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Mackay strikes new Academy deal

15 June 2011
Mackay strikes new Academy deal

Mackay strikes new Academy deal

15 June 2011

WICK Academy midfielder Sam Mackay has signed a new two-and-half-year contract with the club. The 22-year-old, who is considered one of the brightest…


Top festival honours for Cara and Ghislaine

15 June 2011
Top festival honours for Cara and Ghislaine

Top festival honours for Cara and Ghislaine

15 June 2011

TWO Thurso girls came out on top as the curtain came down on the 57th Caithness Music Festival. Thurso High School was the venue for the final night…


Portskerra disaster tale gets web showing

12 June 2011
Portskerra disaster tale gets web showing

Portskerra disaster tale gets web showing

12 June 2011

? THE tale of a disaster which rocked a Sutherland fishing community is to be broadcast to the world. The Portskerra Fishing Disaster will be one of the…


Sam Mackay re-signs for Wick Academy

10 June 2011
Sam Mackay re-signs for Wick Academy

Sam Mackay re-signs for Wick Academy

10 June 2011

WICK Academy midfielder Sam Mackay has signed a new two-and-a-half-year contract with the club. The 22-year old, who is considered as one of the brightest…


Music fest youngsters wow judges

10 June 2011
Music fest youngsters wow judges

Music fest youngsters wow judges

10 June 2011

COMPETITORS in this year’s Caithness Music Festival continued to wow judges as the event approaches its climax. Adjudicators were astonished and delighted…


Scrabster fayre reels in cash for fishermen

10 June 2011
Scrabster fayre reels in cash for fishermen

Scrabster fayre reels in cash for fishermen

10 June 2011

ALL the fun of the fayre was to be had at Scrabster at the weekend as locals turned out to raise funds to support workers in the fishing industry.


New Rumster centre plea

08 June 2011
New Rumster centre plea

New Rumster centre plea

08 June 2011

THE public is being asked to lend its support to plans to re-establish a centre at Rumster. An open day is being held this weekend and members of the…


Scorries land new manager

08 June 2011
Scorries land new manager

Scorries land new manager

08 June 2011

THE new man at the helm of Wick Academy is David Kirkwood. The decision was made on Monday night when the committee unveiled him as the man to lead the…


CLIC Sargent collection box stolen from Wick takeaway

06 June 2011
CLIC Sargent collection box stolen from Wick takeaway

CLIC Sargent collection box stolen from Wick takeaway

06 June 2011

A CANCER charity collection box has been stolen from a takeaway in Wick. Northern Constabulary is appealing for witnesses to the incident which took…


Police find missing Glasgow man’s clothes at Keiss

03 June 2011
Police find missing Glasgow man’s clothes at Keiss

Police find missing Glasgow man’s clothes at Keiss

03 June 2011

CLOTHES found at a Caithness beach belong to a man who has been missing for over a week, it has been revealed. John McKee (45), from Auldhouse in…


Thurso lifeboat stalwart honoured with Old Pulteney award

01 June 2011
Thurso lifeboat stalwart honoured with Old Pulteney award

Thurso lifeboat stalwart honoured with Old Pulteney award

01 June 2011

THE maritime industry has paid tribute to a man who has given 38 years of service to saving lives. Thurso's Billy Farquhar was awarded the Old Pulteney…


Five-goal flourish for duo’s farewell game

01 June 2011
Five-goal flourish for duo’s farewell game

Five-goal flourish for duo’s farewell game

01 June 2011

ACADEMY co-managers Richard Hughes and Ian Munro got a five-star send-off in Speyside as they stepped down from the helm at the weekend. Despite an indifferent…


Job loss fears over safety rules

01 June 2011
Job loss fears over safety rules

Job loss fears over safety rules

01 June 2011

BUILDING contractors in Caithness have expressed fears that new water supply rules will have a damaging impact on the industry locally... and even lead…


‘We are proud of what we’ve achieved’

01 June 2011
‘We are proud of what we’ve achieved’

‘We are proud of what we’ve achieved’

01 June 2011

IT IS the end of era at Harmsworth Park as the club says goodbye to its managerial duo. Richard Hughes and Ian Munro left the sidelines for the last…


The Highland Council agrees taxi fares hike

29 May 2011
The Highland Council agrees taxi fares hike

The Highland Council agrees taxi fares hike

29 May 2011

? PROPOSALS to increase the maximum price taxi firms can charge by 10p per mile have been agreed. The Highland Council’s transport, environmental and…


Wick High parent council rocked by resignations

27 May 2011
Wick High parent council rocked by resignations

Wick High parent council rocked by resignations

27 May 2011

FOURTEEN members of the Wick High parent council have resigned amid claims that the school is facing a crisis. They are said to be unhappy that their…


Designer showcases work at national exhibition

15 May 2011
Designer showcases work at national exhibition

Designer showcases work at national exhibition

15 May 2011

A local glass designer is to have his work featured at a special exhibition in Edinburgh this Summer.


Wick Academy co-boss Ian Munro wants to see killer instinct from team

12 May 2011
Wick Academy co-boss Ian Munro wants to see killer instinct from team

Wick Academy co-boss Ian Munro wants to see killer instinct from team

12 May 2011

Making their chances count is what co-manager Ian Munro is looking for his side to do as the Highland League draws to a close. A frustrating weekend in…


Richard Hughes does not rule out Wick Academy role

09 May 2011
Richard Hughes does not rule out Wick Academy role

Richard Hughes does not rule out Wick Academy role

09 May 2011

WICK Academy co-manager Richard Hughes says that he has not ruled out applying for the position of manager on an individual basis. Last month along with…


Lord Lieutenant at Royal Wedding

29 April 2011
Lord Lieutenant at Royal Wedding

Lord Lieutenant at Royal Wedding

29 April 2011

THE county’s only guest at the wedding of the decade has said it is a huge privilege to represent the area.


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