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Residents Welcomed Back To BayviewThumbnail for article : Residents Welcomed Back To Bayview
Residents at Bayview House, Thurso, were welcomed back to the residential home this week following a 380,000 refurbishment to meet new standards.  Councillor David Flear, Convener of The Highland Council's Caithness Area Committee, and Councillor Bill Fernie, Chairman of the Caithness Area Social Work Committee, greeted the first residents to return to the home following an eight-month absence.  
17/1/2006
Map Reading WeekendThumbnail for article : Map Reading Weekend
The army Cadets carried out a map reading weekend on the 14th and 15th January.  All the Cadets worked hard, and found some of the problems not only of navigating, but also simply moving, at night.  
20/11/2005
Caithness Model Club - November 2005Thumbnail for article : Caithness Model Club - November 2005
See photos from the 2005 event in the photo gallery..  
25/10/2005
Cant Cook Wont Cook At KeissThumbnail for article : Cant Cook Wont Cook At Keiss
See photo gallery..  
13/10/2005
PPP - AGM 2005Thumbnail for article : PPP - AGM 2005
The Pultneytown People's Project goes from strength to strength as was shown at their AGM held in South School on 28 September 2005.  Indeed the very name should be plural now.  
13/10/2005
Pulteneytown People Pick Up Training Tools For Retail TradeThumbnail for article : Pulteneytown People Pick Up Training Tools For Retail Trade
A new fund aimed at assisting regeneration of the Pulteneytown area of Wick will help see fifteen local people trained over the next three months (October to December) in the 'Principles of Retail'.   A ten week course has been set up by North Highland College with Scottish Executive Community Regeneration Funding, and targeted primarily at unemployed people living in the Pulteneytown area of Wick.  
1/9/2005
Wick Anchor Boys First NightThumbnail for article : Wick Anchor Boys First Night
The Wick Anchor Boys have restarted and a good number of boys have already joined up for the weekly meeting in the BB Hall.   The group suffered from a lack of leaders but has now reformed.  
20/8/2005
Argyle Square, Wick - Fun Day - 20 August 2005Thumbnail for article : Argyle Square, Wick - Fun Day - 20 August 2005
A fun day at Argyle Square 20th august 2005.   Se the photo gallery above left..  
Prince Charles Opens Pulteneytown People's Centre In WickThumbnail for article : Prince Charles Opens Pulteneytown People's Centre In Wick
Prince Charles arrived by helicopter at wick airport this morning and went to open the Pultneytown People's Centre in the former Old Man's Rest.   The centre is used for meetings and some of the overflow groups from the offices in Murchison Street.  
30/7/2005
Wick Gala 2005 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2005 Photos
Wick Gala 2005 Photos.  
27/7/2005
Summer Camp For The Caithness Army CadetsThumbnail for article : Summer Camp For The Caithness Army Cadets
Another successful summer camp was attended by members of the Caithness Army Cadet Force at Altcar near Liverpool.   The young folk were accompanied by adult leaders from Caithness.  
16/7/2005
Caithness County Show 2005Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2005
Caithness County Show 2015 - Photos..  
12/7/2005
Pulteneytown Peoples Project - Fun DayThumbnail for article : Pulteneytown Peoples Project - Fun Day
A BUSY programme of team games and dancing displays along with various stalls ensured there was something for everyone at the Pulteneytown People's Project fun day.   The event, held in the grounds of Wick South Primary School on Sunday afternoon, raised 682.49.  
Thurso Gala 2005 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2005 Photos
See Thurso Gala 2005 photos at link above.  
19/6/2005
Four Cadets On Their Gold Duke Of Edinburgh Award ExpeditionThumbnail for article : Four Cadets On Their Gold Duke Of Edinburgh Award Expedition
The photographs show C/Sgt Macdonald, Sgt Perry, Cpl Sutherland and L/Cpl Napier.   They are seen at Forsinain climbing up through the forest towards the county march, on the third day of their Duke of Edinburgh gold award expedition..  
20/5/2005
Pentland Model Boat Club 2005 Annual ShowThumbnail for article : Pentland Model Boat Club 2005 Annual Show
The Pentland Model boat club holds show each year in the British Legion In Thurso..  
16/5/2005
Field Exercise and Camp At Rumster ForestThumbnail for article : Field Exercise and Camp At Rumster Forest
The spring is always a busy time for the Army Cadets.   During the run up to their summer camp they take part in events as varied as shooting matches, sports meetings, D of E expeditions and cadet skills competitions.  
Storage Solution of Morning And After School Club Run By Pulteneytown People's ProjectThumbnail for article : Storage Solution of Morning And After School Club Run By Pulteneytown People's Project
Morning and After School Klub (MAASK) run by Pultneytown Peoples Project now have the solution to their storage problem.  The club which is based at South School, Wick received the donation of a storage container from UKAEA Dounreay to store their outdoor equipment.  
10/4/2005
Caithness Model Club - Thurso 9 and 10 April 2005Thumbnail for article : Caithness Model Club - Thurso 9 and 10 April 2005
See photos from the 2005 show in the photo gallery..