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Re-opening of Pulteney HouseThumbnail for article : Re-opening of Pulteney House
Pulteney House, Wick, a care home for 18 older people, was officially reopened today (Friday 1st February) following a £431,000 refurbishment.  This is the sixth Highland run care home to be refurbished under the Council’s programme of improvements at a total cost so far of £2.3 million.  
Thurso Gala 2007 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2007 Photos
Thurso Gala 2007 Photos..  
21/7/2007
Caithness County Show 2007Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2007
Caithness County Show 2007 - Photos..  
15/4/2007
Caithness Model Club Show 2007Thumbnail for article : Caithness Model Club Show 2007
Photos from the 2007 Caithness Model Club show in the photo gallery..  
Caithness Rabbit Fanciers Association First Show Held At StaxigoeThumbnail for article : Caithness Rabbit Fanciers Association First Show Held At Staxigoe
The overall winner and best in show was a "Continental Giant" an impressively huge rabbit looking in tip top conditions.   A big softy this rabbit allowed all of the children and adults to stroke his fur.  
PPP News - The Newsletter of Pulteneytown People’s Project - April 2007
Pulteneytown People’s Project have a busy few months ahead of us, with the opening of Wick Training Centre.  We have a newly appointed Learning Co-ordinator, Donnie Sinclair, who will be responsible for the setting up of the centre and delivery of training courses.  
27/1/2007
Scallywags Nursery Opens New BuildingThumbnail for article : Scallywags Nursery Opens New Building
The new Scallywags Nursery at Crossroads school, Dunnet has capacity for 15 children and currently has 10.   Despite the past couple of years of uncertainty regarding the sustainability of some rural nurseries the committee of Scallywags has shown that it is viable and that there are sufficient children in the area to make use of the facility.  
28/11/2006
Halkirk Army Cadets Gets New Lease Of Life
Halkirk Detachment of the Army Cadet force re-opens its doors at 7 PM on Wednesday 29th November, and for Wednesday evenings after that, bar the Christmas holidays.  Boys and girls of 12 to 18 are invited to come along and see what it is all about.  
30/7/2006
Wick Gala 2006 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2006 Photos
Wick Gala 2006 Photos.  
15/7/2006
Caithness County Show 2006Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2006
Caithness County Show 2006 - Photos.  
11/7/2006
Mey Hall Sponsored Cycle Raises £1700 For New Hall ProjectThumbnail for article : Mey Hall Sponsored Cycle Raises £1700 For New Hall Project
Mey hall committee held a sponsored cycle on Sunday when twenty four cyclists took part and raised around £1,700.   The sponsored cycle is one of many fund raising events the hall committee are running in their bid to get enough for new hall.  
Pulteneytown People’s Project Summer School
Pulteneytown People’s Project Summer School will be running for three weeks from the 3rd – 21st of July at Wick High School from 9.00am – 5.00pm .  The Summer School is open to children aged 5 – 14 years and offers affordable child care for working parents as well as fun filled days for any children who are looking for activities during the summer holidays.  
Community Centre At Pulteneytown Gets Go Ahead From Caithness Planning Committee
The Community centre which was described as partly a regeneration centre was given the go ahead after site inspection today in Wick.   8 councillors attended and there were no dissenting voices.  
Pulteneytown People's Project Fun DayThumbnail for article : Pulteneytown People's Project Fun Day
Another of the many events on in Caithness on Saturday.   The PPP Fun Day is getting bigger each year.  
1/6/2006
Wick Anchor Boys At Local Caravan And Camping SiteThumbnail for article : Wick Anchor Boys At Local Caravan And Camping Site
Pictured here are the Anchor Boys who are part of the Boys Brigade reformed last year in Wick..  
31/5/2006
Army Cadets On Fieldcraft Weekend At BroubsterThumbnail for article : Army Cadets On Fieldcraft Weekend At Broubster
Caithness Army Cadet Force held a fieldcraft exercise weekend at Broubster Forest near Reay as the culmination of the Company's training before annual camp.  Activities included living in the field, camouflage, observation, tactical movement and patrolling.  
Wick ATC Cadets At Highland Wing - Sports Drill and CompetitionsThumbnail for article : Wick ATC Cadets At Highland Wing - Sports Drill and Competitions
On 13th May members of 1285 (Caithness) Squadron travelled from Wick to RAF Kinloss to participate in the Highland Wing Drill, Aircraft Recognition and modelling competitions.  High School exams limited the numbers of cadets who were able to travel, but attending the events were James Bamfield, Christopher Bremner, Yeager Coghill, Kerry Wilson, Kerry Smith, Diane Banks and Steffi Niwa.  
12/5/2006
Pentland Model Boat Club 2006 Annual ShowThumbnail for article : Pentland Model Boat Club 2006 Annual Show
Pentland Model Boat Club holds a show each year usualyin the Briitish Legion club in Thurso..  
Awards 2006 At Annual Parents EveningThumbnail for article : Awards 2006 At Annual Parents Evening
Miss Anne Dunnett, Lord Lieutenant of Caithness, was inspecting officer at the Thurso Air Cadet’s Annual Parent’s Night and Presentation of Awards in the Royal British Legion Thurso at the end of April.  In addressing the cadets, Miss Dunnett highlighted their high standard of turnout and emphasised that, by being part of an organisation such as the Air Cadets, they were all youngsters who were doing something to make a difference in their lives.  
Flying Start to the New YearThumbnail for article : Flying Start to the New Year
Local Air Cadets, Sergeant David Struthers from Thurso and Corporal Christopher Bremner from Wick had a flying start to the year when they attended RAF Kinloss for their Gliding Scholarships.   They arrived at Kinloss early on the 2nd January, and spent a week learning all the knowledge and skills required to successfully complete the course.