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Inquiries continue into unexplained death

Inquiries continue into unexplained death

Police inquiries are continuing into the death of 18 year old Nickolas Bowes who was formally identified today.


Weather update at midday

Weather update at midday

In the Northern Constabulary area the snow gates have been closed on the A939 (Dava) Forres to Grantown on Spey road and officers are also dealing with…


More golds for club with team spirit

More golds for club with team spirit

East Sutherland Athletics Club had plenty to celebrate following their North District Cross Country Championship at Forres.


Police need your help

Police need your help

Police are appealing for information on the following. Please contact the police station mentioned or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.


Chance to see proposed NHS changes

Chance to see proposed NHS changes

A number of possible options for changes to health services in West Caithness - which may affect Sutherland patients - are currently being re-evaluated.…


HMS Sutherland commander visits county

HMS Sutherland commander visits county

HMS Sutherland, the county’s affiliated warship, has been active in a war zone this year, and this week her Commanding Officer, Commander Roger Readwin…


NHS Highland confirms all arrangements to cope with industrial action are going according to plan.

NHS Highland confirms all arrangements to cope with industrial action are going according to plan.

NHS Highland has confirmed today that all arrangements put in place to cope with industrial action are going according to plan.


Local policewomen receive commendations

Local policewomen receive commendations

TWO North Division officers have been recognised at the national Scottish Policing Awards for their partnership work on the Driving Ambition programme…


The Highlanders to have Homecoming Parade in Inverness

The Highlanders to have Homecoming Parade in Inverness

To mark their recent return from operations in Afghanistan, soldiers from The Highlanders, 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) will…


Runrig to play at Inverness next year

Runrig to play at Inverness next year

Runrig, have announced details of its first concert in Scotland in almost two years. The band, which has had an 18 month sabbatical from the touring circuit,…


Caithness General unit closure

Caithness General unit closure

Queen Elizabeth Rehabilitation Unit at Caithness General Hospital (CGH) in Wick is currently closed due to problems with the heating system at the hospital.


Successful Feis workshop in Golspie

Successful Feis workshop in Golspie

Feis Chataibh held the first of two one day music workshops at the weekend in Golspie High School. These are for eight to 18 year olds and was attended…


Wormery installed at Timespan

Wormery installed at Timespan

This week Timespan Museum and Arts Centre in Helmsdale took an important step towards reducing its waste, with the installation of a wormery.


Rogart and Loch Fleet dominate curling

Rogart and Loch Fleet dominate curling

Loch Fleet and Rogart clubs continue to dominate the Sutherland Province curling league, both clubs remaining unbeaten after four games.


Clynelish's Shane is "whiskying" off to Jamaica

Clynelish's Shane is "whiskying" off to Jamaica

SHANE HEALY is used to upping sticks and moving on. The genial Irishman has switched cities and even countries frequently as he follows the demands of…


NHS emergency plans for Wednesday

NHS emergency plans for Wednesday

In response to the anticipated Industrial Action on Wednesday 30th November, NHS Highland is already in the process of implementing their Business Continuity…


Mine blown up at Melness beach

Mine blown up at Melness beach

The tranquillity of Achininver beach in Melness was disturbed briefly this week when a Naval bomb disposal team blew up the remains of a wartime mine…


Cats Protection need your help

Cats Protection need your help

Cats Protection is holding a recruitment event at Lairg Community Centre on Sunday in order to encourage cat lovers to join its newly-formed Sutherland…


Warning of high winds

Warning of high winds

Northern Constabulary are warning motorists to drive carefully this morning as high winds are affecting various areas of the Highlands.


Cyclists in a spin at Golspie

Cyclists in a spin at Golspie

A new fitness project in East Sutherland is proving a popular way to spend the dark winter nights. So popular, that up to 100 people a week, young and…


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