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29/7/2017
Halkirk Highland Games 2017Thumbnail for article : Halkirk Highland Games 2017
See photos in the Photo Gallery - link above..  
26/7/2017
Wick Gala 2017 Childrens Fancy DressThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2017 Childrens Fancy Dress
See the photo gallery for all the photos..  
24/7/2017
Wick Gala 2017 Fun RunThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2017 Fun Run
See a few photo of the fun run in the Photo Gallery link above..  
22/7/2017
Wick Gala 2017Thumbnail for article : Wick Gala 2017
Great night for the Gala.   Many photos now in the gallery and more coming on Sunday..  
20/7/2017
Wick Swimming Pool - Great Deal On High Life CardThumbnail for article : Wick Swimming Pool - Great Deal On High Life Card
The new community facility at Wick High still has great offer on the High Life Card.   Usually £20 per month but for this offer pay £200 and get a whole 12 months of access.  
15/7/2017
Caithness County Show 2017 - SaturdayThumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2017 - Saturday
The rain was forecast and it came as predicted.   The first couple hours up until about 9.00am were dry then rain came on steadily but the ground remained firm all day.  
14/7/2017
Caithness County Show 2017Thumbnail for article : Caithness County Show 2017
Caithness County Show 2017 is underway.   First photos are from Friday.  
14/7/2017
Lego Broch Exhibition Opens At Caithness HorizonsThumbnail for article : Lego Broch Exhibition Opens At Caithness Horizons
If you are in Thurso in coming days and months take look in a the Lego Caithness Broch project in Caithnes Horizons ( The old Thurso Town Hall.   It is part of the ongoing quest to build new broch to show what it is all about.  
12/7/2017
Snap a bit of Highland Heritage - Photo CompetitionThumbnail for article : Snap a bit of Highland Heritage  - Photo Competition
Planning is already underway for the Highland Archaeology Festival, the huge celebration of Highland heritage which takes place in October, organised by The Highland Council.  New this year is a chance to capture a bit of Highland Heritage in the HAF2017 photographic competition.  
12/7/2017
Thurso's Midsummer Madness 2017 - Day 1Thumbnail for article : Thurso's Midsummer Madness 2017 - Day 1
See video.  
10/7/2017
Consider Carefully Before Using Tanning Machines
Important warning: There are health risks associated with using ultraviolet (UV) tanning equipment - skin cancer, cataracts, premature ageing of the skin, sunburnt skin, dryness and itching, bumpy rashes, and eye irritation/conjunctivitis.  Any exposure to UV radiation from tanning equipment is potentially harmful.  
9/7/2017
Latheron Show 2017Thumbnail for article : Latheron Show 2017
The Latheron Show 2017 returned to its usual place at Occumster after going to Lybster last year due to wet weather.   See the Photo Gallery link above for lots of photos.  
3/7/2017
Beatrice Highland Partnership Fund Open For Applications From 3 July 2017Thumbnail for article : Beatrice Highland Partnership Fund Open For Applications From 3 July 2017
Community Groups can now apply for funds from the Beatrice Highland Partnership fund.   Grants are available from £10,000 to £50,000.  
Lybster Gala 2017Thumbnail for article : Lybster Gala 2017
A dull evening but the rain stayed away for the Lybster Gala 2017 Saturday evening crowning etc.   See the Photo Gallery above..  
Canisbay Show 2017Thumbnail for article : Canisbay Show 2017
See photo gallery above..  
30/6/2017
Replica Red Phone Box By Dounreay Apprentices For Memory GardenThumbnail for article : Replica Red Phone Box By Dounreay Apprentices For Memory Garden
Apprentices at Dounreay have designed and made a life-size replica red telephone box for the Town and County hospital therapy garden in Wick.   It was designed and built at Dounreay, near Thurso, in Caithness with the help of experienced tradesmen at the site.  
27/6/2017
Elise Lyall School Of Dance putting on a show for Wick Memorial GardenThumbnail for article : Elise Lyall School Of Dance putting on a show for Wick Memorial Garden
HIGHLAND dancers are to perform at a fundraising event in Wick's World War II memorial garden this Saturday 1st July 2017 .  It is being organised by the Elise Lyall School of Dance in aid of the community group that created the garden in Bank Row and is responsible for maintaining it.  
25/6/2017
See A Guide To North Coast 500 Just PublishedThumbnail for article : See A Guide To North Coast 500 Just Published
The North Coast 500 is a 516-mile scenic route around the north coast of Scotland, starting and ending at Inverness Castle.   See a guide to the North Coast 500 HERE North Coast 500 Web Site.  
23/6/2017
Caithness & North Sutherland Fund's latest grant awardsThumbnail for article : Caithness & North Sutherland Fund's latest grant awards
Caithness & North Sutherland Fund's latest grant assessment round has awarded over £17k to community projects throughout the Caithness & North Sutherland area.   The Caithness Broch Project was granted £10,000 towards costs of holding a Caithness Broch Festival, consisting of a programme of participative archaeological activities that will be held throughout the year focusing around two selected Caithness broch sites.  
23/6/2017
Thurso Town Improvements (TTIA) Tia The Big ArrivalThumbnail for article : Thurso Town Improvements (TTIA) Tia The Big Arrival
Thurso Town Improvements Association (TTIA) are proud to introduce to you our mascot - TIA.  Tia was designed by young creative genius Scott Hughes from Miller Academy primary school.