Lots of classes have been learning about Chinese New Year recently. The children in P1R tasted rice and prawn crackers and practised using chopsticks.
As you may know, the SCDA Caithness District Drama Festival of One-Act Plays is being hosted by Wick this year and will be held in Wick Assembly Rooms on Saturday 25th February 2023 (Poster attached for details). This year's festival is being adjudicated by Mr Dave Bennet, who has been involved with theatre for nearly fifty years directing and acting in all types of productions.
Want something to look forward to in January? Book a ticket to our 'Whisky with a nod to Burns' evening on Saturday 28th Jan, 6:30pm. 8 Doors Distillery, John O'Groats.
Regeneration projects in disadvantaged and rural communities across Scotland will receive a share of almost £27 million funding. The investment will support schemes tackling child poverty and addressing issues like addiction and suicide prevention, while creating jobs and growing local economies.
A new programme called Live It Highland is being provided by High Life Highland in partnership with NHS Highland to support people affected by type 2 diabetes. The programme is facilitated by members of the High Life Highland team, sessions are either face-to-face in various community locations or online.
People who live with Parkinson's in the north of Scotland can find out more about research on the condition being carried out in the region through a new series of podcasts produced by the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group. Created with the aim of increasing awareness and involvement in research, the podcast series, launched this week, highlights the breadth of Parkinson's research taking place across Scotland.
Two stories featuring on BBC News Scotland show that voluntary groups like businesses are feeling the cost of living pain. Caithness voluntary groups and charities that have staff and premises have seen their costs rise.
Veganuary is upon us again, with thousands of people around the world giving up animal products for the month of January. The movement, which encourages people to follow a vegan lifestyle, started in 2014 and has grown rapidly since, with 629,000 people from 228 countries taking part in 2022.
There have been a growing number of funds available to groups in Caithness in recent years with more to come as more wind farms come on stream. The problem for anyone looking for funding is where to start.
The first panels of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands Tapestry of 2023 were handed over to six stitching groups from the area at the Ross Institute in Halkirk this week. The tapestry is being created as part of the Spirit of the Highlands and Islands project, a partnership project between The Highland Council and High Life Highland, which is being delivered in collaboration with VisitScotland.
Lyth Hall - Burns Supper on Friday 20/01/23 at 7.30pm for 8.00pm. 2- course meal using local produce where possible, followed by Scottish fare of girdle scones, oatcakes, cheese and croudie, and, of course, a dram to toast the Bard.
P2/3R and P3Y were delighted to welcome eight residents and three carers from Seaview and Pulteney House yesterday afternoon. Unfortunately Riverside care home had to isolate so didn't make it.
Hi All, Hope you are all managing to keep warm in this bitterly cold weather. At least there is not too much snow so we can get about.
CHRISTMAS LUNCH 12 - 3pm Thursday 15th, Friday 16th & Saturday 17th - £18 per person. Please click the link below to book your slot.
Santa led the parade to get Christmas 2022 going in Wick on Saturday. The town centre was the busiest seen for the past 3 years.