197 projects to tackle inequalities across Scotland. Caithness CAB and Pulteneytown People's Project are among the recipients of the grants.
FM announces consultation on domestic abuse and sexual offences. Proposals to help victims of Domestic Abuse and Sexual offences have been announced in a consultation by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon today.
Halkirk Young Farmers will turn 70 next year and following their recent AGM, current members are holding an open meeting for all past members to discuss the programme of events for the 2016 celebrations. The meeting is to be held in the Ross Institute, Halkirk on Wednesday 25th March at 7.30pm.
Winners Picture L/r Vicky Rosie 3rd Senior Female, Fiona Swanson 1st Senior Female, Euan Bremner 1st Jnr Male and Participation, Craig Budge 1st Senior Male, Fiona Sinclair 2nd Senior Female and Emma Coghill 1st Jnr Female and Overall Winner.
A musical production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat performed by the pupils of Lybster Primary School. 25th 26th 27th March 2015 Tickets £5 Concessions £3.
In what was undoubtedly a first for Wick High school Murray Watts, script writer and director in the film industry compered an evening of short films and Oscar awards. Murray introduced and interviewed his friend author and TV presenter Sally Magnusson describing their family connections over many years.
Caithness Heart Support Group's funds received a welcome boost, recently, in the shape of this handsome cheque for £1,386 from the two practices at the Wick medical centre. The cash represented the proceeds from fundraisers organised by the staff each year, for local charities.
As well as the schools programme, this year there will be activities for the general public throughout the week, including: Public Launch Event: Pulteneytown Primary Academy School, Tuesday 17th March at 6.30pm Festival Patron Lord-Lieutenant for Caithness Anne Dunnett, along with Festival Chairman Professor Iain Baikie, will launch this year's Festival and present prizes to the winners of this year's Schools Design Competition which were kindly donated by Kongsberg Maritime Ltd. There will be performances by various presenters, along with "taster" workshops that were on offer to the school children throughout the festival week.
Joseph Anderson Photo Contest Rules Joseph Anderson 2015 Photo Contest ends Friday July 31st, 2015, at 5:00 PM By submitting an entry, each contestant agrees to the rules of the contest. Who may enter: There are 3 age categories Under 12 years of age on 31st July 2015 13 - 17 years of age on 31st July 18 years and over on 31st July.
Dr Anna Seborova tests one of three, padded, phlebotomy chairs presented to Thurso and Halkirk medical practice, by Caithness Heart Support Group. In addition, a mobile drip stand and an emergency first aid/responder bag were handed over.
Pennyland pupils star in a an Ad for Aldi supermarkets..
Thrumster school is sure to be hitting aces with all new tennis equipment and nets. Children from Thrumster Primary are celebrating a successful application to the Bilbster wind farm fund for tennis equipment.
Observing and Imaging Eclipses Friday 13th March, Castlehill Heritage Centre at 7pm Talk by CAG, with demonstrations that will provide useful guidance prior to the significant solar eclipse on 20th March. Followed by an after dark observing session if weather permits.
Learn about the interesting objects in the constellation of Orion. 20th February 2015 7.00pm Castlehill Heritage Centre..
This item was lost in the email from March 2014. Jack McKechnie receives his long service award for 20 years from the Branch Chair, Sharon Johns.
Wed, Sat, Sun 2 - 4pm All Year Winter exhibition - Domestic Artefacts Over Time – Looking at the change in technology in the home as the years have gone by. Marine Exhibition – Models of ships that carried flagstone from Castlehill, marine charts, artefacts from marine life.
This article appeared in the Caithness Field Club Bulletin for 2013. Perched on a rocky hilltop overlooking the Kyle of Tongue this small tower was described in 1791 as, "a structure so antient, that there is no consistent tradition concerning it"i.
Primary 7 pupils at Hillhead Primary School have created Christmas cards and calendars with a very special Wick connection. The primary 7 class have taken hundreds of photographs of signs around Wick.
The annual Christmas concert took place at Keiss primary school. See photos at link above.
What do the accordion, the coffee cup and a funny Christmas hat have in common? The answer is a coffee and carols session at the Norseman Hotel on Saturday, in aid of Caithness Heart Support Group. I'll be playing the carols and other festive favourites from 10am-noon so if you fancy a cuppa and a 'bickie', why not have a break from your shopping and take the weight off your feet for a mere £2.