

Lap record for 11-year-old karting competitor from Thurso

Thurso schoolboy Andrew Sutherland managed to break a lap record when he competed in round two of the Motorsport UK British Kart Championships.


Law firm points to ‘catalogue of avoidable failures’ over Pentland Firth ferry grounding

Law firm points to ‘catalogue of avoidable failures’ over Pentland Firth ferry grounding

The owners of the ferry that ran aground on Swona almost two years ago have been accused of failing to apologise to passengers who suffered injuries.


Ukrainian clown who escaped his war-torn country coming to Wick as part of Circus Montini

Ukrainian clown who escaped his war-torn country coming to Wick as part of Circus Montini

A circus due to visit Wick and Golspie next month includes a Ukrainian clown who has escaped the devastation of his country to settle in the UK.


Caithness biker community congregate for school fundraiser

Caithness biker community congregate for school fundraiser

Caithness bikers went on a county-wide road trip at the weekend to raise funds for Wick High School Motorcycle Club.


PICTURES: Glamis Road dogs make cover of Harper’s Bazaar accompanied by supermodel

PICTURES: Glamis Road dogs make cover of Harper’s Bazaar accompanied by supermodel

Three deerhounds from Wick have celebrity status as they grace the cover of this month’s Harper’s Bazaar with a supermodel at the Castle of Mey.


Sinclair hopes Staxigoe United victory will boost confidence

Sinclair hopes Staxigoe United victory will boost confidence

Colin Sinclair is hoping his Staxigoe United side can start to move up the first division table after registering their first league win this season.


Pentland United striker reaps rewards after focusing on fitness

Pentland United striker reaps rewards after focusing on fitness

James Murray is seeing the benefits of the work he has put in to improve his fitness by playing a key role in Pentland United’s unbeaten start.


BREAKING: Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expected to visit Highlands today after UK general election call

BREAKING: Prime Minister Rishi Sunak expected to visit Highlands today after UK general election call

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is set to visit the Highlands today less than 24 hours after announcing the UK general election date as July 4.


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