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20/1/2013
Hetty Munro’s War Diaries (by Elizabeth Rintoul)
First published in the Caithness Field Club Bulletin 2011 Vol 7 No7 The following extracts from the War Diary of the late Henrietta Munro of Thurso come from the North Highland Archive and are published with their permission.  Earlier extracts were published in previous Field Club Bulletins – Vol 6 No 8 (2004), Vol 7 No 1 (2005), Vol 7 No 2 (2006), Vol 7 No 3 (2007), Vol 7 No 4 (2008), Vol 7 No 5 (2009) and Vol 7 No 6 (2010).  
19/1/2013
David and Big Bertha, A Short Lived Affair Thumbnail for article : David and Big Bertha,  A Short Lived Affair
(by Andrew Guttridge) This article was first published in the Annual Bulletin of Caithness Field Club 2011.   How the RAF gained and lost a naval big gun.  
26/12/2012
Caithness Astronomy Group - December 2012 UpdateThumbnail for article : Caithness Astronomy Group - December 2012 Update
Public and Schools Solar Observing Activities 2012 During the International Year of Astronomy, Caithness Astronomy Group held numerous public and school events, engaging the local population with the varied science and technology associated with Space and Astronomy.   Thanks to funding from the IoP in Scotland and the Dounreay Communities Fund in 2010, Caithness Astronomy Group (CAG) were able to purchase solar observing equipment that provided a new avenue for engaging with the local population that would complement our night time observing events.  
3/11/2012
North And West Caithness Ploughing Association 23rd Annual Ploughing MatchThumbnail for article : North And West Caithness Ploughing Association 23rd Annual Ploughing Match
Photos from North And West Caithness Ploughing Association 23rd Annual Ploughing Match..  
PPP Offer Five Places To Gain SVQ In Playwork - Is This Opportunity For You?
Pulteneytown People's Project have secured funding through the Highland Council to provide a unique opportunity to put five people through their SVQ level 2 or 3 in Playwork.  The full cost of the year long course will be covered and childcare will be provided in the PPP creche/after school club, free of charge, if required.  
Thurso Gala 2012Thumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2012
Another well attended gala in Thurso.   Thurso Gala is held every year at the beginning of August..  
Wick Gala 2012 - GymkhanaThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2012 - Gymkhana
Caithness Pony Club run the Wick Gala Gymkhana each year..  
30/7/2012
Wick Gala 2012 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2012 Photos
Wick Gala Photos 2012..  
Thurso Gala 2011 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2011 Photos
Thurso Gala 2011 - Click the link above for all the photos..  
30/7/2011
Wick Gala 2011 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2011 Photos
Wick Gala 2011 Photos..  
Thurso Gala 2010 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2010 Photos
To see Thurso Gala 2010 Photos click the link above..  
30/7/2010
Wick Gala 2010 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2010 Photos
Wick Gala 2010 Photos.  
1/10/2009
Wick Training Centre - Target
Pulteneytown Peoples Project has secured Leader Funding to set up a new project called TARGET which has the objective of running a course targeting young adults who are currently seeking employment.  Courses will also target young adults who are ready to leave school and need experience and information as to what they want to do in the future.  
New Web Site For Pulteneytown People's Project
Pulteneytown People’s Project has recently launched its new website, www.pulteneytownpeoplesproject.com.   PPP Chairperson, Grant Ramsay explained, "PPP Directors and staff hosted a series of open days and presentations over the last year and it came to light that there were still areas of the community who were unaware of the services offered by PPP, or that these services extend to areas outside Wick.  
Thurso Gala 2009 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2009 Photos
Click the link above to see all the 2009 Thurso Gala photos..  
30/7/2009
Wick Gala 2009 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2009 Photos
Wick Gala 2009 Photos.  
16/5/2009
Pulteneytown People Project Learning Centre Summer Schedule
Run by Colin Stewart.  Tel 01955 606950.  
Caithness Model Club Exhibition 2009Thumbnail for article : Caithness Model Club Exhibition 2009
See photos from the 2009 Caithness model show 2009 in the photo gallery..  
Thurso Gala 2008 PhotosThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 2008 Photos
See Thurso Gala 2008 Photos at link above..  
30/7/2008
Wick Gala 2008 PhotosThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2008 Photos
Wick Gala 2008 Photos.