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Wick family commend police for attempt to solve Renee MacRae case

Wick family commend police for attempt to solve Renee MacRae case

A Caithness family has commended Police Scotland for trying to solve the Renee and Andrew MacRae case.


Book focuses on riots and murder in 19th-century Highlands

Book focuses on riots and murder in 19th-century Highlands

Whisky Wars by Malcolm Archibald highlights the darker side of Highland life during the Victorian era.


Vintage and classic vehicle club celebrates 50th anniversary rally

Vintage and classic vehicle club celebrates 50th anniversary rally

Caithness and Sutherland Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club celebrated its half-century with a bumper turnout at John O’Groats on Sunday.


'Wick Works Weil' is motto for town regeneration

'Wick Works Weil' is motto for town regeneration

PLANS to regenerate Wick town centre took a major step forward on Monday evening at a well-attended public meeting held in Mackays Hotel.


Town centre regeneration strategy for Caithness and Sutherland

Town centre regeneration strategy for Caithness and Sutherland

Highland Council is asking communities for their thoughts on a draft strategy to improve the town centres of Thurso, Wick, Brora, Dornoch and Golspie.


Caithness air services causing 'serious concern' to trades council

Caithness air services causing 'serious concern' to trades council

The standard of air services to and from Caithness is causing "serious concern" to local trade union members.


Top award for MeyGen engineer

Top award for MeyGen engineer

A young engineer working on the MeyGen tidal energy project in the Pentland Firth has won a top award.


Volunteers highlighted as 65th Caithness Music Festival gets off to a positive start

Volunteers highlighted as 65th Caithness Music Festival gets off to a positive start

The importance of volunteer support was highlighted as the 65th Caithness Music Festival got off to a positive start on Monday.


Bellmac 'ringer goalie' accusation made by Staxigoe

Bellmac 'ringer goalie' accusation made by Staxigoe

Staxigoe United could be reinstated in the Highland Amateur Cup after allegations of an unregistered player for Bellmac


Cup holders Pentland survive Spurs scare

Cup holders Pentland survive Spurs scare

Reigning champions, Pentland United, avoided a major shock as they managed to stumble over the line and reach the last 16 of the Highland Amateur Cup.


Morning kick-off has Groats in 'gr-eight' form

Morning kick-off has Groats in 'gr-eight' form

Groats catch Barra napping with 8-0 demolition


Caithness United U11 side runners-up in Orkney

Caithness United U11 side runners-up in Orkney

Caithness United took an under-11 team to Kirkwall on Saturday to compete in an inter-county tournament hosted by Orkney’s youth development group.


MP Stone says Tory plan to scrap free TV licences for over-75s is 'mean spirited'

MP Stone says Tory plan to scrap free TV licences for over-75s is 'mean spirited'

The Conservative Government at Westminster has been slammed by North MP Jamie Stone over old age pensioners having to pay for TV licences.


New manager says it's an exciting time to take on regeneration partnership role

New manager says it's an exciting time to take on regeneration partnership role

Peter Faccenda has been welcomed into the role of Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership manager.


Stone calls on Government to get north connected to web

Stone calls on Government to get north connected to web

North MP Jamie Stone has urged the Scottish Government to connect the whole of Caithness to the internet.


Thurso residents relieved as whale carcass is removed at last

Thurso residents relieved as whale carcass is removed at last

The carcass of the young humpback whale which ended up on Thurso beach has finally been removed – much to the relief of local residents.


History and geography prize-winners at Thurso High

History and geography prize-winners at Thurso High

Two awards were handed out at the Thurso High School senior pupils' leavers lunch.


Your 'specs appeal' could make you a winner

Your 'specs appeal' could make you a winner

A WICK based opticians urges local people who wear glasses to share a selfie and be in the chance of winning £10,000.


Artist Catherine hopes to make a splash with table-top card game

Artist Catherine hopes to make a splash with table-top card game

The new game created and designed by Caithness artist Catherine Redgate may sound a bit fishy – but it is all above board.


From graffiti art to sheep-shearing at Latheron Show

From graffiti art to sheep-shearing at Latheron Show

This year's Latheron Show looks set to be action-packed with lots of new exciting activities lined up to attract spectators.


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