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9/9/2012
Karting Day Success For Thurso RotaryThumbnail for article : Karting Day Success For Thurso Rotary
A successful karting day was held by Thurso Rotary Club when entrants from all ages brought their home-made karts to try out the downhill run at North Highland College.   It seemed a fitting place to get the art of kart building going again as the run ended up at the new Engineering, Technology and Energy centre opened officially just over week ago by first minister Alex Salmond.  
2/9/2012
Caithness Field Club Offering Opportunities To Get Out And Explore In 2012/13Thumbnail for article : Caithness Field Club Offering Opportunities To Get Out And Explore In 2012/13
If you would like to see more of Caithness and find out some interesting things about the area then why not join the Field Club members on some of their outings.   Over the months you will learn about flora and fauna, history, archaeology and all on short walks around the area.  
26/8/2012
Over 100 Children Get Reading Awards At Wick LibraryThumbnail for article : Over 100 Children Get Reading Awards At Wick Library
Wick library like other Highland libraries runs reading programmes in the summertime.  These fun reading programmes for children are very popular and this year over 100 children received a medal and certificate.  
24/8/2012
Harbour Day At John O' GroatsThumbnail for article : Harbour Day At John O' Groats
Photographer Jimmy Taylor provides us with a gallery of photos from this years' Harbour Day at John O'Groats..  
19/8/2012
Keiss Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : Keiss Gala 2012
Keiss is a small village near Wick and they held a small gala full of events over the weekend.   This annual day of fun is filled with fun events for all the family..  
19/8/2012
Bower Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : Bower Gala 2012
Another successful Gala in Bower.   Bower Gala takes place each year at the village hall with a fun day for the family..  
18/8/2012
Keiss Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : Keiss Gala 2012
Keiss 2012 Photos See the Photo Gallery link above..  
18/8/2012
Bower Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : Bower Gala 2012
Bower Gala 2016 - Check out the photo gallery..  
6/8/2012
It's A Knockout At Wick Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : It's A Knockout At Wick Gala 2012
A hugely popular event during Wick Gala Week, It's a Knockout.   Providing fun for participants and spectators alike..  
6/8/2012
Brilon And Thurso Scouts Maintain Twinning LinksThumbnail for article : Brilon And Thurso Scouts Maintain Twinning Links
Brilon Scouts are in Caithness for a few days staying with local families and joining with Thurso scouts to celebrate 40 years of twinning arrangements.   Brilon is small town in Germany and over the years there have been a number of exchange visits by the scout groups in each town.  
Thurso Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2012
Another well attended gala in Thurso.   Thurso Gala is held every year at the beginning of August..  
Wick Gala 2012 - GymkhanaThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2012 - Gymkhana
Caithness Pony Club run the Wick Gala Gymkhana each year..  
30/7/2012
Wick Gala 2012 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2012 Photos
Wick Gala Photos 2012..  
19/7/2012
Caithness County Show 2012Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2012
Caithness County Show 2012 Photos..  
29/3/2012
BeBe Vox Thurso Concert Highlights 29th March 2012Thumbnail for article : BeBe Vox Thurso Concert Highlights 29th March 2012
Some highlights of the BeBe Vox Thurso concert (29th of March 2012).   During the week she took Easter school assemblies for over 2000 pupils in Caithness and performed to over 900 people at two concerts in Thurso and Wick..  
18/11/2011
Grand Tour of ThursoThumbnail for article : Grand Tour of Thurso
The BBC travel show "Grand Tours of Scotland" arrives in Thurso and checks the surf..  
8/11/2011
Fireworks and Bonfire At AuckengillThumbnail for article : Fireworks and Bonfire At Auckengill
AUCKENGILL hall committee’s Guy Fawkes party went with a bang...and a whiz and plenty of sparkle, at the weekend.   The ancient fire festival was well “remembered” by members and friends, young and old, who retired to the hall after giving the guys, put together by local youngsters, a hot send-off.  
Thurso Gala 2011 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2011 Photos
Thurso Gala 2011 - Click the link above for all the photos..  
30/7/2011
Wick Gala 2011 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2011 Photos
Wick Gala 2011 Photos..  
16/7/2011
Caithness County Show 2011Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2011
Caithness County Show 2011 - Photos..