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Lybster glass studio in London show

Lybster glass studio in London show

The globally recognised creative glass studio based at Lybster begins its 2020 season with a major show in London this week.


Tesco store in Wick opens upgraded facility

Tesco store in Wick opens upgraded facility

A Wick supermarket has won praise from a local disability group for its upgraded toilet and changing room.


Wick Old Stagers seven points clear in winter shooting league

Wick Old Stagers seven points clear in winter shooting league

Round 12 of Caithness Small Bore Rifle Association’s winter league had six shooters with maximums – four in Division One and two in Division Two.


Volunteers improve access at St John's Pool bird reserve

Volunteers improve access at St John's Pool bird reserve

Wintry weather was no barrier to Caithness Countryside Volunteers who flocked to St John's Pool bird reserve to carry out essential maintenance work.


Fun jumping day for Caithness Riding Club

Fun jumping day for Caithness Riding Club

Lots of fun was had at Caithness Riding Club's latest jumping competition held at the indoor school in Halkirk.


A9 death sparks junction safety probe

A9 death sparks junction safety probe

A TEENAGER'S tragic death in a horrific road crash in December has sparked an investigation into the safety of A9 junctions in the Munlochy area.


Queen's reign supreme in Wick darts league

Queen's reign supreme in Wick darts league

Queen's Hotel have been crowned as champions of the ladies' division in Wick and District Darts League following their 7-1 victory over the Camps.


Broch conservation work at Ousdale to feature on radio show

Broch conservation work at Ousdale to feature on radio show

Conservation work carried out by Caithness Broch Project is to be highlighted next week on a BBC Radio Scotland programme.


Caithness 'A' team retain cup after Orkney clash

Caithness 'A' team retain cup after Orkney clash

Caithness badminton teams made a very choppy crossing to Orkney on February 15 for the return legs of the 2019/20 inter-county challenge.


Spring in the air despite storms

Spring in the air despite storms

High winds at the weekend have not deterred spring flowers from appearing.


Big Mac on a Caithness beach?

Big Mac on a Caithness beach?

Beach rubbish can drift from many miles away, as shown by a discarded McDonald's cup landing on a beach near Castletown.


Otter puts on a show at Thurso riverside

Otter puts on a show at Thurso riverside

Otters have returned to Thurso's riverside and have been creating a memorable wildlife spectacle within easy walking distance of the town.


Training plan for Castletown defibrillators

Training plan for Castletown defibrillators

Training on defibrillators which have been installed at three locations in Castletown is due to take place next month.


Work on £1bn Caithness/Moray project shortlisted for planning awards

Work on £1bn Caithness/Moray project shortlisted for planning awards

SSEN Transmission's ground-breaking work on its £1bn Caithness/Moray project has been shortlisted for two planning awards.


Money Talks at Santander Thurso

Money Talks at Santander Thurso

A Thurso bank is to host a free in-branch event to help people understand a range of money matters from budgeting to borrowing.


Plenty to blow off about at John O'Groats

Plenty to blow off about at John O'Groats

The memorial at John O'Groats to lost seafarers has taken a step closer to completion.


Oil worker's anger at Wick flights reduction

Oil worker's anger at Wick flights reduction

A local man who depends on flights between Wick and Aberdeen has accused an airline of going back on its word by continuing with a reduced timetable.


Mum took children to Uganda to see what real poverty looks like

Mum took children to Uganda to see what real poverty looks like

A mum from the Highlands was fed up with her children complaining they were poor – so took them to Uganda to show them the real meaning of poverty.


Celebrations as Speedo Mick completes walk from John O'Groats to Land's End

Celebrations as Speedo Mick completes walk from John O'Groats to Land's End

Speedo Mick has completed his epic 1000-mile walk from John O'Groats to Land's End, attracting a wealth of media attention along the way.


Thurso swimmers among the medals at Elgin ASC Spring Meet

Thurso swimmers among the medals at Elgin ASC Spring Meet

Youing swimmers from Thurso took home medals and an impressive 60 personal best times when they attended the recent Elgin ASC Spring Meet.


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