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Wick driver clocked at 120mph

Published: Wed 21 Jun 2017

Wick Sheriff Court was told of cannabis growing operation in Lybster.

A YOUNG Wick motorist who was clocked going at 120 miles per hour has been banned from the roads for a year.

Wick endures wettest June in over a century

Published: Mon 19 Jun 2017

The scene at Fairies' Hill on Wick river after heavy rain on June 6 and 7. Picture: David G Scott

WICK is experiencing its wettest June since at least 1910. According to local weather watcher Keith Banks the rainfall total up to 10am on Sunday was a staggering 106.8mm (4.20 inches).

NDA doubles Wick harbour gate funding

Published: Mon 19 Jun 2017

Harbour chiefs have reported damage to the outer quay is increasing.

THE Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) has announced it will potentially offer up to £1 million to go towards a high water protection gate to protect Wick harbour against violent storms.

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Thurso Castle captured

Thurso reader Fergus Corsie took this shot of Thurso Castle from the top of Brims Hill on August 31.

Thurso Castle captured

Wick from afar

A photo taken by Gavin Russell, of Macleod Road, Wick, looking towards the town from the walkway at the riverside.

Wick from afar

Northern lights at Ackergill

Willie Watt, of Whitehouse Park, Wick, captured this shot from Ackergill harbour around 10pm during the recent northern lights display.

Northern lights at Ackergill

Dunnet Beach

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

Dunnet Beach

Simply stunning

Chris Sinclair took this shot during a family outing on a very unseasonal day at Loch More.

Simply stunning

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!

 

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