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19/5/2022
Sale at BB Hall ThursoThumbnail for article : Sale at BB Hall Thurso
See poster for details.   .  
19/5/2022
Help Plant Wild Flowers At The John O'groats Mill PathThumbnail for article : Help Plant Wild Flowers At The John O'groats Mill Path
The coastal path from the Mill to John O'Groats Harbour has been much used since it was made in August last year.   Unfortunately time & weather prevented the sowing of wildflower seed in the Autumn, so now is the time! We've got the seed and need lots of volunteers to help sow it.  
16/5/2022
Budapest Cafe Orchestra At Pulteney Centre Wick - A few tickets left for Tuesday 17th MayThumbnail for article : Budapest Cafe Orchestra At Pulteney Centre Wick - A few tickets left for Tuesday 17th May
The performance for tonight at Lyth is sold out but there are still a few tickets left for the Wick performance at Pulteney Centre on Tuesday 17 May 2022 at 7.30pm BCO play a blistering barrage of traditional folk and gypsy-flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer laments, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and their own unique re-imaginings of some of the biggest tunes ever written by the classical greats.   The Budapest Cafe Orchestra was established in 2009 by British composer and violinist, Christian Garrick, and led by him have won legions of fans with their magical and infectious performances.  
15/5/2022
Unexpected Garden From Lyth ArtsThumbnail for article : Unexpected Garden From Lyth Arts
The garden will start touring later this month, see a list of dates below.   With exciting plans for families, schools, gigs and more, keep your eyes peeled for further information! John O'Groats | Sat 28 May - Sat 18 June.  
14/5/2022
Do These Three Popular Anti-ageing Skincare Ingredients Work? Here's What The Evidence SaysThumbnail for article : Do These Three Popular Anti-ageing Skincare Ingredients Work? Here's What The Evidence Says
For people looking to press pause on ageing, it hasn't always been as easy as it is today.  Throughout history people have used all sorts of outlandish anti-ageing skincare techniques - such as bathing in donkey's milk as Cleopatra supposedly did, or applying mercury directly to the skin, as the Elizabethans did.  
12/5/2022
Caithness Castles And Other Fortified Buildings - Now AvailableThumbnail for article : Caithness Castles And Other Fortified Buildings - Now Available
A Genealogical History and Guide to the Strongholds and Lairds Houses of the County of Caithness in the Northern Highlands of Scotland by Michael J Gunn.   This book recounts the histories and family connections of more than one hundred Caithness strongholds.  
11/5/2022
Wick High School - Appeal For Outdoor Clothing
Wick High School are taking some pupils away to Alladale Outdoor Centre to do some wild camping after the effects of lockdown.   To help keep costs down we are looking for any donations of walking shoes/boots and waterproof trousers/jackets.  
9/5/2022
Keep The Heid And Read This Wednesday 11th MayThumbnail for article : Keep The Heid And Read This Wednesday 11th May
Readers young and old are being challenged to spend six minutes reading on Wednesday 11May 2022.   It is part of Keep the Heid and Read campaign, a Scotland-wide reading initiative led by The Scottish Library and Information Council.  
5/5/2022
Wick Players Through The YearsThumbnail for article : Wick Players Through The Years
See poster fordetails,.  
3/5/2022
Bill Out Around Wick From the Airport and NucleusThumbnail for article : Bill Out Around Wick From the Airport and Nucleus
Bill Fernie started the campaign trail today at Wick airport where flights recently restarted with Eastern airways.   The over to the Nucleus now a big employer in Wick as the nuclear records from all over the UK are being digitised.  
2/5/2022
Bill Takes His Election Campaign to Latheronwheel and LatheronThumbnail for article : Bill Takes His Election Campaign to Latheronwheel and Latheron
A dry but dull morning saw Bill out again on the election campaign trail.   A very nice part of Caithness for walking and woodland if you have to time to investigate.  
1/5/2022
Can You Help Wick PlayersThumbnail for article : Can You Help Wick Players
See poster..  
30/4/2022
Bill Hit The Wick Trail Again on Friday 29th AprilThumbnail for article : Bill Hit The Wick Trail Again on Friday 29th April
Heading back into Wick on a different set of streets on Friday showing the old and new parts of the town.   There is still some confusion in some people's minds about who does what in respect to road repairs.  
28/4/2022
Bill Hit The Campaign Trail Again Mey To Canisbay WalkingThumbnail for article : Bill Hit The Campaign Trail Again Mey To Canisbay Walking
Bit of roundabout route to Thurso by Bus and then onwards to begin the walkabout.   Lovely sunny morning and met some nice people along the way..  
26/4/2022
Bill Went to KeissThumbnail for article : Bill Went to Keiss
Another beautiful day for Keiss today.   If you have not been to Keiss for a while take look around the photo gallery and spot any changes.  
26/4/2022
Bill Fernie was out in StaxigoeThumbnail for article : Bill Fernie was out in Staxigoe
The sun kept shining for the second visit of the day.   Staxigoe looked great and some nice views around the village and at the harbour..  
25/4/2022
Bill Goes Hospital Road To MiltonThumbnail for article : Bill Goes Hospital Road To Milton
A dull and chilly for Bill's walkabout from Hospital Road, Wick to Milton.   Walking may good for fitness but he was read for hot bowl of soup at the Norseman today as there was no heat under the clouds.  
25/4/2022
Inspiring Young Voices Welcomes New Chief Officer Sandra BrownThumbnail for article : Inspiring Young Voices Welcomes New Chief Officer Sandra Brown
Highland charity Inspiring Young Voices has welcomed Sandra Brown to the newly created post of Chief Officer.   Inspiring Young Voices, which was formerly known as Highland Children & Young People's Forum, works to enable children and young people with additional support needs to take control of their lives by promoting their rights, supporting their participation and empowering them to have a greater say in decisions that affect their lives Sandra has over 30 years' experience supporting people of all ages and backgrounds to speak out and remove barriers to participation in society, including 15 years as a manager in the third sector.  
24/4/2022
No Campaigning Today - Housework, Laundry and baked a Chocolate CakeThumbnail for article : No Campaigning Today - Housework, Laundry and baked a Chocolate Cake
Sundays are not campaign days so it was on with the usual house work, laundry and then baked a chocolate cake to have with my afternoon coffee.   The raspberry Jam was from the batch I made last August from rasps we planted over the years and now have quite big crop every year.