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12/1/2020
Green Health Events Stakeholder Engagement meetings
There will be two meetings on Wednesday 22 January 2020, one in the afternoon and another in the evening.  Hopefully people can make one or the other.  
9/1/2020
Safe Loading In Rough Seas at Gills Harbour Pentland FerriesThumbnail for article : Safe Loading In Rough Seas at Gills Harbour Pentland Ferries
With expert guidance from the crew of Pentland Ferries "Alfred" this lorry safely loads onto the ferry at Gills Harbour, Caithness, today (9 January 2019), for her crossing to St Margarets Hope.   Sea swells were evident, making the job even harder & causing the ferry to be delayed.  
Wick High Pupils Receive SQA Cyber Security AwardThumbnail for article : Wick High Pupils Receive SQA Cyber Security Award
In the second year of running in the SQA's Award in Cyber Security Fundamentals Wick High is delighted that 37 S3 pupils received the award.   After spending two months learning about cyber security threats and how to defend against them, pupils sat an exam that covered both the theory and practical elements of the course.  
6/1/2020
Wick Street Design Festival to help redesign Wick's High StreetThumbnail for article : Wick Street Design Festival to help redesign Wick's High Street
Wickers are being asked to help develop designs ideas to help improve the High Street.   Launched in October 2019, the Wick Street Design Project is a partnership project between Sustrans Scotland, The Highland Council, Royal Burgh of Wick Community Council and Local Councillors working on an ambitious collaborative project to re-design Wick High Street.  
5/1/2020
Catch It Bin It Kill It to beat the FluThumbnail for article : Catch It Bin It Kill It to beat the Flu
Adopt good respiratory and hand hygiene practices - to ‘Catch it.  Bin it.  
5/1/2020
Microchipping your pet is the best New Year's resolution you could makeThumbnail for article : Microchipping your pet is the best New Year's resolution you could make
The government and animal welfare charities urge pet owners to microchip their cats and dogs this New Year.   The government and leading animal welfare charities are urging pet owners to microchip their cats and dogs this New Year, to give them the best chance at being reunited if their pet gets lost or strays.  
3/1/2020
Wick Street Design FestivalThumbnail for article : Wick Street Design Festival
15 January 2020 Wick Heritage Museum Join us for Day 1 of the Wick Street Design Festival to celebrate Wick's heritage.  Free refreshments will be provided.  
2/1/2020
Cancer Support Group for Men (CSG4Men) Meeting Dates For 2020Thumbnail for article : Cancer Support Group for Men (CSG4Men) Meeting Dates For 2020
See the poster for the meeting dates in 2020..  
2/1/2020
Flow Country projects ends on a highThumbnail for article : Flow Country projects ends on a high
The Flow Country is one of our last wild places, stretching across Caithness and Sutherland in the far north of Scotland.  And it's a crucial spot in the battle against climate change - on the best and biggest peatland of its type in the world.  
2/1/2020
Nature fund open for new applicationsThumbnail for article : Nature fund open for new applications
Additional funding is now available for ambitious ideas to improve habitats, safeguard species and tackle the causes of biodiversity loss, as the Biodiversity Challenge Fund opens its latest round.   Scottish Government announced the £2m increase earlier this year in its latest Programme for Government.  
2/1/2020
Nature fund's £156k award to protect threatened wadersThumbnail for article : Nature fund's £156k award to protect threatened waders
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has confirmed that a project to help one of Scotland's most threatened breeding bird species will be a recipient of the Scottish Government's Biodiversity Challenge Fund.  Curlews in Crisis Scotland has been awarded more than £156k to help increase suitable breeding areas and reduce predation for Europe's largest wader and one of our most distinctive birds.  
31/12/2019
Web Cam For Wick Hogmanay Street Party Set To GoThumbnail for article : Web Cam For Wick Hogmanay Street Party Set To Go
Find the Wick Hogmanay Street Party To Welcome 2020 Web Cam HERE.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - Postcode Community Trust
Postcode Community Trust provides project based funding in Great Britain under the themes 'Improving community health & wellbeing, Increasing participation in arts & physical recreation and reducing isolation' .   Funding Applications open 21st January - 4th February 2020.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - People's Postcode Trust
People's Postcode Trust funds new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain.  These projects can be up to 12 months in length.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - Postcode Local Trust
Grants are available for projects that are beneficial to local areas.  Applications are welcome for outdoor projects related to play areas, green spaces, sustainable energy and conservation.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - Friends of the National Libraries
The fund helps regional, national and specialist libraries, archives and museums acquire books, manuscripts and archives that they could not otherwise afford.  You can apply for a grant towards the purchase of rare printed books; manuscripts; archives of historical, literary, artistic, architectural, musical or other interest; and also fine bindings.  
23/12/2019
Santa Claus Snow VillageThumbnail for article : Santa Claus Snow Village
Watch the Santa Clause Snow Village..  
23/12/2019
Santa Claus ScreensaverThumbnail for article : Santa Claus Screensaver
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