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19/5/2014
BT Sport Signs Up 19,000 Commercial Premises in Nine Months
BT Sport has announced that more than 19,000 pubs, clubs, betting shops, hotels and other commercial premises have now signed up to its sports service.   In just nine months since the channels went on air for the first time last August independent research shows that BT Sport has captured 24 per cent of all pubs, including groups and independents, putting BT Sport neck and neck with Sky at 25 per cent.* BT has increased the commercial market for TV sports packages - based on the number of new customers who have not previously subscribed – by around 26 per cent.  
18/5/2014
Have You Ever Wanted To Get Into Rally Driving? - Here Is Your Chance To Try ItThumbnail for article : Have You Ever Wanted To Get Into Rally Driving? - Here Is Your Chance To Try It
Experienced local rally driver who has been involvedi n many competition over the years is looking for co-driver.   Bill's usual partner is unable to compete in coming competitions.  
16/5/2014
Caithness Classic Motorcycle Club Rally 2014Thumbnail for article : Caithness Classic Motorcycle Club Rally 2014
The annual rally set of for its 80 miles run in 2014.   .  
15/5/2014
Yoga Class Times and Venues
Thurso Yoga classes have moved to the youth club on Thursday evenings.  They are still 6.30- 7.30pm at Thurso youth club.  
12/5/2014
CHILDREN’S CHARITY IS CALLING FORE! LADY GOLFERS TO TEE-OFF
Scottish Ladies Golfing Association (SLGA) supporting Barnardo’s Scotland.  Annual charity golfing competition.  
11/5/2014
Strathspey left reel-ing as Wick do a jig of joyThumbnail for article : Strathspey left reel-ing as Wick do a jig of joy
Wick Academy..........6..........Strathspey Thistle........1 Reporter Noel Donaldson THE Scorries flew high in their seasonal swan song, serving the brand of football that has all to often been absent during the current match card.   While Wick were doubtless keen to demonstrate that they are a cut above a 1-1 draw against lowly Fort William, last week, the home team got an early scare when Thistle marked their card by opening the scoring in just six minutes, John Ross netting.  
30/4/2014
Carter/Honyman Pair Second Time Winners of Bfest Pairs ChampionshipsThumbnail for article : Carter/Honyman Pair Second Time Winners of Bfest Pairs Championships
The Blackstairs Lounge hosted a great weekend of 8 ball pool as fourteen teams battled it out for the fourth annual Bfest Pairs Championships.   Teams were drawn into two groups of seven, where two teams from each group would qualify for the semi final stage the next day.  
27/4/2014
Academy head-over-heels as Farquhar nods home late deciderThumbnail for article : Academy head-over-heels as Farquhar nods home late decider
Wick Academy 3...........Rothes 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson ROTHES must have felt cheated out of a share of the spoils as Alan Farquhar stole all three points for Academy with an excellent header seconds from the final whistle.   The decider saw the home side return to winning ways a after a frustrating series of games and they appeared at times, more like the team that wowed their fans in the earlier part of the season.  
19/4/2014
Mens RBS Shield - Caithness RFC v Preston Lodge RFCThumbnail for article : Mens RBS Shield - Caithness RFC v Preston Lodge RFC
Caithness 6 Preston Lodge 27 Scottish Rugby and QTV Sport present coverage of the final of the mens shield on RBS Cup Finals Day at Broadwood Stadium in Cumbernauld on Saturday 19th April 2014..  
9/4/2014
Wick & District Pool League - Captains Cup 2014Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Captains Cup 2014
Thirty two participants battled it out last Saturday in the Retro Bar for the 32nd annual Captains Cup event.   After twelve hours of pool, it was George Smith who would win his second Captains Cup title by defeating four time champion Ryan Carter 5-4 in an epic final.  
8/4/2014
Star Coaching - Easter Programme
Easter Holiday Programme - Wed 16th – Fri 18th April 3 days coaching and a fantastic goody bag Reduced Price £20 – Application forms available online New 25% sibling discount – check website for details Wick – East End Hut 6-8 YEAR OLDS: 1:00 – 2:15 9-12 YEAR OLDS: 2:30 – 3:45 Thurso – The Dammies 6-8 YEAR OLDS: 9:00 – 10:15 9-12 YEAR OLDS: 10:30 – 11:45 Contacts - Gary: 07793225914 Stewart: 07500017851 e-mail: info[AT]star-coaching.co.uk www.star-coaching.co.uk Facebook: starcoaching Twitter: [AT]StarCoachInfo .  
6/4/2014
Penalty forces Academy to dig deepThumbnail for article : Penalty forces Academy to dig deep
Wick Academy........1 Formartine United........1 Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick's penalty bogey struck again, in the fifteenth minute and gave the visitors a welcome lead, United's acquisition Cammy Keith making no mistake from the spot.   But any suggestion that the visitors were set for an easy ride was soon dispelled as Academy dug in.  
3/4/2014
Get Fitter With Wick Triathlon Club EventsThumbnail for article : Get Fitter With Wick Triathlon Club Events
Wick Triathlon Club are holding several events over the next 3 months:- The Easter 10K race will take place on Sunday 20th April.   The route is from Staxigoe Hall to Noss Head and back.  
3/4/2014
New learning opportunities for Caithness in sports industryThumbnail for article : New learning opportunities for Caithness in sports industry
The first of its kind to be available in the Highlands, the National Qualification (NQ) Sport Fitness and Health will be led from The North Highland College UHI.   Delivered by Lecturer and part-time Fitness Instructor Sarah Dunnett, it is one of the newest courses to be added to the college prospectus this year.  
1/4/2014
Kirsty Mackay From Thurso Will Carry The Queen's Baton
Highlanders learn they are to carry Queen's Baton in biggest Thank-You Scotland has ever seen.   People across the Highlands will learnt they are carrying the Queen's Baton, a thank-you from communities all across Scotland to the extraordinary individuals who make a positive difference to the lives of others.  
30/3/2014
Nairn 'two' good for determined Scorries Thumbnail for article : Nairn 'two' good for determined Scorries
Wick Academy........1........Nairn County........2 Reporter Noel Donaldson BAR a couple of near goal-scoring opportunities, one at each end, it looked as if the match was destined to be a dour slog until Wick broke the deadlock just before the break.   Craig Shearer's long range rocket gave Nairn keeper Callum Donaldson no chance and set the home side up with an advantageous lead which brought the game to life.  
27/3/2014
The Scorries rise to derby challenge but fall victim to penalty deciderThumbnail for article : The Scorries rise to derby challenge but fall victim to penalty decider
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy......0......Brora Rangers.......1 IF BRORA had come over the Ord expecting to inflict numerical damage on Academy then they were greatly mistaken.  The Scorries stuck to their task, last night, and had it not been for a late, disputed, penalty in favour of the Reds, a draw would have been a fair result in this eagerly-awaited derby return clash.  
18/3/2014
Camps2 Win League and Cup Final To Take The Rockwater ShieldThumbnail for article : Camps2 Win League and Cup Final To Take The Rockwater Shield
Camps Bar "2" have completed the league & cup double after defeating The Francis Street Club 6-4 in this seasons Rockwater Shield Final.   Danny Innes and Ryan Carter got the final underway and both played some great pool, but it was Carter who edged it after escaping two snookers to give the Camps side an early lead.  
17/3/2014
John O'Groats, Thurso and Wick Included In Queen's Baton Relay
Highland villages and towns to host Queens Baton.   Highland villages, towns and local communities will have the chance to be part of the excitement, celebrations and countdown to Scotland’s biggest-ever sporting and cultural festival – the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.  
12/3/2014
Camps 2 Win Wick and District Pool League Divison OneThumbnail for article : Camps 2 Win Wick and District Pool League Divison One
Bruce Honeyman's Camps2 side have won the Wick & District Pool League division one championship for an eighth time, and their fifth in succession.   The Camps Bar side secured the victory they required against Blackstairs to win the closest title race in the pool leagues history.