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.
Photographer Jimmy Taylor provides us with a gallery of photos from this years' Harbour Day at John O'Groats..
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..
Another successful Gala in Bower. Bower Gala takes place each year at the village hall with a fun day for the family..
Keiss 2012 Photos See the Photo Gallery link above..
Bower Gala 2016 - Check out the photo gallery..
A hugely popular event during Wick Gala Week, It's a Knockout. Providing fun for participants and spectators alike..
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.
Another well attended gala in Thurso. Thurso Gala is held every year at the beginning of August..
Caithness Pony Club run the Wick Gala Gymkhana each year..
Caithness County Show 2012 Photos..
Lybster Gala 2012 - See photo gallery above..
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..
The BBC travel show "Grand Tours of Scotland" arrives in Thurso and checks the surf..
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 - Click the link above for all the photos..
Caithness County Show 2011 - Photos..
The Highland Council's Housing and Social Work Committee has agreed in principle to build a new five-bed children's residential home in Wick at an estimated cost of £1.2 million. Investigations are under way to identify a suitable site for the home, close to school and amenites, and secure the necessary permissions, subject to further decisions by the Council over funding.