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Stormy Monday warning from Met Office

12 December 2021
 Stormy Monday warning from Met Office

Stormy Monday warning from Met Office

12 December 2021

The Met Office has issued a Yellow Warning of high winds across the far north coastline on Sunday and into Monday.


Serious road accident at Castletown

11 December 2021
Serious road accident at Castletown

Serious road accident at Castletown

11 December 2021

A serious road accident occurred in Castletown tonight with reports of an air ambulance being in attendance as well as other emergency services.


'These Boosts are made for Walk-In' – Jamie Stone gets his booster vaccine

10 December 2021
'These Boosts are made for Walk-In' – Jamie Stone gets his booster vaccine

'These Boosts are made for Walk-In' – Jamie Stone gets his booster vaccine

10 December 2021

Liberal Democrat MP for Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross today received his booster vaccine.


'I hope this happens to nobody else,' says son of hospitalised 80-year-old Highland man who suffered a fortnight of agonising pain

03 December 2021
'I hope this happens to nobody else,' says son of hospitalised 80-year-old Highland man who suffered a fortnight of agonising pain

'I hope this happens to nobody else,' says son of hospitalised 80-year-old Highland man who suffered a fortnight of agonising pain

03 December 2021

A Wick man said he felt there was no choice but to 'abandon' his elderly father at the local hospital after failing to get proper medical treatment.


Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

01 December 2021
Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

Met Office warn of icy roads and snow

01 December 2021

The Met Office issued a bulletin this morning warning of wintry showers with icy stretches on Wednesday night and into Thursday for the far north.


Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Sutherland

29 November 2021
Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Sutherland

Eight wheeler spreaders Gritallica, Mr Plow and Ready, Spready, Go! are ready to tackle wintry roads in Sutherland

29 November 2021

BEAR Scotland and its 'well-loved' team of gritters are geared up and ready to tackle the Sutherland winter weather as temperatures drop.


Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Sutherland

25 November 2021
Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Sutherland

Met Office warning of snow and gales – Storm Arwen may bring gusts of over 75mph to Sutherland

25 November 2021

The Met Office warns of wintry showers affecting Sutherland and an Amber Warning is in place for high winds forecast on the back of Storm Arwen.


Great British Beach Clean results are in – number of cotton buds found is down but wet wipes still common

24 November 2021
Great British Beach Clean results are in – number of cotton buds found is down but wet wipes still common

Great British Beach Clean results are in – number of cotton buds found is down but wet wipes still common

24 November 2021

The annual Great British Beach Clean saw 6176 volunteers head out to clear litter from streets, parks and over 55,000 metres of UK beaches.


Applications open for Child Disability Payment – People are 'benefitting from an SNP Government' says Maree Todd MSP

24 November 2021
Applications open for Child Disability Payment – People are 'benefitting from an SNP Government' says Maree Todd MSP

Applications open for Child Disability Payment – People are 'benefitting from an SNP Government' says Maree Todd MSP

24 November 2021

Maree Todd MSP has hailed Scotland’s social security system as applications open for the Scottish Government’s Child Disability Payment.


Sutherland Space Hub puts ‘north on the map as an innovator in space technology’ says local MSP

22 November 2021
Sutherland Space Hub puts ‘north on the map as an innovator in space technology’ says local MSP

Sutherland Space Hub puts ‘north on the map as an innovator in space technology’ says local MSP

22 November 2021

Maree Todd MSP has visited the site of the Sutherland Space Hub to learn more about the project and community benefits.


Schools can study Highland mammals: past and present

22 November 2021
Schools can study Highland mammals: past and present

Schools can study Highland mammals: past and present

22 November 2021

High Life Highland Countryside Rangers will be offering schools in Sutherland the opportunity to take part in conservation work for mammals.


Driver to be reported after car hits two girls in Far North town

18 November 2021
Driver to be reported after car hits two girls in Far North town

Driver to be reported after car hits two girls in Far North town

18 November 2021

Police confirmed an incident occurred in Wick town centre yesterday afternoon in which two 13-year-old girls were allegedly struck by a vehicle.


Pilgrims' progress from Tain revealed in new guide books on trail

18 November 2021
Pilgrims' progress from Tain revealed in new guide books on trail

Pilgrims' progress from Tain revealed in new guide books on trail

18 November 2021

A new guide book will not only guide pilgrims as they travel the Northern Pilgrims Way but will also provide a modest income stream for the group.


Police swoop on drug drivers and speeders

17 November 2021
Police swoop on drug drivers and speeders

Police swoop on drug drivers and speeders

17 November 2021

Police arrested five people on drug driving offences and dealt with 45 motorists for speeding over one weekend in the Highlands.


Fraud rises by two-thirds in Scotland during pandemic

17 November 2021
Fraud rises by two-thirds in Scotland during pandemic

Fraud rises by two-thirds in Scotland during pandemic

17 November 2021

Crimes of fraud in Scotland have increased by two-thirds over the past two years, sparking fresh calls for people to be vigilant.


NHS Highland make important announcement of product recall

16 November 2021
NHS Highland make important announcement of product recall

NHS Highland make important announcement of product recall

16 November 2021

There has been a national recall of the Prohealth Vitamin D3 Children’s Drops due to reports of damage to the pipette, NHS Highland announced today.


WATCH: Bagpipe player in world's smallest car due to go through Sutherland today on charity JoGLE run

13 November 2021
WATCH: Bagpipe player in world's smallest car due to go through Sutherland today on charity JoGLE run

WATCH: Bagpipe player in world's smallest car due to go through Sutherland today on charity JoGLE run

13 November 2021

A charity drive from John O'Groats is ready to begin this morning with a bagpipe player at the wheel of the world's smallest car.


Sutherland drivers – be aware of temporary overnight road closures in county

11 November 2021
Sutherland drivers – be aware of temporary overnight road closures in county

Sutherland drivers – be aware of temporary overnight road closures in county

11 November 2021

Two temporary overnight road closures will be in place in Sutherland next week.


Sutherland councillor Hugh Morrison praises work undertaken by environmental health team during ‘challenging year’ of Covid

11 November 2021
Sutherland councillor Hugh Morrison praises work undertaken by environmental health team during ‘challenging year’ of Covid

Sutherland councillor Hugh Morrison praises work undertaken by environmental health team during ‘challenging year’ of Covid

11 November 2021

Highland Council’s environmental health team has been commended by members of the council’s Communities and Place Committee.


Pilot flying into far north airport flags up huge rubbish problem

10 November 2021
Pilot flying into far north airport flags up huge rubbish problem

Pilot flying into far north airport flags up huge rubbish problem

10 November 2021

A pilot who regularly flies in and out of Wick Airport has highlighted vast amounts of fly-tipped material at a site recently vacated by travellers.


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