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Nationwide appeal urges public to put wet wipes in the bin

28 February 2022
Nationwide appeal urges public to put wet wipes in the bin

Nationwide appeal urges public to put wet wipes in the bin

28 February 2022

People in Scotland are being urged to stop flushing wet wipes down the toilet as part of a major new campaign to help protect the environment.


NC500 glamping pods company offers free holiday breaks to Sutherland families

25 February 2022
NC500 glamping pods company offers free holiday breaks to Sutherland families

NC500 glamping pods company offers free holiday breaks to Sutherland families

25 February 2022

A 'glamping' company is offering families in Sutherland a unique opportunity to enjoy a five-star break on their sites at Achmelvich and Brora.


Pupils sent home due to 'major flood' at Tain primary school

25 February 2022
Pupils sent home due to 'major flood' at Tain primary school

Pupils sent home due to 'major flood' at Tain primary school

25 February 2022

Pupils at Knockbreck Primary are being sent home due to a 'major flood' in the main building of the school.


Advice for woodland owners suggests fallen trees could 'survive' for millenia if properly preserved

25 February 2022
Advice for woodland owners suggests fallen trees could 'survive' for millenia if properly preserved

Advice for woodland owners suggests fallen trees could 'survive' for millenia if properly preserved

25 February 2022

Woodland owners are being encouraged to make the best use of fallen trees by storing it in a way that preserves the hardwood for future use.


Highland Council create new role to tackle population concerns in the north-west

25 February 2022
Highland Council create new role to tackle population concerns in the north-west

Highland Council create new role to tackle population concerns in the north-west

25 February 2022

Highland Council have created a new position in a bid to address issues surrounding population in north-west Sutherland.


Highland primary schools invited to bring curling to the classroom following Team GB success

24 February 2022
Highland primary schools invited to bring curling to the classroom following Team GB success

Highland primary schools invited to bring curling to the classroom following Team GB success

24 February 2022

Primary schools across the Highlands are being invited to join a nationwide initiative to introduce youngsters to the sport of curling.


Mini-festival drop-in event will celebrate 'amazing' heritage and wildlife of Assynt

24 February 2022
Mini-festival drop-in event will celebrate 'amazing' heritage and wildlife of Assynt

Mini-festival drop-in event will celebrate 'amazing' heritage and wildlife of Assynt

24 February 2022

Two community groups in Assynt will combine their passions for wildlife, landscape and local heritage this weekend.


Kinlochbervie residents wake up to unplanned power outage

23 February 2022
Kinlochbervie residents wake up to unplanned power outage

Kinlochbervie residents wake up to unplanned power outage

23 February 2022

An unplanned power outage has left homes in a north-west Sutherland village without power.


Tain youth volunteer is named as first recipient of 'Ozan Kaymak Memorial' award

21 February 2022
Tain youth volunteer is named as first recipient of 'Ozan Kaymak Memorial' award

Tain youth volunteer is named as first recipient of 'Ozan Kaymak Memorial' award

21 February 2022

The Ozan Kaymak Memorial Award has been presented to YMCA youth committee member Olivia Macleod from Tain.


Brora footballer turned surfer finds 'safe space' on the waves

20 February 2022
Brora footballer turned surfer finds 'safe space' on the waves

Brora footballer turned surfer finds 'safe space' on the waves

20 February 2022

The owner of a Sutherland based adventure sports company has found peace of mind on the waves, and hopes to help others change their lifestyles too.


Tain 'community spirit' praised in wake of response to heavy snowfall

18 February 2022
Tain 'community spirit' praised in wake of response to heavy snowfall

Tain 'community spirit' praised in wake of response to heavy snowfall

18 February 2022

Town residents and the police have received praise for their 'community spirit' in the wake of an unusually heavy snowfall last night in Tain.


Sutherland martial arts club seeks new members for classes

18 February 2022
Sutherland martial arts club seeks new members for classes

Sutherland martial arts club seeks new members for classes

18 February 2022

A martial arts club in Helmsdale is encouraging people to come along to try Taekwon-do.


Volunteers get behind community-led biodiversity project on north-west Sutherland coastline

17 February 2022
Volunteers get behind community-led biodiversity project on north-west Sutherland coastline

Volunteers get behind community-led biodiversity project on north-west Sutherland coastline

17 February 2022

Support is gathering for a new community-led marine biodiversity monitoring project at Clashnessie beach.


Evanton based charity to hold 'one time only' car boot sale to raise funds

16 February 2022
Evanton based charity to hold 'one time only' car boot sale to raise funds

Evanton based charity to hold 'one time only' car boot sale to raise funds

16 February 2022

Car boot sellers will be handed a 'one time only' opportunity to sell their wares at Blythswood Care's Evanton base next month.


Sutherland travellers' encampment now available as part of folk museum's 360-degree virtual tour

16 February 2022
Sutherland travellers' encampment now available as part of folk museum's 360-degree virtual tour

Sutherland travellers' encampment now available as part of folk museum's 360-degree virtual tour

16 February 2022

A Sutherland travellers’ encampment is the third in a series of virtual tours that can be discovered in a 360-degree view.


Schools and nurseries in Scourie, Durness and Kinlochbervie closed today

14 February 2022
Schools and nurseries in Scourie, Durness and Kinlochbervie closed today

Schools and nurseries in Scourie, Durness and Kinlochbervie closed today

14 February 2022

Six schools and nurseries across north-west Sutherland will join two other Highland schools not operating today.


Tain hotel owner calls for community action after break-in causes £10k worth of damage

13 February 2022
Tain hotel owner calls for community action after break-in causes £10k worth of damage

Tain hotel owner calls for community action after break-in causes £10k worth of damage

13 February 2022

A hotelier is appealing for local councillors to set up a neighbourhood watch scheme in a bid to 'drive out' theft and vandalism.


Covid LFD test kit pop-up collection points extend to Caithness and Ullapool

11 February 2022
Covid LFD test kit pop-up collection points extend to Caithness and Ullapool

Covid LFD test kit pop-up collection points extend to Caithness and Ullapool

11 February 2022

Packs of LFD tests will be distributed from several Highland locations from Monday until to Friday next week.


'Good deeds' of taxi driver recognised with award nomination

10 February 2022
'Good deeds' of taxi driver recognised with award nomination

'Good deeds' of taxi driver recognised with award nomination

10 February 2022

A Tain based taxi driver has been nominated for an award, in recognition of a number of good deeds performed throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.


Highland gathering in north Sutherland sets new date after two year hiatus

10 February 2022
Highland gathering in north Sutherland sets new date after two year hiatus

Highland gathering in north Sutherland sets new date after two year hiatus

10 February 2022

A date has been set for this year's Durness Highland Gathering, the group's committee have confirmed


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