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Foubister's late winner as Caithness U16s battle back after first-half errors

Foubister's late winner as Caithness U16s battle back after first-half errors

Coach Alan Kennedy admitted his blood pressure "hit new heights" after Caithness United U16s fought back from conceding three tap-ins at Dingwall.


Highland Council will work 'hand in hand' with businesses to realise Green Freeport potential

Highland Council will work 'hand in hand' with businesses to realise Green Freeport potential

Highland Council has responded to worries that not enough housing is planned to meet future demand in the region.


Thurso team book place in knockout finals night

Thurso team book place in knockout finals night

Park Hotel became the first team to book their place in the Wick and District Darts League knockout finals night after beating Castletown Poachers.


WilSon Energy helps double the size of Wick’s heating scheme

WilSon Energy helps double the size of Wick’s heating scheme

A Midlands-based company is helping reduce fuel costs for tenants and boost sustainability by doubling the size of Wick's district heating system.


Caithness kart duo impress in Crail competition

Caithness kart duo impress in Crail competition

North of Scotland Kart Club's Ian Campbell (10), of Watten, and Jack Elder (8), of Dunbeath, competed in the final round of the Crail Winter Series.


Rubbish bloomers left Thurso woman exposed!

Rubbish bloomers left Thurso woman exposed!

Thurso's Heritage by a Thirsa Loon


Caithness councillor resigns from SNP after feeling 'increasingly disillusioned'

Caithness councillor resigns from SNP after feeling 'increasingly disillusioned'

A Highland councillor from Caithness has resigned from the SNP, saying he is "deeply troubled" by the party's policies.


Highland MSP repays £129 hotel bill expenses claim after losing flat keys at Holyrood

Highland MSP repays £129 hotel bill expenses claim after losing flat keys at Holyrood

Edward Mountain had been under fire for the £129 bill which, while legal, drew flak from politicians who argued he shouldn't claim for his own error.


Point of no return: Caithness roads could be reduced to 'dirt tracks'

Point of no return: Caithness roads could be reduced to 'dirt tracks'

A Highland Council roads worker says Caithness potholes are among the worst in Scotland and morale among the local workforce is "at an all-time low".


Latheron SWI: Egg farmer gives a cracking talk

Latheron SWI: Egg farmer gives a cracking talk

Mrs Carol Grant, president, welcomed members of Latheron SWI to a snowy February meeting.


PICTURES: Sea damage to Far North Line revealed by Network Rail Scotland

PICTURES: Sea damage to Far North Line revealed by Network Rail Scotland

Rail passengers are bracing for further disruption, with engineers expected to give an update later today on when the line may reopen.


Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

Love is in the fresh air – embracing the outdoors is most attractive quality

A love of the outdoors is one of the most attractive qualities in a potential partner for people in the Highlands and Islands, according to research.


Wick litter-pick helpers sought for Spring Clean Scotland events

Wick litter-pick helpers sought for Spring Clean Scotland events

A rallying call has gone out to members of the public who are willing to help spruce up Wick at a series of three planned events in March and April.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: When the Moin road was little more than a track

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: When the Moin road was little more than a track

Cycling the quiet lanes, Ralph explores into the woods and hills off the north coast road – with battery back-up and a flask of tea


Wick and Thurso netball teams impress at Inverness tournament

Wick and Thurso netball teams impress at Inverness tournament

S1 to S3 netball teams from Wick and Thurso high schools competed in a tournament for north Highland schools at Inverness Royal Academy.


PICTURES: Treble triumphs for Sophie and Chloe in Highland tournament

PICTURES: Treble triumphs for Sophie and Chloe in Highland tournament

Highland Badminton Group held its annual under-13 and under-17 tournament at Inverness Leisure, with players from all over Scotland competing.


ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

ARIANE BURGESS: 'The future of our local food system depends' skilled growers

The Greens MSP says 'I am actively advocating for the establishment of a dedicated degree-level course in horticulture and business skills.'


Thrumster couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary with royal approval

Thrumster couple celebrate diamond wedding anniversary with royal approval

George and Sheena Heppel from Thrumster celebrated 60 years of married life together and received a card from the King and Queen.


Raigmore are 'first in Scotland' to employ new breast cancer treatment

Raigmore are 'first in Scotland' to employ new breast cancer treatment

The breast team at Raigmore Hospital were first to use the new Pintuition System.


Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

Foxes, not badgers, to blame for most lamb deaths on Scottish farms and crofts

Foxes are being blamed for killing lambs on Scottish farms and crofts where there was suspicion over badgers being responsible.


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