Befriending Caithness is a free service which is being offered to older people in the area who are feeling isolated or lonely. We accept referrals from health professionals, voluntary organisations, families, friends and also self referrals.
A few photos of some of the stalls and participants at the Health and well being day held in Pulteney Centre, Wick. A few links with our photos to web sites for information if you did not manage along to pick up leaflets etc.
JUST ENTERPRISE/FIRSTPORT - 2 FREE WORKSHOPS IN WICK Monday 23 October - Telford House, Williamson Street, Wick Planning & Delivery 10.30am - 12.30pm Branding & Marketing 1pm - 3pm Full details and how to book can be found on the website These workshops are FREE and places are still available..
See poster for details..
Long shot here but I'm desperately trying to locate a old go kart that I sold a few years ago. A lad from Caithness bought this kart along with two other karts.
JOSEPH KENNETH 'KEN' BUTLER. Born 14.05.1939 at Warrington- Died 05.10.2017 at Thurso Caithness .
Caithness Voluntary Group. Basic Food Hygiene Course, Telford House, Wick.
The above panel have been working over the last few years to build a website which would benefit people living in and visiting Caithness, in relation to visiting/using "accessible" services for people with disabilities. http://www.caithnessaccesspanel.co.uk/ We are now at the stage that we need information of local businesses that provide services to the public to input onto our website.
Caithness Heart Support Group handed over the latest equipment it has funded, to the medical practices at Wick GP surgeries. Accepting an ECG machine from group member Janice Macgregor (right front) is Pearson practice nurse Shirley Macleod.
Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) have now put the 100 Mile Helper Kits together and wil shortly be distrubiting them to Hositals and GP practices. The 100 Mile Helper kits are good to go! First batches going to hospitals today.
THE county's second Health and Wellbeing Market is taking place at the Pulteney Centre in Wick on Saturday, 21st October 2017. There will be 23 stalls offering information on health and wellbeing services that can be accessed in Caithness.
Thursday 26th October 2017 7.30pm Mr C's Bar, Thurso What is SOUP? A Crowdfunding initiative for Community Groups or people looking for start up Business or Project costs. The idea is to provide an evening of food (SOUP) and entertainment for an entrance fee, groups will present their project, the audience vote on which they feel is the best and the winner takes home the proceeds of the evening to help them get going on their project.
Boccia Group meets monthly on Saturdays - date varies..
Rev. John Nugent the minister at St Fergus Church handed over £794 from the Wedding Dresses display by the ladies at St Fergus Church, Wick.
St Fergus Bowling club in Wick recently donated £300 to the Laurandy Day Care Centre in Wick. St Fergus Bowling Club Chairman Malky Mackay handed over a cheque for £300 to Laurandy Centre chairman Bill Fernie.
The ladies of St Fergus church rallied round to help Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) with yet another fund raiser. Each year they choose a cause to support either abroad or local This year they decide to help CHAT in their efforts to stop continued reduction in local health services by NHS Highland.
If you have been inspired by all the archaeology news stories in recent weeks you will love the spectacular finale to Highland Archaeology Festival which has provided a packed two-week programme for 2017; the Scottish Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology. The final weekend promises a great way to learn more by providing opportunities to dive in, meet the archaeologists and share your own local knowledge and research.
A site where Norse leaders gathered for parliamentary meetings may have been discovered in Caithness. Archeological work is to get underway at Thing's Va Broch near Thurso after "faint features" of such an assembly point were discovered.
Saturday 7th October 10.30am - 3.30pm Call in to see the display and support CHAT..