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18/9/2006
Young Thurso Footballers Combined To Take On WickThumbnail for article : Young Thurso Footballers Combined To Take On Wick
TYC, Pentlands and Swifts got together to make a Thurso team so Thurso played Wick last week and won 3 of the 5 age groups! ( 7s, 9s and 15s) .  
13/9/2006
Wick Tora-Kai Karate Club Gradings.Thumbnail for article : Wick Tora-Kai Karate Club Gradings.
Some of the senior members of Caithness Tora-Kai karate club recently attended the International Traditional Karate Federation summer course at Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh.  This annual event has been attended by Caithness exponents for the past 20 years.  
11/9/2006
Highland Junior Golf Championship for Spey Valley
The new Spey Valley Golf Course at Aviemore, owned by Macdonald Aviemore Highland Resort, is to host the fourth Highland Junior Golf Championship on Thursday 12 October.   Entry is open to 60 juniors who are 18 or under on 1 January 2006.  
1/9/2006
New All Weather Pitch Starts Run Of Improved Sports FacilitiesThumbnail for article : New All Weather Pitch Starts Run Of Improved Sports Facilities
Sports facilities in Caithness are at last seeing a few strides forward as Highland Council's moves to improve matters finally begins to take shape just a the same time as community groups and a private benefactor have offered a large sum to a group in Halkirk.   The new all-weather pitch at Wick High school is completed and Mr Graham Nichols the Area Education, Culture & Sport Manager - Caithness will outline to the Wick High school board next week how the facilties can be used by the school and local community sports groups.  
27/8/2006
Highest European Summit Conquered By Local MountaineersThumbnail for article : Highest European Summit Conquered By Local Mountaineers
Three local northern Scottish mountaineers have just returned home following a successful ascent of Mount Elbrus on 23rd August 2006.   The Scottish contingent of the climbing team consisted of Bob Kerr (28) from Melvich, Graham McFadyen (47) from Kinlochbervie and John Cuthbert (58) from Castletown.  
26/8/2006
Thurso Bowling Club On Top Form
From Ropbert Lockwood On Sunday, Thurso Bowling Club won the prestigious Northern Counties Bowling Association's Top Ten competition.   The top players from clubs around the north have been playing over the last few months in the hope of qualifying to reach the final.  
First Aid Course (8 hour) - Sunday 1st October
The Caithness Sports Council is organising an 8 hour First Aid course.  The course is being run by Highland Leisure Training from Inverness.  
5/8/2006
Wick Triathlon 2006Thumbnail for article : Wick Triathlon 2006
Here are the participants and winners of the Wick Triathlon held on Sunday 6 August 2006.   The results of the 10th annual Sprint Triathlon - attracted 42 individuals and 5 teams.  
28/7/2006
Wick Gala Golf Attracts Good EntryThumbnail for article : Wick Gala Golf Attracts Good Entry
The annual Wick Gala Open Golf Competition attracted a good entry this year with 75 men and 12 ladies playing.   The weather was good and set off the excellent condition of Wick golf course.  
23/7/2006
Wick Academy 1 Orkney Select 0Thumbnail for article : Wick Academy 1 Orkney Select 0
Wick Academy managed to hold on to a 1 - 0 lead at the friendly against an Orkney select side on Saturday 22 July 2006 at Harmsworth Park, Wick..  
21/7/2006
South School Win Liam Henderson Memorial Junior Five-a-side CompetitionThumbnail for article : South School Win Liam Henderson Memorial Junior Five-a-side Competition
In a scene reminiscent of the world Cup the junior five-aside competition ran to a nail biting finish.   At the end of the final between South School and Keiss & Canisbay the score stood at 3 - 3.  
19/7/2006
Old Pulteney Enjoys A Fling At Mey GamesThumbnail for article : Old Pulteney Enjoys A Fling At Mey Games
Old Pulteney Single Malt Whisky is delighted to once again support the famous Mey Games which will take place on 5 August at the Castle of Mey - a mere 20 miles from the distillery and Old Pulteney Visitor Centre in Wick.   During the Games, Old Pulteney will be providing whisky prizes for several key events and supplying some of its delicious 21 year old single malt for guests to enjoy in the VIP tent.  
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18/7/2006
Thurso Acks Receive 300 Donation From Dounreay CompaniesThumbnail for article : Thurso Acks Receive 300 Donation From Dounreay Companies
The UKAEA, supported by AMEC and CH2MHILL, on behalf of NDA have recently made a donation to the Thurso Acks Football Club to assist them with expenses during the football season.   Players from the Thurso Acks are pictured here before a recent match receiving their sponsorship from Gemma Macdonald, UKAEA.  
16/7/2006
Farr Junior Five-a-side Footbal Competition WinnersThumbnail for article : Farr Junior Five-a-side Footbal Competition Winners
The five-a-side football competition was run out at Bettyhill was won by the boys in the photo who made it all the way to the top.   Back row left to right are Stephen Mackay, Dean Munro, Alan Swaile Front row Lewis Appleton (Goal keeeper) and Matthew Mackay (brother of Stephen) They get to keep the trophy for the year, (they have to get in engraved) and they each got a medal and a pass to north coast leisure for a free visit.  
11/7/2006
Thurso Surf School Presents O'Neill Go Surfing Days - Summer 2006Thumbnail for article : Thurso Surf School Presents O'Neill Go Surfing Days - Summer 2006
Surfs up this summer in Caithness with an O'Neill sponsored event run by Thurso Surf School.   The event is scheduled to take place throughout July and August and will be operating 7 days a week subject to favourable swell conditions.  
10/7/2006
Halkirk Tug O War Team 2006 Scottish Champions In Two WeightsThumbnail for article : Halkirk Tug O War Team 2006 Scottish Champions In Two Weights
Halkirk Tug O' War team returned from the Stirling Games on Sunday 9th July as Scottish Champions in two weight categories.  The 680kg title was retained and the 640kg title was added this year.  
Kayaking Videos on Google & TV.Caithness.OrgThumbnail for article : Kayaking Videos on Google & TV.Caithness.Org
We've just discovered a cache of kayaking videos featuring the Caithness Kayak Club on Google Video.   We think they are a great advertisment for the club and its many activities and have added them all to TV.Caithness.Org to help make them easier to find.  
3/7/2006
2006 St Fergus Triples Bowls Hit Another Successful YearThumbnail for article : 2006 St Fergus Triples Bowls Hit Another Successful Year
St Fergus bowling club in Wick ran their third successful triples bowls competition at the weekend.   64 triples - 192 bowlers played in the two day competition spread over Thurso, Rosebank and St Fergus bowling greens.  
30/6/2006
Brankin promotes code to Highland cyclistsThumbnail for article : Brankin promotes code to Highland cyclists
Cyclists throughout the Highlands can now pick up new advice on access for off-road cycling, which was launched this week by Rhona Brankin, deputy environment minister (see picture).  The information was developed by Scottish Cycling and the Cycle Touring Club (CTC) Scotland with support from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH).  
16/6/2006
Halkirk Netball Team Wins West Side Of Caithness CompetitionThumbnail for article : Halkirk Netball Team Wins West Side Of Caithness Competition
Halkirk Netball Team won the netball league for the West Side of the county.   They beat Miller Academy 13 - 8 in the final game.