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£14,000 raised at Wick RNLI Harbour Day is ‘testament to caring community’

£14,000 raised at Wick RNLI Harbour Day is ‘testament to caring community’

£14,000 raised at Wick RNLI Harbour Day is ‘testament to caring community’

Lifeboat volunteers have praised the “generosity and community spirit” of everyone who turned out to support this year’s Wick RNLI Harbour Day.


‘My kids face childhood in shadow of Spittal substation construction works’

‘My kids face childhood in shadow of Spittal substation construction works’

‘My kids face childhood in shadow of Spittal substation construction works’

Residents at Achalone say they feel helpless in the face of an onslaught of applications for renewable energy projects.


‘Caithness could rightly be forgiven for thinking it’s forgotten,’ says Alba candidate ahead of Thurso event

‘Caithness could rightly be forgiven for thinking it’s forgotten,’ says Alba candidate ahead of Thurso event

‘Caithness could rightly be forgiven for thinking it’s forgotten,’ says Alba candidate ahead of Thurso event

The Alba Party’s local candidate highlights the importance of Alex Salmond’s appearance in Thurso this week.


Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

Claims of “democratic outrage” as Highland Council blocks bid to give public more say over controversial electricity infrastructure schemes

Highland Council’s refusal to debate a plan to empower people to better assess energy developments has been described as a “democratic outrage”..


Watten shop takes step towards community buyout thanks to £30k wind farm fund

Watten shop takes step towards community buyout thanks to £30k wind farm fund

Watten shop takes step towards community buyout thanks to £30k wind farm fund

A community group has taken over the local grocery store at Watten as it works towards purchasing the shop.


£800K funding opportunity for Caithness organisations

£800K funding opportunity for Caithness organisations

£800K funding opportunity for Caithness organisations

Caithness organisations are invited to apply for funding towards projects addressing issues affecting Highland rural communities.


Ten Highland drivers arrested for drink and drug driving

Ten Highland drivers arrested for drink and drug driving

Ten Highland drivers arrested for drink and drug driving

Ten drink drivers and four drug drivers were arrested by officers in various locations including Inverness.


Delayed Naver Bridge work to get underway at last – 142-year-old bridge to be demolished and road realigned for new structure

Delayed Naver Bridge work to get underway at last – 142-year-old bridge to be demolished and road realigned for new structure

Delayed Naver Bridge work to get underway at last – 142-year-old bridge to be demolished and road realigned for new structure

Highland Council has just announced that the long-awaited A836 Naver Bridge replacement work is confirmed to start on August 1.


Wick High School helps new pupils transition with comic booklet

Wick High School helps new pupils transition with comic booklet

Wick High School helps new pupils transition with comic booklet

In a bid to make life easier for its intake of new pupils, Wick High School has produced a special ‘transition booklet’.


Fire at Murchison Street in Wick

Fire at Murchison Street in Wick

Fire at Murchison Street in Wick

A serious fire broke out in Wick last night (Sunday, June 16) with reports that an elderly man was taken to hospital.


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