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Former bank building in Thurso being made safe in aftermath of partial roof collapse

02 May 2023
Former bank building in Thurso being made safe in aftermath of partial roof collapse

Former bank building in Thurso being made safe in aftermath of partial roof collapse

02 May 2023

Dangerous masonry is being removed from a building in Thurso after huge stone blocks fell from its roof in the early hours of Monday.


Stone comments on collapsing building in Thurso – 'We have to get real about our town centres'

02 May 2023
Stone comments on collapsing building in Thurso – 'We have to get real about our town centres'

Stone comments on collapsing building in Thurso – 'We have to get real about our town centres'

02 May 2023

After tons of masonry fell from a building in Thurso today, Jamie Stone commented on it as a symbol of town centre decline.


PICTURES: Police cordon off Thurso town centre after huge collapse of stone from former Clydesdale Bank roof

01 May 2023
PICTURES: Police cordon off Thurso town centre after huge collapse of stone from former Clydesdale Bank roof

PICTURES: Police cordon off Thurso town centre after huge collapse of stone from former Clydesdale Bank roof

01 May 2023

A police cordon has been set up around Traill Street in Thurso after tons of sandstone blocks fell from the parapet of a building.


Edward Mountain condemns rewilding charities over 'the Lynx effect'

27 April 2023
Edward Mountain condemns rewilding charities over 'the Lynx effect'

Edward Mountain condemns rewilding charities over 'the Lynx effect'

27 April 2023

It comes amid calls to reintroduce the Eurasian Lynx to the Highlands after half a millenium of extinction.


Mountain condemns rewilding charities over 'the Lynx effect'

26 April 2023
Mountain condemns rewilding charities over 'the Lynx effect'

Mountain condemns rewilding charities over 'the Lynx effect'

26 April 2023

Highlands and Islands MSP, Edward Mountain has called out rewilding charities over their campaign to reintroduce the Eurasian Lynx to the Highlands.


Sutherland metal detectorists take note as Scottish Treasure Trove processes reviewed

25 April 2023
Sutherland metal detectorists take note as Scottish Treasure Trove processes reviewed

Sutherland metal detectorists take note as Scottish Treasure Trove processes reviewed

25 April 2023

A landmark review has been launched into how archaeological finds are processed in Scotland.


The Trail on the telly – John o' Groats Trail to appear on BBC TV programme this week

25 April 2023
The Trail on the telly – John o' Groats Trail to appear on BBC TV programme this week

The Trail on the telly – John o' Groats Trail to appear on BBC TV programme this week

25 April 2023

The John O'Groats Trail is getting maximum publicity with this week's broadcast of the BBC's Landward show on Thursday (April 27) at 8.30pm.


PICTURES: Colourful Jonty Jarvis is on a special mission and arrives in Wick to delight of local trainspotters

25 April 2023
PICTURES: Colourful Jonty Jarvis is on a special mission and arrives in Wick to delight of local trainspotters

PICTURES: Colourful Jonty Jarvis is on a special mission and arrives in Wick to delight of local trainspotters

25 April 2023

A marmalade coloured train arrived at Wick and brought out several trainspotters who knew all about the specialist work it was undertaking.


Doomsday alert warning for Sutherland drivers today

23 April 2023
Doomsday alert warning for Sutherland drivers today

Doomsday alert warning for Sutherland drivers today

23 April 2023

Drivers in Sutherland have been warned that today's UK-wide ‘Armageddon alert’ could have serious consequences if it distracts them on the roads.


Dognapper alert as cavapoo Molly is nearly snatched by hooded man in Thurso

21 April 2023
Dognapper alert as cavapoo Molly is nearly snatched by hooded man in Thurso

Dognapper alert as cavapoo Molly is nearly snatched by hooded man in Thurso

21 April 2023

A Scrabster mum wants to make local dog owners aware of crooks operating in the area trying to snatch pets after a frightening incident on Tuesday.


Stone raises a glass to Scottish Government U-turn on alcohol advertising ban

20 April 2023
Stone raises a glass to Scottish Government U-turn on alcohol advertising ban

Stone raises a glass to Scottish Government U-turn on alcohol advertising ban

20 April 2023

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone has praised the Scottish Government for backing down on plans to ban alcohol advertising.


Sutherland residents warned to be on guard this Sunday for scammers exploiting Emergency Alert System test

20 April 2023
Sutherland residents warned to be on guard this Sunday for scammers exploiting Emergency Alert System test

Sutherland residents warned to be on guard this Sunday for scammers exploiting Emergency Alert System test

20 April 2023

People living in Sutherland have been warned about potential scams by those seeking to exploit the Emergency Alert System test on Sunday.


Piano James quits JOGLE journey after court case – found guilty of 'driving' piano while under influence of cannabis

16 April 2023
Piano James quits JOGLE journey after court case – found guilty of 'driving' piano while under influence of cannabis

Piano James quits JOGLE journey after court case – found guilty of 'driving' piano while under influence of cannabis

16 April 2023

Piano James quits JOGLE charity bid after court case and says he will refund anyone who thinks he's a 'conman'.


Blind sheep finds her forever home at Puffin Croft and will be guided by the sound of bells

11 April 2023
Blind sheep finds her forever home at Puffin Croft and will be guided by the sound of bells

Blind sheep finds her forever home at Puffin Croft and will be guided by the sound of bells

11 April 2023

A blind sheep called Ray will benefit from the use of special bells to help her locate the rest of the flock at Puffin Croft.


Dog rescued from Caithness cliffs near Castle of Mey

10 April 2023
Dog rescued from Caithness cliffs near Castle of Mey

Dog rescued from Caithness cliffs near Castle of Mey

10 April 2023

Local Caithness coastguard teams were involved in a dramatic rescue on Saturday evening when a dog fell over a cliff at St John's Point.


National advice service welcomes Fuel Insecurity Fund announcement

07 April 2023
National advice service welcomes Fuel Insecurity Fund announcement

National advice service welcomes Fuel Insecurity Fund announcement

07 April 2023

First Minister Humza Yousaf announced that up to £30 million will be made available through the Fuel Insecurity Fund.


Fishing vessel skippers take lead role in drive to improve the industry’s safety culture

03 April 2023
Fishing vessel skippers take lead role in drive to improve the industry’s safety culture

Fishing vessel skippers take lead role in drive to improve the industry’s safety culture

03 April 2023

A new campaign from the Fishing Industry Safety Group targets the higher risk under 10 metre fishing fleet in Scotland


Search for possible missing person near Wick after clothing found at Trinkie cliffs

03 April 2023
Search for possible missing person near Wick after clothing found at Trinkie cliffs

Search for possible missing person near Wick after clothing found at Trinkie cliffs

03 April 2023

Emergency services came together yesterday afternoon to search for a possible missing person after clothing was found at the Trinkie.


HLH Rangers say it’s ok to have a ‘messy’ garden

26 March 2023
HLH Rangers say it’s ok to have a ‘messy’ garden

HLH Rangers say it’s ok to have a ‘messy’ garden

26 March 2023

The High Life Highland Rangers team seeks volunteers with an interest in wildlife and the environment to help develop sites for wildlife.


Jamie Stone backs Lib Dem call to reverse cuts to renewable energy investment

25 March 2023
Jamie Stone backs Lib Dem call to reverse cuts to renewable energy investment

Jamie Stone backs Lib Dem call to reverse cuts to renewable energy investment

25 March 2023

Jamie Stone supports a call for the Government to reverse funding cuts which could 'jeopardise' the UK's climate change goals.


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