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NCL champs Halkirk United to face SPL side Inverness Caley at Harmsworth Park

NCL champs Halkirk United to face SPL side Inverness Caley at Harmsworth Park

NORTH Caledonian League champions Halkirk United will be hoping to make it third time lucky at Wick this season.


Post office raids accused were being watched by police, Wick Sheriff Court told

Post office raids accused were being watched by police, Wick Sheriff Court told

A JURY has heard about a surveillance operation on two men accused of carrying out a series of break-ins in the Highlands.


NCL champs Halkirk United to face SPL side Inverness Caley at Harmsworth Park

NCL champs Halkirk United to face SPL side Inverness Caley at Harmsworth Park

NORTH Caledonian League champions Halkirk United will be hoping to make it third time lucky at Wick this season.


Halkirk hold their nerve in penalty shootout

Halkirk hold their nerve in penalty shootout

Halkirk United claimed their second Highland League scalp of the season as they knocked out Clachnacuddin in a tense penalty shootout. Alan Sinclair…


New Thurso dental surgery to be open by October

New Thurso dental surgery to be open by October

A NEW dental facility in Thurso should be open to the public by October “at the latest”.


Wick High School teacher Kevin Costello dies in crash

Wick High School teacher Kevin Costello dies in crash

NORTHERN Constabulary have named the passenger who died in a two-vehicle collision on the outskirts of Thurso as Kevin Costello (47) from Scrabster.


Tragedy as man is killed in road crash near Thurso

Tragedy as man is killed in road crash near Thurso

A CAITHNESS man was killed when he was involved in a head-on vehicle collision.


Ackergill Tower guests donate Mey Games tug-of-war spoils

Ackergill Tower guests donate Mey Games tug-of-war spoils

A PARTY of guests at Ackergill Tower who attended the Mey Games took part in the tug-of-war competition and received a £100 prize for taking second place.


Concern growing for missing Michael Caygill

Concern growing for missing Michael Caygill

POLICE are appealing for information about a 67-year-old man who has not been seen by family members since August 2.


Thurso’s Dunbar Hospital plans have been put on hold

Thurso’s Dunbar Hospital plans have been put on hold

PLANS to close the inpatient ward at the Dunbar Hospital in Thurso and reduce the opening hours at the primary care emergency centre have been deferred.


Sandra Swanson admits scratchcard win was a ‘shock’

Sandra Swanson admits scratchcard win was a ‘shock’

A HOUSEWIFE from Thurso has won £250,000 on the National Lottery Turquoise scratchcard game. Sandra Swanson received the cheque outside the shop where…


North pharmacies back cancer screening campaign

North pharmacies back cancer screening campaign

Community pharmacies across the North are joining a national campaign to encourage people to take the life-saving bowel screening test.


Police detective tells Wick court of McConechy’s break-in

Police detective tells Wick court of McConechy’s break-in

A CAITHNESS police officer recalled a break-in at a tyre and exhaust centre in Wick when he gave evidence at a jury trial in the town’s sheriff court.…


Thurso couple scoop £250,000 on National Lottery scratchcard

Thurso couple scoop £250,000 on National Lottery scratchcard

A LUCKY Thurso couple are in the money after winning a quarter of a million pounds.


Highland Council backs high-speed rail link bid for Scotland

Highland Council backs high-speed rail link bid for Scotland

Highland councillors have given their support to high-speed trains running north of the border.


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Highland plan focuses on antisocial behaviour

Highland plan focuses on antisocial behaviour

Members of the Highland Council have welcomed the second Antisocial Behaviour Strategy for the Highlands, covering the period 2011 to 2016.


Cash on offer to Caithness groups to tackle fly-tipping

Cash on offer to Caithness groups to tackle fly-tipping

A new £50,000 fund has been launched by Zero Waste Scotland to help local communities tackle fly-tipping.


Station commander raises Afghan cash with Groats challenge

Station commander raises Afghan cash with Groats challenge

THE commander of Wattisham Flying Station near Ipswich and his 15-year-old-son have turned pedal power into hard cash on a cycle from Land’s End to John…


North energy companies urged to enter new awards

North energy companies urged to enter new awards

Energy North, formerly North Scotland Industries Group (NSIG), is launching the first annual Energy North Awards to celebrate energy in Scotland.


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