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22/7/2019
Caithness County Show 2019 - Vintage Tractors ParadeThumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2019 - Vintage Tractors Parade
See gallery link above to take you to the start of the vintage tractors parade in the main county show gallery.   To see more transport in Caithness from tractors, model shows,emergency vehicles, and general section with trucks buses and much more go to http://caithness.org/transport/.  
22/7/2019
The McDonald Collection - Wick photo exhibitionThumbnail for article : The McDonald Collection - Wick photo exhibition
HUNDREDS of photographs of Wick life spanning more than half a century are to go on show during the town's gala week.   They will form an exhibition called The McDonald Collection being held at the St Fergus Church Hall for one day only on Wednesday, 31st July 2019.  
Caithness County Show 2019 - Horse Winners ParadeThumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2019 - Horse Winners Parade
See the link above to start the horse and pony parade in the main county show gallery..  
22/7/2019
Caithness County Show 2019 - Flower TentThumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2019 - Flower Tent
A great display of flowers at the Caithness County Show 2019 were on display in a wide range of competitions.   See the photo gallery link above to take you near the start of the photos on the main County Show gallery.  
21/7/2019
Caithness County Show 2019Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2019
Hundereds of photos from the 2019 Caithness County Show held at Wick this year.   See the photo gallery link above..  
17/7/2019
COMMUNITY FUND AWARDS OVER £70K TO SUPPORT LEISURE ACTIVITIES!Thumbnail for article : COMMUNITY FUND AWARDS OVER £70K TO SUPPORT LEISURE ACTIVITIES!
The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund has committed over £70k to six community projects in its latest round of grant awards.   CNSFund Chairperson David Glass said "This latest investment supports improvements to recreational amenities and events in Caithness & North Sutherland, helping to ensure that people living and visiting our area can enjoy a high standard of leisure activities.  
Canisbay Show 2019Thumbnail for article : Canisbay Show 2019
See the Photo Gallery for lots of photos from the day..  
Highlands and Islands MSP raises concerns about cancelled operationsThumbnail for article : Highlands and Islands MSP raises concerns about cancelled operations
Operations had to be cancelled across NHS Highland because hospitals simply could not cope, new figures reveal.   Data published by ISD Scotland shows that 45 operations were cancelled in May 2019 due to non-clinical reasons such as not having enough staff or unclean equipment.  
20/6/2019
Subsea7 Donate £1000 To Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT)Thumbnail for article : Subsea7 Donate £1000 To Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT)
Mikie Aitken , Quality Control Inspector for Subsea7 Wester Site ,recently won a thousand pounds for a safety award while working on the Equinor Snorre project to be given to a charity of his choice.   He chose to donate to Caithness Health Action Team 100mile helper kits which are given to Caithness General Hospital , Community Maternity Unit who give the kits to local women that have to be quickly transferred to Raigmore maternity hospital in an emergency situation.  
18/6/2019
Three Eminent Speakers Go FULL FLOWThumbnail for article : Three Eminent Speakers Go FULL FLOW
Events set out reasons to support UNESCO World Heritage Site Status for The Flow Country.   TV historian and archaeologist Neil Oliver and geology's ‘rock star' Professor Iain Stewart will be joined by UNESCO expert Professor Barry Gilbertson in a series of talks in the Highlands this summer that answer the question Why make The Flow Country a World Heritage Site? The ‘Full Flow' events, which will take place in Lairg, Thurso and Inverness on 5, 6, and 7 July respectively, invite audiences to hear about the environmental and cultural importance of The Flow Country in Sutherland and Caithness, addressing Scotland's climate emergency, the need to protect the spectacular beauty and wildlife of the area’s unique habitat and the part it plays in the lives of people who live here.  
18/6/2019
First Minister meets families at V&A DundeeThumbnail for article : First Minister meets families at V&A Dundee
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited V&A Dundee this week to celebrate over 10,000 people taking part in free family workshops since the museum opened.   The First Minister also met with Home-Start Dundee, a local charity which supports families with young children through a range of issues including post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems and bereavement.  
Budding Engineers Crowdfunding to To Increase Children's Access to 3D Design and ArchitectureThumbnail for article : Budding Engineers Crowdfunding to To Increase Children's Access to 3D Design and Architecture
We are currently in the process of trying to raise enough money through crowdfunding for a 3D Community printer here in Caithness.  In addition we are also looking to purchase several Architectural Modelling Kits to introduce into Primary Education, some of these are available for children as young as 4 years.  
Ranger Events in June 2019Thumbnail for article : Ranger Events in June 2019
See the poster.   School's Out activities online now http://www.myhighlife.co.uk/sap/.  
Have You Got The Skills To Assist The Caithness Broch Project Reach Its GoalsThumbnail for article : Have You Got The Skills To Assist The Caithness Broch Project Reach Its Goals
Wanted: Volunteers with project and contract management skills and enthusiasm to join management committee of the Caithness Broch Project.   Computer literacy a must, interest in archaeology and/or heritage an advantage.  
31/5/2019
HomeStart Caithness Team Raising Fund In the Kilt WalkThumbnail for article : HomeStart Caithness Team Raising Fund In the Kilt Walk
The staff team at HomeStart Caithness are taking part in the Kilt Walk in Aberdeen to raise fund for the group that assists families and young children.   Sunday 2nd June 2019.  
28/5/2019
The Lost Village of BadryrieThumbnail for article : The Lost Village of Badryrie
A walk with the Rangers to see the village.   See poster for details and how to book.  
14/5/2019
Is Your Group Looking For Funding Then Go To The INFORMATION EVENTThumbnail for article : Is Your Group Looking For Funding Then Go To The INFORMATION EVENT
Wednesday 12th June, 10am-1.30pm.  Pulteney Centre, Wick.  
Thurso Grows
Thurso Grows is at the start of their fanatic new project in Thurso funded by the Climate Challenge Fund.  I just wanted to send you an email to give you some information as what we are trying to achieve and how you may like to get involved.  
Labour Party Visit To Caithness Hears About Third Sector and Health Issues From CHATThumbnail for article : Labour Party Visit To Caithness Hears About Third Sector and Health Issues From CHAT
A visit of the Labour Party Leader in Scotland Richard Leonard MSP accompanied by Rhoda Grant MSP heard from the third sector and Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) about problems arising to the community from changes to health provision and wide range of topics.   Roger Saxon the local Labour party organiser and Alan Tait from Caithness Voluntary Group facilitated the meeting at the Pulteney Centre in Wick.