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Talk focuses on Bronze Age Dunbeath

A stone from the excavation at Dunbeath.

A LECTURE is being given in Dunbeath next week on a local Bronze Age temple. 'Dunbeath's Bronze Age temple - excavations at Halmie', being delivered by archaeologist, Kenneth Brophy, will focus on excavations carried out by the University of Glasgow's Dr Alex Morrison in the 1990s on an important Bronze Age monument in Dunbeath strath called Halmie.

Shaun is voice of Highland youth

Published: Sun 31 Aug 2014

Shaun with the previous youth convenor Ainya Taylor.

THE Highlands is to have a new youth convenor to represent the views of young people and promote their issues in the region.

Thurso church sale

Published: Sun 31 Aug 2014

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AN annual church sale with the promise of coffee and pancakes looks set to be a winner with Caithness folk.

Make your vote count

Published: Sat 30 Aug 2014

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CAITHNESS voters have been urged to put one "X" on their ballot paper In next month's referendum on Scottish independence. The call has come from the chief counting officer Mary Pitcaithly who said she she wanted "everyone's vote to count", whether they are voting by post or in person at a ballot box on September 18.

Tributes paid to HLH chair

Published: Sat 30 Aug 2014

Laurence Young, who died suddenly this week.

TRIBUTES have been paid to the High Life Highland's (HLH) chairman Lawrence Young who died suddenly this week.

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Wick and Brora set up north derby semi final

Published: Wed 13 Aug 2014

Gary Weir chipped Andy Reid from 20 yards to keep the three points in Caithness.

HARMSWORTH Park will host a North of Scotland Cup north derby semi final showdown as Wick Academy and Brora Rangers both won their quarter final ties in Caithness tonight.

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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!

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