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Caithness twins are Scotland's top Country Cooks

02 March 2024
Caithness twins are Scotland's top Country Cooks

Caithness twins are Scotland's top Country Cooks

02 March 2024

Teenage twins from Caithness were the cream of the crop in the annual Country Cooks challenge run by the Scottish Association of Young Farmers Clubs.


A9 closures at Berriedale as storm-damaged trees are removed

01 March 2024
A9 closures at Berriedale as storm-damaged trees are removed

A9 closures at Berriedale as storm-damaged trees are removed

01 March 2024

Storm-damaged trees are to be removed from along the A9 next week, meaning road closures at night from Monday evening through to Saturday morning.


Title looks to be out of reach now, Brora manager admits after derby draw

29 February 2024
Title looks to be out of reach now, Brora manager admits after derby draw

Title looks to be out of reach now, Brora manager admits after derby draw

29 February 2024

Ally MacDonald admitted the title now looks to be beyond the reach of Brora after they had to settle for a share of the points against 10-man Wick.


Flow Country regeneration 'could be worth £400m to far north'

27 February 2024
Flow Country regeneration 'could be worth £400m to far north'

Flow Country regeneration 'could be worth £400m to far north'

27 February 2024

Flow Country regeneration could create more than 200 jobs across the far north over the next 18 years, a new report has claimed.


Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

25 February 2024
Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

Three-day festival to mark 100 years of Duncansby Head lighthouse

25 February 2024

More details have been announced about a weekend of celebrations marking the centenary of Duncansby Head lighthouse, which will run from March 15-17.


Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

24 February 2024
Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

Nobel Prize winner's CT legacy 'still evident to this day'

24 February 2024

The legacy of a Nobel Prize winner who came from a Wick family "remains evident to this day" – a century after he was born.


The 'modest genius' from a Caithness family who became a Nobel Prize winner

24 February 2024
The 'modest genius' from a Caithness family who became a Nobel Prize winner

The 'modest genius' from a Caithness family who became a Nobel Prize winner

24 February 2024

It is the centenary of the birth of Allan MacLeod Cormack, co-winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for developing CT scanning.


Tough choice for far north judges in Highland Shortbread Showdown

22 February 2024
Tough choice for far north judges in Highland Shortbread Showdown

Tough choice for far north judges in Highland Shortbread Showdown

22 February 2024

Two entrants, with three shortbreads between them, have qualified from Caithness and Sutherland for the 2024 Highland Shortbread Showdown final.


Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

21 February 2024
Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

21 February 2024

Jamie Stone wants to see additional flights from Wick John O'Groats Airport following this week's positive news about Scottish Government funding.


Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

21 February 2024
Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

21 February 2024

Vital funding from the Scottish Government for Wick/Aberdeen air links will continue in 2024/25, it was announced this morning.


Views sought at Sutherland events on SSEN 'clean energy powerhouse' plans

20 February 2024
Views sought at Sutherland events on SSEN 'clean energy powerhouse' plans

Views sought at Sutherland events on SSEN 'clean energy powerhouse' plans

20 February 2024

Four public engagement events will be held in Sutherland villages ahead of major new projects aimed at making the north "a clean energy powerhouse".


Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

20 February 2024
Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

Jamie Stone slams pause on healthcare projects as 'shocking indictment'

20 February 2024

Jamie Stone has accused the Scottish Government of "unforgivable incompetence" over the pause on funding for healthcare construction projects.


Caithness councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

19 February 2024
Caithness councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

Caithness councillor in switch to Highland Independent group

19 February 2024

Caithness councillor Karl Rosie has joined the Highland Independent group on the local authority, saying he wants to "put people before politics".


Views sought from people in Highlands on cleaner heating systems

17 February 2024
Views sought from people in Highlands on cleaner heating systems

Views sought from people in Highlands on cleaner heating systems

17 February 2024

Members of the public are being invited to share their views on proposals for cleaner heating systems in Scottish homes and workplaces.


Farming protests in Scotland? Not at this time, says union president

17 February 2024
Farming protests in Scotland? Not at this time, says union president

Farming protests in Scotland? Not at this time, says union president

17 February 2024

Union leader Martin Kennedy says he does not envisage protests by farmers in Scotland similar to those in a number of other countries.


Pylon scheme marks 'beginning of the end for the Highlands'

17 February 2024
Pylon scheme marks 'beginning of the end for the Highlands'

Pylon scheme marks 'beginning of the end for the Highlands'

17 February 2024

Communities along the route of the proposed new pylon line are "powerless" and need strong voices in parliament, a public meeting in Dunbeath heard.


Jamie Stone in renewed call for undersea option instead of Highland pylons

16 February 2024
Jamie Stone in renewed call for undersea option instead of Highland pylons

Jamie Stone in renewed call for undersea option instead of Highland pylons

16 February 2024

Jamie Stone is pushing for an undersea option rather than have a controversial line of huge new electricity pylons cutting through the Highlands.


Bakers set for far north heat of Highland Shortbread Showdown

14 February 2024
Bakers set for far north heat of Highland Shortbread Showdown

Bakers set for far north heat of Highland Shortbread Showdown

14 February 2024

Five keen bakers are in the mix for next week's Caithness and Sutherland regional heat of the 2024 Highland Shortbread Showdown taking place in Wick.


Caithness councillor resigns from SNP after feeling 'increasingly disillusioned'

14 February 2024
Caithness councillor resigns from SNP after feeling 'increasingly disillusioned'

Caithness councillor resigns from SNP after feeling 'increasingly disillusioned'

14 February 2024

A Highland councillor from Caithness has resigned from the SNP, saying he is "deeply troubled" by the party's policies.


Ex-detective's book will take 'in-depth' look at Duke of Kent air crash in Caithness

11 February 2024
Ex-detective's book will take 'in-depth' look at Duke of Kent air crash in Caithness

Ex-detective's book will take 'in-depth' look at Duke of Kent air crash in Caithness

11 February 2024

Michael Morgan will be visiting Dunbeath on March 13 and is keen to meet anyone who has 'anything of interest' relating to the crash at Eagle's Rock.


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