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Stream Nation: Caithness lavatory might be on a par with Pyramids - Infosurhoy

Stream Nation: Caithness lavatory might be on a par with Pyramids  Infosurhoy

AS a child, Magi Sinclair heard stories about the bog. Its deep, black pools and soft, spongy moss might capture little legs, sucking them into its dark heart, ...

Published on 19 May 2019 | 12:56 am


Highland Sheep event at farm in Caithness - Press and Journal

Highland Sheep event at farm in Caithness  Press and Journal

All roads will lead to Caithness next month when the Sutherland family of Stainland and Sibmister Farms, near Thurso, will host NSA Scotland's biennial ...

Published on 18 May 2019 | 6:00 am


Hove father creates Facebook garden for Chelsea Flower Show - The Argus

Hove father creates Facebook garden for Chelsea Flower Show  The Argus

A LANDSCAPE architect is adding the final touches to his coastal-themed garden to wow spectators at this year's Chelsea Flower show.

Published on 18 May 2019 | 4:10 am


The poshest B&Bs in Britain | Travel - The Times

The poshest B&Bs in Britain | Travel  The Times

Granary Lodge, Castle of MeyYou can't get much posher than the future king's B&B. The Prince of Wales, or the Duke of Rothesay as he's known in these parts, ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Ross-shire clubs ready for Highland Amateur Cup TAIN Thistle host Caithness Division One side Staxigoe - RossShire Journal

Ross-shire clubs ready for Highland Amateur Cup TAIN Thistle host Caithness Division One side Staxigoe  RossShire Journal

TAIN Thistle host Caithness Division One side Staxigoe United at the Links in the Highland Amateur Cup first round tomorrow.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 5:00 pm


Thurso fiddlers' rally goes with a swing - JohnOGroat Journal

Thurso fiddlers' rally goes with a swing  JohnOGroat Journal

There was a large turnout in Thurso High School on Saturday night for the annual fiddlers' rally organised by Thurso Strathspey and Reel Society.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 10:43 am


Final turbine installed at Scotland's largest offshore wind farm - Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

Final turbine installed at Scotland's largest offshore wind farm  Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy

The last of the 84 turbines has now been installed at one of the world's largest offshore wind farm located in Scotland. Situated around 13km off the coast of ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 10:03 am


Thurso war hero honoured with BEM award - JohnOGroat Journal

Thurso war hero honoured with BEM award  JohnOGroat Journal

World War II RAF veteran Don Mason was presented with the British Empire Medal at a ceremony in Thurso.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 8:09 am


Controversial 20 mph speed limit for Wick amended - JohnOGroat Journal

Controversial 20 mph speed limit for Wick amended  JohnOGroat Journal

A controversial plan to impose a 20 mph speed limit on the majority of Wick roads has been amended.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 8:00 am


Beatrice final turbine hailed as 'fantastic milestone' for Caithness - JohnOGroat Journal

Beatrice final turbine hailed as 'fantastic milestone' for Caithness  JohnOGroat Journal

"Great news for Caithness" is how Willie Watt of Wick Harbour Authority described the completion of the 84-turbine Beatrice offshore wind farm.

Published on 17 May 2019 | 6:00 am


Prince Charles Opens a Bed-and-Breakfast at a Scottish Castle That Was Home to His Grandmother - PEOPLE.com

Prince Charles Opens a Bed-and-Breakfast at a Scottish Castle That Was Home to His Grandmother  PEOPLE.com

Prince Charles has a new business venture! Just days before welcoming new grandchild Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the 70-year-old royal opened ...

Published on 17 May 2019 | 5:03 am


Call for a fresh approach to encourage tidal energy projects Call for a fresh approach to - JohnOGroat Journal

Call for a fresh approach to encourage tidal energy projects Call for a fresh approach to  JohnOGroat Journal

A call has been made for a *fresh* approach by the UK Government to encourage tidal energy projects such as MeyGen in the Pentland Firth.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 7:21 pm


Caithness Badminton Association winners get their silverware - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness Badminton Association winners get their silverware  JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness Badminton Association's annual dinner dance was organised by Latheron Badminton Club and held in the Portland Hotel, Lybster.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 6:28 pm


The great Orca Watch is back - JohnOGroat Journal

The great Orca Watch is back  JohnOGroat Journal

Get your cameras and binoculars at the ready as the orcas are on their way to the Caithness coastline.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 4:50 pm


Ross-shire set to secure lion's share of £2.9m town funding boost - RossShire Journal

Ross-shire set to secure lion's share of £2.9m town funding boost  RossShire Journal

Ross-shire has emerged as one of the greatest beneficiaries and stands to secure almost £1m worth of funding.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 3:40 pm


Firefighters at Sutherland wildfire for fourth day - BBC News

Firefighters at Sutherland wildfire for fourth day  BBC News

About nine square miles of moorland in Sutherland has been burned since the blaze broke out on Sunday.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 11:31 am


Plans in place to offset population decline - JohnOGroat Journal

Plans in place to offset population decline  JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness has "a lot of positive measures in place" to help offset a projected decline in its population.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 10:00 am


Orca watch returns to the north coast - Press and Journal

Orca watch returns to the north coast  Press and Journal

Marine enthusiasts will be taking to the north coast next week to watch for orcas passing through the Pentland Firth. Hundreds of sightings could be recorded by ...

Published on 16 May 2019 | 10:00 am


Police in 'drive safely' plea after series of incidents in Caithness - JohnOGroat Journal

Police in 'drive safely' plea after series of incidents in Caithness  JohnOGroat Journal

Police in Caithness are encouraging people to drive safely after a number of incidents on the county's roads in a 24-hour period.

Published on 16 May 2019 | 8:17 am


A Glimpse Inside Prince Charles’s Cozy Scottish Bed and Breakfast - Vogue

A Glimpse Inside Prince Charles’s Cozy Scottish Bed and Breakfast  Vogue

Royal watchers, pack your bags for Castle of Mey in the Scottish Highlands, where Prince Charles just helped open a new lodge.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 9:59 pm


Caithness players enjoy success in Highland Open 'B' grade tournament - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness players enjoy success in Highland Open 'B' grade tournament  JohnOGroat Journal

The Highland Open "B" grade tournament in the Black Isle Leisure Centre was the last competition on this season's calender for the Caithness players.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 7:31 pm


Offshore construction completed at Scotland's largest offshore wind farm - PoliticsHome.com

Offshore construction completed at Scotland's largest offshore wind farm  PoliticsHome.com

The last of 84 offshore wind turbines was commissioned today at Beatrice, Scotland's largest offshore wind farm, which has been completed on time and under ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 4:05 pm


UK Orca Watch event 2019: Let the countdown begin! - Charity Today News

UK Orca Watch event 2019: Let the countdown begin!  Charity Today News

With Orca Watch just days away the staff of the Sea Watch Foundation is waiting in anticipation to start conducting watches and collect records of the orcas ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 1:05 pm


Last turbine installed at Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm - BBC News

Last turbine installed at Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm  BBC News

The last of 84 turbines has been installed at Scotland's largest offshore wind farm. Once operational later this year, the £2.6bn Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:06 am


Inside the Prince of Wales' new bed and breakfast - CNN

Inside the Prince of Wales' new bed and breakfast  CNN

Now you can stay at a B&B opened by none other than Prince Charles. It's the Granary Lodge on the grounds of the Castle of Mey in northern Scotland.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 10:02 am


At last...! Parking enforcement finally arrives on the streets of Wick - JohnOGroat Journal

At last...! Parking enforcement finally arrives on the streets of Wick  JohnOGroat Journal

Enforcement officers have taken to the streets of Wick as Judgement Day finally descended on the plague of illegally parked vehicles that have left roads ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 9:07 am


Beatrice breaks turbine finish line - 4C Offshore

Beatrice breaks turbine finish line  4C Offshore

The last turbine has been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm off the Scottish Coast.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 9:06 am


Graveyard drugs den owner speaks out - JohnOGroat Journal

Graveyard drugs den owner speaks out  JohnOGroat Journal

The Italian owner of the Wick cemetery gatehouse explains why he feels "abandoned and victimised" over the vandalism to his property.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:30 am


Timber exported from north-east Caithness for first time, says community councillor - JohnOGroat Journal

Timber exported from north-east Caithness for first time, says community councillor  JohnOGroat Journal

TIMBER has been exported from north-east Caithness for what a local community councillor believes to have been the first time. Bill Mowat, the vice-chairman of ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:30 am


We will listen, says council boss over Wick regeneration We will listen, says council boss over - JohnOGroat Journal

We will listen, says council boss over Wick regeneration We will listen, says council boss over  JohnOGroat Journal

Highland Council's chief executive has pledged that local people's views on the future of Wick town centre will be taken on board.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:20 am


'Plague of flies' descends on the county - JohnOGroat Journal

'Plague of flies' descends on the county  JohnOGroat Journal

Enormous swarms of fever-flies have hatched out in Caithness in their first officially recorded outing in the county.

Published on 15 May 2019 | 8:08 am


Driver allegedly caught speeding at 80mph on 40mph stretch of Highland road - Press and Journal

Driver allegedly caught speeding at 80mph on 40mph stretch of Highland road  Press and Journal

A host of drivers are to be reported for road offences in Caithness – including one speeding at 80mph in a 40mph zone on the A99 – following a 24-hour ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 5:51 am


Title race pendulum swings Groats' way - JohnOGroat Journal

Title race pendulum swings Groats' way  JohnOGroat Journal

Wick Groats scored a massive boost in the race for the Caithness AFA Division One title after beating main rivals Pentland United 2-0 at the Upper Bignold Park ...

Published on 15 May 2019 | 5:00 am


Prince Charles opened a bed-and-breakfast in a Scottish castle called Granary Lodge - TODAY

Prince Charles opened a bed-and-breakfast in a Scottish castle called Granary Lodge  TODAY

Want to vacation like the royals? Here's a good place to start! Last week, Prince Charles officially opened a luxury bed-and-breakfast, and it's on the grounds of a ...

Published on 14 May 2019 | 8:22 pm


Tories can't be trusted over farm support, says local MSP Gail Ross - JohnOGroat Journal

Tories can't be trusted over farm support, says local MSP Gail Ross  JohnOGroat Journal

MSP Gail Ross has slammed the UK Government for "badly letting down" farmers, saying Brexit uncertainty has left food producers suffering.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 8:07 pm


Betrayed Scots wife ‘hopes bigamist husband is jailed’ after tracking down his other missus on Facebook - The Scottish Sun

Betrayed Scots wife ‘hopes bigamist husband is jailed’ after tracking down his other missus on Facebook  The Scottish Sun

Kevin Ellis wed Julia Budge on Christmas Eve last year - despite being married to another woman since 1994.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 6:14 pm


North fire crews battling moor blaze in Melvich North fire crews battling moor blaze in Melvich - JohnOGroat Journal

North fire crews battling moor blaze in Melvich North fire crews battling moor blaze in Melvich  JohnOGroat Journal

Crews from Caithness and Sutherland are "making progress" in fighting an extensive moor fire in the Melvich area.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 1:47 pm


Pentland Ferries subsidies ruling being appealed - BBC News

Pentland Ferries subsidies ruling being appealed  BBC News

Lawyers for Pentland Ferries had told the Court of Session that the Scottish government was acting unlawfully.

Published on 14 May 2019 | 9:06 am


Pod of orcas captured on camera on east coast journey - JohnOGroat Journal

Pod of orcas captured on camera on east coast journey  JohnOGroat Journal

WILDLIFE watchers enjoyed a memorable spectacle on Friday as a pod of seven killer whales travelled up the east coast of Sutherland and Caithness.

Published on 13 May 2019 | 11:51 am


State-of-the-art greens mower for Wick course State-of-the-art greens mower for - JohnOGroat Journal

State-of-the-art greens mower for Wick course State-of-the-art greens mower for  JohnOGroat Journal

Wick Golf Club has taken delivery of a new state-of-the-art greens mower costing £36,000. The Toro machine was supplied by Reesink Turfcare and delivered ...

Published on 12 May 2019 | 10:16 am


Minister and daughter complete zip-wire challenge - JohnOGroat Journal

Minister and daughter complete zip-wire challenge  JohnOGroat Journal

A CAITHNESS minister rev-elled in his latest fundraising venture despite some unseasonal weather. The Rev Lyall Rennie and his daughter Izzy Cameron, who ...

Published on 11 May 2019 | 5:15 pm


Caithness riders compete at Forgandenny Caithness riders compete at Forgandenny Seven riders from Caithness Riding Club - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness riders compete at Forgandenny Caithness riders compete at Forgandenny Seven riders from Caithness Riding Club  JohnOGroat Journal

Seven riders from Caithness Riding Club took part in the Area 22 horse trials and open one-day event hosted recently by Fife Hunt branch of the Pony Club at ...

Published on 11 May 2019 | 9:38 am


Caithness gymnast trio achieve clean routines in Perth Caithness gymnast trio achieve clean routines in Perth - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness gymnast trio achieve clean routines in Perth Caithness gymnast trio achieve clean routines in Perth  JohnOGroat Journal

Three members of Caithness Gymnastics Club travelled to Perth to compete in the Women's Artistic Regional Grades competition.

Published on 11 May 2019 | 8:33 am


Prince Charles has opened a Bed and Breakfast in Scotland - Evening Standard

Prince Charles has opened a Bed and Breakfast in Scotland  Evening Standard

It's no secret that Prince Charles has a number of properties to his name.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 2:54 pm


Chelsea Flower Show garden to feature Caithness stone - JohnOGroat Journal

Chelsea Flower Show garden to feature Caithness stone  JohnOGroat Journal

The county's renowned flagstone will be firmly in the spotlight when it features at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show this month.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 11:31 am


Electric car test drives on offer at Health and Wellbeing Market in Wick Electric car test - JohnOGroat Journal

Electric car test drives on offer at Health and Wellbeing Market in Wick Electric car test  JohnOGroat Journal

The chance to test-drive an electric car will be on offer at the county's third Health and Wellbeing Market in Wick on May 18.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 11:12 am


Kids on Caithness Horizons roof could fall and die, says councillor - JohnOGroat Journal

Kids on Caithness Horizons roof could fall and die, says councillor  JohnOGroat Journal

A FATALITY could occur unless action is taken to stop children getting onto the roof of the Caithness Horizons museum and art gallery which closed at the start ...

Published on 10 May 2019 | 8:45 am


'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness - JohnOGroat Journal

'Swift progress' needed on health redesign plans for Caithness  JohnOGroat Journal

A call has been made for "swift progress" on the proposed multimillion-pound redesign of health and social care services in Caithness.

Published on 10 May 2019 | 8:30 am


First community market planned for Thurso - JohnOGroat Journal

First community market planned for Thurso  JohnOGroat Journal

A NEW community market is set to take place in Thurso this Saturday. Among the many goods and crafts on offer from stallholders at the Royal British Legion will ...

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:33 pm


Highland MSP praises midwives - Strathspey Herald

Highland MSP praises midwives  Strathspey Herald

Tribute paid to midwives on their International Day.

Published on 9 May 2019 | 8:48 am


Raigmore Hospital journeys costing far north up to £12million claims campaigners - Press and Journal

Raigmore Hospital journeys costing far north up to £12million claims campaigners  Press and Journal

Health campaigners believe the far north economy is losing out by as much as £12 million a year as a result of the daily exodus of patients heading down the A9 ...

Published on 9 May 2019 | 7:00 am


MSP champions Highland midwives but warns against further centralisation of services - Inverness Courier

MSP champions Highland midwives but warns against further centralisation of services  Inverness Courier

Regional MSP Edward Mountain celebrated the work of Highland midwives during a Holyrood debate, which marked the International Day of the Midwife.

Published on 8 May 2019 | 7:00 pm


Caithness health reform progresses to next stage - Press and Journal

Caithness health reform progresses to next stage  Press and Journal

A timetable for major reform of health services in Caithness has finally been unveiled after years of protests by campaigners. Scottish health secretary Jeane ...

Published on 8 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness gymnasts put on a dazzling show at national event - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness gymnasts put on a dazzling show at national event  JohnOGroat Journal

The Fusion and Rhythmic sections of Caithness Gymnastics Club wowed the crowd at the national Gymfest event last weekend.

Published on 8 May 2019 | 5:56 am


Take a look inside Prince Charles new Castle of Mey B&B - The Scotsman

Take a look inside Prince Charles new Castle of Mey B&B  The Scotsman

Prince Charles formally opened a new bed and breakfast in the grounds of the Castle of Mey on Wednesday 1 May.

Published on 6 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Prince Charles Opens Bed and Breakfast in Scotland - Barron's

Prince Charles Opens Bed and Breakfast in Scotland  Barron's

The Granary Lodge, a bed and breakfast owned by Prince Charles—also known as The Duke of Rothesay in Scotland—is now accepting reservations, with ...

Published on 6 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Flow country bog starts bid for World Heritage listing - The Times

Flow country bog starts bid for World Heritage listing  The Times

An area of peat bog and lochs in Scotland's far north is looking to become a Unesco World Heritage site.The Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland is ...

Published on 5 May 2019 | 11:01 pm


Stagecoach buses criticised by Thurso councillor Stagecoach buses criticised by Thurso councillor The condition of buses - JohnOGroat Journal

Stagecoach buses criticised by Thurso councillor Stagecoach buses criticised by Thurso councillor The condition of buses  JohnOGroat Journal

The condition of buses used by Stagecoach in Caithness "leaves a lot to be desired", according to a local Highland councillor.

Published on 5 May 2019 | 9:00 am


Prince Charles Opens a Bed and Breakfast in Scotland - TownandCountrymag.com

Prince Charles Opens a Bed and Breakfast in Scotland  TownandCountrymag.com

Prince Charles is in the B&B business. The Castle of Mey is now home to 10 royal-approved rooms known as the Granary Lodge.

Published on 4 May 2019 | 7:00 am


MSP raises concerns after ton of uranium transported from Caithness to America - Press and Journal

MSP raises concerns after ton of uranium transported from Caithness to America  Press and Journal

Highland Green MSP John Finnie has expressed concern after three quarters of a ton of highly enriched uranium was transported from Dounreay in Caithness to ...

Published on 4 May 2019 | 5:28 am


World Heritage status would be 'accolade' for Flow Country - STV News

World Heritage status would be 'accolade' for Flow Country  STV News

By Iain Ramage. A plan to give World Heritage Site status to the ecologically sensitive Flow Country has gone to consultation. The vast natural carbon store ...

Published on 2 May 2019 | 3:19 pm


NHS Near Me to hold 'try it out' sessions for Caithness and Sutherland residents - JohnOGroat Journal

NHS Near Me to hold 'try it out' sessions for Caithness and Sutherland residents  JohnOGroat Journal

Patients are to have the opportunity to take part in "try it out" sessions for NHS Highland's NHS Near Me video-consulting system from their homes.

Published on 2 May 2019 | 8:53 am


Caithness health issues are to be looked at by senior Scottish minister - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness health issues are to be looked at by senior Scottish minister  JohnOGroat Journal

A SENIOR Scottish Government minister is to look at the health issues concerning people in Caithness. That was said this week by Ron Gunn, vice-chairman of ...

Published on 2 May 2019 | 8:30 am


Growing with Gin - Iain Black, Ice & Fire Distillery - The Gin Cooperative

Growing with Gin - Iain Black, Ice & Fire Distillery  The Gin Cooperative

Our Growing with Gin editorial feature series looks at the growing number of Scottish Gin makers who have diversified their business or changed their career ...

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Prince Charles opens luxury Granary Lodge development at Castle of Mey - JohnOGroat Journal

Prince Charles opens luxury Granary Lodge development at Castle of Mey  JohnOGroat Journal

Prince Charles, Duke of Rothesay, was in Caithness to formally open a luxury 10-bedroom bed and breakfast in the grounds of the Castle of Mey.

Published on 2 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Prince Charles opens new bed and breakfast at Castle of Mey - Aberdeen Evening Express

Prince Charles opens new bed and breakfast at Castle of Mey  Aberdeen Evening Express

Prince Charles has formally opened a new bed and breakfast in the grounds of the Castle of Mey in Caithness. The Prince's Foundation worked to create the ...

Published on 1 May 2019 | 7:00 am


Leask Marine complete Highland harbour decom work - News for the Oil and Gas Sector - Energy Voice

Leask Marine complete Highland harbour decom work - News for the Oil and Gas Sector  Energy Voice

Orkney renewables supply chain firm Leask Marine has announced it has completed the decommissioning of the Ola Pier linkspan at Scrabster Harbour, ...

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness cyclists among 5600 Etape Loch Ness competitors - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness cyclists among 5600 Etape Loch Ness competitors  JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness cyclists were among the 5600 people who participated in a monster bike challenge around Loch Ness at the weekend. The 66-mile Etape Loch Ness, ...

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Road reopens following two-vehicle crash on north road with one person taken to hospital - Press and Journal

Road reopens following two-vehicle crash on north road with one person taken to hospital  Press and Journal

The accident happened shortly before 8.15am on the A99 Latheron to John o'Groats road. Firefighters used cutting gear to free the casualty and she was taken ...

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Greens' end-of-season presentations - JohnOGroat Journal

Greens' end-of-season presentations  JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness RFC's annual presentation and dinner dance took place in the Seaview Hotel, John O'Groats.

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Road crash on A99 in Caithness - JohnOGroat Journal

Road crash on A99 in Caithness  JohnOGroat Journal

A TWO-vehicle road traffic collision occurred on the A99 near Occumster on Tuesday morning (April 30). Police reported that the crash happened at 8.10am and ...

Published on 30 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness is focal point of Scottish family history at national conference Caithness is focal point of - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness is focal point of Scottish family history at national conference Caithness is focal point of  JohnOGroat Journal

Family history enthusiasts from the length and breadth of Scotland gathered in Caithness at the weekend to share their passion for genealogy.

Published on 29 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Three million miles each year to access healthcare services is ‘unacceptable’ - Press and Journal

Three million miles each year to access healthcare services is ‘unacceptable’  Press and Journal

Caithness patients are clocking up three million miles on the road each year to attend vital health appointments, according to campaigners.

Published on 27 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Surfing champ Iona to make waves with new school - JohnOGroat Journal

Surfing champ Iona to make waves with new school  JohnOGroat Journal

Murkle surfer Iona McLachlan will be hoping to inspire others to her wavelength by setting up a new surfing school. The 18-year-old, who has won many surfing ...

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness Celts pay tribute to Hoops legend McNeill - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness Celts pay tribute to Hoops legend McNeill  JohnOGroat Journal

Celtic fans from Caithness have been joining those throughout Scotland and around the world in mourning the loss of football legend Billy McNeill. Robin More ...

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness troops shoot it out in the wild north-west - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness troops shoot it out in the wild north-west  JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness veterans get together for a clay pigeon shoot at Armadale Gun Club.

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Pedigree bulls reach 4,000gn top price at Dingwall sale - Press and Journal

Pedigree bulls reach 4,000gn top price at Dingwall sale  Press and Journal

Pedigree bulls reached a top price of 4,000gn at Dingwall and Highland Marts' annual show and sale of bulls. A 91% clearance rate was achieved when 22 of ...

Published on 26 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Eye Candy sees Thurso tourism potential - JohnOGroat Journal

Eye Candy sees Thurso tourism potential  JohnOGroat Journal

A town centre business owner has answered community calls for an interim solution to the tourist information void in Thurso.

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


TSB gives assurance on plans to reduce opening hours in Caithness - JohnOGroat Journal

TSB gives assurance on plans to reduce opening hours in Caithness  JohnOGroat Journal

A Caithness Highland councillor has been given an assurance by TSB that it "seriously considers" the impact of reducing a *service*.

Published on 25 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness broch team tackle hogweed invasion - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness broch team tackle hogweed invasion  JohnOGroat Journal

Volunteers tidied up an ancient Caithness broch filled with a very dangerous weed at Achvarasdal.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Wood wins main £400 million contract for Dounreay decommissioning - Insider.co.uk

Wood wins main £400 million contract for Dounreay decommissioning  Insider.co.uk

Aberdeen group to share former nuclear power station work among six suppliers.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


BTA appoints Peter Caithness as director of executive search - Charity Update

BTA appoints Peter Caithness as director of executive search  Charity Update

The Bruce Tait Association (BTA) has appointed Peter Caithness as its new director of executive search.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness United U13s complete season with victory at Rothes - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness United U13s complete season with victory at Rothes  JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness United under-13s rounded off their Moray Firth Youth League campaign with a comfortable 3-0 victory at an unseasonably warm Rothes.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:00 am


An action-packed start for Caithness Community Connections - JohnOGroat Journal

An action-packed start for Caithness Community Connections  JohnOGroat Journal

A newly formed community group, Caithness Community Connections, has got off to an action-packed with a range of activities for people of all ages.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Twenty-seven vehicles seized in Caithness as police operation targets abandoned and untaxed vehicles - Press and Journal

Twenty-seven vehicles seized in Caithness as police operation targets abandoned and untaxed vehicles  Press and Journal

More than two dozen vehicles in Caithness have been clamped or seized by police after being found to have either been abandoned or being driven without tax ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Short trip back to hospital for injured man - JohnOGroat Journal

Short trip back to hospital for injured man  JohnOGroat Journal

A man released from Wick hospital found himself back in for treatment moments after leaving the building.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Unique 200-year-old wine funnel discovered in Caithness - Press and Journal

Unique 200-year-old wine funnel discovered in Caithness  Press and Journal

A 200-year-old silver wine funnel believed to have been crafted in the Scottish Highlands was among the hidden treasures discovered at an antiques valuation ...

Published on 28 March 2019 | 7:00 am


UK's first Newton Room created in Thurso in Caithness - BBC News

UK's first Newton Room created in Thurso in Caithness  BBC News

The UK's first Scandinavian-style learning centre, known as a Newton Room, has been opened in Caithness. In Norway and Denmark the centres are used to ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Graveyard shift is making huge improvements in Caithness - Press and Journal

Graveyard shift is making huge improvements in Caithness  Press and Journal

A team of volunteers in the north has made such a difference to one of the graveyards on which it has worked that they are planning to take on an even bigger ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness facing dramatic drop in population 1 - JohnOGroat Journal

Caithness facing dramatic drop in population 1  JohnOGroat Journal

CAITHNESS is facing the prospect of depopulation at an alarming rate.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Why Holyrood must put power back in hands of autonomous Caithness bodies - News for the Oil and Gas Sector - Energy Voice

Why Holyrood must put power back in hands of autonomous Caithness bodies - News for the Oil and Gas Sector  Energy Voice

Suppose that Edinburgh's prospects were so dire that its population was projected to nosedive by a fifth in 20 years. This would be treated as a national crisis.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Caithness power through in Caledonian Cup bid - John O'Groat Journal

Caithness power through in Caledonian Cup bid  John O'Groat Journal

CAITHNESS RFC Women did themselves proud recently when they hosted the second round of the North section of round robins in the Caledonian Cup.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Worry over declining population figures in rural Highland areas - Press and Journal

Worry over declining population figures in rural Highland areas  Press and Journal

North councillors say population decline in their counties is reaching a point where villages “can't even raise a football team between them”. Sutherland and ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Academics in last-ditch plea for artefacts from Caithness museum to remain in region - Press and Journal

Academics in last-ditch plea for artefacts from Caithness museum to remain in region  Press and Journal

More than 80 academics have thrown their backing behind a campaign to ensure significant artefacts from a museum in the Highlands remain in the region.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Caithness hits the big screens after feature film produced about living in Highland castle - Press and Journal

Caithness hits the big screens after feature film produced about living in Highland castle  Press and Journal

Two brothers have put Caithness on the movie map and produced, written and directed a feature set in the castle they grew up in. Fionn and Toby Watts are now ...

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Thurso's Caithness Horizons to close due to funding issues - BBC News

Thurso's Caithness Horizons to close due to funding issues  BBC News

The operators of Thurso's Caithness Horizons say shutting the site was a difficult decision to make.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Subsea electricity link between Caithness and Moray completed - BBC News

Subsea electricity link between Caithness and Moray completed  BBC News

Work has been completed on a £1bn subsea electricity link between Caithness and Moray. The cable will allow renewable energy generated in the far north to ...

Published on 11 January 2019 | 8:00 am


Police operation to target suspected drug supplying snares five people in Caithness - Press and Journal

Police operation to target suspected drug supplying snares five people in Caithness  Press and Journal

Five people will be reported in connection with drug offences following three days of police action in Caithness. Officers focused on disrupting suspected drug ...

Published on 13 November 2018 | 8:00 am








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