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Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

Advice issued ahead of ‘severe gales’ forecast in Caithness this weekend

A leading rural insurer urges people to prepare for high winds this weekend after the Met Office issued a Yellow weather warning across Caithness.


Commercial buyers see added valued of the North Country Cheviot

Commercial buyers see added valued of the North Country Cheviot

Commercial buyers see added valued of the North Country Cheviot

The North Country Cheviot Sheep Society is celebrating a record-breaking sales season as the popularity of the breed continues to grow.


Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

Met Office warn of high winds at weekend – possible 70-80mph gusts around Caithness coast

The Met Office issued a Yellow Warning of high winds across the UK on Friday and Saturday with possible gusts of 70 to 80 mph around Caithness coast.


Caithness Machinery Ring provides members with some price protection

Caithness Machinery Ring provides members with some price protection

Caithness Machinery Ring provides members with some price protection

Caithness Machinery Ring is one of the nine-strong co-operatives within the Scottish Machinery Ring Association (SMRA) providing help to members.


He would not have wanted it any other way, say family after death of prominent local farmer

He would not have wanted it any other way, say family after death of prominent local farmer

He would not have wanted it any other way, say family after death of prominent local farmer

A large number of the farming community showed their respect for Morris Ronaldson, Westerseat, when they gathered for his funeral in Wick last Friday.


Highland Council invites Caithness applications for new Nature Restoration Fund

Highland Council invites Caithness applications for new Nature Restoration Fund

Highland Council invites Caithness applications for new Nature Restoration Fund

The Highland Council is inviting Caithness communities to apply for a share of a new fund to support nature restoration projects.


The Fishermen's Mission give thanks for 140 Years of service

The Fishermen's Mission give thanks for 140 Years of service

The Fishermen's Mission give thanks for 140 Years of service

National charity, the Fishermen’s Mission is holding an online thanksgiving service to recognise 140 years of service to the fishermen of the UK.


Local ploughing match set to take place on Saturday

Local ploughing match set to take place on Saturday

Local ploughing match set to take place on Saturday

Over 30 entrants will take part in the 35th Latheron Parish Ploughing Association competition near Watten on Saturday.


PICTURES: Achunabust or bust as vintage tractors lead the field for ploughing match

PICTURES: Achunabust or bust as vintage tractors lead the field for ploughing match

PICTURES: Achunabust or bust as vintage tractors lead the field for ploughing match

Conditions on the ground were "greasy" for a popular agricultural event held last Saturday at Achunabust Farm near Reay.


As shelves empty in Caithness food shortages now affect one in five

As shelves empty in Caithness food shortages now affect one in five

As shelves empty in Caithness food shortages now affect one in five

New research states that 18 percent of people in Scotland could not buy essential food items.


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