Brilon Scouts are in Caithness for a few days staying with local families and joining with Thurso scouts to celebrate 40 years of twinning arrangements. Brilon is small town in Germany and over the years there have been a number of exchange visits by the scout groups in each town.
Another well attended gala in Thurso. Thurso Gala is held every year at the beginning of August..
Caithness Pony Club run the Wick Gala Gymkhana each year..
Caithness County Show 2012 Photos..
Lybster Gala 2012 - See photo gallery above..
Some highlights of the BeBe Vox Thurso concert (29th of March 2012). During the week she took Easter school assemblies for over 2000 pupils in Caithness and performed to over 900 people at two concerts in Thurso and Wick..
The BBC travel show "Grand Tours of Scotland" arrives in Thurso and checks the surf..
AUCKENGILL hall committee’s Guy Fawkes party went with a bang...and a whiz and plenty of sparkle, at the weekend. The ancient fire festival was well “remembered” by members and friends, young and old, who retired to the hall after giving the guys, put together by local youngsters, a hot send-off.
Thurso Gala 2011 - Click the link above for all the photos..
Caithness County Show 2011 - Photos..
The Highland Council's Housing and Social Work Committee has agreed in principle to build a new five-bed children's residential home in Wick at an estimated cost of £1.2 million. Investigations are under way to identify a suitable site for the home, close to school and amenites, and secure the necessary permissions, subject to further decisions by the Council over funding.
To see Thurso Gala 2010 Photos click the link above..
Caithness County Show 2010 - Photos..
Pulteneytown Peoples Project has secured Leader Funding to set up a new project called TARGET which has the objective of running a course targeting young adults who are currently seeking employment. Courses will also target young adults who are ready to leave school and need experience and information as to what they want to do in the future.
Pulteneytown People’s Project has recently launched its new website, www.pulteneytownpeoplesproject.com. PPP Chairperson, Grant Ramsay explained, "PPP Directors and staff hosted a series of open days and presentations over the last year and it came to light that there were still areas of the community who were unaware of the services offered by PPP, or that these services extend to areas outside Wick.
Click the link above to see all the 2009 Thurso Gala photos..