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Caithness schools closed due to Storm Jocelyn


By David G Scott

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Highland Council forwarded a bulletin in which it stated that a number of schools or nurseries are closed today as a result of Storm Jocelyn.

At 8.22am today the council's road condition report stated: "Heavy rain and strong winds with positive road surface temperatures. No winter action required. No other known issues to report."

It further stated: "At the time of issue, there are a number of schools or nurseries closed today as a result of Storm Jocelyn. Our school closures is updated from 8am and cleared by 6pm each evening."

List of Caithness schools and nurseries closed or partially closed today:

  • Bower Primary: Closed
  • Canisbay Primary: Closed
  • Canisbay Primary Nursery: Closed
  • Castletown Primary: Closed
  • Castletown Primary Nursery: Closed
  • Crossroads Primary: Closed
  • Dunbeath Primary: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Dunbeath Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Halkirk Primary: Closed
  • Keiss Primary: Closed
  • Keiss Primary Nursery: Closed
  • Lybster Primary: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Lybster Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Miller Academy Primary: Closed
  • Miller Academy Primary Nursery: Closed
  • Mount Pleasant Primary: Closed
  • Mount Pleasant Primary Nursery - EM: Closed
  • Mount Pleasant Primary Nursery - GM: Closed
  • Newton Park Primary: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Newton Park Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Noss Primary: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Noss Primary Nursery: Partially closed - opening 2 hours later
  • Pennyland Primary: Closed
  • Pennyland Primary Nursery: Closed
  • Reay Primary: Closed
  • Thrumster Primary: Closed
  • Thrumster Primary Nursery: Closed
  • Thurso High School: Closed
  • Watten Primary: Closed
  • Wick High School: Closed

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