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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.


Pentland Ferries to resume sailings on Thursday using MV Pentalina

20 July 2022
Pentland Ferries to resume sailings on Thursday using MV Pentalina

Pentland Ferries to resume sailings on Thursday using MV Pentalina

20 July 2022

Ferry services between Gills Bay and St Margaret’s Hope are due to resume on Thursday, just over a fortnight after MV Alfred ran aground on Swona.


Restoring full ScotRail timetable 'should not be end of the line', says Jamie Stone

19 July 2022
Restoring full ScotRail timetable 'should not be end of the line', says Jamie Stone

Restoring full ScotRail timetable 'should not be end of the line', says Jamie Stone

19 July 2022

Jamie Stone has declared that this week's return of a full railway timetable comes "not a moment too soon" for his constituents in the far north.


Writers bring power of storytelling to Flow Country's World Heritage Site status bid

19 July 2022
Writers bring power of storytelling to Flow Country's World Heritage Site status bid

Writers bring power of storytelling to Flow Country's World Heritage Site status bid

19 July 2022

The power of storytelling is being harnessed as part of the bid to secure Unesco World Heritage Site status for the Flow Country of the far north.


PICTURES: Successful return for Caithness County Show as organisers say 'the hard work has really paid off'

18 July 2022
PICTURES: Successful return for Caithness County Show as organisers say 'the hard work has really paid off'

PICTURES: Successful return for Caithness County Show as organisers say 'the hard work has really paid off'

18 July 2022

Thousands turned out at Thurso East to mark the return of the County Show, with officials suggesting that the event could have been a record-breaker.


Mill project takes 'huge step forward' with £250,000 funding from SSE Renewables

16 July 2022
Mill project takes 'huge step forward' with £250,000 funding from SSE Renewables

Mill project takes 'huge step forward' with £250,000 funding from SSE Renewables

16 July 2022

Plans to transform John O’Groats Mill into a visitor attraction and community hub have taken "a huge step forward" with a £250,000 funding award.


Small communities bearing the brunt of 'antisocial' bank closures

13 July 2022
Small communities bearing the brunt of 'antisocial' bank closures

Small communities bearing the brunt of 'antisocial' bank closures

13 July 2022

North MP Jamie Stone has warned that small communities are bearing the brunt of "antisocial" bank branch closures and the loss of cash machines.


PICTURES: Cable-laying under way off Caithness coast as part of £660m Shetland energy project

09 July 2022
PICTURES: Cable-laying under way off Caithness coast as part of £660m Shetland energy project

PICTURES: Cable-laying under way off Caithness coast as part of £660m Shetland energy project

09 July 2022

The first phase of cable-laying as part of the £660m Shetland subsea power link project has begun off the Caithness coast in a "major milestone".


Highland mental health charity seeking help to develop 'Recovery College'

07 July 2022
Highland mental health charity seeking help to develop 'Recovery College'

Highland mental health charity seeking help to develop 'Recovery College'

07 July 2022

People with experience of mental ill-health are being invited to help develop a "Recovery College" by the Highlands' leading mental health charity.


Charity 'overwhelmed' as Steven's latest challenge brings £46,000 boost

06 July 2022
Charity 'overwhelmed' as Steven's latest challenge brings £46,000 boost

Charity 'overwhelmed' as Steven's latest challenge brings £46,000 boost

06 July 2022

A Highland-based charity for disadvantaged children says Steven Mackay's latest long-distance achievement "will truly change lives".


Ferry company confirms 'some passengers have sustained injuries' in Swona grounding

06 July 2022
Ferry company confirms 'some passengers have sustained injuries' in Swona grounding

Ferry company confirms 'some passengers have sustained injuries' in Swona grounding

06 July 2022

The operators of the ferry involved in yesterday's grounding on Swona have confirmed that "some passengers have sustained injuries" in the incident.


Pentland Ferries' vessel MV Alfred reported to have gone ashore on Swona

05 July 2022
Pentland Ferries' vessel MV Alfred reported to have gone ashore on Swona

Pentland Ferries' vessel MV Alfred reported to have gone ashore on Swona

05 July 2022

Pentland Ferries' vessel MV Alfred is reported to have run aground on the island of Swona this afternoon.


Farr and Thurso school leavers receive Pentland offshore wind scholarships

04 July 2022
Farr and Thurso school leavers receive Pentland offshore wind scholarships

Farr and Thurso school leavers receive Pentland offshore wind scholarships

04 July 2022

The first school leavers to benefit from the Pentland Floating Offshore Wind Farm Education and Training Fund have received their scholarship awards.


Warning of 'environmental devastation' as survey finds majority of people in favour of offshore wind farms

03 July 2022
Warning of 'environmental devastation' as survey finds majority of people in favour of offshore wind farms

Warning of 'environmental devastation' as survey finds majority of people in favour of offshore wind farms

03 July 2022

A campaign group accused the offshore wind industry of creating "environmental devastation" after a survey pointed to public support for the sector.


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