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Have your say on east Caithness switch station site

Published: Sun 30 Aug 2015

Residents who live close to the site of a proposed development to erect a 67m 900KW wind turbine near the summit of Olrig Hill - the highest hill in east Caithness - have blasted the authority for failing to notify them about the application.

A PUBLIC consultation is to take place in Caithness next month on site options for an electrical switching station north of Wick. The station would allow the connection of a planned subsea cable from Shetland with the one being installed between Caithness and Moray.

Fireworks guaranteed at Thurso talk

Published: Sat 29 Aug 2015

Thurso High School has been given a good write up by inspectors.

THURSO High School will be filled with flashes and bangs as two scientists come to town to show the exciting side of chemistry.

WHS pupils app-lauded for enterprise

Published: Sat 29 Aug 2015

Wick High has made great progress since concerns were first identified in 2008.

FIVE pupils from Wick High School gave a presentation to Highland councillors on their experience in developing apps for modern technology. Leanne Cormack, Megan Shearer, Konrad Szewczyk, Ellora James, John Sutherland and their teacher, Chris Aitken impressed members of the education, children and adult services committee.

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Sport

Anglers fail to reel in cup shock against Caley

Published: Tue 11 Aug 2015

It was too little too late for Halkirk United as they were unable to find a late equaliser as Inverness Caledonian Thistle progressed to the semi finals of the North of Scotland Cup.

Rodger over and out as Academy lose

Published: Sat 08 Aug 2015

Steven Anderson was the 2014 Caithness County League player of the year with Lybster FC.

GRAEME Rodger's second half strike proved to be the difference as Formartine United came from behind to beat Wick Academy.

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