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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.


Emma delighted with regional final win

Emma delighted with regional final win

Sixteen-year-old Emma Mackay has qualified to take part in the Airowear BE80(T) Championships after coming first in the regional final at Scotsburn.


'We aim to be a café with a difference'

'We aim to be a café with a difference'

Thurso Community Café is more than just a coffee shop – it is also a place of support for all, operating in its new role as a social enterprise.


Home pair secure Mabbutt Open victory at Lybster

Home pair secure Mabbutt Open victory at Lybster

The first Lybster open bowls competition of the 2019 season, the Mabbutt Open Pairs, saw a "full house" of 24 pairs from Caithness and Sutherland.


Husband and wife win Arthur Bruce pairs competition

Husband and wife win Arthur Bruce pairs competition

Husband-and-wife team Donna and Michael Campbell were the winners of the annual Arthur Bruce sponsored pairs held by Wick's Rosebank Bowling Club.


Beinn Ratha Trophy goes to in-form Gray

Beinn Ratha Trophy goes to in-form Gray

Low scoring has been the order of the day in recent gents’ competitions at Reay, with some excellent rounds posted.


Thurso High School pupils in 10k sponsored walk

Thurso High School pupils in 10k sponsored walk

Some 350 first, second and third-year pupils along with staff took part in Thurso High School's 10k sponsored walk.


Laurandy staff and families celebrate top marks in care report

Laurandy staff and families celebrate top marks in care report

Staff and families got together at the Laurandy Centre in Wick to celebrate the top marks received in a recent inspection report.


Bracey is best in All Lochs fly-fishing challenge

Bracey is best in All Lochs fly-fishing challenge

An evening of steady rain did not prevent Loch Calder providing two thirds of the trout weighed in at the end of DFFA's All Lochs competition.


Vintage rally club clocks up its 50th year

Vintage rally club clocks up its 50th year

Caithness and Sutherland Vintage and Classic Vehicle Club's 50th annual rally takes place at John O'Groats on Sunday.


Proud Scotland award goes to Highland LGBT magazine

Proud Scotland award goes to Highland LGBT magazine

Local writer Kevin Crowe and his husband Simon Long collected the Arts & Media Award at the LGBT Proud Scotland Awards on behalf of UnDividingLines.


College in Thurso faces £2.5 million deficit by 2022/23

College in Thurso faces £2.5 million deficit by 2022/23

Thurso-based North Highland College UHI could have a deficit of £2.5 million by 2022/23, according to an Audit Scotland report.


Parking charge hailed as driving force for change at John O'Groats

Parking charge hailed as driving force for change at John O'Groats

Up to £30,000 a year could be raised to enhance the John O'Groats area by introducing parking charges for motorists.


Caithness CAB helps put £2.3 million back in people's pockets

Caithness CAB helps put £2.3 million back in people's pockets

Volunteers at citizens advice offices in Caithness have helped get over £2.3 million for people in the far north.


Rhodes and Smith prove too hot to handle in round-robin pairs

Rhodes and Smith prove too hot to handle in round-robin pairs

Saturday saw Thurso Bowling Club’s McIntyre round-robin pairs being contested. Seventeen pairs took part.


Summer league round nine and Stewart Cup contested at Thurso

Summer league round nine and Stewart Cup contested at Thurso

Conditions were ideal for round nine of the summer league at Thurso Golf Club, while the Stewart Cup saw Iain Dunnett post a winning score.


North coast potential for floating offshore wind highlighted

North coast potential for floating offshore wind highlighted

The north coast of Caithness and Sutherland could have "significant opportunities" in floating offshore wind developments over the next 10 years.


Goals galore as Thurso Pentland edge thriller

Goals galore as Thurso Pentland edge thriller

Defences not on top as Top Joes lose local derby 5-4


Patients at risk due to NHS staff vacancies, says MP Stone

Patients at risk due to NHS staff vacancies, says MP Stone

Liberal Democrat MP hits out at Scottish Government's handling of NHS recruitment for the Highlands


Wick Groats hit back to dent Acks' title hopes

Wick Groats hit back to dent Acks' title hopes

Wick Groats put the young pretenders of Thurso Acks in their place and crush any talk of being usurped


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