New Rights For Scotland's Carers
New legal rights to ensure the many thousands of unpaid
carers get the help and support they need come into force on Sunday 1
Celia More Retires From Flower Shop, Wick
After 25 years in business Celia More is retiring.
The business has been sold to another local woman Jane Miller and will
continue. One employee has been kept on by the new owner.
UKAEA Donates Redundant
Computers To Local Groups
Ardersier Yard Closes
Missing Hempriggs Man
Found After Searches
Jamie Stone, MSP Sees For Himself
27 August 2002
Orkney Science Festival
The 12th Festival
gets under way on Friday of this week (30th August) with an eight-day
programme packed with activities, with participants from all over the UK
as well as from overseas. International contributors come from Australia,
Zimbabwe, Slovenia and Denmark.
Walk For Macmillan Nurses
Sheena Nicolson, Clyth has been
organising a walk for her friends for several years and this year was no
exception. They all had a very enjoyable sponsored walk round the
Horseshoe at Harpsdale (nearly 10 miles) and raised £1600 ...............
Ross Finnie Sends 10,00 Drum
On Its Way
Minister for Environment and Rural Development today consigned the
10,000th drum of low-level radioactive waste from the site restoration of
Dounreay through a new £6 million treatment plant at the site..............
On Health Services In Caithness
The Assembly Rooms in Wick on Wednesday 4th September and
will be repeated at The Town Hall in Thurso on Thursday 5th September from
9:45am to 3:30pm.......
Local Hotelier Becomes Director of Highland
Pat Buchanan who with her husband
run the Dunbeath hotel and who is already on the board of Visit Scotland
has become a director of Highland 2008 the group bidding for the Euro
Soccer event in 2008.
Llamas In Harris, Outer Hebrides
In a first for the Hebrides,
visitors from around the world and locals alike will be able to experience
the company of these quiet, elegant and gentle animals and encounter the
unique Harris scenery at the same time.
Sutherland Brothers, Wick
Goes Even More Hi-tech
A Wick-based grocery wholesale business has installed new hi-tech software
and the transformation at Sutherland Brothers Ltd is so significant the
marketing director has been asked to tell his contemporaries all about it. Colin Sangster
has just returned from the Landmark conference in Berlin,
Caithness Apprentices Back From Tall Ships Trip
Four New Highland Schools
Post Office Launches Appeal For New Postmaster In Dunnet
The Post Office is launching
an appeal for a local person to come forward and provide a Post
Office service to the community of Dunnet.
Another £30 million
New partnership will create 50 new jobs at Dounreay.
Caithness & Sutherland Enterprise July Report
Extra £4,277,000 For Highland Council
HEBRIDEAN CONNECTIONS' TO THE
An ambitious project is set to bring the Western Isles' rich history back
to life. `Hebridean Connections - People and Place' project is a joint
initiative aimed at making the area's diverse cultural and historical past
available to everyone, everywhere.
Young Folk Back
Orkney youngsters are getting used to life on shore once again after a
aboard the tall ship Prince William.
Fresh from their passage from Dundee to Denmark - before the return leg
North Sea to Aberdeen - all agree that they have enjoyed the adventure of
At The Salmon Pool, Thurso River
was one of those days that could have been from a book or film on
Monday. School Holidays with young folk and dogs playing in
and around the salmon pool on the Thurso River. A warm
afternoon - dogs loved the cold water as did the boys on the old
Towards A Fully Literate Highlands
Recent research shows that one in five people in Scotland have still
to fully develop their literacy skills, according to Mary Rhind,
Co-ordinator of a new Highland initiative which supports the
teaching of basic numeracy and literacy skills to adults.
New Grants available.......................
Brenda Lees Leaves North Highland Archive
Lees archivist at the North Highland Archive had a night out to say
farewell with her friends and volunteers from the Archive in Wick.
Brenda is starting a new job in Wales shortly near to the place
where she comes from.
Two incidents of bogus workmen have been reported to Lochaber
Police. Both incidents occurred in the village of Kinlochleven
and involved two men calling at houses in the village. In each case
the men purported to being from the Water Board.
Dave Kennedy Pre Marriage Rituals
the Mey Games the fun continued with Dave Kennedy (a member in the
Mey tug o' war team) from Tressdale getting his ritual send off from
his team members before marrying Lyn Durrand a week on Friday.
Prince Charles At Canisbay Church
Prince Charles At Mey
Valerie Carr In Wick To
Launch New Book "GREEN"
Carr was in D R Simpsons in Wick signing copies of her new book
Green based on her childhood in Caithness in the 1950's and 60's
West Highland Way Walkers Raise
£610 For Hospice
Kite Buggy Courses Begin
Begg Web Site Goes Panasonic
the business arm of Caithness.org has altered the Graham Begg web
site to show some of the great deals available on Panasonic
Bill & Aline Mowat Celebrate 50 Years Married
Get Your Business Seen
Caithness.org Banner Ads
Thurso Gala Night Pictures
Thurso Gala Fancy Dress
Wick Gala Golf