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Potholed sections of A99 in Wick set for resurfacing

Potholed sections of A99 in Wick set for resurfacing

Potholed sections of A99 in Wick set for resurfacing

Some of the worst potholes in Wick are to be tackled over the next few weeks, according to an update from Highland Council leader Raymond Bremner.


Voluntary £40 campervan and motorhome pass sparks heated reaction

Voluntary £40 campervan and motorhome pass sparks heated reaction

Voluntary £40 campervan and motorhome pass sparks heated reaction

A new voluntary £40 pass for campervanners & motorhome owners visiting the Highlands has sparked heated reaction from residents and travellers alike.


PICTURES: Councillors flushed with pride as revamped toilets finally reopen in Wick after destruction by vandals

PICTURES: Councillors flushed with pride as revamped toilets finally reopen in Wick after destruction by vandals

PICTURES: Councillors flushed with pride as revamped toilets finally reopen in Wick after destruction by vandals

A gathering of councillors beckoned the reopening of the Whitechapel toilets in Wick on Monday morning after vandals forced their closure in 2019.


10 customers in 3 minutes at Wick’s doomed Bank of Scotland despite report of ‘low footfall’

10 customers in 3 minutes at Wick’s doomed Bank of Scotland despite report of ‘low footfall’

10 customers in 3 minutes at Wick’s doomed Bank of Scotland despite report of ‘low footfall’

Despite its impending closure, around 10 people were observed utilising Wick’s Bank of Scotland over just three minutes this morning (July 1).


New £40 voluntary campervan pass launched in the Highlands to boost infrastructure

New £40 voluntary campervan pass launched in the Highlands to boost infrastructure

New £40 voluntary campervan pass launched in the Highlands to boost infrastructure

A new voluntary scheme has launched aimed at encouraging campervanners visiting the region to contribute towards the cost of tourist infrastructure.


Still to receive or return your postal vote in the Highlands?

Still to receive or return your postal vote in the Highlands?

Still to receive or return your postal vote in the Highlands?

Advice has been issued for voters in the Highlands who have yet to receive or return their postal votes.


Relief that Thurso primaries are including in £100m masterplan

Relief that Thurso primaries are including in £100m masterplan

Relief that Thurso primaries are including in £100m masterplan

Thurso provost Struan Mackie is relieved that Thurso’s three primary schools are all part of Highland Council’s £100 million masterplan for the town.


Highland Council opens buildings in Inverness and Dingwall for people who haven’t received postal votes

Highland Council opens buildings in Inverness and Dingwall for people who haven’t received postal votes

Highland Council opens buildings in Inverness and Dingwall for people who haven’t received postal votes

A private booth has ben set up for anyone who wishes to complete their postal vote there and then.


Locals fuming about ‘death trap’ on Wick’s Service Bridge

Locals fuming about ‘death trap’ on Wick’s Service Bridge

Locals fuming about ‘death trap’ on Wick’s Service Bridge

A local man had to stop his car on the Service Bridge in Wick to avoid a major obstruction he thinks could have wrecked his vehicle.


Highland voters ‘frustrated and angry’ over ‘inability to vote’ after postal ballot delays

Highland voters ‘frustrated and angry’ over ‘inability to vote’ after postal ballot delays

Highland voters ‘frustrated and angry’ over ‘inability to vote’ after postal ballot delays

“Frustrated and angry” Highlanders have spoken out about the delays in receiving their postal vote, meaning they won’t get a say in the election.


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