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Funding package for outdoor education centres welcomed

24 October 2020
Funding package for outdoor education centres welcomed

Funding package for outdoor education centres welcomed

24 October 2020

North politician David Stewart has welcomed a £2 million funding package to help outdoor education centres survive the coronavirus pandemic.


Hoteliers in Sutherland join with others across the country to call for changes to restrictions on guests

21 October 2020
Hoteliers in Sutherland join with others across the country to call for changes to restrictions on guests

Hoteliers in Sutherland join with others across the country to call for changes to restrictions on guests

21 October 2020

Another 100 Scottish hotels, including a number in Caithness and Sutherland, have backed a call for changes to restrictions on guests.


Developers of planned wind farm near Melvich open online exhibition; live Q & A chats will take place next month

21 October 2020
Developers of planned wind farm near Melvich open online exhibition; live Q & A chats will take place next month

Developers of planned wind farm near Melvich open online exhibition; live Q & A chats will take place next month

21 October 2020

Energy firm Statkraft has opened a virtual exhibition to present its final proposals for Ackron Wind Farm, near Melvich.


The Highland Vet to return for second series

16 October 2020
The Highland Vet to return for second series

The Highland Vet to return for second series

16 October 2020

The Highland Vet – which has made TV stars out of the local vets from DS McGregor and Partners – is back for a second series starting on Monday.


First minister make face coverings mandatory in communal workplace areas

16 October 2020
First minister make face coverings mandatory in communal workplace areas

First minister make face coverings mandatory in communal workplace areas

16 October 2020

Face coverings are now mandatory in staff canteens, and the same rule will apply from the start of next week in other communal workplace areas.


Maree Todd confirmed as SNP candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency

16 October 2020
Maree Todd confirmed as SNP candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency

Maree Todd confirmed as SNP candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency

16 October 2020

Maree Todd has been confirmed as the SNP candidate for Caithness, Sutherland and Ross in next year’s Scottish Parliament elections.


Local authority's environmental health team to keep tabs on compliance with hospitality restrictions

11 October 2020
Local authority's environmental health team to keep tabs on compliance with hospitality restrictions

Local authority's environmental health team to keep tabs on compliance with hospitality restrictions

11 October 2020

Environmental health staff will be conducting visits to premises to monitor compliance with the new restrictions imposed on the hospitality sector.


HIE secures £1 million funding towards new visitor centre at Highland Wildlife Park

08 October 2020
HIE secures £1 million funding towards new visitor centre at Highland Wildlife Park

HIE secures £1 million funding towards new visitor centre at Highland Wildlife Park

08 October 2020

A new visitor centre at the Highland Wildlife Park has moved a step closer after £1m of funding was secured by Highlands and Islands Enterprise.


Another lockdown will take 'huge toll' on businesses, warns FSB

07 October 2020
Another lockdown will take 'huge toll' on businesses, warns FSB

Another lockdown will take 'huge toll' on businesses, warns FSB

07 October 2020

Highland business leader David Richardson has warned that another lockdown – even if short-lived – is "the last thing that businesses need".


Highland health chief issues Covid-19 plea as cases rise

06 October 2020
Highland health chief issues Covid-19 plea as cases rise

Highland health chief issues Covid-19 plea as cases rise

06 October 2020

Dr Tim Allison, director of public health at NHS Highland, has urged anyone who has coronavirus symptoms to ensure they self-isolate and book a test.


Newly appointed NHS Highland boss starts work today

05 October 2020
Newly appointed NHS Highland boss starts work today

Newly appointed NHS Highland boss starts work today

05 October 2020

A new chief executive will take the reins at NHS Highland today.


Household waste recycling centre opening hours extended at Wick and Thurso

02 October 2020
Household waste recycling centre opening hours extended at Wick and Thurso

Household waste recycling centre opening hours extended at Wick and Thurso

02 October 2020

Saturday opening hours are being introduced at Highland Council's household waste recycling centres in Wick and Thurso.


Financial support to be made available for those facing financial hardship and who have to self-isolate

02 October 2020
Financial support to be made available for those facing financial hardship and who have to self-isolate

Financial support to be made available for those facing financial hardship and who have to self-isolate

02 October 2020

A new Scottish Government grant helping those on low incomes to self-isolate has been welcomed by Highlands and Islands MSP Maree Todd.


Girlguiding 'Viqueens' get together for virtual camp

01 October 2020
Girlguiding 'Viqueens' get together for virtual camp

Girlguiding 'Viqueens' get together for virtual camp

01 October 2020

Girlguiding members from Caithness and Sutherland got a taste of life in Norse times when they took part in a virtual camp over Zoom.


Sutherland MP gives support to panto dames' protest

01 October 2020
Sutherland MP gives support to panto dames' protest

Sutherland MP gives support to panto dames' protest

01 October 2020

Jamie Stone gave his backing to pantomime dames as they took centre stage in a protest over the lack of Covid-19 support for arts and entertainments.


Butterfly survey is ‘worrying’

30 September 2020
Butterfly survey is ‘worrying’

Butterfly survey is ‘worrying’

30 September 2020

A WILDLIFE charity says it is worried by the findings of its annual Big Butterfly Count.


Gail Ross gives assurance over calls from Test and Protect contact tracers

18 September 2020
Gail Ross gives assurance over calls from Test and Protect contact tracers

Gail Ross gives assurance over calls from Test and Protect contact tracers

18 September 2020

Gail Ross has assured her constituents that they need have no concerns over phone scams if they receive a call from a Covid-19 contact tracer.


Embo armed robber caught after stinger device burst tyres of his BMW

07 September 2020
Embo armed robber caught after stinger device burst tyres of his BMW

Embo armed robber caught after stinger device burst tyres of his BMW

07 September 2020

An armed robber from Embo was pursued by police after he held up a petrol station shop in Wick.


Offshore wind farms are 'a crucial diversification opportunity' for Sutherland

05 September 2020
Offshore wind farms are 'a crucial diversification opportunity' for Sutherland

Offshore wind farms are 'a crucial diversification opportunity' for Sutherland

05 September 2020

An expansion in offshore wind energy is being seen as "a crucial diversification opportunity" for Caithness and Sutherland over the next decade.


My slow road to recovery: Far North woman speaks about her ongoing struggle after being hit by Covid-19

04 September 2020
My slow road to recovery: Far North woman speaks about her ongoing struggle after being hit by Covid-19

My slow road to recovery: Far North woman speaks about her ongoing struggle after being hit by Covid-19

04 September 2020

She was on life support for eight days and now faces a long and uncertain journey back to health. Helen McCarthy talks about her coronavirus ordeal


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