Wick High School - Appeal For Outdoor ClothingWick 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.
Keep The Heid And Read This Wednesday 11th MayReaders 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.
Wick Players Through The YearsSee poster fordetails,.
Bill Out Around Wick From the Airport and NucleusBill 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.
Bill Takes His Election Campaign to Latheronwheel and LatheronA 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.
Can You Help Wick PlayersSee poster..
Bill Hit The Wick Trail Again on Friday 29th AprilHeading 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.
Bill Hit The Campaign Trail Again Mey To Canisbay WalkingBit 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..
Bill Went to KeissAnother 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.
Bill Fernie was out in StaxigoeThe sun kept shining for the second visit of the day. Staxigoe looked great and some nice views around the village and at the harbour..
Bill Goes Hospital Road To MiltonA 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.
Inspiring Young Voices Welcomes New Chief Officer Sandra BrownHighland 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.
No Campaigning Today - Housework, Laundry and baked a Chocolate CakeSundays 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.
Lybster - Bill's Campaign TrailLybster on 18th April More photos from earlier years at https://www.caithness.org/atoz/lybster/.
Thrumster Today for Bill's WalkaboutThe nice wee village south of Wick was Bill's choice for the walkabout today. The village pub The Old Smiddy Inn serves food but has not been opening at lunch times due the Covid.
Bill Fernie Walked Through Wick Checking On The BuildingsAfter four sunny days on the campaign trail the weather finally turned today Just dull and a bit cooler and ok for walking. It is easy to see Wick has a huge problem with empty buildings and shops especially on the route through the town centre.
Bill Out In Watten TodayA beautiful day for walking round on the campaign trail..
Bill On The Campaign Trail Berriedale to DunbeathThanks to everyone for their time today on the road from Berriedale to Dunbeath. If elected I will take up the issues related today.