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30/3/2023
Willd flower Meadow Mosaic Project At ThursoThumbnail for article : Willd flower Meadow Mosaic Project At Thurso
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30/3/2023
Wild Flower Meadow Sowing At LybsterThumbnail for article : Wild Flower Meadow Sowing At Lybster
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17/3/2023
Highland Green Health Small Grant Fund Is Now Open For ApplicationsThumbnail for article : Highland Green Health Small Grant Fund Is Now Open For Applications
The Highland Green Health Partnership is delighted to announce the 2023 Highland Green Health Small Grant Fund is now open for applications.   The Aim of this year's grant is to contribute towards sustained green health action across Highland.  
6/3/2023
Earth Hour At Seadrift Centre Dunnet - Saturday 25 MarchThumbnail for article : Earth Hour At Seadrift Centre Dunnet - Saturday 25 March
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5/3/2023
Calling Young People - Meeting Points: Scottish Youth Theatre Workshop New Theatre With Local Young PeopleThumbnail for article : Calling Young People - Meeting Points: Scottish Youth Theatre Workshop New Theatre With Local Young People
For two weeks in March, Scottish Youth Theatre will be touring the North and North East of Scotland, bringing a van load of new performances, workshops and creative professionals to schools and colleges.   Encounters is a new touring project offering free workshops to local young people and the chance to see a range of innovative performances by fellow young artists.  
4/3/2023
Quiz Night In ThursoThumbnail for article : Quiz Night  In Thurso
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9/2/2023
Wick Players Looking For Help With Young PeopleThumbnail for article : Wick Players Looking For Help With Young People
Towards the end of last year, we began a series of new youth nights dedicated to youngsters called "3, 2,1 ACT!".  These nights started off as a great success having around 15-20 kids attending each week ranging in age from 11 to 18.  
9/2/2023
Volunteer Work Day At St John's PoolThumbnail for article : Volunteer Work Day At St John's Pool
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9/2/2023
Workshops on Energy Bill And Transport CostsThumbnail for article : Workshops on Energy Bill And Transport Costs
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24/1/2023
Noss Primary School Chinese New Year In P1 At Noss Primary School In WickThumbnail for article : Noss Primary School Chinese New Year In P1 At Noss Primary School In Wick
Lots of classes have been learning about Chinese New Year recently.   The children in P1R tasted rice and prawn crackers and practised using chopsticks.  
23/1/2023
Free Drama Workshop At Wick Players
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.  
20/1/2023
Whisky With A Nod To BurnsThumbnail for article : Whisky With A Nod To Burns
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.  
19/1/2023
Become a Board Member of PPPThumbnail for article : Become a Board Member of PPP
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19/1/2023
John O'groats Mill Trust Receives £1.5million From An Investment In Scotland's Neighbourhoods By Scottish GovernmentThumbnail for article : John O'groats Mill Trust Receives £1.5million From An Investment In Scotland's Neighbourhoods By Scottish Government
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.  
19/1/2023
High Life Highland support for people with type 2 diabetes
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.  
19/1/2023
New Podcast Series To Highlight Research Opportunities For People With Parkinson's In The North Of Scotland
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.  
19/1/2023
Voluntary Groups Like Businesses Are Feeling The Cost Of Living Pain
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.  
19/1/2023
Is Veganuary Bad For You? A Nutritionist Explains Why Plant-based Diets Need Proper PlanningThumbnail for article : Is Veganuary Bad For You? A Nutritionist Explains Why Plant-based Diets Need Proper Planning
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.  
18/1/2023
My Family Tree and Treasures I have FoundThumbnail for article : My Family Tree and Treasures I have Found
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13/1/2023
Caithness Stitchers Receive First Tapestry Panels Of 2023Thumbnail for article : Caithness Stitchers Receive First Tapestry Panels Of 2023
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.