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Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

Councillor Bremner questions underspend on Caithness roads

A Wick councillor tackled a Highland Council committee chairwoman over the roads underspend for Caithness at a meeting last week.


PICTURES: Death of the monster potholes at Watten

PICTURES: Death of the monster potholes at Watten

PICTURES: Death of the monster potholes at Watten

See how an area of badly potholed road in Watten is tackled by the council team.


Caithness councillors push to improve playgrounds

Caithness councillors push to improve playgrounds

Caithness councillors push to improve playgrounds

Caithness play parks could soon be refurbished thanks to Wick and Thurso councillors pushing for a special playground strategy plan to be implemented.


Crumbling street in Wick looks like a war zone, says Caithness campaign group

Crumbling street in Wick looks like a war zone, says Caithness campaign group

Crumbling street in Wick looks like a war zone, says Caithness campaign group

PICTURES: A street in Wick town centre has been likened to a "war zone" because of its crumbling road surface and air of neglect.


WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

WATCH: Further £1.5M investment in visitor management approved by council

Highland Council has agreed to extend the Visitor Management Plan funding into the 2022 season by a one-off investment of £1.5m.


Povlsen says he won't appeal space hub decision

Povlsen says he won't appeal space hub decision

Povlsen says he won't appeal space hub decision

Billionaire landowner Anders Holch Povlsen has conceded defeat in stopping the UK's first vertical launch space port in the Highlands.


Council approves the development of a Future Highlands Strategy

Council approves the development of a Future Highlands Strategy

Council approves the development of a Future Highlands Strategy

Members at the meeting of council today approved the development of a Future Highlands Strategy with the development of a Green Energy Hub.


School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

School estate in Highlands comes out worst in Scotland

The Highlands has by far the worst education estate in Scotland with one in three primaries and one in four secondaries in a “poor” condition.


Highland Council highlights World Suicide Prevention Day

Highland Council highlights World Suicide Prevention Day

Highland Council highlights World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day will be marked on Friday (Sept 10) with this year's theme being ‘Creating Hope Through Action’.


Caithness councillor calls for common sense as Covid cases rise in the Highlands

Caithness councillor calls for common sense as Covid cases rise in the Highlands

Caithness councillor calls for common sense as Covid cases rise in the Highlands

A Caithness councillor calls for common-sense precautions as the number of Covid-19 cases rises in schools across the Highlands


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