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Duncansby cliff collapse: 'I would say at least 1000 tonnes of rock has broken away'

16 May 2023
Duncansby cliff collapse: 'I would say at least 1000 tonnes of rock has broken away'

Duncansby cliff collapse: 'I would say at least 1000 tonnes of rock has broken away'

16 May 2023

A rockfall at Duncansby Head brought an estimated 1000 tonnes of stone crashing down a cliff-face close to a popular coastal walking route.


Flow Country World Heritage Site bid 'has captured the imagination'

15 May 2023
Flow Country World Heritage Site bid 'has captured the imagination'

Flow Country World Heritage Site bid 'has captured the imagination'

15 May 2023

Stakeholders looked at new opportunities for communities and businesses resulting from the potential Unesco inscription for the Flow Country.


NorthLink adds extra Sunday sailing on Hamnavoe after grounding of Pentalina

06 May 2023
NorthLink adds extra Sunday sailing on Hamnavoe after grounding of Pentalina

NorthLink adds extra Sunday sailing on Hamnavoe after grounding of Pentalina

06 May 2023

NorthLink is adding an extra return crossing of the Pentland Firth to its Sunday ferry timetable to help fill the gap left by the Pentalina.


PICTURES: Stunning images as two orca pods make their way up east coast of Sutherland and Caithness

04 May 2023
PICTURES: Stunning images as two orca pods make their way up east coast of Sutherland and Caithness

PICTURES: Stunning images as two orca pods make their way up east coast of Sutherland and Caithness

04 May 2023

Killer whale fans have been treated to multiple sightings on the east coast – including a glimpse of nature in the raw as orcas hunted a porpoise.


Jamie Stone calls for public inquiry over Highland power line plans

29 April 2023
Jamie Stone calls for public inquiry over Highland power line plans

Jamie Stone calls for public inquiry over Highland power line plans

29 April 2023

Far north MP Jamie Stone is calling for public inquiry into the controversial plans for an overhead power line between Spittal and Beauly.


Jamie Stone secures meeting with minister over alleged Russian spying in North Sea

28 April 2023
Jamie Stone secures meeting with minister over alleged Russian spying in North Sea

Jamie Stone secures meeting with minister over alleged Russian spying in North Sea

28 April 2023

Jamie Stone has secured a meeting with defence minister Andrew Murrison amid concerns over an alleged spy ship "snooping around" the Beatrice site.


Pentalina back on Pentland Firth route as Alfred starts CalMac role

26 April 2023
Pentalina back on Pentland Firth route as Alfred starts CalMac role

Pentalina back on Pentland Firth route as Alfred starts CalMac role

26 April 2023

The Pentalina will be back on the Pentland Firth route on Wednesday – with the Alfred beginning its nine-month charter with CalMac the following day.


Highland MSP Rhoda Grant slams rural poverty figures as 'shameful'

17 April 2023
Highland MSP Rhoda Grant slams rural poverty figures as 'shameful'

Highland MSP Rhoda Grant slams rural poverty figures as 'shameful'

17 April 2023

Scottish Labour claims rural communities have been neglected by the Scottish Government after releasing figures that show a steep rise in poverty.


Brandon says latest award in Ireland is recognition for band's hard work

14 April 2023
Brandon says latest award in Ireland is recognition for band's hard work

Brandon says latest award in Ireland is recognition for band's hard work

14 April 2023

Caithness entertainer Brandon McPhee says his latest accolade in Ireland is recognition for the hard work put in by himself and his band members.


It's a relief to get to the end, says Sara after brain tumour fundraising trek

12 April 2023
It's a relief to get to the end, says Sara after brain tumour fundraising trek

It's a relief to get to the end, says Sara after brain tumour fundraising trek

12 April 2023

A runner who has defied the odds after a brain tumour diagnosis said "relief" was her overriding emotion as she completed a tough end-to-end journey.


Balfour Beatty appointment marks 'exciting step forward' for Caithness hospital redesign

11 April 2023
Balfour Beatty appointment marks 'exciting step forward' for Caithness hospital redesign

Balfour Beatty appointment marks 'exciting step forward' for Caithness hospital redesign

11 April 2023

Caithness General Hospital's redesign project has taken "an exciting step forward" with the appointment of a principal supply chain partner.


Wick memorial to lost seafarers 'will be our Angel of the North'

09 April 2023
Wick memorial to lost seafarers 'will be our Angel of the North'

Wick memorial to lost seafarers 'will be our Angel of the North'

09 April 2023

The Seafarers Memorial Group raised more than £100,000 for a sculpture that will have its unveiling ceremony on the afternoon of Saturday, May 20.


Highland businesses and charities urged to step up for walking challenge

08 April 2023
Highland businesses and charities urged to step up for walking challenge

Highland businesses and charities urged to step up for walking challenge

08 April 2023

Scotland’s national walking charity is inviting businesses and charities in the Highlands to take part in its four-week Step Count Challenge.


£6m for groups in Caithness, Sutherland and Moray from seven years of Beatrice funding

30 March 2023
£6m for groups in Caithness, Sutherland and Moray from seven years of Beatrice funding

£6m for groups in Caithness, Sutherland and Moray from seven years of Beatrice funding

30 March 2023

A community fund linked to the Beatrice wind farm has handed over £6 million to groups in Caithness, Sutherland and Moray in the past seven years.


Brora target is to be best of the rest, says Josh Meekings after midweek derby win

30 March 2023
Brora target is to be best of the rest, says Josh Meekings after midweek derby win

Brora target is to be best of the rest, says Josh Meekings after midweek derby win

30 March 2023

Josh Meekings has declared that Brora's target for the end of the season is to finish "best of the rest" behind the top two in the Highland League.


£1.6m boost for John O'Groats mill project from National Lottery Heritage Fund

29 March 2023
£1.6m boost for John O'Groats mill project from National Lottery Heritage Fund

£1.6m boost for John O'Groats mill project from National Lottery Heritage Fund

29 March 2023

Plans to breathe new life into the historic mill at John O'Groats have been given another massive boost with lottery funding of almost £1.6 million.


Wind farm campaign group calls for help from supporters over petition change

29 March 2023
Wind farm campaign group calls for help from supporters over petition change

Wind farm campaign group calls for help from supporters over petition change

29 March 2023

A pressure group that campaigns against large-scale wind farms is calling for help following a change in the way petitions to parliament are handled.


Highland businesses and charities urged to step up for walking challenge

28 March 2023
Highland businesses and charities urged to step up for walking challenge

Highland businesses and charities urged to step up for walking challenge

28 March 2023

Scotland’s national walking charity is inviting businesses and charities in the Highlands to take part in its four-week Step Count Challenge.


Taxi Charity pays tribute to Lybster's Normandy veteran Robbie Larnach

26 March 2023
Taxi Charity pays tribute to Lybster's Normandy veteran Robbie Larnach

Taxi Charity pays tribute to Lybster's Normandy veteran Robbie Larnach

26 March 2023

A charity that provides free trips for military veterans has paid tribute to war hero Robbie Larnach, who passed away last month at the age of 98.


Anas Sarwar condemns Scottish Government's nuclear stance as 'short-sighted' and 'unambitious'

26 March 2023
Anas Sarwar condemns Scottish Government's nuclear stance as 'short-sighted' and 'unambitious'

Anas Sarwar condemns Scottish Government's nuclear stance as 'short-sighted' and 'unambitious'

26 March 2023

The Scottish Government's attitude on nuclear power has been condemned as "short-sighted" and "unambitious" by Anas Sarwar during a visit to Wick.


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