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Counselling service available to children from age 10 at Sutherland schools

09 September 2023
Counselling service available to children from age 10 at Sutherland schools

Counselling service available to children from age 10 at Sutherland schools

09 September 2023

An in-house school counselling service is working to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people across Sutherland.


Tourists speak out on 'human' bone find as police investigation continues

07 September 2023
Tourists speak out on 'human' bone find as police investigation continues

Tourists speak out on 'human' bone find as police investigation continues

07 September 2023

German tourists who found what they believed could be a human leg bone on Dunnet beach last week talk about their grim discovery.


£750 bursary awards available for artists in Sutherland

06 September 2023
£750 bursary awards available for artists in Sutherland

£750 bursary awards available for artists in Sutherland

06 September 2023

Sutherland artists are invited to apply for bursaries of up to £750 for their creative development.


Police investigate 'human' leg bone found at Dunnet beach

04 September 2023
Police investigate 'human' leg bone found at Dunnet beach

Police investigate 'human' leg bone found at Dunnet beach

04 September 2023

What appears to be a human leg bone was discovered by visitors to Dunnet beach and police investigations continue


Council invites Sutherland applications for nature restoration projects

03 September 2023
Council invites Sutherland applications for nature restoration projects

Council invites Sutherland applications for nature restoration projects

03 September 2023

Highland Council invites Sutherland community groups to apply for a share of the 2023/24 allocation of the Nature Restoration Fund.


Eight things you probably didn’t know about seatbelt laws

03 September 2023
Eight things you probably didn’t know about seatbelt laws

Eight things you probably didn’t know about seatbelt laws

03 September 2023

Sutherland drivers are being urged to brush up on their understanding of seatbelt laws to avoid facing hefty financial penalties.


Species on the Edge recruiting for Youth Panel in Caithness and Sutherland

02 September 2023
Species on the Edge recruiting for Youth Panel in Caithness and Sutherland

Species on the Edge recruiting for Youth Panel in Caithness and Sutherland

02 September 2023

A conservation programme announced that it is looking for 14 young people aged 16 to 25 to join its Species on the Edge Youth Panel


After being trialled in Caithness, Police Scotland now completes national roll-out of Naloxone to officers on International Overdose Awareness Day

01 September 2023
After being trialled in Caithness, Police Scotland now completes national roll-out of Naloxone to officers on International Overdose Awareness Day

After being trialled in Caithness, Police Scotland now completes national roll-out of Naloxone to officers on International Overdose Awareness Day

01 September 2023

The national roll-out of life-saving Naloxone to Police Scotland’s operational officers, trialled in Caithness, has been officially completed.


RAC patrol starts JOGLE charity run with his 'Frankenstein' pram

01 September 2023
RAC patrol starts JOGLE charity run with his 'Frankenstein' pram

RAC patrol starts JOGLE charity run with his 'Frankenstein' pram

01 September 2023

RAC patrol Lee Wingate started out on his quest to be the first to run unsupported from John O’Groats to Land’s End for a new world record.


KWK9 dog charity gets £2000 donation from Portgower man

31 August 2023
KWK9 dog charity gets £2000 donation from Portgower man

KWK9 dog charity gets £2000 donation from Portgower man

31 August 2023

A Portgower man has given a £2000 cheque to a dog charity in Caithness as a thankyou for all the happy years spent with his rescue collie Daisy.


Thursday August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day

31 August 2023
Thursday August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day

Thursday August 31 marks International Overdose Awareness Day

31 August 2023

International Overdose Awareness Day is the world’s largest annual campaign about overdose.


Far north man warns of 'Hi Mum' text scam

27 August 2023
Far north man warns of 'Hi Mum' text scam

Far north man warns of 'Hi Mum' text scam

27 August 2023

A Watten man said the public should be aware of a scam doing the rounds which may cost you a lot of money if you fall for it.


Sutherland households can expect high energy bills despite price cap announcement

26 August 2023
Sutherland households can expect high energy bills despite price cap announcement

Sutherland households can expect high energy bills despite price cap announcement

26 August 2023

Sutherland households will still face high energy bills this winter despite Ofgem lowering the energy price cap, says a national advice service.


Hope for Lybster's creative glass studio shattered as provisional liquidators appointed

24 August 2023
Hope for Lybster's creative glass studio shattered as provisional liquidators appointed

Hope for Lybster's creative glass studio shattered as provisional liquidators appointed

24 August 2023

The death knell has sounded for a Caithness creative glass studio with an international reputation as provisional liquidators were called in.


Unusual aircraft zigzagged over Flow Country

23 August 2023
Unusual aircraft zigzagged over Flow Country

Unusual aircraft zigzagged over Flow Country

23 August 2023

An aircraft that touched down at Wick airport yesterday was no ordinary plane and was collecting detailed info on the Flow Country.


URGENT: DVLA scam warning for all Sutherland motorists

13 August 2023
URGENT: DVLA scam warning for all Sutherland motorists

URGENT: DVLA scam warning for all Sutherland motorists

13 August 2023

Sutherland motorists are warned over fake texts and emails sent from fraudsters claiming to be from the DVLA.


North Lands Creative glass studio in Lybster ceases trading – six staff lose jobs

12 August 2023
North Lands Creative glass studio in Lybster ceases trading – six staff lose jobs

North Lands Creative glass studio in Lybster ceases trading – six staff lose jobs

12 August 2023

A Caithness creative glass studio with a well-founded international reputation has closed its doors with six staff members losing their jobs.


Highland tenant rent arrears below national average

12 August 2023
Highland tenant rent arrears below national average

Highland tenant rent arrears below national average

12 August 2023

Yesterday (Thursday, August 10), Highland Council discussed the impact that the ‘cost of living’ has had on tenants experiencing rent arrears.


Death of 22-year-old woman after B876 crash near Wick

12 August 2023
Death of 22-year-old woman after B876 crash near Wick

Death of 22-year-old woman after B876 crash near Wick

12 August 2023

Police Scotland stated today that the young woman involved in the B876 road crash last Saturday (August 5) died in hospital yesterday.


Serious road crash on B876 in Caithness – 22-year-old woman in critical condition

07 August 2023
Serious road crash on B876 in Caithness – 22-year-old woman in critical condition

Serious road crash on B876 in Caithness – 22-year-old woman in critical condition

07 August 2023

Police Scotland appeals for information after a serious road crash on the B876 road near Kirk/Killimster on Saturday, August 5.


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