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Six-year feud over tiny land strip at Reiss dubbed Gaza Strip.

Six-year feud over tiny land strip at Reiss dubbed Gaza Strip.

A feud between neighbours in Reiss led to a family being left without water, heating and toilet facilities


Premier plans for Thurso hotel to be announced 'in very near future'

Premier plans for Thurso hotel to be announced 'in very near future'

Plans for new Premier Inn hotel on the former mart site in Thurso are expected to be announced "in the very near future".


Risk assessment call on transport of Caithness mothers who give birth in Inverness

Risk assessment call on transport of Caithness mothers who give birth in Inverness

Call made for risk assessment on the transport of pregnant women from Caithness to Raigmore hospital in Inverness.


Don't ask yourself 'what if' after cup final, warns Pentland boss

Don't ask yourself 'what if' after cup final, warns Pentland boss

Pentland must give their all to beat rivals Wick Groats, says Gray


Stone calls for 'joined up thinking ' to deal with bank problems in Highlands

Stone calls for 'joined up thinking ' to deal with bank problems in Highlands

The banks, UK government and the post office need to work together to solve the banking problems in the Highlands, says Stone.


Scorries boss pleads: "Can anyone give us a game?"

Scorries boss pleads: "Can anyone give us a game?"

Wick Academy desperate for pre-season opponents


North Highlands has new police boss

North Highlands has new police boss

A new area police commander has been appointed for the north Highlands.


First Nazi bomb makes a nice pond for dogs

First Nazi bomb makes a nice pond for dogs

The site of the first Nazi bomb to fall on British mainland is a hidden historic site near Watten.


Floats thrill at Halkirk gala

Floats thrill at Halkirk gala

CAR park charges at John O’Groats was the winning topic in the float procession at this year’s Halkirk Gala Week.


Noteworthy pupils shine at Caithness music fest

Noteworthy pupils shine at Caithness music fest

The 65th Caithness Music Festival drew to a close on Friday night after wowing the adjudicators throughout the week.


Thurso place second at Rock Challenge

Thurso place second at Rock Challenge

A TEAM of performers from Thurso High School are riding on the crest of a wave after coming second in the final of the Scottish Rock Challenge.


Oil workers support for caring kids charity

Oil workers support for caring kids charity

Oil workers donate to young carers charity in Caithness.


Cool cat Quattro relaxes Wick care home residents

Cool cat Quattro relaxes Wick care home residents

Residents in Wick's Pulteney House had a lovely Caturday afternoon thanks to Pets as Therapy bringing along the purr-fect pal.


North pilgrimage route could be ready for next tourist season

North pilgrimage route could be ready for next tourist season

An ancient pilgrimage route, which passes through Caithness, could be re-established in time for next year's tourist season.


Arts centre opens doors to people with learning disabilities

Arts centre opens doors to people with learning disabilities

A unique performance designed for audiences with multiple learning difficulties visited Lyth Arts Centre.


Groats and Pentland set for final showdown

Groats and Pentland set for final showdown

It will be a Pentland United v Wick Groats final as the County League's top two both came up trumps in their Eain Mackintosh Cup semi-finals.


Staxigoe back in the cup as Bellmac get the boot

Staxigoe back in the cup as Bellmac get the boot

Staxigoe United's Highland Amateur Cup dream is back on after they were re-instated back into the competition.


Scrapyard at Castletown gets go-ahead for five years

Scrapyard at Castletown gets go-ahead for five years

A Caithness businessman has been given planning permission for a scrapyard on the outskirts of Castletown – but only for five years.


Farmers at NSA Highland Sheep urged to seize Brexit opportunities

Farmers at NSA Highland Sheep urged to seize Brexit opportunities

Farmers attending this week’s major sheep event in Caithness were urged to set aside their concerns and seize the opportunities presented by Brexit.


Threat to Caithness nursery shocks parents and staff

Threat to Caithness nursery shocks parents and staff

Parents and staff at a Caithness nursery are "devastated" it could close after Highland Council axed its £28,000 funding.


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