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Strange story behind mysterious bundle on Keiss beach

04 March 2024
Strange story behind mysterious bundle on Keiss beach

Strange story behind mysterious bundle on Keiss beach

04 March 2024

A rusty brown bundle of rubbery sheets has washed up on the shoreline of Keiss beach and harbours a tale of shipwrecks and environmental disaster.


'Is motorsport Fabulous, or Frivolous?' – attend free talk in Thurso to find out

04 March 2024
'Is motorsport Fabulous, or Frivolous?' – attend free talk in Thurso to find out

'Is motorsport Fabulous, or Frivolous?' – attend free talk in Thurso to find out

04 March 2024

The Thurso branch of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers announces a talk by the renowned engineer and motorsport fanatic, Dr Peter Hylton.


Caithness Samaritans needs you – 'Ordinary people doing extraordinary things'

04 March 2024
Caithness Samaritans needs you – 'Ordinary people doing extraordinary things'

Caithness Samaritans needs you – 'Ordinary people doing extraordinary things'

04 March 2024

The Caithness Samaritans branch based in Thurso is looking for volunteers to help provide a listening ear.


'Janey' comes to Thurso – insightful new documentary on popular comedian screens at Merlin Cinema

03 March 2024
'Janey' comes to Thurso – insightful new documentary on popular comedian screens at Merlin Cinema

'Janey' comes to Thurso – insightful new documentary on popular comedian screens at Merlin Cinema

03 March 2024

Following its world premiere, a new documentary on the Scottish stand-up comedian, actress and writer Janey Godley will screen in Thurso.


New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

02 March 2024
New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

02 March 2024

Drag queen Miss Scarlett Ruby posed for some pictures at Wick harbour and says she is preparing to strut the stage at local venues.


Rough sleeping to help homeless veterans – The Great Tommy Sleep Out at Dunnet Head

02 March 2024
Rough sleeping to help homeless veterans – The Great Tommy Sleep Out at Dunnet Head

Rough sleeping to help homeless veterans – The Great Tommy Sleep Out at Dunnet Head

02 March 2024

Moved by the plight of homeless veterans, an ex-soldier living at Dunnet Head will take part in a bid to raise charity money.


Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

02 March 2024
Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

02 March 2024

Dounreay denies that a gas mask found along the coast close to the site is connected with the nuclear facility.


Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

01 March 2024
Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

Gas mask found near Dounreay unconnected to site

01 March 2024

Dounreay denies that a gas mask found along the coast close to the site is connected with the nuclear facility.


Support for repairs to Wick's Trinkie outdoor pool

29 February 2024
Support for repairs to Wick's Trinkie outdoor pool

Support for repairs to Wick's Trinkie outdoor pool

29 February 2024

The Trinkie outdoor swimming pool near Wick will hopefully secure more funds to help in its repair after storm damage.


Police update on Thurso fire

29 February 2024
Police update on Thurso fire

Police update on Thurso fire

29 February 2024

Police confirmed that yesterday's fire in Thurso involved a 'concern for person' incident in which a man was taken to hospital.


Sahara trek for Wick Coop manager – Just watch out for the scorpions and snakes

29 February 2024
Sahara trek for Wick Coop manager – Just watch out for the scorpions and snakes

Sahara trek for Wick Coop manager – Just watch out for the scorpions and snakes

29 February 2024

Many of the staff from Wick's Coop gathered outside the supermarket on Tuesday to wish their manager good luck for his charity Sahara trek.


Casualty taken away by ambulance after Thurso fire

29 February 2024
Casualty taken away by ambulance after Thurso fire

Casualty taken away by ambulance after Thurso fire

29 February 2024

Emergency services attended the scene of a house fire in Thurso yesterday and one casualty was reported.


Focus North Conference in Wick – seeking to 'drive opportunities to shape our future'

28 February 2024
Focus North Conference in Wick – seeking to 'drive opportunities to shape our future'

Focus North Conference in Wick – seeking to 'drive opportunities to shape our future'

28 February 2024

Following the success of the 2023 event, the Focus North business conference is set to kick off again on March 19 in Wick.


Stone turns up the heat on energy supplier OVO after billing issues in far north

28 February 2024
Stone turns up the heat on energy supplier OVO after billing issues in far north

Stone turns up the heat on energy supplier OVO after billing issues in far north

28 February 2024

After our report about a Wick householder's issues with OVO Energy, north MP Jamie Stone met the company's executives to discuss ongoing issues.


Major Caithness tourist destination closed due to falling masonry

28 February 2024
Major Caithness tourist destination closed due to falling masonry

Major Caithness tourist destination closed due to falling masonry

28 February 2024

Sinclair-Girnigoe Castle near Wick, a magnet for visitors to the far north, was closed off this week after fallen masonry was discovered.


More success for Wick-based Marrellian Majorettes twirl squad with 21 golds and more

27 February 2024
More success for Wick-based Marrellian Majorettes twirl squad with 21 golds and more

More success for Wick-based Marrellian Majorettes twirl squad with 21 golds and more

27 February 2024

North Point Twirl Squad, the competition team from Wick-based dancing school the Marrellian Majorettes, had success at national event in Inverness.


The story of a wheelbarrow-pushing Victorian celebrity who travelled through Caithness

26 February 2024
The story of a wheelbarrow-pushing Victorian celebrity who travelled through Caithness

The story of a wheelbarrow-pushing Victorian celebrity who travelled through Caithness

26 February 2024

A new podcast helps shed light on an enigmatic photograph from around 1905 showing an elderly man in Wick's town centre with a wheelbarrow.


New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

26 February 2024
New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

New girl in town Scarlett Ruby is ready to wow Wick audiences

26 February 2024

Drag queen Miss Scarlett Ruby posed for some pictures at Wick harbour and says she is preparing to strut the stage at local venues.


Electricity shock for Wick resident but Groat helps resolve issue – 'The power of the press is still strong'

23 February 2024
Electricity shock for Wick resident but Groat helps resolve issue – 'The power of the press is still strong'

Electricity shock for Wick resident but Groat helps resolve issue – 'The power of the press is still strong'

23 February 2024

A Wick householder talked about the 'shocking' issue she faced after receiving huge energy bills and thanked the paper for helping resolve it.


Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

22 February 2024
Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

Temporary 40mph speed restriction at Latheron and Causewaymire

22 February 2024

It was announced this week that there will be a temporary road restriction on the A9/A99 at Latheron and along the Causewaymire road.


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