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YOUR VIEWS: Canada’s Caithness roots and looking back at the General Election

YOUR VIEWS: Canada’s Caithness roots and looking back at the General Election

YOUR VIEWS: Canada’s Caithness roots and looking back at the General Election

John O’Groat Jounal and Caithness Courier readers respond to the news this week.


WEATHER WATCH: Getting to grips with ‘soft hail’

WEATHER WATCH: Getting to grips with ‘soft hail’

WEATHER WATCH: Getting to grips with ‘soft hail’

Snow pellets, (known as graupel or soft hail), are distinctive,opaque grains of ice created when small supercooled water droplets collide and freeze.


TRUDY MORRIS: Awards are a nod to fresh Caithness talent

TRUDY MORRIS: Awards are a nod to fresh Caithness talent

TRUDY MORRIS: Awards are a nod to fresh Caithness talent

In the North Highlands, we are not known for celebrating our successes, for standing up proud and shouting about our achievements.


LOOKING BACK: Thurso footballer's holiday mishap, Boy rescued from drowning and Jobs on the line

LOOKING BACK: Thurso footballer's holiday mishap, Boy rescued from drowning and Jobs on the line

LOOKING BACK: Thurso footballer's holiday mishap, Boy rescued from drowning and Jobs on the line

News from the John O’Groat Journal of yesteryear


THE REAL MACKAY: Change on all fronts after 2024 General Election

THE REAL MACKAY: Change on all fronts after 2024 General Election

THE REAL MACKAY: Change on all fronts after 2024 General Election

The people have spoken. And how! Oucha.


OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: A privileged look round an abandoned island

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: A privileged look round an abandoned island

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH: A privileged look round an abandoned island

Choppy waters are worth it for a visit to Eilean Nan Roan.


YOUR VIEWS: Highland Council social values charter, heating changes and NHS Highland staff costs

YOUR VIEWS: Highland Council social values charter, heating changes and NHS Highland staff costs

YOUR VIEWS: Highland Council social values charter, heating changes and NHS Highland staff costs

John O’Groat Journal and Caithness Courier readers respond to the news this week.


Looking Back: Lively dispute at Dunbeath, Harbours study mooted and Supermarket plan for Thurso

Looking Back: Lively dispute at Dunbeath, Harbours study mooted and Supermarket plan for Thurso

Looking Back: Lively dispute at Dunbeath, Harbours study mooted and Supermarket plan for Thurso

News from the John O’Groat Journal of yesteryear


Would you be able to recognise ‘The Real Mackay’?

Would you be able to recognise ‘The Real Mackay’?

Would you be able to recognise ‘The Real Mackay’?

The other night I could not fall asleep. Rather than take my phone out…I pulled out my sketchbook and drew a rose I had picked outside my front door.


ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Tasty treats help celebrate 40 years of the Highland Cross

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Tasty treats help celebrate 40 years of the Highland Cross

ACTIVE OUTDOORS: Tasty treats help celebrate 40 years of the Highland Cross

John Davidson takes on the Highland Cross for the eighth time as the 50-mile duathlon marks its 40th anniversary


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