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High Schools Compete In Rocket Car CompetitionThumbnail for article : High Schools Compete In Rocket Car Competition
Over 140 pupils from Thurso High School, Wick High School, Golspie High School and Tain Royal Academy descended upon North Highland College UHI's ETEC building last week to take part in The Bloodhound Project Model Rocket Car Challenge.  This is a global competition backed by Guinness World Records.  
Citizen Science In Scotland's Seas - The Seasearch ScemeThumbnail for article : Citizen Science In Scotland's Seas - The Seasearch Sceme
The talk will be TUESDAY 7th of April, at 17:30 at the Environmental Research Institute, Castle street, Thurso.   Dr.  
Ormlie Community - Easter ProgrammeThumbnail for article : Ormlie Community - Easter Programme
A few activities for young children and the family at Easter from Ormlie Community Association.   Monday 13th to Thursday 16th april 2015..  
28/3/2015
Caithness CAB, Ormlie Community Association and Pulteneytown People's Project Gain FundingThumbnail for article : Caithness CAB, Ormlie Community Association and Pulteneytown People's Project Gain Funding
197 projects to tackle inequalities across Scotland.   Caithness CAB and Pulteneytown People's Project are among the recipients of the grants.  
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.  
College Students ‘Champion’ Barclays Money Skills WeekThumbnail for article : College Students ‘Champion’ Barclays Money Skills Week
Students at North Highland College UHI enjoyed a series of activities to learn how to better manage their money during Barclays Money Skills Week.   The interactive events covered themes such as budgeting, saving and spending, and were designed to be entertaining and informative.  
SPRING SHOW ATTRACTS EQUINE ENTHUSIASTS FROM FAR AND WIDE Thumbnail for article : SPRING SHOW ATTRACTS EQUINE ENTHUSIASTS FROM FAR AND WIDE
Last weekend was the North Highland College Equestrian Centre Spring Show which attracted entries from all over Caithness, Sutherland and Inverness.   Judges Fiona Cameron, Melrose & Kimberley Nicoll, Ayrshire were both extremely impressed with both the standard of horses & ponies and the riders.  
Ready Steady Work For Senior Pupils - Book EarlyThumbnail for article : Ready Steady Work For Senior Pupils - Book Early
In 2013 DSRL held a week-long pilot course called Ready Steady Work to help senior pupils in Caithness and North Sutherland prepare themselves for work.   Following positive feedback, DSRL now proposes to hold this event again in 2014 offering the option of two different weeks.  
Farming and Feasting at the Iron Age site of Mine Howe, OrkneyThumbnail for article : Farming and Feasting at the Iron Age site of Mine Howe, Orkney
The talk will take place this coming Thursday, the 27th February at 1730, at the Environmental Research Institute, Castle Street.   Dr Ingrid Mainland, from Orkney College UHI will be talking to us about ‘Farming and Feasting at the Iron Age site of Mine Howe, Orkney’ Excavations at Minehowe, an enigmatic site on the Orkney Mainland, have recovered rich bioarchaeological assemblages including carbonised plant remains, land and marine molluscs and mammal, bird and fish bone, dating from the 3rd century BC to the fourth-fifth centuries AD.