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Biggest NATO exercise in decades comes to north coast of Scotland

Biggest NATO exercise in decades comes to north coast of Scotland

The firing range at Cape Wrath will be the focal point for part of the largest NATO exercise in decades next week as allied nations join forces.


WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

WATCH: Noisy nightmare over for Watten residents as dodgy manhole cover replaced

The cause of many sleepless nights in Watten was resolved today when the rattling cover over a sewer pipe on the A882 was replaced.


Date set for trial over crash that killed Wick toddler

Date set for trial over crash that killed Wick toddler

A sheriff has expressed surprise about the fact that the Crown carried out a black box investigation on just one vehicle involved in a fatal crash.


Taylor roars to victory in February Medal at Reay

Taylor roars to victory in February Medal at Reay

Players were back out force on the fairways of Reay at the weekend after a number of weeks when competitions were postponed due to wintry weather.


Caithness musicians taking steps to revive interest in ceilidh dancing

Caithness musicians taking steps to revive interest in ceilidh dancing

First event taking place in Scotscalder hall


Emphasis on enjoyment as Wick, Thurso and Orkney netball teams get together

Emphasis on enjoyment as Wick, Thurso and Orkney netball teams get together

Wick High School hosted teams from Netball Orkney and Thurso High School S1 for an event at which the emphasis was on getting together for enjoyment.


Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

Jamie Stone: 'Now we can argue the case for more Wick flights'

Jamie Stone wants to see additional flights from Wick John O'Groats Airport following this week's positive news about Scottish Government funding.


Questions remain as Highland Council issues statement about its budget

Questions remain as Highland Council issues statement about its budget

Council leader Raymond Bremner said: 'It has been our priority to protect jobs and services wherever possible.'


Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

Funding pledge on Wick flights 'excellent news for Caithness', says Maree Todd

The Scottish Government's support for the Wick/Aberdeen route ensures airport stability and sustains local employment, according to the local MSP.


1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

1 dead after incident on railway line in Inverness

British Transport Police have confirmed that one person was pronounced dead at the scene following an incident on the Far North Line.


Castletown hold on for a draw despite Oag's heroics

Castletown hold on for a draw despite Oag's heroics

Jordan Oag of Smiddy "2" hit three maximums, a 130 checkout and a 15-dart leg in a cracker against Castletown in Wick and District Darts League.


Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

Highland Council leader 'absolutely delighted' over Wick PSO boost

Vital funding from the Scottish Government for Wick/Aberdeen air links will continue in 2024/25, it was announced this morning.


UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

UPDATE: Train line reopens between Inverness and Dingwall after incident

The railway line between Inverness and Dingwall has now reopened after emergency services attended an incident before 8am today.


MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

MAREE TODD: Caithness voices heard on healthcare and electricity grid

Holyrood Notebook by Maree Todd


Highland Council ward management changes will be 'as community focused as possible.'

Highland Council ward management changes will be 'as community focused as possible.'

Re-organisation outlined at Association of Caithness Community Councils meeting


Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

Maree Todd keen to see strengthening of Caithness maternity service

The local MSP has said it is not for politicians to make clinical decisions, and argued that midwife-led care should be seen as 'the gold standard'.


Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Emergency forces closure of train line between Dingwall and Inverness

Train services are either being cancelled, delayed or revised.


MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

MP keen to hear about care experiences at Thurso event

Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross MP Jamie Stone wants to hear about local people's care experiences at an event in Thurso this Friday.


Krakens are one win away from place in last four

Krakens are one win away from place in last four

Caithness Krakens' dispatch of a second set of Valkyries, this time Bannockburn, has set up the National Plate group decider against Lochaber.


Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors press for PSO commitment with Wick passenger numbers on the rise

Councillors have highlighted a 25 per cent rise in Wick passenger numbers as they fight for the continuation of a vital Scottish Government subsidy.


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