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24/7/2014
Are you game for the "Commonwick Games"?Thumbnail for article : Are you game for the "Commonwick Games"?
Noel Donaldson Looks At Wick's Gala Programme.   IT might not attract quite the same attention as Glasgow's Commonwealth Games but a forthcoming event at this end of Scotland is being keenly anticipated.  
21/7/2014
Wick Pipe Band And Elise Lyall School Of Dance In GermanyThumbnail for article : Wick Pipe Band And Elise  Lyall School Of Dance In Germany
3rd international Waldsee Tatto am 19.  Juli 2014 im Klosterhof Bad Waldsee.  
21/7/2014
Waldsee Tattoo - Elise Lyall School of DanceThumbnail for article : Waldsee Tattoo - Elise Lyall School of Dance
Jul 20, 2014 Die "Highland Dancer " der "Elise Lyall School of Dance" aus Wick (Schottland)..  
20/7/2014
Riders Of The Storm At Caithness County Show 2014Thumbnail for article : Riders Of The Storm At Caithness County Show 2014
A short clip of on of the riders from Riders of the Storm at Caithness County Show 2014..  
19/7/2014
Caithness County Show 2014 - SaturdayThumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2014 - Saturday
Plenty of photos from Saturday at the Caithness County Show 2014..  
18/7/2014
Funny Faces at SeadriftThumbnail for article : Funny Faces at Seadrift
As part of The Highland Council Caithness Countryside Ranger summer activities sixteen children spent a morning at the Seadrift Visitor Centre in Dunnet Bay creating their very own masks using everyday household items.   Batman, butterflies, elephants a mermaid and many others were all carefully designed, cut out and painted by the children.  
16/7/2014
Double award success for Caithness studentThumbnail for article : Double award success for Caithness student
A student from Halkirk in Caithness has been awarded two prestigious accolades at Queen Margaret University's recent graduation ceremony in Edinburgh.   22 year old student, Louise Jean Thoms, was presented with the FujiFilm Medical Systems Award for Academic Excellence.  
13/7/2014
Nice and easy does it for tricky towhead transferThumbnail for article : Nice and easy does it for tricky towhead transfer
INCH by inch, the multi-wheeled trailer is backed across the metal bridge onto the barge that delivered it to Scalesburn on Wick's north shore.   The trailer is slid under the massive 200 tonnes towhead and secured.  
11/7/2014
Floral Clock at WickThumbnail for article : Floral Clock at Wick
SAYING it with flowers is extra special when you get a blooming lovely display like this and the correct time into the bargain.  Wick's council gardeners have done us proud again with this year's floral clock..  
11/7/2014
Bobbies And The Queen's Baton At ThursoThumbnail for article : Bobbies And The Queen's Baton At Thurso
Even the police got a photo with the baton along with hundreds of others in Thurso on the day the Commonwealth games baton relay..  
11/7/2014
What's On At Caithness Horizons - July 2014
Cafe Exhibitions TTIA Thurso Gala Children's Art Competition The annual Thurso Gala children's art competition will be exhibited in the cafe and cafe corridor throughout July.   This year's competition follows the theme of Vikings and includes some fantastic Viking longships.  
[Community Groups]10/7/2014
Summer Programme at OrmlieThumbnail for article : Summer Programme at Ormlie
If the kids are looking for things to do then take look at the Ormlie Summer Programme.  
10/7/2014
PLAY IT SAFE AROUND RIVERS, RESERVOIRS AND LOCHS
Scottish Water is reminding people to play it safe in or near rivers, reservoirs and lochs.   Following the tragic death of a 14-year-old boy at a reservoir near Edinburgh earlier this week, we are again advising people not to take risks around watercourses and calling on children in particular to take care near water during the summer holidays and any spells of warm weather we might enjoy.  
9/7/2014
Funding Opportunity - BRIGHT IDEAS RESEARCH FUND
Nesta, the UK's Innovation Foundation, has announced that the next funding round of its Policy and Research Bright Ideas Research Fund is open for applications.  The fund provides grants of up to £10,000 to develop interesting research projects and policy proposals in fields that relate to innovation but where Nesta do not have big programmes already in place.  
9/7/2014
Funding Opportunity - EQUIPMENT GRANTS FOR MENTALLY & PHYSICALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN
WOODEN SPOON SOCIETY: EQUIPMENT GRANTS FOR MENTALLY & PHYSICALLY DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN Schools and not for profit organisations have the opportunity to apply for funding through the Wooden Spoon Society's Capital Grants programme.  Wooden Spoon the British and Irish Rugby charity which supports mentally, physically disadvantaged children.  
9/7/2014
Funding Opportunity - HEALTHY HEARTS GRANTS
HEALTHY HEARTS GRANTS Heart Research UK has announced that its Health Hearts Grants Programme is open for applications.  Heart Research UK Healthy Heart Grants support innovative projects designed to promote heart health and to prevent or reduce the risks of heart disease in specific groups or communities.  
9/7/2014
Funding Opportunity - IDEASTAP FUNDING FOR CREATIVE YOUNG PEOPLE
IdeasTap, a non-for-profit initiative supports young creative people between 16 and 30 years of age, has announced that its Ideas Fund Innovators is open to applications.  During this funding round the Ideas Fund Innovators aims to offer 20 projects £500 each (10 for those aged 16 - 22 and 10 for those aged 23 - 30) to help get them off the ground.  
9/7/2014
Funding Opportunity - SCOTRAIL FOUNDATION GRANTS
The ScotRail Foundation has announced that its grants programme has re-opened for applications.  Through the programme, groups and organisations in Scotland can apply for funding for community development projects.  
9/7/2014
Queen's Baton Relay For Commonwealth Games 9th - 12th 2014
Queen's Baton Relay Route in Highland 9th - 12th July 2014 Wednesday 9th July Ullapool Ferry in at 9am Baton Bearing starts 0925 Route follows from pier, along Shore St and Mill St to Morefield.  Visits Macphail Centre at Ullapool High School Short welcome and photo opp at Pier.  
9/7/2014
Funding Opportunity - WELLCOME TRUST ARTS AWARDS
The Wellcome Trust is inviting organisations and individuals to apply for funding through its Arts Awards.   The Arts Awards support projects that engage the public with biomedical science through the arts including dance, drama, performance arts, visual arts, music, film, craft, photography, creative writing or digital media.  

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