Government backs Beatrice wind farm

The Halkirk District Benefit Fund is struggling to find applicants for the approximately £600,000.

A MAJOR renewable energy project off the Caithness coast has secured investment from the UK government. The Beatrice Offshore Wind Ltd (BOWL) scheme is one of eight which has been approved by Energy Secretary Ed Davey.

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'We're ready for them' says confident McIntosh

Published: Fri 18 Apr 2014

Blair McIntosh

'THEY'LL be ready for us, but we'll be ready for them." That is how Blair McIntosh (left) described Caithness's approach to the National Shield Final against Preston Lodge at Broadwood Stadium tomorrow.

Club veteran Morris admits final is 'biggest game'

Published: Fri 18 Apr 2014

Andrew Morris

WHEN Andrew Morris first joined Caithness RFC as a back row in 1996, he never thought he'd see the day when he would be playing in a national final. Eighteen years, 314 games and a switch to middle row

Thurso beat Halkirk in Caithness cup derby

Published: Sat 12 Apr 2014

Halkirk's Martin Bain just fails to stop a clearance by Thurso's Lee Elder during Saturday's match at Recreation Park.

MARC Macgregor capitalising on a goalkeeping howler was enough to book Thurso FC a third cup final this season as they came out on top in the Football Times Cup semi final.

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Hayley Grant recently captured stormy seas at Scalesburn, Wick.

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Reader Dan Malcolm took this shot of Dunnet beach in the early afternoon on Sunday December 29.

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Rush job at the croft museum!

THE age-old skills of the thatcher were brought back to life when the Laidhay croft museum in Dunbeath engaged on a £10,000 three-week programme to make one of the county's top tourist attractions wind- and water-tight.

Rush job at the croft museum!

Councillor speaks up

Landward Caithness councillor Willie Mackay (front centre) was guest speaker at the first of a series of winter meetings of the Caithness Parkinson's group.

Councillor speaks up

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