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Please give blood in Wick

Please give blood in Wick

Please give blood in Wick

A shout-out has been given by the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service for Caithness residents to give blood at Wick Assembly Rooms next week.


Befriending arts project is a 'breath of fresh air and a true inspiration' in the Caithness community

Befriending arts project is a 'breath of fresh air and a true inspiration' in the Caithness community

Befriending arts project is a 'breath of fresh air and a true inspiration' in the Caithness community

A project which began in lockdown last year has culminated this month in a touring exhibition of garments stitched by Caithness befrienders.


Four million milestone reached in Covid vaccine programme

Four million milestone reached in Covid vaccine programme

Four million milestone reached in Covid vaccine programme

A MAJOR milestone has been reached in the fight against Covid-19 in Scotland – after the four millionth first-dose of the vaccine was administered.


At least 29 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

At least 29 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

At least 29 Covid cases in Caithness in latest seven-day period

There were at least 29 positive tests for Covid-19 in Caithness, and 14 in Sutherland, during the latest seven-day period.


WATCH: Bikers' 'brawl' at Groats is all for a good cause

WATCH: Bikers' 'brawl' at Groats is all for a good cause

WATCH: Bikers' 'brawl' at Groats is all for a good cause

It may look like a major melee at John O'Groats but this motorcycle mob had good intentions and raised charity cash to boot.


Fifty-six fresh Covid cases reported

Fifty-six fresh Covid cases reported

Fifty-six fresh Covid cases reported

ANOTHER 56 positive tests for Covid-19 have been recorded across the NHS Highland region in the past 24 hours.


New nursing and midwifery leader sees 'fantastic opportunities' at University of the Highlands and Islands

New nursing and midwifery leader sees 'fantastic opportunities' at University of the Highlands and Islands

New nursing and midwifery leader sees 'fantastic opportunities' at University of the Highlands and Islands

The University of the Highlands and Islands has appointed Dr Nicola Carey as new leader of its nursing and midwifery department.


Rats set up home in mountain of rubbish at Wick's Kennedy Terrace

Rats set up home in mountain of rubbish at Wick's Kennedy Terrace

Rats set up home in mountain of rubbish at Wick's Kennedy Terrace

Residents on a Wick street have had enough of the illegal dumping which has turned part of the area into a haven for rats.


NHS Highland Covid total increases by 73

NHS Highland Covid total increases by 73

NHS Highland Covid total increases by 73

ANOTHER 73 cases of Covid-19 have been registered across the NHS Highland area in the past day.


North health boss apologises over 'unsatisfactory' number of Caithness patients admitted to Inverness psychiatric hospital

North health boss apologises over 'unsatisfactory' number of Caithness patients admitted to Inverness psychiatric hospital

North health boss apologises over 'unsatisfactory' number of Caithness patients admitted to Inverness psychiatric hospital

A Highland health boss has apologised for the number of Caithness patients admitted to New Craigs psychiatric hospital in Inverness


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