Parking Enforcement is coming to a street near you With the Decriminalisation of Parking Enforcement, and establishment of the Highland Council Parking Services in 2016, the local authority has committed to the roll-out of enforcement activities across all population centres in Highland. 2016 saw delivery in Inverness and Fort William and all Off Street Car Parks.
Wednesday 12th June, 10am-1.30pm. Pulteney Centre, Wick.
Thurso Grows is at the start of their fanatic new project in Thurso funded by the Climate Challenge Fund. I just wanted to send you an email to give you some information as what we are trying to achieve and how you may like to get involved.
Plans for a town centre regeneration in Wick have taken another step forward with the announcement of two further stakeholder meetings. On Tuesday 28 May2019, town centre retailers are invited to join Ward 3 councillors and Highland Council officers for a workshop exploring some of the key themes identified during the first round of engagement, which took place on 16 May.
See poster for details..
The exhibition is now on at Castletown Heritage Centre, Harbour road, Castlehill, Castletown. From an earlier exhibition way back in 2001 we published a short history of chip carving in Castletown by James Dunster Photos from the 2001 exhibition can be seen HERE There are also photos of the building where the work was carried out - it sits on the main road through Castletown.
A visit of the Labour Party Leader in Scotland Richard Leonard MSP accompanied by Rhoda Grant MSP heard from the third sector and Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) about problems arising to the community from changes to health provision and wide range of topics. Roger Saxon the local Labour party organiser and Alan Tait from Caithness Voluntary Group facilitated the meeting at the Pulteney Centre in Wick.
'Bluebell walk.' Enjoy a walking tour with the Head Gardener, Graham around the grounds of Olrig House, see the stunning bluebells and learn about some of the history and stories related to Olrig. Tours will run throughout May on Friday and Saturday at the following times.
Just moved to Keiss and cat gone missing. If anyone sees or finds the cat contact - Scott Russell-Roberts Phone-01955 631281.
BT is offering communities across Scotland the opportunity to adopt their local phone box for just £1 to turn them into something inspirational for their local area. More than 740 traditional red boxes are available for adoption across Scotland and BT will also consider adoption requests to house defibrillators in more modern kiosks.
The Peatlands Partnership is announcing the start of an extensive community consultation over a proposed World Heritage Site for The Flow Country, the vast area of peatlands in Sutherland and Caithness that is now widely recognised as being the best peatland of its type in the world. Joe Perry, the Peatland Partnership's World Heritage Site's Project Coordinator said: "A Flow Country World Heritage Site would not only be an enormous accolade for the area and the many organisations, land managers, crofters and farmers who have maintained this land for generations but it could also bring many positive development opportunities and undoubtedly some challenges too.
See poster for places and times to have your say or get help..
Contact Caithness Voluntary Group is interested in the following items - 1600mm LH wave desk (ex SSE Perth) - 9 x free to charity. 1600mm RH wave desk (ex SSE Perth) - 9 x free to charity.
More than 9,700 families receive Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby payment. Nearly 10,000 low income families across Scotland got help from the new Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby payment, official statistics show.
A new framework aimed at getting more people involved in volunteering has been launched. The Volunteering Outcomes Framework aims to reduce barriers to volunteering for people from all sections of the community, regardless of their background.
Bill Fernie Chairman of Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) at the Annual NHS Highland review 25 April 2019 open to the public asked the top table of Jeane Freeman MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport , recently appointed chief executive Iain Stewart and chairman Boyd Robertson of NHS Highland if they were aware of how changes over the years had increased patient travel to Raigmore to very high levels. A rough calculation showed it was in excess of 3 million miles each year now creating hardship for some families and huge inconvenience compared to to a time when more clinics were held in Caithness..
Family history enthusiasts from across Scotland and beyond will gather in Caithness this month for a major one-day conference. Wick's Pulteney Centre Saturday is the venue on Saturday, April 27th for the annual conference of the Scottish Association of Family History Societies (SAFHS) under the title of Northern Roots.