Harold Wilkinson, who died of a rare type of leukaemia on 27th February, 2017, in Raigmore Hospital, in his adopted home-town of Inverness, established the first Geography department in Wick High during the early 1960s. The geography graduate of Edinburgh University in 1960 went on to have a full career mainly in senior education management .
Wednesday 15th March - 7.00pm.
Great for the kids to meet small animals this weekend..
Friday 17th March 2017..
A new short film created by Joe Gallon and Louis Ghadially to showcase some of the magical moments you can experience along the North Coast 500. Web site - www.northcoast500.com/.
The Peatland Partnership's Flows to the Future Project has been shortlisted for receiving £30,000 from the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), taking us to the public vote stage. This is the link to the voting page: http://bit.ly/1eUMGSu This money would be hugely beneficial to the Project.
The Lybster & Tannach non-formal learning bursary scheme launched in January 2017 to benefit residents within the Lybster, Latheron & Clyth and Tannach & District Community Council areas. The scheme is available to individuals and groups who are looking to take part in non-formal learning projects.
Saturday 11th - Saturday 18th March 2017 See a bigger poster HERE.
Thurso East to Castletown Monday 13th March 2017. 11am - 3pm.
We invite applications from groups or individuals across Scotland looking to fund arts, community recreation and/or sports activities and projects in the vicinity of a train station or with a travel or safety theme. The application must fit within at least one of the following themes to be eligible for funding: Promotion of performing arts, visual arts, literature, community arts, and cultural traditions Support for artists and artistic organisations Public art e.g.
Sunday 12th March 10.30am St Johns Pool, near Dunnet. The Caithness Countryside Volunteers is a small group of volunteers who meet once a month to undertake environmental projects around Caithness.
Coast Series: Helmsdale to Berriedale 2nd April 2017. Join us for a walk along the breathtaking clifftops of Sutherland and Caithness for the 1st in our series of 7 ranger guided walks along the East Coast, following the John O'Groats Trail.
Discover life below the waves. Search for weird and wonderful creatures including fierce meat eating predators.
A Boccia Afternoon in Wick April 1st. Open to anyone with a long term condition as well as family members,friends and carers..
Enjoy a night out and see the great work being done by Four Seasons students in the hair and beauty lines Get some ideas and tips..
1st April 2017 10:30am-2:00pm. Join Caithness Countryside Rangers for a morning of Citizen Science at Dunbeath Strath.
SSE would like to invite members of the public form the five community council areas below to attend an information event in their local community where they will learn more about the Beatrice local Community Fund. They are also looking for volunteers form each community to join the decision making panel and a ballot will be held at each evet to appoint the community panel members.
Member of the Caithness Area Committee have given the go-ahead to a project to improve the safety of pupils walking and cycling to and from Miller Academy in Thurso. £20,000 will be spent creating a footpath and installing a barrier with linings on the ground to make the usage of the drop off area at the school safer for pupils.
The Caithness WASPI group are keen to reach out to more 1950s women who are unsure of when they will get their State Pension and how much they will receive. They also want to update people on what's happening with the WASPI campaign which is very exciting! WASPI have raised over £100K to appoint top London law firm Bindmans to help challenge the Government on this important issue.
The Caithness Archive will re-open in its new home on 14th February 2017. Improved opening hours will make it more accessible..