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Disabled toilet award winners flushed with success

Disabled toilet award winners flushed with success

Gold awards were given to Caithness businesses for coming up trumps with their disabled toilet facilities.


New Thurso art collective have sale in Pentland Hotel

New Thurso art collective have sale in Pentland Hotel

A sale of local artists' work will take place in Thurso's Pentland Hotel on Wednesday (September 25).


Moray West team remains committed to project despite CfD setback

Moray West team remains committed to project despite CfD setback

The operators of the Moray West offshore wind farm have insisted that the project remains viable despite failing to win a Contract for Difference.


SRU punishes Greens for Carrick forfeit

SRU punishes Greens for Carrick forfeit

Caithness receive three-point deduction for cancelling league fixture


Home team's success in Texas Scramble at Reay

Home team's success in Texas Scramble at Reay

For the second year in a row the Bighouse Partnership sponsored a Texas Scramble over the Reay links.


Stag absentees will force Reid to blood young Vikings

Stag absentees will force Reid to blood young Vikings

Thurso boss short on numbers for trip to Bonar Bridge


Award-winning Caithness Smokehouse lands coveted three stars

Award-winning Caithness Smokehouse lands coveted three stars

Owner John Inglis is delighted as hot-smoked trout hits the spot with Great Taste judges


Dickson and Calder cruise to Golspie glory

Dickson and Calder cruise to Golspie glory

Caithness duo dominate spint event


North Highland College UHI celebrates 60 years at award ceremony

North Highland College UHI celebrates 60 years at award ceremony

More than 200 students who achieved qualifications from North Highland College UHI in 2018/19 were recognised at a special award ceremony in Thurso.


Medical emergency closes A9 near Spittal

Medical emergency closes A9 near Spittal

Emergency services attended a medical incident today (Thursday, September 19) on the A9 near Spittal.


Shearer sets new course record in Caithness Half Marathon

Shearer sets new course record in Caithness Half Marathon

North Highland Harriers hosted the second Caithness Half Marathon on Sunday. It was also the 2019 North District Half Marathon Championships.


Keiss and Lybster are jewels in The Crown

Keiss and Lybster are jewels in The Crown

Multimillion-pound drama The Crown is currently filming scenes for the royal drama at the villages of Keiss and Lybster


Roadworks to start on A9 near Latheronwheel on Tuesday

Roadworks to start on A9 near Latheronwheel on Tuesday

Road maintenance work is set to begin on the A9 near Latheronwheel next week and is expected to take up to four days to complete.


Mastermind trophy artist to give talk in Lybster

Mastermind trophy artist to give talk in Lybster

Wick-based glass engraver Denis Mann will be giving a talk in Lybster on Wednesday evening.


Minibus driver training on offer from Caithness Rural Transport

Minibus driver training on offer from Caithness Rural Transport

Caithness Rural Transport now has a fully qualified D1 trainer and 16-seat wheelchair adapted minibus that can be used for minibus driver training.


Blue Planet cameraman teams up with Old Pulteney

Blue Planet cameraman teams up with Old Pulteney

Underwater explorer and cameraman Doug Allan has teamed up with Old Pulteney whisky to tell tales of those whose lives have been shaped by the sea.


Marina's team hold their nerve in Thurso triples final

Marina's team hold their nerve in Thurso triples final

The curtain came down on Thurso Bowling Club’s competitive play with the Floodlit Pairs and the rearranged Fraser Round-Robin Triples.


Buckets of money raised by local artist's Oor Wullie sculpture

Buckets of money raised by local artist's Oor Wullie sculpture

A Caithness artist's Oor Wullie sculpture proved popular with the bidders at a charity auction, raising a remarkable £7000.


Town and rural pupils compete for honours in Wick Junior Triathlon

Town and rural pupils compete for honours in Wick Junior Triathlon

The annual Wick Junior Triathlon saw Newton Park and Noss competing with several rural primaries, while high school pupils also took part.


Gold award for local young equestrian volunteer

Gold award for local young equestrian volunteer

Sophie Morgan who volunteered for the local branch of the RDA has received a gold award from a young equestrian scheme.


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