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Far north rapper is star of new documentary

11 October 2020
Far north rapper is star of new documentary

Far north rapper is star of new documentary

11 October 2020

Vandal Rising tells the 'uplifting and inspiring story' of Wick rapper Ebo McDowell.


Dachshund reunited with owner after seven days lost in Lairg forest

09 October 2020
Dachshund reunited with owner after seven days lost in Lairg forest

Dachshund reunited with owner after seven days lost in Lairg forest

09 October 2020

A massive operation involving stalkers, quad bikes, drones and many locals ended with success as a small dog was finally found in a Lairg forest.


Creative hub offers filmmaking opportunity

29 September 2020
Creative hub offers filmmaking opportunity

Creative hub offers filmmaking opportunity

29 September 2020

A Glasgow based creative hub is giving budding filmmakers in Caithness a step up the ladder of success with a new initiative.


Stowaway Brora cat takes trip to Mey

26 September 2020
Stowaway Brora cat takes trip to Mey

Stowaway Brora cat takes trip to Mey

26 September 2020

Bella the Brora cat had her owner make an unscheduled trip north on her trail after she sneaked into the back of a delivery van.


Kayak offers a route to secret spots on coast

14 September 2020
Kayak offers a route to secret spots on coast

Kayak offers a route to secret spots on coast

14 September 2020

OUT AND ABOUT WITH RALPH Hidden bays and inaccessible geos where few people venture are opened up to the intrepid paddler


Tributes posted for north man killed in A99 crash

08 September 2020
Tributes posted for north man killed in A99 crash

Tributes posted for north man killed in A99 crash

08 September 2020

Online tributes have been posted on social media in memory of Garry Aikman who died following a road crash at Freswick on Sunday.


Anger at tourist for climbing up ancient north castle

05 September 2020
Anger at tourist for climbing up ancient north castle

Anger at tourist for climbing up ancient north castle

05 September 2020

Photos showing a tourist climbing one of Scotland's oldest castles have led to condemnation of the person's "careless behaviour".


Theft from Far North Premier Inn site

04 September 2020
Theft from Far North Premier Inn site

Theft from Far North Premier Inn site

04 September 2020

Police in Thurso are appealing for information regarding a theft from the Premier Inn building site on Wednesday evening.


Thurso grandmother talks about Covid testing 'nightmare'

03 September 2020
Thurso grandmother talks about Covid testing 'nightmare'

Thurso grandmother talks about Covid testing 'nightmare'

03 September 2020

A Caithness woman made a heartfelt plea to make Covid-19 testing easier to access in the far north after her very young grandchildren became sick.


Washing hung out on historic north monument

02 September 2020
Washing hung out on historic north monument

Washing hung out on historic north monument

02 September 2020

Fury erupted on social media when an image was shared of campers using a historic monument on the NC500 route to hang their washing from.


Police look into 'unexplained' death of young north woman

25 August 2020
Police look into 'unexplained' death of young north woman

Police look into 'unexplained' death of young north woman

25 August 2020

A death of a 21-year-old in Ormlie has been called 'unexplained' by Thurso police.


Police enquiry launched into attempted murder of teenager in Wick

21 August 2020
Police enquiry launched into attempted murder of teenager in Wick

Police enquiry launched into attempted murder of teenager in Wick

21 August 2020

Police have cordoned off an area of Macrae Street in Wick as enquiries are ongoing into the attempted murder of a 17-year-old.


North man finds sensitive patient data outside Caithness General

20 August 2020
North man finds sensitive patient data outside Caithness General

North man finds sensitive patient data outside Caithness General

20 August 2020

A man who was passing by Caithness General Hospital in Wick claims to have found a document containing "highly sensitive medical information"


Flower power campervan brightens up North Coast 500

19 August 2020
Flower power campervan brightens up North Coast 500

Flower power campervan brightens up North Coast 500

19 August 2020

Daisy the campervan could not fail to bring a smile as she journeyed along the North Coast 500 route last week.


John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge for amputee veterans and firefighters

12 August 2020
John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge for amputee veterans and firefighters

John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge for amputee veterans and firefighters

12 August 2020

Ten amputee military veterans have joined forces with firefighters to ride from John O’Groats to Land’s End in support of a comrade with MND.


Dyslexic Wick man publishes 526-page book

11 August 2020
Dyslexic Wick man publishes 526-page book

Dyslexic Wick man publishes 526-page book

11 August 2020

Newly published author with Far North connections proves dyslexia is no barrier


Women with kids flee in terror after Reiss beach 'attack'

24 July 2020
Women with kids flee in terror after Reiss beach 'attack'

Women with kids flee in terror after Reiss beach 'attack'

24 July 2020

Wild campers "panicked" and fled in fear from an apparent attack with explosive devices on their tent pitched on Reiss beach on Tuesday night.


JoGLE charity ride for cystic fibrosis

22 July 2020
JoGLE charity ride for cystic fibrosis

JoGLE charity ride for cystic fibrosis

22 July 2020

A young man who set off on a 1085-mile charity trek from John O'Groats on Saturday dropped by a Lyth riding stable on his way south.


New book from north publisher features inspirational ecological restoration project

19 July 2020
New book from north publisher features inspirational ecological restoration project

New book from north publisher features inspirational ecological restoration project

19 July 2020

A Caithness-based publishing company has released its latest book that will appeal to anyone with an interest in restoration ecology and conservation.


Far North bistro owner hits out at 'disrespectful' wild campers

15 July 2020
Far North bistro owner hits out at 'disrespectful' wild campers

Far North bistro owner hits out at 'disrespectful' wild campers

15 July 2020

Caithness has had an influx of wild campers breaking lockdown rules, according to a John O'Groats business owner.


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