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26/7/2015
Blue do for Academy at the hands of the LilywhitesThumbnail for article : Blue do for Academy at the hands of the Lilywhites
Reporter Noel Donaldson Wick Academy 0 Clacnacuddin 3.   ACADEMY paid dearly for a first-half handful of chances that, for one reason or another, went abegging and recorded an inauspicious start to their league challenge.  
22/7/2015
Wick & District Summer Pool LeagueThumbnail for article : Wick & District Summer Pool League
Camps Bar "1" have secured a place in the 2015 Wick & District Summer Pool League final after a hard fought 7-5 victory over The Mountain Dew on Monday night.   The Mountain side started well thanks some outstanding potting from Philip Hilton as he defeated Ryan Carter 2-0 to help his team take a 3-1 lead.  
6/7/2015
Highland Games events to feature in documentary
A film crew from the Discovery Channel's Daily Planet programme will be flying to the Highlands from Canada to film reigning Inverness Highland Games Champion Sinclair Patience in training and in competition as he defends his title on Saturday 18 July at the Inverness Gala in Bught Park.   With each of the individual Heavy events contested at Highland Games requiring a unique combination of techniques, strength and speed; the documentary is expected to reveal information about the physics behind Scotland's original extreme sport as part of a special programme about Scotland.  
28/6/2015
Hamilton's Delighted with Result Thumbnail for article : Hamilton's Delighted with Result
After having a disastrous 2014 and a "did not finish "result in their first rally of 2015 the father and daughter pairing of Bill and Sara Hamilton were delighted to finish the 3rd round of the Scottish Tarmac Championship, Crail Summer Stages, with a 21st overall and 5th in class.  They started the rally seeded 61st out of a 100 entries as they had not registered a result for a few rallies due either to Mechanical/Electrical faults or the driver "running out of talent".  
22/6/2015
Wick & District Summer Pool LeagueThumbnail for article : Wick & District Summer Pool League
The big match in week three of the Wick & District Summer Pool League saw Camps1 defeat Retro 8-4 in a top of the table clash.  The match was tied at 2-2 in the early stages, after 1-1 draws between Greg Thomson & Dave McGillivray and Tam Sutherland & Shane Honeyman.  
7/6/2015
Wick & District Pool League Summer League Week 2Thumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League Summer League Week 2
Retro & Camps1 are the only teams to retain their 100% record in week two of the Wick & District Summer Pool League, and will go head to head against each other next week.   Retro made the trip out to Lybster to play The Commercial, and kept up their winning ways thanks to a 9-3 victory.  
26/5/2015
Wick & District Pool League - Sumer Pool Leaguie StartsThumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League  - Sumer Pool Leaguie Starts
The Wick & District Summer Pool League got underway on Monday night, as defending champions Camps "1" got off to a winning start after a hard-fought 7-5 victory against a tough Commercial Side.   Ryan Carter, making his debut for Camps "1", won all three of his frames to help his new side earn a 6-5 lead going into the final frame.  
17/5/2015
Caithness Classic Motorcycle Club Rally 2015Thumbnail for article : Caithness Classic Motorcycle Club Rally 2015
The annual Caithness Classic Motorcycle Club rally took place on Sunday 17th May 2015.   The weather was cold with showers.  
16/5/2015
Thurso Gala 5k Run and 3k WalkThumbnail for article : Thurso Gala 5k Run and 3k Walk
1st July 2015 7.00pm Thurso Youth Club, Millbank, Thurso.   Registration at Millbank, Thurso Youth Club.  
7/5/2015
Wick Darts youth event
Venue Francis Street Club, Wick.  Date Saturday 9th May 2015.  
22/4/2015
Bfest Annual Pairs Championships 2015Thumbnail for article : Bfest Annual Pairs Championships 2015
Camps Bar "2" players Ryan Carter and Bruce Honeyman have won the Bfest Annual Pairs Championship for the third year in a row.   The Blackstairs Lounge hosted the weekend event, where teams had to qualify from the group stages to make it through to the semi finals on the Sunday.  
12/4/2015
Highland League Cup Final - Cove Rangers 4 Wick Academy 0Thumbnail for article : Highland League Cup Final - Cove Rangers 4 Wick Academy 0
Reporter Noel Donaldson.   Cove Rangers 4 Wick Academy 0 GREAT EXPECTATIONS.....but this much-hyped cup encounter proved to be something of an anti-climax at Clach's neutral Grant Street Park, yesterday (Saturday 11 april 2015).  
10/4/2015
2015 Captains Cup Finalists - Wick and District PoolThumbnail for article : 2015 Captains Cup Finalists  - Wick and District Pool
WIck & District Pool league's 2015 Captains Cup Finalists.   One of the best Captains Cup finals in recent memory was won by Ryan Cook by six frames to four Left Ryan Cook, Right Ryan Carter.  
5/4/2015
Wick Academy..1 Cove Rangers..1Thumbnail for article : Wick Academy..1  Cove Rangers..1
Reporter - Noel Donaldson One upmanship gives both teams an equal result.   NEITHER side was able to claim a pre-cup-final morale-booster, leaving both clubs on an even footing for the big one, on Saturday.  
3/4/2015
Easter Swimming At Thurso PoolThumbnail for article : Easter Swimming At Thurso Pool
Get out and do some swimming for fun and fitness this Easter.   Click HERE for larger timetable.  
1/4/2015
Wick & District Pool League - Queens Hotel - Division 2 ChampionsThumbnail for article : Wick & District Pool League - Queens Hotel - Division 2 Champions
Queens Hotel are this seasons Wick and District Pool League Division 2 champions, having defeated the Francis Street Club in the league decider.  Played in the Seaforth Highlanders Club, this league decider was necessary because both teams finished on the same points with equal frame differences.  
1/4/2015
2015 Ducati Dream Tour: Five Opportunities to Experience an Incredible Weekend on Two WheelsThumbnail for article : 2015 Ducati Dream Tour: Five Opportunities to Experience an Incredible Weekend on Two Wheels
Enrolment is now open for the 2015 Ducati Dream Tour - a perfect opportunity to explore the "land of motors" The main attraction of the tour is the new Multistrada 1200 S.  Also available are the Monster 1200, Monster 821, Hypermotard, Hyperstrada and Diavel.  
1/4/2015
Golf Buggie Bad Drivers Costing a Fortune
Marmalade Launches Insurance Product for Golf Buggies Drive & Go Will Save UK Golf Courses £60 Million Annual Repair Bill.   Marmalade leading provider of cars and insurance for young drivers, is set to save golf clubs in the UK more than £60 million every year, thanks to a new product specifically developed to protect golf buggies.  
1/4/2015
PM 'Embarrassed' by Transport Secretary Says Boardman
The Prime Minister has been 'embarrassed' by the Transport Secretary's inaction on cycling, British Cycling's policy adviser Chris Boardman said today in response to the government's publication of its cycling delivery plan consultation.   British Cycling's policy adviser, Chris Boardman, said:"After the triumphs of London 2012, the Prime Minister promised a 'cycling revolution' and, even though today's announcement has been almost two years in the making, we are still waiting for his government to produce a clear strategy on cycling.  
1/4/2015
Special Olympics GB Receives Historic £2m Funding Boost
Special Olympics Great Britain, the charity which helps children and adults with intellectual (learning) disabilities take part in year-round sports coaching and competition activities, has received a huge funding boost from the government.   Special Olympics GB currently has 150 local clubs that serve 8,000 intellectually disabled athletes with the help of its dedicated army of 4,000 volunteers across England, Scotland and Wales.