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Fly-tippers dump caravan near historic Highland broch

15 October 2021
Fly-tippers dump caravan near historic Highland broch

Fly-tippers dump caravan near historic Highland broch

15 October 2021

A Far North archaeological organisation is incensed by the latest act of fly-tipping to occur near the site of a broch it restored.


Author goes in search of Nessie and pens a monster hit book of legends

11 October 2021
Author goes in search of Nessie and pens a monster hit book of legends

Author goes in search of Nessie and pens a monster hit book of legends

11 October 2021

The Highlands and Islands feature heavily in a best-selling new book by a Wick author who includes a tale about his search for the Loch Ness Monster.


WATCH: First view of ancient timber that could help date Highland castle

29 September 2021
WATCH: First view of ancient timber that could help date Highland castle

WATCH: First view of ancient timber that could help date Highland castle

29 September 2021

Watch video footage of a specialist team extract a fragment of wood timber from the Castle of old Wick last week.


What was the strange light many observed over the far north last night??

28 September 2021
What was the strange light many observed over the far north last night??

What was the strange light many observed over the far north last night??

28 September 2021

Several images were posted to social media last night of a triangular shaped light moving across the sky but was it a UFO?


Watten earth's going on? Are giant birds roaming the county?

26 September 2021
Watten earth's going on? Are giant birds roaming the county?

Watten earth's going on? Are giant birds roaming the county?

26 September 2021

Heading towards Watten on the A882 you might believe for a moment that you're in a prehistoric landscape where giant birds roam.


PICTURES: Could an Iron Age 'fridge' be among exciting discoveries at Highland dig?

21 September 2021
PICTURES: Could an Iron Age 'fridge' be among exciting discoveries at Highland dig?

PICTURES: Could an Iron Age 'fridge' be among exciting discoveries at Highland dig?

21 September 2021

At the Swartigill Dig Open Day archaeologists showed off their many finds including jewellery and a construction that could be an early form of fridge


Have you seen this mannie? Reward for finding missing Ousdale Mannie presumed stolen

15 September 2021
Have you seen this mannie? Reward for finding missing Ousdale Mannie presumed stolen

Have you seen this mannie? Reward for finding missing Ousdale Mannie presumed stolen

15 September 2021

A locally-made sculpted wooden head has gone missing from an Iron Age broch near the Caithness Ord and a reward for information has been posted.


PICTURES: Highland castle climbing 'clowns' slammed

10 September 2021
PICTURES: Highland castle climbing 'clowns' slammed

PICTURES: Highland castle climbing 'clowns' slammed

10 September 2021

An image taken by a Wick man of two people clambering up the walls of an ancient castle led to many scornful remarks from local people.


WATCH: Royal seal of approval for north Highland beach cleaning group

29 July 2021
WATCH: Royal seal of approval for north Highland beach cleaning group

WATCH: Royal seal of approval for north Highland beach cleaning group

29 July 2021

HRH Prince Charles paid homage this morning to a group of tireless volunteers who have been cleaning up the county's beaches.


Outrage over mess left on far north beach

16 July 2021
Outrage over mess left on far north beach

Outrage over mess left on far north beach

16 July 2021

A social media post showing the aftermath of an alleged party by Wick teenagers at Reiss beach has provoked condemnation from many in the community.


Real ghostly experiences are catalyst for new supernatural Highland novel

08 July 2021
Real ghostly experiences are catalyst for new supernatural Highland novel

Real ghostly experiences are catalyst for new supernatural Highland novel

08 July 2021

A honeymoon-conceived supernatural novel is published today that came about through what the author calls a 'strange series of coincidences'.


Ocean eco paddleboarder's shock find at far north coastline

03 July 2021
Ocean eco paddleboarder's shock find at far north coastline

Ocean eco paddleboarder's shock find at far north coastline

03 July 2021

An ocean advocate on a charity trip around the coast talked of her shock discovery of an entangled humpback whale calf found dead near Lybster.


Recruitment for £122k council boss to go ahead despite last year's uproar

21 June 2021
Recruitment for £122k council boss to go ahead despite last year's uproar

Recruitment for £122k council boss to go ahead despite last year's uproar

21 June 2021

The council is recruiting a deputy chief at a salary of £122,812 whose aim is to create an 'economy built on fairness of opportunity for all'.


Highland talent sought for micro-budget short film programme

14 June 2021
Highland talent sought for micro-budget short film programme

Highland talent sought for micro-budget short film programme

14 June 2021

A short film commissioning call is open until June 30 that seeks filmmakers in the Highlands to get involved.


PICTURES: Highland mum's shock at finding 'gravestone' and bones in her garden

21 May 2021
PICTURES: Highland mum's shock at finding 'gravestone' and bones in her garden

PICTURES: Highland mum's shock at finding 'gravestone' and bones in her garden

21 May 2021

A Highland mum and her kids talked of their fears on discovering what appeared to be a gravestone along with bones in their back garden last weekend.


Celebrations for Girlguiding county merger

11 May 2021
Celebrations for Girlguiding county merger

Celebrations for Girlguiding county merger

11 May 2021

Girlguiding Highlands and Islands will celebrate the formation of their new county merger by hosting a virtual festival in June.


Highland Council welcomes staycation boom in the region

10 May 2021
Highland Council welcomes staycation boom in the region

Highland Council welcomes staycation boom in the region

10 May 2021

Highland Council welcomes an anticipated staycation boom in the region but says 'investment in resources and businesses' is essential.


WATCH: Sun shines in Highland village as Piano James resumes his 1400-mile trek

25 April 2021
WATCH: Sun shines in Highland village as Piano James resumes his 1400-mile trek

WATCH: Sun shines in Highland village as Piano James resumes his 1400-mile trek

25 April 2021

It was all smiles at a children's playpark in the north Highlands as a music loving fundraiser pulled into town after a month's delay.


Body recovered from far north harbour following search for missing man

16 April 2021
Body recovered from far north harbour following search for missing man

Body recovered from far north harbour following search for missing man

16 April 2021

After a Thurso man was reported missing on Tuesday, Police Scotland announced the recovery of a body from Scrabster harbour yesterday evening.


John O'Groats Trail of destruction

14 April 2021
John O'Groats Trail of destruction

John O'Groats Trail of destruction

14 April 2021

A popular Highland walking route suffered a setback after a section in Caithness was seemingly chainsawed apart.


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