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.
The Caithness Sports Council is organising an 8 hour First Aid course. The course is being run by Highland Leisure Training from Inverness.
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.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Halkirk Netball Team won the netball league for the West Side of the county. They beat Miller Academy 13 - 8 in the final game.
Cyclists wishing to travel by train between Inverness and Wick this summer will be able to do so even more easily - thanks to two dedicated cycle vans which will carry their bikes by road. First ScotRail is reintroducing the vans from Sunday 11 June 2006.
18 June 06 Morven. Walk starts at Braemore heading along the track to Corrichoich.
If you are visiting Caithness and would like to play in a local competition there are plenty to choose from in 2006 and you will be made most welcome at any of the four courses. If you cannot make the open competitions but want to play the courses are all available to play on.
Just a taster of what is ahead this summer for the Caithness Moto X Club. The first event is on Sunday the 18th June at the Gala Track, Scrabster Farm by Thurso.
This photo was originally sent in by Rory Coghill but he was missing a few names. We've had an e-mail in from Willie Harper who has filled in the blanks...