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Awards 2006 At Annual Parents EveningThumbnail for article : Awards 2006 At Annual Parents Evening
Miss Anne Dunnett, Lord Lieutenant of Caithness, was inspecting officer at the Thurso Air Cadetís Annual Parentís Night and Presentation of Awards in the Royal British Legion Thurso at the end of April.  In addressing the cadets, Miss Dunnett highlighted their high standard of turnout and emphasised that, by being part of an organisation such as the Air Cadets, they were all youngsters who were doing something to make a difference in their lives.  
Flying Start to the New YearThumbnail for article : Flying Start to the New Year
Local Air Cadets, Sergeant David Struthers from Thurso and Corporal Christopher Bremner from Wick had a flying start to the year when they attended RAF Kinloss for their Gliding Scholarships.   They arrived at Kinloss early on the 2nd January, and spent a week learning all the knowledge and skills required to successfully complete the course.  
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.