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Sign up to Rural Watch Scotland to help in fight against crime, police urge Highlanders

Sign up to Rural Watch Scotland to help in fight against crime, police urge Highlanders

Sign up to Rural Watch Scotland to help in fight against crime, police urge Highlanders

Police have urged residents in the north to sign up to a rural version of Neighbourhood Watch - to fight crime and stay alerted to emergency messages.


First for Caithness supermarkets as Lidl’s staff wear crime-busting bodycams

First for Caithness supermarkets as Lidl’s staff wear crime-busting bodycams

First for Caithness supermarkets as Lidl’s staff wear crime-busting bodycams

Lidl supermarkets in Wick and Thurso now have all staff wearing body-worn cameras in a bid to ensure the safety of staff and customers.


Careless driving crash accused found not guilty after court hears car brakes had failed

Careless driving crash accused found not guilty after court hears car brakes had failed

Careless driving crash accused found not guilty after court hears car brakes had failed

A Wick driver has been cleared on a charge of careless driving.


Man (42) to appear at Wick Sheriff Court today after weekend incidents

Man (42) to appear at Wick Sheriff Court today after weekend incidents

Man (42) to appear at Wick Sheriff Court today after weekend incidents

A 42-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with an incident which took place in Wick on Sunday.


PICTURES: Armed officers lay siege to house in Wick – ‘Three victims taken to hospital’

PICTURES: Armed officers lay siege to house in Wick – ‘Three victims taken to hospital’

PICTURES: Armed officers lay siege to house in Wick – ‘Three victims taken to hospital’

A huge police presence descended on Glamis Road in Wick today (May 19) as armed officers laid siege to a house that had three people inside.


‘No wider threat to the public’ as man (42) is arrested after multiple assaults in Wick

‘No wider threat to the public’ as man (42) is arrested after multiple assaults in Wick

‘No wider threat to the public’ as man (42) is arrested after multiple assaults in Wick

A 42-year-old man was arrested in connection with two incidents of assault and robbery in Wick earlier today.


Caithness crafters ‘devastated’ by ‘irresponsible’ Facebook post

Caithness crafters ‘devastated’ by ‘irresponsible’ Facebook post

Caithness crafters ‘devastated’ by ‘irresponsible’ Facebook post

Caithness crafters are said to be in uproar after a social media post suggested Trading Standards would be doing heavy-handed spot checks on stalls.


Police seek info on ‘deliberate’ fire at Thurso moors

Police seek info on ‘deliberate’ fire at Thurso moors

Police seek info on ‘deliberate’ fire at Thurso moors

Police Scotland is investigating what appears to be a deliberate fire on moorland near Thurso on Thursday (May 8).


Still blazing after two days – Sibster field on fire again

Still blazing after two days – Sibster field on fire again

Still blazing after two days – Sibster field on fire again

A moorland fire was witnessed to be still active along the Sibster road this afternoon after two days.


‘Aggressive’ scammers spark spate of Highland incidents, warn police

‘Aggressive’ scammers spark spate of Highland incidents, warn police

‘Aggressive’ scammers spark spate of Highland incidents, warn police

Aggressive scammers are targeting Highland residents, police have reported after a spate of incidents.


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