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Castle of Mey changes will open up ‘new opportunities’

Castle of Mey changes will open up ‘new opportunities’

From January 2019, the newly created Prince’s Foundation, which brings together several of HRH Prince Charles’s charities, will become the…


Prince Charles to visit Caithness

Prince Charles to visit Caithness

The prince – also known as the Duke of Rothesay – is a regular visitor to the region, and last visited in 2017 when he did an impromptu tour…


Celebration as Dunbeath centre opens after major makeover

Celebration as Dunbeath centre opens after major makeover

A CAITHNESS social centre has reopened after a £30,000 refurbishment.


John O'Groats' Marc feels pride of Croatia fans

John O'Groats' Marc feels pride of Croatia fans

“A GREAT achievement despite not winning the final.” That was John O’Groats man Marc Rochon’s verdict on Croatia’s brave…


It's a family affair for Academy boss

It's a family affair for Academy boss

WICK boss Tom McKenna is looking forward to renewing family acquaintances tomorrow – but only after Cumbernauld Colts are taken care of.


No let up for the league's top two

No let up for the league's top two

THE race for the CAFA Division One title continues with Pentland United and Wick Groats showing no signs of blinking.


Staxigoe take points in seven-goal thriller

Staxigoe take points in seven-goal thriller

STAXIGOE United edged out Thurso Acks in a seven-goal thriller at Upper Bignold in CAFA Division One.


What a belter from Vince as he lands 7th Dan

What a belter from Vince as he lands 7th Dan

MARTIAL arts expert Vince Tait took his skills to the next level as he gained a 7th Dan black belt.


Daughter of patient voices fears over Town and County future

Daughter of patient voices fears over Town and County future

NICOLA Sturgeon has been told that Wick’s Town and County Hospital is heading “towards a deliberate and fast closure”.


'Do we really want to be the town that time forgot?'

'Do we really want to be the town that time forgot?'

Caithness Chamber of Commerce has been accused of snobbery in its opposition to an application to build a Premier Inn in Thurso, with many people from…


Was it a rainbow or a fogbow encircling Thurso?

Was it a rainbow or a fogbow encircling Thurso?

This beautiful image, taken by Scott Livingstone while fishing from Scrabster’s old Ola pier on July 17, has caused a bit of a meteorological debate…


Gunns get ready for international gathering in Caithness and Orkney

Gunns get ready for international gathering in Caithness and Orkney

GUNNS from around the world are making their way to Orkney and Caithness for their 19th triennial international gathering.


‘Fantastic achievement’ as Beatrice offshore wind achieves first power

‘Fantastic achievement’ as Beatrice offshore wind achieves first power

Following the successful installation of the first 7MW turbine, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (Bowl) has exported power to the National Grid for…


Hopes high for Scorries as they impress against Hibs

Hopes high for Scorries as they impress against Hibs

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McKenna hails 'great workout'

McKenna hails 'great workout'

BEATEN but not disgraced was the verdict from Wick boss Tom McKenna.


Pentland on brink of Highland Amateur Cup final

Pentland on brink of Highland Amateur Cup final

PENTLAND United are one game away from the Highland Amateur Cup final after coming through an extra-time rollercoaster at Lochinver.


Castletown and Thistle hit goal trail

Castletown and Thistle hit goal trail

IT was goals galore in the two latest rounds of CAFA Second Division matches.


Villagers hoping for return fixture with Spanish side

Villagers hoping for return fixture with Spanish side

LYBSTER lost a match but made friends galore following their visit to southern Spain last week.


Sutherland spaceport opens up ‘amazing opportunity’ for Dounreay site

Sutherland spaceport opens up ‘amazing opportunity’ for Dounreay site

That’s the view of managing director Phil Craig after the Moine near Melness in north Sutherland was confirmed as the location for the spaceport.


New record set for Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle run

New record set for Land’s End to John O’Groats cycle run

THE record for cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats has been broken by Michael Broadwith.


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