With the announcement of the closure of Caithness Horizons is it time to reflection whether there is longer life in volunteers running these places. The fact that grants have been a big part of the running has always put it at risk if as now grant funding is being seriously cut back as part of government austerity measures.
A good welcome for 2017 was had by local residents at Watten Village Hall. Check out the Photo Gallery..
Fun day for all - BBQ, Fresh pancakes being made with a variety of toppings. Mr Fox Treasure Hunt, Come and see the animals, Bounce and Slide Bouncy Castle, Bottle Stall, Face Painting, Chocolate Fountain, Watten Primary School Art Competition, Raffle.
The 2016 Bower Gala was held on Saturday 20th August. The weather had been very heavy rain in the night before but happily it cleared up by the afternoon.
See photos of Bower Gala 2015 in the photo gallery..
There was plenty of fun, flowers and ferrets at the Watten Fund day on Sunday 24th August 2014. Tea and cakes or burgers and sausages depending on how hungry you were.
See all the 2014 photos in the photo gallery..
Participants in a 10k-5k funrun/walk along the Welbeck Estate road at Berriedale on Sunday were rewarded with a lovely sunny day. Funds raised went to the Red Cross, Macmillan Cancer Support and the refurbishment of the local hall.
Scotland welcomes the world for the Year of Homecoming 2014. Homecoming Scotland 2014 offers a year-long programme of events celebrating the very best of Scotland’s food and drink, our fantastic active and natural resources as well as our creativity, culture and ancestral heritage.
The freedom of the most northerly community in Great Britain – John O’Groats – has been bestowed by The Highland Council on former Highland Councillor and local resident of John O’Groats Mr John Houston Green. Tributes were paid to Mr Green at a ceremony held at John O’Groats Village Hall on Tuesday evening (10 December 2013).