Medical professions with a breath of fresh air

Earlier this year, staff at Caithness General Hospital celebrated as they received praise for their training of junior doctors. The good news came after the Scotland Deanery paid a visit and remarked on the excellent training facilities. Emma Watson, NHS Highland’s associate director for Medical Education, Quality and Transformation commented that “The team in Wick, supported

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Dark skies of the North Highlands

The skies of the North Highlands are one of our most atmospheric, mesmerising and ever-changing selling points. In the Summer, the light beams for almost 24 hours and in the Winter, the darkness acts as a stage for the most natural and spectacular performance. The Summer days can see the daylight last until after we

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Early Education in the North Highlands

The North Highlands is the perfect home for the whole family. In our rural areas, the school offerings are second to none with welcoming, friendly schools boasting small class sizes, dedicated educators and an incredible opportunity for outdoor learning adventures. Children can benefit from free school transport which safely takes them to and from school

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The Road Less Travelled

We invited local resident and business owner Bronagh Braidwood to write a guest blog entry for us. Bronagh’s experience of the highlands is a testament to what Recruit North Highlands is all about. Her family arrived in the Highlands for one, temporary purpose. They soon discovered however that the area has so much to offer

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The North Highlands and World War 2

Last month the world paid tribute to Joachim Rønneberg, Norwegian war hero and key player in the sabotage of the Norsk Hydro heavy water plant during World War II, an action which put the end to the German development of nuclear weapons. Not many people know, however, that the North Highlands played its own small

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Spooky Stories of the North Highlands

VisitScotland released this week an article on Scotland’s Ghost trail. The article got us thinking about all the spooky stories we have heard over the years from around the North Highlands. Here’s a few of our favourites! Culloden Battlefield is situated near Inverness, the city often known as the capital of the Highlands. The site

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