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Sixteen venues in Caithness and Sutherland to take part in Doors Open days

22 August 2023
Sixteen venues in Caithness and Sutherland to take part in Doors Open days

Sixteen venues in Caithness and Sutherland to take part in Doors Open days

22 August 2023

Sixteen venues in Caithness and Sutherland will be taking part in next month's Doors Open Days festival, the theme this year being "living heritage".


Highland Council road repair team 'will provide a better service to the public'

19 August 2023
Highland Council road repair team 'will provide a better service to the public'

Highland Council road repair team 'will provide a better service to the public'

19 August 2023

Highland Council has taken another step towards establishing a specialist pothole team, saying it will enable a quicker response.


Ashley Ann restructuring plan brings 'single-figure' redundancies

17 August 2023
Ashley Ann restructuring plan brings 'single-figure' redundancies

Ashley Ann restructuring plan brings 'single-figure' redundancies

17 August 2023

A small number of job losses have been announced at Ashley Ann, the Wick-based firm that designs and manufactures kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms.


Wartime bombs, mines and torpedoes cleared from wind farm site in Moray Firth

12 August 2023
Wartime bombs, mines and torpedoes cleared from wind farm site in Moray Firth

Wartime bombs, mines and torpedoes cleared from wind farm site in Moray Firth

12 August 2023

More than 70 unexploded bombs and other devices have been cleared from the site of a new wind farm being built in the Moray Firth.


Volunteers and visitors celebrate 30 years of Mary Ann's Cottage

10 August 2023
Volunteers and visitors celebrate 30 years of Mary Ann's Cottage

Volunteers and visitors celebrate 30 years of Mary Ann's Cottage

10 August 2023

Volunteers were joined by almost 100 members of the public this week to mark the 30th anniversary of Mary Ann's Cottage as a heritage attraction.


'He was a one-off': Tributes paid to former journalist and councillor Bill Mowat

08 August 2023
'He was a one-off': Tributes paid to former journalist and councillor Bill Mowat

'He was a one-off': Tributes paid to former journalist and councillor Bill Mowat

08 August 2023

Tributes have been paid to former Highland journalist and councillor Bill Mowat following his death at the age of 80.


North Highland Women’s Wellbeing Hub 'thrilled' to be shortlisted in awards

08 August 2023
North Highland Women’s Wellbeing Hub 'thrilled' to be shortlisted in awards

North Highland Women’s Wellbeing Hub 'thrilled' to be shortlisted in awards

08 August 2023

Caithness women's healthcare campaigners are "blown away" at being shortlisted in an award scheme celebrating good practice and self-management work.


His Majesty gets a taste of Caithness at market stalls in John O'Groats

03 August 2023
His Majesty gets a taste of Caithness at market stalls in John O'Groats

His Majesty gets a taste of Caithness at market stalls in John O'Groats

03 August 2023

King Charles III was given a taste of the thriving food and drink sector in Caithness after he had officially opened 9 Doors Distillery today.


PICTURES: King hailed as 'great advocate for Caithness' as he officially opens 8 Doors Distillery

03 August 2023
PICTURES: King hailed as 'great advocate for Caithness' as he officially opens 8 Doors Distillery

PICTURES: King hailed as 'great advocate for Caithness' as he officially opens 8 Doors Distillery

03 August 2023

The King was hailed as "a great advocate for Caithness" after he toured the most northerly distillery on the Scottish mainland today.


Funding boost of almost £127,000 for north Highland befriending charity

25 July 2023
Funding boost of almost £127,000 for north Highland befriending charity

Funding boost of almost £127,000 for north Highland befriending charity

25 July 2023

A project that tackles loneliness and isolation has secured almost £127,000 worth of funding to allow it to continue for the next three years.


Campaigners seek more support for 'high nature value' farming and crofting

23 July 2023
Campaigners seek more support for 'high nature value' farming and crofting

Campaigners seek more support for 'high nature value' farming and crofting

23 July 2023

Environmental campaigners have urged the Scottish Government to give greater financial support to "high nature value" farming and crofting practices.


Campaigners seek more support for 'high nature value' farming and crofting

22 July 2023
Campaigners seek more support for 'high nature value' farming and crofting

Campaigners seek more support for 'high nature value' farming and crofting

22 July 2023

Environmental campaigners have urged the Scottish Government to give greater financial support to "high nature value" farming and crofting practices.


Survey shows forestry has high level of public support

15 July 2023
Survey shows forestry has high level of public support

Survey shows forestry has high level of public support

15 July 2023

A new survey has shown high support for forestry, with 80 per cent agreeing that a lot more trees should be planted to tackle climate change.


Ex-champion aiming to grab the glory in John O’Groats Strongest Man event

12 July 2023
Ex-champion aiming to grab the glory in John O’Groats Strongest Man event

Ex-champion aiming to grab the glory in John O’Groats Strongest Man event

12 July 2023

Kevin Macgregor is determined to grab the glory in this year's John O’Groats Strongest Man challenge after missing the last two through injury.


UPDATED: 98th Latheron Show hailed as biggest and best yet

11 July 2023
UPDATED: 98th Latheron Show hailed as biggest and best yet

UPDATED: 98th Latheron Show hailed as biggest and best yet

11 July 2023

Latheron Agricultural Society's annual show is set to go "from strength to strength" in the build-up to a milestone anniversary in two years' time.


Chamber awards offer 'fantastic opportunity' for young businesses in far north

10 July 2023
Chamber awards offer 'fantastic opportunity' for young businesses in far north

Chamber awards offer 'fantastic opportunity' for young businesses in far north

10 July 2023

Young entrepreneurs across Caithness and Sutherland are being encouraged to enter the Caithness Chamber of Commerce business awards.


Claudia sets off on Slow Coast 500 trek from Caithness to Berwick

07 July 2023
Claudia sets off on Slow Coast 500 trek from Caithness to Berwick

Claudia sets off on Slow Coast 500 trek from Caithness to Berwick

07 July 2023

A woman specialising in walking art projects has set off from Caithness on a long-distance trek down the full length of Scotland's North Sea coast.


Search is widened for John O'Groats ferry business buyer with £1.4m asking price

06 July 2023
Search is widened for John O'Groats ferry business buyer with £1.4m asking price

Search is widened for John O'Groats ferry business buyer with £1.4m asking price

06 July 2023

The owners of John O’Groats Ferries have widened the search for a buyer, with the business now on the market for £1.4 million.


Think Local, Be Local is theme of Highlands and Islands Climate Festival

04 July 2023
Think Local, Be Local is theme of Highlands and Islands Climate Festival

Think Local, Be Local is theme of Highlands and Islands Climate Festival

04 July 2023

Organisers of the 2023 Highlands and Islands Climate Festival are looking forward to seeing a range of events being planned across the region.


I am a survivor: Far north fiddler's book tells of her recovery from burst aneurysm

25 June 2023
I am a survivor: Far north fiddler's book tells of her recovery from burst aneurysm

I am a survivor: Far north fiddler's book tells of her recovery from burst aneurysm

25 June 2023

Fiddler Karen Steven has revealed how it took years to regain her love of playing and teaching music after she survived a bleed on the brain.


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