21 December 2014New photo contest celebrates Scotland's urban deer
To celebrate one of Scotland's most renowned and beloved animals, Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has launched a free photo contest - Scotland’s first Urban Deer Photography Competition. More and more deer are moving into urban areas, as new green spaces and woodlands are created in the Central Belt and in towns and cities across the country. This means many more people in Scotland are enjoying seeing wild deer – and have the chance to take some stunning pictures.
20 December 2014HIE Buys Pelamis But Jobs Go - re NEWS
Atlantis Resources Makes First MeyGen Facility Drawdown
Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership - Update
Good news for Caithness as this weeks newsletter from Eann Sinclair shows the Meygen project getting closer to starting. Check out the very interesting film issued in January about the project.
19 December 2014Fit's in 'e Groat
15 December 2014Wick Ward Forum tonight is cancelled
The Wick Ward Forum which was due to take place in Wick Town Hall at 7pm tonight has been cancelled on the advice of the police due to the weather forecast. There is currently a yellow warning in place for snow and ice for the North Highlands. A new date for the event will be arranged early next year.
14 December 2014Here We Go Again - 10 Years Ago This Banner Was Flown By North Action Group
2004 Maternity Fight - 2014 Surgical Cover Fight Begins
Re-instate and continue to maintain 24 hour emergency surgery services at Caithness General Hospital Wick
Free Meeting Room For Community Groups At Tesco Wick
Cold In Caithness - Snow In The East On Saturday
The cold weather let a few children get out to make snowman in their garden in Wick. If you have any other photos of the snow email them to email@example.com to be included in this gallery.
Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory Hardcover – 31 Mar 2015
This long awaited book on Caithness Archaeology is coming out in March 2015. If you would like to be notified when it is available go to our local publishers in Caithness - Whittles Publishing.
If you are quick you can still order Caithness and other titles from them in time for Christmas at at www.whittlespublishing.com/
13 December 2014Christmas Tree Festival 2014
The Christmas Tree Festival at Wick St Fergus church gave voluntary groups the chance to place a tree and display someof their information.
12 December 2014Latest Pictures in the Artists Gallery From Robin Cookson
Fit's in 'e Groat
Thurso recycling point at Lidl closed
People in Thurso are being advised by The Highland Council that the recycling banks at Thurso Lidl have been removed until February 2015 due to lack of space in the car park during the store’s renovations.
More Toys For Caithness FM Christmas Appeal
Dounreay Employees Charity Fund donated over £500 worth of toys and gifts to this year's Caithness FM Toy Appeal. In addition a selection of hand knitted toys were donated by Mrs Gladys Leith. The toys and gifts are distributed to children and teenagers in Caithness.
Dounreay, Caithness Horizons, Caithness FM and Tesco Wick are all collection points for the toy appeal up until 20th December. All gifts should be unwrapped to let volunteers select suiable gifts for each child.
11 December 2014DOUNREAY FUND's CHAIRMAN HIGHLIGHTS GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR COMMUNITIES
Since its launch in 2011, the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has awarded almost £1m to seventy five community projects and this performance is set to continue....The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund also held its latest grant assessment round which awarded £7,337 to the Caithness Voluntary Group (CVG) towards its Telecom and IT Refurbishment Project.
If You Are In Inverness With Kids 12th - 14th December
Winter Wonderland adds WOW factor. A number of new attractions will take place in Whin Park, Inverness this weekend (Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 December 2014) at The Highland Council's Winter Wonderland event. Traditionally one of the highlights of the year for youngsters from all around Inverness and the surrounding area; this year's Wonderland has been expanded to feature a number of inflatables for families to enjoy; including the first ever opportunity for folk to climb inside giant WOW balls and attempt to walk across the park’s famous boating lake.
Highland Council Distance Learning Course to Become a Primary School Teacher
Tidal wave causes damage to Thurso riverside wall
Lightning striking Scotland's most northerly mainland point at Dunnet Head yesterday
Lightning Storm captured from Thurso beach looking over to Dunnet Head. Film by Ann Livingstone.
St Fergus Gallery, Wick - Christmas Craft Market
Saturday 13th 10.00am - 4.00pm.
Noel tunes up for a festive fundraiser
Coffee and carols session at the Norseman Hotel on Saturday - 10.00 - Noon.
10 December 2014WANTED - Accredited Testing Company - Concrete Cube Testing Work
Cube testing will be required from February 2015 to December 2016 approximately. Collection may be required where a collection fee can be agreed from a fixed point close to Thurso on the A9.
North Councillors give support to Countryside Ranger Service
'Caithness House' chosen as name for new Wick Offices
With staff due to move into the new council offices in Wick in March next year, one of the items on the Area Committee today was to agree a name for the building which will house 140 members of staff. Local Councillors, keen to have a new name to encompass both the refurbished original listed building at Market Place and to reflect the new works to incorporate the adjoining building at Stafford Place put forward the suggestion of Caithness House which was unanimously agreed by the Committee.
Fit's in 'e Courier
Police in Wick appeal for information following serious assault
9 December 2014Weather Warnings Until Thursday - Trains Cancelled - School Closures Possible
Caithness Orchestra Carol Concert - Thurso - Sunday 21st December
See Santa At Dunnet Forest On Saturday 13th December
Check December Whats On For Many Christmas Events in Caithness
No bags in Blue Bins To Improve Recycling
NDA Launches Consultation On New 3 Year plan
7 December 2014Still Time To Advertise Your Christmas Events In Our What's On
Reactor control room moves to a new home
6 December 2014More Photos From The New Wick High School Construction Site
5 December 2014Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership Update
Stranded Marine Animals - Who To Call
Board Members Needed - Pentland Housing Association
Pentland Housing Association is a key provider of social rented housing in the County of Caithness, but in combination with its two subsidiaries, Pentland Community Enterprises and Pentland Energy Advice, it has a wider remit to support and invest in local regeneration, and help sustain local communities.
4 December 2014
Several Vacancies Added To the Forum at 4.15pm
New Wick High School Construction Site Today
Caithness FM Annual Toy Appeal
Our focus, your priorities for community safety say Police and Fire Services
NHS Highland board members furious with scathing audit - Press & Journal
The Crucible - Live From The Old Vic Theatre at Thurso Cinema
The Old Vic's five-star, sold-out production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible directed by YaŽl Farber and starring Richard Two performances available at Thurso cinema.
What's On At Thurso Cinema From Friday 5th December
If you live in Thurso Remember to save money for Christmas Cards and Use the Scout Post
See the item inside telling you where you can post your cards and how to pay. Save money and help the Thurso scouts.
3 December 2014Invite for Businesses Interested In Tourism in Caithness and Sutherland
New Funding Opportunities for Groups and Individuals Added To The Community Pages
2 December 2014Sinbad - Wick Players Pantomime
2nd to friday 5th Dec curtains up at 7:30 and Saturday 6th Matinee curtains up at 2:30. Tickets available from The Flower Patch, River Street, Wick or at the door £6 flat seating and £8 Tiered seating. Loads of fun laughter and audience participation also find us on Facebook as Wick Players. Sinbad and his crew are setting sail out of Wick Harbour!!
Wick & District Pool League - Rockwater Shield Second Leg
More Jobs in Caithness Added To Our Forum at 4.10pm Today
New Noss Primary School, Wick - Animation
An animation has been created to show how the new Noss Primary school in Wick will look. The new school is expected to open in 2015.
Latest Photos HERE
Construction Site Photo Gallery From The Start
Several New Jobs - Added at 7.00am Today
Employers can advertise their vacancies completely free of charge in the forum that now receives a very high viewing level. Ads also flow out into Caithness.org Facebook and Twitter for even more coverage.
1 December 2014Thurso Christmas Cards Can Be Delivered for Just 20 pence to Thurso Addresses
Thurso Scouts Local Christmas Post Delivery For 20p
Help Thurso Scouts by getting the scouts in Thurso to deliver local cards. See the full item on how to do it.
New Council offices In Wick - Latest Photos
Work progresses inside and out at the new council offices in Wick with eveing and weekend working to ensure the time scale is met.
Police appeal for information following theft of farm item from a property in Roster, Lybster
Police appeal for information following damage to property in Wick
Are you ready for winter asks Highland Council?
The Highland Council is supporting the Scottish Government's Ready Scotland Campaign and urges people in the Highlands to take some time to get ready for winter and all kinds of severe weather.
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