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Steady scoring sees St Fergus take county triples crown

Steady scoring sees St Fergus take county triples crown

Teams from across the four Caithness clubs battled it out at the Lybster green on Sunday to be crowned 2019 county triples champions.


Mum outguns son on NC500 bike challenge

Mum outguns son on NC500 bike challenge

A mum and son biker duo rumbled into Wick on their North Coast 500 trip – and mum was decidedly the noisier of the two.


Highland MSP questions maternity transport issues in Caithness

Highland MSP questions maternity transport issues in Caithness

Labour's Rhoda Grant has renewed her call for a full risk assessment to be carried out on the transport of pregnant women from Caithness.


Accolades for Wick voluntary groups

Accolades for Wick voluntary groups

Two Wick-based organisations received accolades during a Volunteers' Week celebration.


Shadow energy secretary invited to Caithness to get insight into tidal energy

Shadow energy secretary invited to Caithness to get insight into tidal energy

UK shadow energy secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey has been invited to Caithness to get an insight into the potential for tidal stream energy


Sale of Francis Street Club to be concluded 'within next few weeks'

Sale of Francis Street Club to be concluded 'within next few weeks'

The sale of the Francis Street Club in Wick is expected to be concluded in the coming weeks, according to the liquidator.


Sweet sounds going down well as Caithness Music Festival draws to a close

Sweet sounds going down well as Caithness Music Festival draws to a close

The 65th Caithness Music Festival is drawing to a close after a week of impressive performances.


Reay Rotary Open is a family affair as Colin wins through

Reay Rotary Open is a family affair as Colin wins through

The Rotary Open turned out to be a real family affair with husband and wife Colin and Carol Paterson battling it out at the top of the leaderboard.


Former Ranger and Celt to pass on skills to Thurso's young football stars

Former Ranger and Celt to pass on skills to Thurso's young football stars

Ex-Ibrox and Parkhead favourites Charlie Miller and Simon Donnelly to run soccer course this August


Ruthless Groats leave Top Joes feeling low

Ruthless Groats leave Top Joes feeling low

Top Joes were once again on the wrong end of a double-digit score as they crashed out of the Eain Mackintosh Cup at the hands of Wick Groats.


Thistle make it unlucky thirteen for Top Joes

Thistle make it unlucky thirteen for Top Joes

"A bit embarrassing" was the verdict of Wick Thistle chairman Peter Gunn after his team demolished Top Joes in CAFA Division Two.


Bell forges ahead to win Club Open singes final at Thurso

Bell forges ahead to win Club Open singes final at Thurso

Thurso Bowling Club held the Weigh Inn Hotel sponsored Club Open singles competition last Saturday and saw a big entry as normal for this event.


Swanson's magnificent 63 is his best-ever score

Swanson's magnificent 63 is his best-ever score

The first round of Thurso Golf Club's Ulbster Cup saw Alan Swanson record his best-ever score after 33 years.


Caithness groups get funding advice

Caithness groups get funding advice

Caithness community groups were given expert advice on applying for grant aid at a CVG funding information event in the Pulteney Centre this week.


Flagship pennant handed over to Wick's historic Isabella Fortuna

Flagship pennant handed over to Wick's historic Isabella Fortuna

Wick's historic fishing vessel Isabella Fortuna has been presented with its regional flagship accolade from National Historic Ships UK.


Farmers flock to Caithness for NSA Highland Sheep 2019

Farmers flock to Caithness for NSA Highland Sheep 2019

Farmers from all over Scotland and the north of England flocked to Caithness this week for NSA Highland Sheep 2019.


Equine students' cash boost for Riding for the Disabled Association

Equine students' cash boost for Riding for the Disabled Association

Four HND equine students from North Highland College UHI raised £243 for Caithness Riding for the Disabled Association.


New offer made by Hial to air traffic controllers

New offer made by Hial to air traffic controllers

A revised pay offer has been made to air traffic controllers at Wick John O' Groats airport.


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.


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