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More needs to be done to tackle marine pollution, says north MSP

More needs to be done to tackle marine pollution, says north MSP

More needs to be done to tackle marine pollution, says north MSP

Maree Todd has "eye-opening visit" to north west Sutherland


Caithness residents urged to hunt for woodland moths this week

Caithness residents urged to hunt for woodland moths this week

Caithness residents urged to hunt for woodland moths this week

Moth enthusiasts, conservationists and the public will be heading for the woods for the UK’s annual Moth Night event this week.


Forests need to be 'fit for the future' against backdrop of changing climate

Forests need to be 'fit for the future' against backdrop of changing climate

Forests need to be 'fit for the future' against backdrop of changing climate

Future-proofing woodlands to be more resilient will ensure they continue to provide environmental and economic benefits, according to new advice.


WEATHER WATCH: Mild month for Wick with plenty of rain

WEATHER WATCH: Mild month for Wick with plenty of rain

WEATHER WATCH: Mild month for Wick with plenty of rain

Weather Watch by Keith Banks


WATCH: Bulky items removed from Dounreay for disposal – alternative treatment option for the site’s metallic waste

WATCH: Bulky items removed from Dounreay for disposal – alternative treatment option for the site’s metallic waste

WATCH: Bulky items removed from Dounreay for disposal – alternative treatment option for the site’s metallic waste

Two large redundant items that were removed from Dounreay’s facilities have now left the site for disposal or diversion, opening up new waste routes.


Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

Call for Caithness communities to apply for environmental grants

The Action Earth campaign has launched to support communities to get back to outdoor environmental volunteering.


Caithness couple achieve breakthrough in A99 fly-tipping wrangle after intervention by Groat

Caithness couple achieve breakthrough in A99 fly-tipping wrangle after intervention by Groat

Caithness couple achieve breakthrough in A99 fly-tipping wrangle after intervention by Groat

Caithness couple Willie and Hannah McLean have achieved a breakthrough in a wrangle over fly-tipping – after the John O'Groat Journal intervened.


Community council reports on success of Spring Clean initiative for Wick

Community council reports on success of Spring Clean initiative for Wick

Community council reports on success of Spring Clean initiative for Wick

The Royal Burgh of Wick Community Council thanks all the volunteers involved in the recent Scottish Spring Clean 2022 initiative around the town.


Orca Watch returns to Caithness and north Sutherland for 10th anniversary year

Orca Watch returns to Caithness and north Sutherland for 10th anniversary year

Orca Watch returns to Caithness and north Sutherland for 10th anniversary year

Killer whale fans will be out in force across the far north at the end of this month as Sea Watch Foundation’s Orca Watch marks its 10th anniversary.


PICTURES: Unusual solar phenomenon seen at Wick riverside

PICTURES: Unusual solar phenomenon seen at Wick riverside

PICTURES: Unusual solar phenomenon seen at Wick riverside

An unusual solar phenomenon was witnessed over Wick riverside on Saturday evening with two mini rainbows either side of the setting sun.


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