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11/7/2006
Mey Hall Sponsored Cycle Raises £1700 For New Hall ProjectThumbnail for article : Mey Hall Sponsored Cycle Raises £1700 For New Hall Project
Mey hall committee held a sponsored cycle on Sunday when twenty four cyclists took part and raised around £1,700.   The sponsored cycle is one of many fund raising events the hall committee are running in their bid to get enough for new hall.  
Pulteneytown People’s Project Summer School
Pulteneytown People’s Project Summer School will be running for three weeks from the 3rd – 21st of July at Wick High School from 9.00am – 5.00pm .  The Summer School is open to children aged 5 – 14 years and offers affordable child care for working parents as well as fun filled days for any children who are looking for activities during the summer holidays.  
Community Centre At Pulteneytown Gets Go Ahead From Caithness Planning Committee
The Community centre which was described as partly a regeneration centre was given the go ahead after site inspection today in Wick.   8 councillors attended and there were no dissenting voices.  
Pulteneytown People's Project Fun DayThumbnail for article : Pulteneytown People's Project Fun Day
Another of the many events on in Caithness on Saturday.   The PPP Fun Day is getting bigger each year.  
1/6/2006
Wick Anchor Boys At Local Caravan And Camping SiteThumbnail for article : Wick Anchor Boys At Local Caravan And Camping Site
Pictured here are the Anchor Boys who are part of the Boys Brigade reformed last year in Wick..  
31/5/2006
Army Cadets On Fieldcraft Weekend At BroubsterThumbnail for article : Army Cadets On Fieldcraft Weekend At Broubster
Caithness Army Cadet Force held a fieldcraft exercise weekend at Broubster Forest near Reay as the culmination of the Company's training before annual camp.  Activities included living in the field, camouflage, observation, tactical movement and patrolling.  
Wick ATC Cadets At Highland Wing - Sports Drill and CompetitionsThumbnail for article : Wick ATC Cadets At Highland Wing - Sports Drill and Competitions
On 13th May members of 1285 (Caithness) Squadron travelled from Wick to RAF Kinloss to participate in the Highland Wing Drill, Aircraft Recognition and modelling competitions.  High School exams limited the numbers of cadets who were able to travel, but attending the events were James Bamfield, Christopher Bremner, Yeager Coghill, Kerry Wilson, Kerry Smith, Diane Banks and Steffi Niwa.  
12/5/2006
Pentland Model Boat Club 2006 Annual ShowThumbnail for article : Pentland Model Boat Club 2006 Annual Show
Pentland Model Boat Club holds a show each year usualyin the Briitish Legion club in Thurso..  
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 Cadet’s Annual Parent’s 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.