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Coastguard to carry out 'unannounced inspections' of fishing vessels

Coastguard to carry out 'unannounced inspections' of fishing vessels

Coastguard to carry out 'unannounced inspections' of fishing vessels

Surveyors from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) are to carry out unannounced inspections of fishing vessels across the UK.


PICTURES: Could strange finds on Reiss beach be casualties of dredging?

PICTURES: Could strange finds on Reiss beach be casualties of dredging?

PICTURES: Could strange finds on Reiss beach be casualties of dredging?

Today is World Oceans Day and we look at how scallop dredging could be affecting the seabed around Caithness in light of recent finds at Reiss beach.


No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

No appeal for Hill of Forss wind farm refusal

A Caithness wind farm campaigner has welcomed the news that there will be no appeal for Cairnmore Hill after Highland Council knocked back the plans.


PICTURES: Animal charity shares 'shocking' pictures of how litter affects wildlife

PICTURES: Animal charity shares 'shocking' pictures of how litter affects wildlife

PICTURES: Animal charity shares 'shocking' pictures of how litter affects wildlife

Scotland's animal welfare charity urges dog walkers to pick up two items of litter when out and about on their daily strolls.


Tangled Dunnet gannets highlight plastic pollution problem in our seas

Tangled Dunnet gannets highlight plastic pollution problem in our seas

Tangled Dunnet gannets highlight plastic pollution problem in our seas

The stark image of two dead seabirds with beaks tangled in plastic highlights the issue of pollution in our seas ahead of World Oceans Day (June 8).


£1500 payments for taxi drivers and operators

£1500 payments for taxi drivers and operators

£1500 payments for taxi drivers and operators

Taxi and private hire drivers and taxi operators are set to benefit from a new grant scheme, following an announcement from Scottish Government.


Funding available for electricity connections in Caithness

Funding available for electricity connections in Caithness

Funding available for electricity connections in Caithness

The Scottish Hydro Electric Community Trust invites applications for financial support to connect to the electricity network in Caithness.


A medicinal herb which guaranteed courage in battle

A medicinal herb which guaranteed courage in battle

A medicinal herb which guaranteed courage in battle

Beautiful Botanicals by Joanne Howdle


Flower project in Reay is a blooming success

Flower project in Reay is a blooming success

Flower project in Reay is a blooming success

A community project in Reay, involving the planting of flowers, is becoming a blooming success.


Caithness and Sutherland organisations to form COP26 'climate beacon'

Caithness and Sutherland organisations to form COP26 'climate beacon'

Caithness and Sutherland organisations to form COP26 'climate beacon'

Three organisations in Caithness and east Sutherland are joining forces to help shine a light on climate issues ahead of this year's COP26 summit.


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