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You don’t have to face dementia alone, says advisor for Caithness and north Sutherland

14 October 2022
You don’t have to face dementia alone, says advisor for Caithness and north Sutherland

You don’t have to face dementia alone, says advisor for Caithness and north Sutherland

14 October 2022

Isobel Stevenson talks about her new role as Alzheimer Scotland's local dementia advisor. She hopes to make the community more 'dementia-friendly'


Consultation events planned over 125-turbine wind farm off north Sutherland coast

11 October 2022
Consultation events planned over 125-turbine wind farm off north Sutherland coast

Consultation events planned over 125-turbine wind farm off north Sutherland coast

11 October 2022

Consultation events are being held in Caithness and Sutherland next month over a wind farm off the north coast that will be bigger than Beatrice.


Dounreay man gives insight into nuclear heritage at international congress in Montreal

05 October 2022
Dounreay man gives insight into nuclear heritage at international congress in Montreal

Dounreay man gives insight into nuclear heritage at international congress in Montreal

05 October 2022

Efforts to safeguard the UK’s civil nuclear heritage have been highlighted by Dounreay’s information and knowledge manager at an event in Canada.


Hospitality course for north Highlands 'exactly what our industry needs'

03 October 2022
Hospitality course for north Highlands 'exactly what our industry needs'

Hospitality course for north Highlands 'exactly what our industry needs'

03 October 2022

A new course is being served up by UHI North Highland and businesses across the area with the aim of encouraging people into the hospitality sector.


Venture North online event will give a snapshot of Caithness and Sutherland visitor numbers

01 October 2022
Venture North online event will give a snapshot of Caithness and Sutherland visitor numbers

Venture North online event will give a snapshot of Caithness and Sutherland visitor numbers

01 October 2022

An online event next week will give tourism and hospitality business leaders in the far north a snapshot of visitor numbers over the summer season.


Energy plight facing north householders 'simply unforgivable'

20 September 2022
Energy plight facing north householders 'simply unforgivable'

Energy plight facing north householders 'simply unforgivable'

20 September 2022

We seek the views of Highland MSPs and north campaigners about the impact of rising energy costs – and what can be done to bring bills back down.


Glass artist Denis reflects on 50 years of Mastermind designs

17 September 2022
Glass artist Denis reflects on 50 years of Mastermind designs

Glass artist Denis reflects on 50 years of Mastermind designs

17 September 2022

As the legendary TV quiz reaches its half-century, Wick glass artist Denis Mann gives an insight into his unique, ongoing contribution to Mastermind.


Photos by public in far north will help protect Risso’s dolphins

09 September 2022
Photos by public in far north will help protect Risso’s dolphins

Photos by public in far north will help protect Risso’s dolphins

09 September 2022

Thousands of photographs by members of the public have been published in two catalogues that will help researchers to protect Risso’s dolphins.


Energy crisis 'is not going away any time soon', Highland business leader warns

08 September 2022
Energy crisis 'is not going away any time soon', Highland business leader warns

Energy crisis 'is not going away any time soon', Highland business leader warns

08 September 2022

A north business leader has warned that the energy crisis "is not going to go away any time soon" and that more needs to be done for smaller firms.


Depopulation remains 'a real threat to our rural communities' despite new study

03 September 2022
Depopulation remains 'a real threat to our rural communities' despite new study

Depopulation remains 'a real threat to our rural communities' despite new study

03 September 2022

A new report assessing population changes has caused experts to note an apparent reversal of long-term trends, with a small shift away from cities.


Kara tells of her pride at 'rising star' nomination in fire service awards

01 September 2022
Kara tells of her pride at 'rising star' nomination in fire service awards

Kara tells of her pride at 'rising star' nomination in fire service awards

01 September 2022

A firefighter who supports five Sutherland fire stations has spoken of her pride at receiving a "rising star" nomination in a national awards scheme.


Finlay is first modern apprentice at Sutherland firm GMG Energy

31 August 2022
Finlay is first modern apprentice at Sutherland firm GMG Energy

Finlay is first modern apprentice at Sutherland firm GMG Energy

31 August 2022

A student from Portskerra has become the first modern apprentice taken on by a renewables and timber-processing business based in north Sutherland.


Postal workers 'completely united' in nationwide strike over pay

25 August 2022
Postal workers 'completely united' in nationwide strike over pay

Postal workers 'completely united' in nationwide strike over pay

25 August 2022

Postal workers are expected to be manning picket lines at several locations across Sutherland and Caithness on Friday as part of a nationwide strike.


Maree Todd warns businesses are 'on the brink' over crippling energy costs

23 August 2022
Maree Todd warns businesses are 'on the brink' over crippling energy costs

Maree Todd warns businesses are 'on the brink' over crippling energy costs

23 August 2022

Maree Todd has warned that many businesses across her Caithness, Sutherland and Ross constituency could be "crippled" by the rising cost of energy.


Doors Open Days will feature 16 venues in Caithness and north Sutherland

22 August 2022
Doors Open Days will feature 16 venues in Caithness and north Sutherland

Doors Open Days will feature 16 venues in Caithness and north Sutherland

22 August 2022

Sixteen venues in Caithness and north Sutherland are set to take part in the annual Doors Open Days programme next month.


Applications sought for latest round of £970,000 Crown Estate Scotland fund

21 August 2022
Applications sought for latest round of £970,000 Crown Estate Scotland fund

Applications sought for latest round of £970,000 Crown Estate Scotland fund

21 August 2022

A £970,000 fund designed to support projects and ideas to benefit the environment and communities has opened for its third round of applications.


North women's health campaign group keen to play a part in improving services

18 August 2022
North women's health campaign group keen to play a part in improving services

North women's health campaign group keen to play a part in improving services

18 August 2022

Members of a women's health campaign group say they are committed to working with NHS Highland and the Scottish Government to help improve services.


It's 'adios' to life in Caithness as TV couple find their place in the sun

05 August 2022
It's 'adios' to life in Caithness as TV couple find their place in the sun

It's 'adios' to life in Caithness as TV couple find their place in the sun

05 August 2022

A Thurso couple have said “adios” to the UK and embarked on a new life in Spain after appearing on A Place in the Sun, the popular Channel 4 series.


Armed forces veterans in Highlands urged to take part in mental health campaign

01 August 2022
Armed forces veterans in Highlands urged to take part in mental health campaign

Armed forces veterans in Highlands urged to take part in mental health campaign

01 August 2022

Ex-service personnel in the Highlands are being urged to get involved in a new nationwide campaign to tackle the issue of mental health stigma.


Gunns from around the world set to gather in Caithness

24 July 2022
Gunns from around the world set to gather in Caithness

Gunns from around the world set to gather in Caithness

24 July 2022

Clan members from the USA, Canada, France, Germany, the Netherlands and Norway, as well as the UK, will take part in the 20th gathering of the Gunns.


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