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Dumped caravan near Groats amongst county-wide fly-tipping

Dumped caravan near Groats amongst county-wide fly-tipping

Dumped caravan near Groats amongst county-wide fly-tipping

Multiple reports showing a huge increase in fly-tipping across Caithness include one in which a caravan was dumped along the NC500 route.


Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

Covid impact leaves courts struggling to cope – amid moves to slash trials

CRIMINAL courts in the Highlands are creaking under the strain of the Covid pandemic – after the number of trials was slashed by up to 75 per cent.


Six bad driving habits that could land you a hefty fine

Six bad driving habits that could land you a hefty fine

Six bad driving habits that could land you a hefty fine

Do YOU indicate when there are no other drivers around? Here's what could happen if you don't...


Criminals injecting fake Covid vaccine in latest scam reported

Criminals injecting fake Covid vaccine in latest scam reported

Criminals injecting fake Covid vaccine in latest scam reported

Caithness residents are being warned to be aware of Covid scammers who charge for fake vaccine injections so people 'can jump the queue'.


Beware of Covid vaccine scams

Beware of Covid vaccine scams

Beware of Covid vaccine scams

Text message scams about Covid vaccinations are being reported, including links to fake NHS websites that ask for bank details.


Councillor condemns nail traps left on A99

Councillor condemns nail traps left on A99

Councillor condemns nail traps left on A99

A Highland councillor condemned Saturday evening's 'malicious act' in which car mats pierced with nails were placed on the A99 near Thrumster.


Nailed mats on A99 could have caused serious accident

Nailed mats on A99 could have caused serious accident

Nailed mats on A99 could have caused serious accident

Two car mats embedded with nails were recovered from the A99 road near Thrumster last night in what has been described as a 'sickening act'.


Were you a victim of these top scams for 2020?

Were you a victim of these top scams for 2020?

Were you a victim of these top scams for 2020?

Many people and businesses in Caithness fell victim to criminals exploiting the pandemic as revealed in a list of the year's most common scams.


Hogmanay at home – or face arrest

Hogmanay at home – or face arrest

Hogmanay at home – or face arrest

The First Minister says have Hogmanay at home and police talk of using 'enforcement powers' to disperse large gatherings tomorrow night.


Caithness police operation draws praise from local councillors

Caithness police operation draws praise from local councillors

Caithness police operation draws praise from local councillors

Operation Ruling netted large quantities of 'illegal substances' and led to violent criminals being arrested including one caught with a sword.


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