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General Election 2024: All you need to know about the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency

General Election 2024: All you need to know about the Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross constituency

Details of who is standing in the far north constituency, how to make sure you are registered to vote and what you need to cast your vote on July 4


£28,000 in pavement parking fines issued to more than 400 Highland motorists

£28,000 in pavement parking fines issued to more than 400 Highland motorists

Hundreds of Highland motorists have been fined for parking on pavements in the months since new laws came into force.


What’s on in Sutherland this weekend and into next week

What’s on in Sutherland this weekend and into next week

Don’t miss Rogart Gala with events on today, tomorrow and Sunday.


Scientist from Culrain presented with Polar Medal by Prince William

Scientist from Culrain presented with Polar Medal by Prince William

The Polar Medal is awarded for outstanding achievements in polar science


Five-star derby win pushes Golspie Stafford into joint-top spot

Five-star derby win pushes Golspie Stafford into joint-top spot

Golspie Stafford’s impressive start to the season continued with a 5-1 win over Helmsdale United last night.


Contract for Flight Ticket Initiative is ‘significant milestone’ for Orbex

Contract for Flight Ticket Initiative is ‘significant milestone’ for Orbex

Orbex has announced the signing of a framework contract for the Flight Ticket Initiative.


Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

Police ‘disappointed’ at lorry and farm vehicles flouting rules after Highland crackdown

"Disappointed" police have hit out at a minority of commercial and agricultural vehicle motorists who flout drivers' hours rules and loading limits.


Transport secretary confirms three bids received for Tomatin to Moy A9 dualling contract

Transport secretary confirms three bids received for Tomatin to Moy A9 dualling contract

Cabinet secretary for transport, Fiona Hyslop MSP, confirmed three bids have been received for work on the six-mile stretch.


Scottish Greens candidate Anne Thomas urges voters to put future first

Scottish Greens candidate Anne Thomas urges voters to put future first

Far north Green candidate Anne Thomas called on people to “vote like our future depends on it” as she launched her campaign to be the area’s next MP.


D-Day 80 flag raised at Dornoch beach, signalling start of anniversary commemorations

D-Day 80 flag raised at Dornoch beach, signalling start of anniversary commemorations

A programme of commemorative events is taking place in the town today.


Sutherland Women are set to make history in Lochinver on Sunday

Sutherland Women are set to make history in Lochinver on Sunday

First league match to be played in the village.


Outdoor access rangers start patrolling NC500 in Sutherland after funding found for posts

Outdoor access rangers start patrolling NC500 in Sutherland after funding found for posts

Sutherland councillros agreed to grant £100,000 from the Community Regeneration Fund to support the ranger posts.


SSEN Transmission ground surveys will look at controversial pylon route from Caithness

SSEN Transmission ground surveys will look at controversial pylon route from Caithness

Ground investigation works in preparation for controversial plans to upgrade power lines between Caithness and Beauly are getting under way.


Helmsdale football club is set to return to North Caledonian League

Helmsdale football club is set to return to North Caledonian League

Sutherland will have three teams in the North Caledonian League.


Room at the Crask Inn for USA students

Room at the Crask Inn for USA students

A Sutherland hostelry which doubles as a church, is hosting students from the USA this summer.


Official opening of renovated Helmsdale public toilets to take place next week

Official opening of renovated Helmsdale public toilets to take place next week

The renovation project was carried out by Helmsdale and District Development Trust


Police appeal after careless driver forces lorry off the road on A836 near Melvich

Police appeal after careless driver forces lorry off the road on A836 near Melvich

Police Scotland are asking for help after an incident of careless driving which saw a lorry coming off the road to avoid a collision near Melvich.


Helmsdale darts player is on target to win title on Scottish Tour

Helmsdale darts player is on target to win title on Scottish Tour

Another title for Sutherland darts player.


Highland Council announce plans for strategic fund so benefits of renewable energy are ‘equitable’

Highland Council announce plans for strategic fund so benefits of renewable energy are ‘equitable’

Highland Council leader Raymond Bremner has announced plans for a Strategic Partnership Fund.


Apology issued to angry parents after IT misery hits High Life Highland School’s Out bookings website

Apology issued to angry parents after IT misery hits High Life Highland School’s Out bookings website

A "massive apology" has been issued by High Life Highland after "unprecedented demand" caused technical issues on its School's Out bookings website.


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