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18/10/2017
Basic Food Hygiene Course For Voluntary GroupsThumbnail for article : Basic Food Hygiene Course For Voluntary Groups
Caithness Voluntary Group.  Basic Food Hygiene Course, Telford House, Wick.  
18/10/2017
Caithness Access Disabled Panel Questionnaire For BusinessesThumbnail for article : Caithness Access Disabled Panel Questionnaire For Businesses
The above panel have been working over the last few years to build a website which would benefit people living in and visiting Caithness, in relation to visiting/using "accessible" services for people with disabilities.   http://www.caithnessaccesspanel.co.uk/ We are now at the stage that we need information of local businesses that provide services to the public to input onto our website.  
14/10/2017
Caithness Heart Support Group handed over equipment to Wick GP surgeriesThumbnail for article : Caithness Heart Support Group handed over equipment to Wick GP surgeries
Caithness Heart Support Group handed over the latest equipment it has funded, to the medical practices at Wick GP surgeries.   Accepting an ECG machine from group member Janice Macgregor (right front) is Pearson practice nurse Shirley Macleod.  
12/10/2017
CHAT 100 Mile Helper kits READY TO GOThumbnail for article : CHAT 100 Mile Helper kits READY TO GO
Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) have now put the 100 Mile Helper Kits together and wil shortly be distrubiting them to Hositals and GP practices.   The 100 Mile Helper kits are good to go! First batches going to hospitals today.  
12/10/2017
Wick event to focus on health and wellbeing servicesThumbnail for article : Wick event to focus on health and wellbeing services
THE county's second Health and Wellbeing Market is taking place at the Pulteney Centre in Wick on Saturday, 21st October 2017.   There will be 23 stalls offering information on health and wellbeing services that can be accessed in Caithness.  
12/10/2017
Caithness Soup - Local Crowd Funding (with soup)Thumbnail for article : Caithness Soup - Local Crowd Funding (with soup)
Thursday 26th October 2017 7.30pm Mr C's Bar, Thurso What is SOUP? A Crowdfunding initiative for Community Groups or people looking for start up Business or Project costs.  The idea is to provide an evening of food (SOUP) and entertainment for an entrance fee, groups will present their project, the audience vote on which they feel is the best and the winner takes home the proceeds of the evening to help them get going on their project.  
12/10/2017
Living Better with a Long Term ConditionThumbnail for article : Living Better with a Long Term Condition
Boccia Group meets monthly on Saturdays - date varies..  
9/10/2017
Wedding Dresses Display Cash Handed Over To CHATThumbnail for article : Wedding Dresses Display Cash Handed Over To CHAT
Rev.  John Nugent the minister at St Fergus Church handed over £794 from the Wedding Dresses display by the ladies at St Fergus Church, Wick.  
9/10/2017
Wedding Dresses Display At St Fergus Church, Wick in aid of CHAT FundsThumbnail for article : Wedding Dresses Display At St Fergus Church, Wick in aid of CHAT Funds
The ladies of St Fergus church rallied round to help Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) with yet another fund raiser.   Each year they choose a cause to support either abroad or local This year they decide to help CHAT in their efforts to stop continued reduction in local health services by NHS Highland.  
9/10/2017
St Fergus Bowling Club Donates £300 to Laurandy Day Care CentreThumbnail for article : St Fergus Bowling Club Donates £300 to Laurandy Day Care Centre
St Fergus Bowling club in Wick recently donated £300 to the Laurandy Day Care Centre in Wick.   St Fergus Bowling Club Chairman Malky Mackay handed over a cheque for £300 to Laurandy Centre chairman Bill Fernie.  
9/10/2017
Highland Archaeology Festival - final weekend and conference
If you have been inspired by all the archaeology news stories in recent weeks you will love the spectacular finale to Highland Archaeology Festival which has provided a packed two-week programme for 2017; the Scottish Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.   The final weekend promises a great way to learn more by providing opportunities to dive in, meet the archaeologists and share your own local knowledge and research.  
6/10/2017
Viking parliament site in Caithness may have been found
A site where Norse leaders gathered for parliamentary meetings may have been discovered in Caithness.  Archeological work is to get underway at Thing's Va Broch near Thurso after "faint features" of such an assembly point were discovered.  
6/10/2017
Happy Tumbles - ThursoThumbnail for article : Happy Tumbles - Thurso
Happy Tumbles..  
6/10/2017
Wedding Memorabilia Display in aid of CHAT at St Fergus Church, Wick
Saturday 7th October 10.30am - 3.30pm Call in to see the display and support CHAT..  
6/10/2017
Happy Tumbles WickThumbnail for article : Happy Tumbles Wick
Happy Tumbles..  
6/10/2017
Happy Tumbles - CastletownThumbnail for article : Happy Tumbles - Castletown
Happy Tumbles..  
2/10/2017
Thurso volunteers planning BIG clean up of Riverside areaThumbnail for article : Thurso volunteers planning BIG clean up of Riverside area
The Pay it Forward Thurso collective have been very busy in recent weeks cleaning up various areas of Thurso.  They have worked to weed along Victoria Walk and the Esplanade area.  
29/9/2017
Newtonhill Talk Fundraiser For Caithness Heart Support GroupThumbnail for article : Newtonhill Talk Fundraiser For Caithness Heart Support Group
THE renovated croft house at the top of Newtonhill will be the focus for an illustrated talk by volunteers who are hosting it on behalf of Caithness Heart Support Group.   The historic croft house dates back to the 18th century.  
29/9/2017
Noss Primary School Exhibition for Malawi KidsThumbnail for article : Noss Primary School Exhibition for Malawi Kids
Noss Primary school has been involved along with other schools in helping kids in Malawi and have an ongoing collection of pennies on a map of Africa.   Recently the school in Wick donated the old sweat shirts from the old schools to a project sending items from lost property boxes in Highland schools to schools in Malawi where they could be put to use.  
27/9/2017
50th Wedding Anniversary Wick Couple Asked Guests To Donate to CHATThumbnail for article : 50th Wedding Anniversary Wick Couple Asked Guests To Donate to CHAT
Maureen and Gordon Doull from Wick have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary at Mackays Hotel and asked their guests to make donations to Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) as they are so concerned at what is happening to health services in Caithness.   The couple handed over a £750 to Bill Fernie, chairman of CHAT and founder member Councillor Nicola Sinclair.