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17/8/2017
CORE POLITICS LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TV SERIES 'MEET THE MPs' - Jame StoneThumbnail for article : CORE POLITICS LAUNCHES NEW ONLINE TV SERIES 'MEET THE MPs' - Jame Stone
From what our newest MPs did after winning their seat - to who they'd like to win Love Island - no subject is off limits.   Meet the MPs is an ambitious online series which will introduce the colourful new personalities who have recently joined Westminster's green benches following June's General Election.  
16/8/2017
Children In Need Funding Advice Event
Children In Need is holding a funding information event in Wick at the Pulteney Centre, Tuesday 22nd August, 2-3pm.  Janet Morton, national officer for Children in Need will be there to talk about their grants programmes and answer any questions.  
15/8/2017
Scotland's Baby Box available nationwideThumbnail for article : Scotland's Baby Box available nationwide
All babies in Scotland due from today (15 August 2017) will be gifted a box full of essential items aimed at tackling inequality and promoting health.   The boxes are a strong signal of the Scottish Government's determination that every child, regardless of their circumstances should get the best start in life.  
14/8/2017
Sandside - New PhotosThumbnail for article : Sandside - New Photos
A new set of photos from Sandside, Caithness.   See the photo gallery link above..  
14/8/2017
Bats At Thrumster NightThumbnail for article : Bats At Thrumster Night
If you want to find out more about bats in Caithness you could not do better than head to Thrumster Woodlands with the Rangers.   You might be surprised how many there are and where you can find them.  
14/8/2017
Gold Panning Day With Rangers - You Never Know What You Can FindThumbnail for article : Gold Panning Day With Rangers  - You Never Know What You Can Find
The gravels and sediments of the Kildonan Burn are salted with small concentrations of gold in the form of tiny granular flecks, and the very occasional little nuggets sometimes combined with quartz.   The Helmsdale river valley offers a sheltered and pleasant route to the banks of the Kildonan Burn, signposted as Baile-An-0r, the Gaelic translation of Town of gold.  
14/8/2017
Ranger Events Until October
Sunday August 20, 2017; 11am - 1pm Gold Panning, Kildonan, Sutherland The Kildonan rush may be over but try your luck searching for gold and garnet stones in the beautiful Kildonan strath.  Please bring welly boots/midge repellent.  
14/8/2017
Caithness Community Partnership
The next Caithness Community Partnership Meeting is Friday 18th August 2017 in the Drill Hall Castletown at 6pm.   AGENDA 1.  
13/8/2017
A Walk Around ReayThumbnail for article : A Walk Around Reay
A few photos from walk around Reay on Saturday 12th August 2017.  See the photo gallery - link above..  
10/8/2017
Back to school with award winning mealsThumbnail for article : Back to school with award winning meals
Highland Parents are being urged to ditch the packed lunch and give their children great Food for Life Highland Council has achieved the Soil Association's Silver and Bronze Food for Life Served Here award for serving fresh and healthy meals in Highland schools and nurseries.  The Silver award schools and nurseries are Cradlehall, Drakies, Holm, Lochaline, Rosebank and Smithton while all other schools and nurseries have the Bronze Award.  
29/7/2017
Halkirk Highland Games 2017Thumbnail for article : Halkirk Highland Games 2017
See photos in the Photo Gallery - link above..  
26/7/2017
Wick Gala 2017 Childrens Fancy DressThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2017 Childrens Fancy Dress
See the photo gallery for all the photos..  
24/7/2017
Wick Gala 2017 Fun RunThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2017 Fun Run
See a few photo of the fun run in the Photo Gallery link above..  
22/7/2017
Wick Gala 2017Thumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2017
Great night for the Gala.   Many photos now in the gallery and more coming on Sunday..  
20/7/2017
Wick Swimming Pool - Great Deal On High Life CardThumbnail for article : Wick Swimming Pool - Great Deal On High Life Card
The new community facility at Wick High still has great offer on the High Life Card.   Usually £20 per month but for this offer pay £200 and get a whole 12 months of access.  
15/7/2017
Caithness County Show 2017 - SaturdayThumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2017 - Saturday
The rain was forecast and it came as predicted.   The first couple hours up until about 9.00am were dry then rain came on steadily but the ground remained firm all day.  
14/7/2017
Caithness County Show 2017Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2017
Caithness County Show 2017 is underway.   First photos are from Friday.  
14/7/2017
Lego Broch Exhibition Opens At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Lego Broch Exhibition Opens At Caithness Horizons
If you are in Thurso in coming days and months take look in a the Lego Caithness Broch project in Caithnes Horizons ( The old Thurso Town Hall.   It is part of the ongoing quest to build new broch to show what it is all about.  
12/7/2017
Snap a bit of Highland Heritage - Photo CompetitionThumbnail for article : Snap a bit of Highland Heritage  - Photo Competition
Planning is already underway for the Highland Archaeology Festival, the huge celebration of Highland heritage which takes place in October, organised by The Highland Council.  New this year is a chance to capture a bit of Highland Heritage in the HAF2017 photographic competition.  
12/7/2017
Thurso's Midsummer Madness 2017 - Day 1Thumbnail for article : Thurso's Midsummer Madness 2017 - Day 1
See video.