Thurso Lifeboat has been called to the aid of a fishing boat with a fouled propeller in the Pentland Firth. The alarm was raised at 12.05pm when the Sparkline Line got in trouble 27 miles west of Thurso. The lifeboat is currently on route.
A grave at Thurso Cemetery has been targeted by thieves.
Scottish tourism bosses have confirmed nearly two-thirds of their tourist information centres will close as part of a “radical” move, designed to meet the increasingly digital needs of visitors.
A rare sight of dozens of pilot whales swimming with more than 10 Risso’s dolphins was spotted in a Caithness bay this week.
School bus services in the north could be disrupted this morning after it is understood a contractor went out of business.
A driver clocked by police hitting 90mph on a main north road has been banned for two months.
Here are five stories you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court this week.
A 27-year-old Thurso woman who stole £28 worth of wine from an Inverness store was jailed for 60 days yesterday.
Staff shortages mean a Caithness hospital is unlikely to accept new admissions for at least a month, it has emerged.
The owner of a north takeaway chased would-be thieves wielding knives out of his shop by brandishing a wooden spoon.
Here are three stories you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court this week.
Giving up his time to train for a marathon is a small sacrifice compared to what has gone before.
A Caithness hospital will stay open, according to NHS Highland, despite fears it would close for good this week.
Five men have been reported in connection with alleged drug offences in Caithness.
NHS Highland was under fire last night as plans for a radical shake-up of healthcare in the north emerged.
A 29-year-old man has been charged after an alleged wilful fireraising incident in Thurso.
A fire has been extinguished at a Thurso house.
A 'heartless and wicked' thug who raped and brutally assaulted two women over a 35-year period has been jailed.
Transport bosses at the Scottish Government have said they will review a report into the feasibility of a Far North sleeper train.
New sauna, steam room, changing rooms and reception… Thurso Swimming Pool has been given a multimillion-pound makeover
A 50-year-old Highland leisure centre has been given a multi-million pound makeover.
Here are three stories that you may have missed from Wick Sheriff Court this week.
The A9 had reopened after an earlier accident in Thurso. The road was closed after an accident involving a cyclist near the town’s Park Hotel. Police confirmed that nobody had been seriously injured. The road was closed for a brief time.
Work is to be carried out to assess what needs to be done to protect two Highland coastal communities from flooding.
There have been fond tributes to veteran Highland councillor John Rosie, who died on Wednesday.
The projections are looking good for film fans in the north.
Highland health chiefs have dropped Alzheimer Scotland as a day care provider in Wick and Thurso.
The A836 Tarlogie to John o' Groats road has been completely reopened following a crash.
Police are currently in attendance at a crash near Thurso. They received a call just after 11pm alerting them to the accident on the A836 Tarlogie to John o’ Groats road close to the Forss House Hotel between Thurso and Lybster.
An emergency care unit at a hospital in Caithness has fully reopened.
Highland health chiefs provoked fury last night by announcing the "temporary" closure of an emergency care unit at a hospital in Caithness.
A Thurso man narrowly avoided a prison sentence yesterday after admitting an assault outside a town pub.
A Highland man who started a fire in the block of flats where he lived was jailed for a year yesterday.