News Archive - July
31 July 2015Duke of Rothesay Tours Dunnet Bay Distillery
29 July 2015Pulteneytown Academy Primary School From Above
28 July 2015Wick Gala 2015 - Children's Fancy Dress
Wick Gala 2015 - Cycle Races
27 July 2015More Wick Gala 2015 Photos
Latest Wick Gala 2015 From Noel Donaldson
See all Wick Gala 2015 from the start HERE
Dunnet Beach Clean - Can You Spare One Hour?
26 July 2015Wick Academy 0 Clachnacuddin 3
ACADEMY paid dearly for a first-half handful of chances that, for one reason or another, went abegging and recorded an inauspicious start to their league challenge. Clach went on, in the second period, to punish the hosts with an emphatic, triple tally of goals, without reply. Having seen off Clyde in a pre-season friendly and sweetly dispatched Brora from the north cup, fans were entitled to feel confident about their team's performance ahead of the opening game at Harmsworth Park on Saturday. Photo Gallery
Halkirk Highland Games 2015
Mey Highland Games Cancelled
The committee of the Canisbay and District RBLS have decided to cancel the Mey Highland Games due to be held on 1st August. The fields are waterlogged and another suitable venue could not be found.
25 July 2015Wick Gala 2015 - All Photos Now In
24 July 2015Naval Reactor Test Establishment At Vulcan in Caithness has been officially shut down
Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership - Update
Fast Look at 'e Groat an 'e Courier
Wick Green Gym - Volunteer and get fit for free!
Green Gyms are all about Healthy People, Healthy Places. Come along and volunteer to help look after local green spaces and also improve your own fitness at the same time. Green Gyms are designed to improve your overall well-being at the same time as improving the local environment & green spaces through conservation & gardening activities.
23 July 2015Watch out for telephone ‘disconnection scam' warns Highland Council Trading Standards
Communities leading on development of Local Area Plans for LEADER Programme
Communities across the Highlands are in the process of developing Action Plans outlining local priorities for the LEADER 2014-2020 Programme expected to launch in late Autumn 2015. LEADER is an EU Fund aimed at promoting economic and community development within rural areas. The fund is community led with decision making on local development priorities taken by local groups. The programme will be delivered at a local level through seven Local Area Partnerships: Caithness; Sutherland; Skye; Wester Ross, Strathpeffer & Lochalsh; Lochaber; Inner Moray Firth North; and Inner Moray Firth South. Community Index
Biology workshop for children at Caithness Horizons
Thursday 6th August, 10.30am-12.30pm Suitable for children ages between 7 &12 years. £2 per child or FREE for members of Peter’s Pals Young Curators Club.
22 July 2015'e Courier Today
21 July 2015Ham Harbour and Mill
20 July 2015Tooled up for tick time
A walk on a nice day to see Nybster Broch show it is now over-grown with grasses and wild flowers. A few years ago archaeological digs revealed the layout in great details as can be seen in previous photos. We took the opportunity to get the kite cam out and hovering over allowed us to get a birds eye viewof the current conditions.
History and 2005 Dig The Dig in 2011 Around Auckengill More Caithness Brochs
A great new book on Caithness Archaeology out now
Caithness Archaeology: Aspects of Prehistory by A. Heald & J. Barber.
An eminently readable and accessible account of the archaeology of Caithness that provides an inspiring source for the study of people and place over time Introduces the reader to aspects of the little-known archaeological sites and landscapes and the individuals who have investigated the heritage
19 July 2015John O'Groats From Above
A few years ago it looked like this Even Earlier From Air
2012 Late 1960s
Transform John O'Groats Project 2011 - the Arty days.
Caithness County Show 2015 - Vintage Tractors Film Clip
Massed Pipe Bands From Caithness At Market Square, Wick
All the Caithness bands joined forces for an evening of music at Market Square, Wick on Saturday 18th July 2015.
See and hear a short film clip Here
Live Jive Dance Fun For The Whole Family Today at Mackays Hotel
2.00 - 5.00pm
Come along and have some dancing fun to live music or sit and listen.
All proceeds in aid of Laurandy Day Care Centre.
Caithness County Show 2015 - More Photos From Noel Donaldson
18 July 2015Caithness County Show 2015 - Over 700 Photos - Many more categories and people inside
A Rough Guide - To see much larger photos right click the image and open in a new tab or window.
Vintage Tractors Setting Up New Machinery Judging Horses
Sheep Cattle More Horses Champions Stunt Bikes
Children's Races Turnouts Vintage In The Ring Fair Ground
Caithness County Show 2015 - Outdoors
17 July 2015Caithness County Show 2015 - Sales Tent
Caithness County Show 2015 - Industrial Tent
Caithness county Show 2015 - The Flower Tent
Caithness County Show 2015 - This Year At Wick and All Set To Go Rain Or No Rain
Setting up the show ground was completed on Thursday afternoon and evening just ahead of the rain. It is all set despite the weather - take your boots and enjoy it all.
Castlehill From Above and Sideways
15 July 2015Sinclair Castle formerly Girnigoe Castle - Photos From a Kite Camera
A few more photos of Sinclair castle formerly known as Girnigoe Castle taken from a camera suspended from a kite.
Girnigoe (now Sinclair) Castle Index
See the Caithness Castles From Above
14 July 2015Caithness County Show Definitely Goes On No Matter What The Weather
Many rumours havebeen circulating about the county show due to the rainy weather. However all the rumours are not true. The committee has confirmed it will go ahead as usual at riverside Wick on Friday and Saturday this coming weekend.
Auckengill Nature Trip
13 July 2015Viking Ventures - book now for Bettyhill or Thurso
Bettyhill Venture Thurso Venture
Become a young Viking and see if your team can be victorious in the different challenges to decide which team gets the glory of setting sail on a Viking raid. Limited numbers so book early to avoid disappointment.
12 July 2015Latest Wick Pipe Band Fancy Dress Photos
Film Clip Of Fancy Dress Parade
Wick Pipe Band Week 2015 - Fancy Dress Parade - more photos coming shortly
10 July 2015NOSCA In Castletown and Thurso - Summer Childcare and Activities
Keiss Castle From The Air Via A Kite Camera Gives New Views
Main Caithness Castles Index
9 July 2015Fun and Mayhem For 30 Minutes In Thurso and Wick - The Magnificent Organ - Saturday 11th July
New Wick High School - Latest Photos
8 July 2015Caithness Show Relay For Life Team
Caithness show relay team held an Olympic style relay from the Thurso show field to the Wick show field as part of our fundraising for the relay for life on 29th August 2015. Donate
Latheron Show 2015 Moves Due to Wet Weather And Water Logged Field
Due ot the wet weather the usual field at West Clyth, Occumster is water logged. Events will now take place at two places in Halkirk and Lybster. Saturday 11th July 2015
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7 July 2015Scientists from around the world gather in Caithness for conference
Lybster Gala 2015 Photos From Angus Mackay
6 July 2015SCHOTTEL HYDRO supplies to world's largest tidal energy project MeyGen
Trading Standards and Citizens Advice launch new anti-scams initiative
Rushdance Kids Swept The Boards At Hip Hop Competitions in Grangemouth
4 July 2015Castletown Gala 2015 - Photos all in - 153
3 July 2015Police to conduct anti-social driving initiative
Charity Car Wash for KaydensWish2Walk - Help Make A Wee Boys Wish Come True
2 July 2015Highland Council invites tenders for ICT Core Services
Caithness harbour cashes in on Shetland oil and gas boom - Herald