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Coastguard relay team raises £650

Coastguard relay team raises £650

Members of local Coastguard teams from across North Sutherland and Caithness converged on Thurso by pushbike from Bettyhill and Wick at the weekend in…


You can help support the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning

You can help support the Macmillan Biggest Coffee Morning

Macmillan Cancer Support are inviting Northern Times' readers to take part in their World’s Biggest Coffee Morning on September 30.


Mussel company to wind up

Mussel company to wind up

Falling sales and profitability have prompted the directors of Highland Fresh Mussels Ltd and The Highland Council to review the management structure…


Controversial flat plan to go before committee again

Controversial flat plan to go before committee again

A second stab is to be made next week to push through controversial plans to convert a former office building on Golspie’s Main Street into seven flats.…


Work starts at Gordonbush wind farm

Work starts at Gordonbush wind farm

Turbines have started to be erected at SSE’s Gordonbush wind farm. The 35 turbine site, with MM82 turbines manufactured by REpower, will generate 70MW…


Lairg soldier looks forward to coming home

Lairg soldier looks forward to coming home

A soldier whose home is in Lairg is coming to the end of his tour of Afghanistan.


Sheriff shocked at Sutherland teenagers' driving

Sheriff shocked at Sutherland teenagers' driving

A sheriff was shocked to hear at Dornoch Sheriff Court this week how two Sutherland teenagers had driven their vehicles on the A9 through Cambusavie to…


Sutherland businesses in food and drink awards finals

Sutherland businesses in food and drink awards finals

Seafood, ice cream, salad leaves, chocolate, restaurants and brewers are just some of the 28 first class products and businesses celebrating today.


Dornoch teacher let off the Hook

Dornoch teacher let off the Hook

Highland Council is standing by a Sutherland teacher who returned home drunk and assaulted his son during a domestic incident at the family’s Dornoch…


Bernard Gallacher plays Golspie

Bernard Gallacher plays Golspie

Former Ryder Cup captain Bernard Gallacher played Golspie Golf Course on Tuesday,describing it as "amazing".


Police appeal for theft info

Police appeal for theft info

Police yesterday received a report from an engineer responsible for the maintenance of the O2 mobile mast at Cambusmore Estate, south of Golspie.


Heavy flooding in Skelpick

Heavy flooding in Skelpick

The recent extraordinary downpours over the northern tip of Scotland, as a very active front swept in from the North Sea brought high winds and heavy…


Community pay back order for man who assaulted partner

Community pay back order for man who assaulted partner

A young Sutherland man who assaulted his partner by dragging her across the floor, has been given a Community Payback Order, with a number of special…


Awards for Sutherland nursery schools

Awards for Sutherland nursery schools

Staff from Sutherland nurseries will receive awards today from I CAN, the Early Talk Scheme run by the national charity for children with speech and language…


East Sutherland groups benefit from Kilbraur Trust fund

East Sutherland groups benefit from Kilbraur Trust fund

Sutherland groups have received a boost to their funds, thanks to the latest round of community benefit paid out by Kilbraur Wind Farm.


Arriving soon - speed dating in Lairg!

Arriving soon - speed dating in Lairg!

A new activity is to be coming to Lairg Community Centre on Saturday 1st October - a night of speed dating.


Patients reporting positive experience at NHS hospitals

Patients reporting positive experience at NHS hospitals

NHS Highland has welcomed the publication of the Better Together inpatient experience surveys where thousands of patients across Highland were asked to…


Nearly £1000 raised at 'superb' Inverbrora BBQ

Nearly £1000 raised at 'superb' Inverbrora BBQ

Nearly £1000 was raised by the Rotary Club of East Sutherland this week when over 100 people gathered at Inverbrora Farm for an evening of food, wine…


Missing man found safe and well

Missing man found safe and well

A man who had been missing from the Brora area yesterday morning was found safe and well in Golspie yesterday lunchtime.


High demand expected for County v Celtic tickets

High demand expected for County v Celtic tickets

Ticketing arrangements have now been confirmed for the Scottish Communities Third Round match Ross County v Celtic at Victoria Park on Wednesday, 21st…


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