The medicine chest of Bonnie Prince Charlie’s personal physician, used at the Battle of Culloden, will be featured for the first time as part of a new public exhibition, “Remote and Rural Remedies”.
Sky, Land, Sand and Sea
Starting this Saturday, 13th of August till 31st of August is an exhibition of work at the Northlight Gallery Stromness by artists from Caithness, Sutherland and Orkney
Rediscovering Scotland’s Master Builders: The Broch Project
Brochs are incredible structures, built by the people in the Iron Age who lived in Scotland. These unique buildings of dry stone construction once towered across our landscape.
The Enigma of the Hill O’ Many Stanes
“It’s a strange, strange place.”
Plant Focus: Primula Scotica
Primula Scotica, the Scottish Primrose, always astounds with its beauty. It is about 4cm in height and its flowers are 8mm in diameter.
“Lots of happenings at Ousdale as usual – most importantly we saw the inside of the broch filled with gravel, to inhibit the growth of weeds and ensure a more stable surface. “
Work Begins Replacing Subsea Cable
Replacing one of the subsea cables which links Orkney to the Scottish Mainland is to begin. Two cables link Orkney’s electricity supply up to the National Grid.
SNP #GE Candidate Karl Rosie Caithness, Sutherland & Easter Ross Backs Community Access to Cash Initiative
“I was pleased to see in August that Durness had been chosen to receive a new free-to-use cash machine as part of the scheme.”
Improvements to the Far North Line ” will yield economic benefits “
” the railway accesses parts of Sutherland and Caithness that are beyond the reach of the North Coast 500.”
Concerns Raised After Caithness Twins Born 50 Miles Apart in Dash to Raigmore Inverness
“Caithness women need to know they can get help quickly and efficiently when they or their baby needs it.”