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Police say Dunnet beach bone is around 1500 years old – but is it human?

20 April 2024
Police say Dunnet beach bone is around 1500 years old – but is it human?

Police say Dunnet beach bone is around 1500 years old – but is it human?

20 April 2024

Police have closed their investigation of a possible human bone found on Dunnet beach after it was established to be around 1500 years old.


Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

18 April 2024
Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

Sutherland LGBTQ+ voices sought for documentary series

18 April 2024

Participants are being sought in Sutherland for a podcast documentary on rural Scotland's LGBTQ+ community.


Dounreay workers overwhelmingly back strike action and have had ‘enough of the company’s games’

05 April 2024
Dounreay workers overwhelmingly back strike action and have had ‘enough of the company’s games’

Dounreay workers overwhelmingly back strike action and have had ‘enough of the company’s games’

05 April 2024

The 460 union members employed by Nuclear Restoration Services Limited based at Dounreay power station have backed strike action in a pay dispute.


WATCH: Wind farm crane ship off Caithness coast was involved in dramatic accident caught on video

02 April 2024
WATCH: Wind farm crane ship off Caithness coast was involved in dramatic accident caught on video

WATCH: Wind farm crane ship off Caithness coast was involved in dramatic accident caught on video

02 April 2024

A giant crane ship currently working off the Caithness coast was involved in a dramatic accident when undergoing tests in Germany in 2020.


PICTURES: Lifeboat update on cliff fall incident at Thurso

29 March 2024
PICTURES: Lifeboat update on cliff fall incident at Thurso

PICTURES: Lifeboat update on cliff fall incident at Thurso

29 March 2024

A lifeboat spokesperson provided an update to the incident at Thurso’s Victoria Walk today after a woman was reported to have fallen from a cliff.


Timespan invites you to 'Move as a Murmuration' for Helmsdale show

16 March 2024
Timespan invites you to 'Move as a Murmuration' for Helmsdale show

Timespan invites you to 'Move as a Murmuration' for Helmsdale show

16 March 2024

Timespan at Helmsdale has a new exhibition called We Move As A Murmuration opening on Saturday March 23


Council approves £60m for roads and infrastructure – 'Roads are a clear priority' for communities

15 March 2024
Council approves £60m for roads and infrastructure – 'Roads are a clear priority' for communities

Council approves £60m for roads and infrastructure – 'Roads are a clear priority' for communities

15 March 2024

Plans to invest up to £60m new capital in Highland roads and infrastructure were approved at a council meeting,


PICTURES: 'It's a significant find' – Ulbster's pagan Pictish stone heads south for conservation work

14 March 2024
PICTURES: 'It's a significant find' – Ulbster's pagan Pictish stone heads south for conservation work

PICTURES: 'It's a significant find' – Ulbster's pagan Pictish stone heads south for conservation work

14 March 2024

A recently discovered Pictish symbol stone is now on its way south from Caithness for experts to carry out conservation work.


Callous oil thieves strike twice and drain Lybster family's heating supply – 'We have no heating and no hot water now'

13 March 2024
Callous oil thieves strike twice and drain Lybster family's heating supply – 'We have no heating and no hot water now'

Callous oil thieves strike twice and drain Lybster family's heating supply – 'We have no heating and no hot water now'

13 March 2024

A single mum with three teens in the house talked about her financial struggles after thieves siphoned off her heating oil twice in a fortnight.


Berriedale road incident

06 March 2024
Berriedale road incident

Berriedale road incident

06 March 2024

Police officers were alerted to an incident on the A9 near Berriedale last night (March 5) regarding a male motorist.


New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

02 March 2024
New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

02 March 2024

Drag queen Miss Scarlett Ruby posed for some pictures at Wick harbour and says she is preparing to strut the stage at local venues.


Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

02 March 2024
Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

02 March 2024

Dounreay denies that a gas mask found along the coast close to the site is connected with the nuclear facility.


The Book of Wild Flowers – The perfect countryside and armchair companion to the wild flowers of the British Isles

17 February 2024
The Book of Wild Flowers – The perfect countryside and armchair companion to the wild flowers of the British Isles

The Book of Wild Flowers – The perfect countryside and armchair companion to the wild flowers of the British Isles

17 February 2024

Artist Angie Lewin and author Christopher Stocks have collaborated on The Book of Wild Flowers, a celebration of British wild flowers


Pet crematorium planned for Caithness

14 February 2024
Pet crematorium planned for Caithness

Pet crematorium planned for Caithness

14 February 2024

Plans have been put forward to Highland Council for a pet crematorium facility to be sited near Wick.


Stacey Solomon is looking for Sutherland families to take part in BBC show

13 February 2024
Stacey Solomon is looking for Sutherland families to take part in BBC show

Stacey Solomon is looking for Sutherland families to take part in BBC show

13 February 2024

The casting team for Stacey Solomon's hit BBC1 show Sort Your Life Out is on the lookout for Sutherland families to take part in the next series.


Mr Finn's fishing book released thanks to Dunbeath writing group

10 February 2024
Mr Finn's fishing book released thanks to Dunbeath writing group

Mr Finn's fishing book released thanks to Dunbeath writing group

10 February 2024

Graham Finn from Dunbeath has penned his first book and his subject of fishing seems particularly appropriate for his surname.


Soaring caesarean rate in far north exposes maternity failings, says MSP

05 February 2024
Soaring caesarean rate in far north exposes maternity failings, says MSP

Soaring caesarean rate in far north exposes maternity failings, says MSP

05 February 2024

Caesarean births in the far north have rocketed as maternity services have been cut, says Highlands and Islands MSP Edward Mountain.


Update from Caithness and north Sutherland dementia advisor on services available

01 February 2024
Update from Caithness and north Sutherland dementia advisor on services available

Update from Caithness and north Sutherland dementia advisor on services available

01 February 2024

A dementia advisor working across Caithness and north Sutherland wanted give an update on her services since taking up the job in October 2022.


'For Peat’s Sake' – Funding secured for peatland restoration project in Caithness and north Sutherland

31 January 2024
'For Peat’s Sake' – Funding secured for peatland restoration project in Caithness and north Sutherland

'For Peat’s Sake' – Funding secured for peatland restoration project in Caithness and north Sutherland

31 January 2024

Funding has been awarded to help businesses in Caithness and north Sutherland diversify from traditional skills to green skills.


WATCH: Funny moment a greedy pet lamb gets her head stuck in a box at Reiss

24 January 2024
WATCH: Funny moment a greedy pet lamb gets her head stuck in a box at Reiss

WATCH: Funny moment a greedy pet lamb gets her head stuck in a box at Reiss

24 January 2024

A pet lamb at Reiss in Caithness was looking a bit blue one morning after her owner discovered a blue box of feed stuck firmly on her head


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