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Nicola Sinclair to stand down from Highland Council to take up journalism role

Nicola Sinclair to stand down from Highland Council to take up journalism role

Nicola Sinclair to stand down from Highland Council to take up journalism role

Caithness councillor Nicola Sinclair is standing down from local government after four years, saying it is "time for a change".


Caithness major energy storage plan to go before Highland Council – but no decision will be made

Caithness major energy storage plan to go before Highland Council – but no decision will be made

Caithness major energy storage plan to go before Highland Council – but no decision will be made

A plan to create a multi-million pound energy storage plant in Caithness is to go before Highland Council next week.


Expressions of interest sought for coastal funding initiative that could benefit Caithness

Expressions of interest sought for coastal funding initiative that could benefit Caithness

Expressions of interest sought for coastal funding initiative that could benefit Caithness

The deadline approaches for a Highland Council funding initiative that could bring great benefits to Caithness.


Council eases regulations for motorhome stopover sites in Caithness

Council eases regulations for motorhome stopover sites in Caithness

Council eases regulations for motorhome stopover sites in Caithness

The council is to temporarily relax licensing regulations to enable landowners with suitable sites to provide continental style motorhome stopovers.


'Widespread local support' for Strathy South wind farm plan, say SSE

'Widespread local support' for Strathy South wind farm plan, say SSE

'Widespread local support' for Strathy South wind farm plan, say SSE

A plan to build a huge wind farm near Strathy has "widespread local support", according to the company behind the project.


Strathy South wind farm should have four fewer turbines, says Highland Council report

Strathy South wind farm should have four fewer turbines, says Highland Council report

Strathy South wind farm should have four fewer turbines, says Highland Council report

The proposed wind farm at Strathy South should have four fewer turbines, taking the number from 39 to 35.


Plans to develop Wick Business Park

Plans to develop Wick Business Park

Plans to develop Wick Business Park

Highlands and Islands Enterprise is planning to extend Wick Business Park with extra spaces for light industrial and business units.


Revised rules for burial grounds and crematorium begin on Tuesday

Revised rules for burial grounds and crematorium begin on Tuesday

Revised rules for burial grounds and crematorium begin on Tuesday

The move follows a public consultation by Highland Council in February and March and the new regulations are due to last for the next 10 years.


Reminder of EU Settlement Scheme deadline

Reminder of EU Settlement Scheme deadline

Reminder of EU Settlement Scheme deadline

The council encourages EU/EEA/Swiss citizens in Caithness who has not yet applied to the EU Settlement Scheme to do so before the June 30 deadline.


Wick and its harbour may benefit from funding bid

Wick and its harbour may benefit from funding bid

Wick and its harbour may benefit from funding bid

Highland Council is working to submit bids into the UK Government’s Levelling Up Fund and Community Renewal Fund with Wick's regeneration a main focus


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