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22/1/2006
Murkle Indoor Bowling 5th Open CompetitionThumbnail for article : Murkle Indoor Bowling 5th Open Competition
Murkle Indoor Bowling Club held their 5th Open Competition on Saturday 21st January in the British Legion, Thurso.  A total of 36 teams from all over the North took part and a very high standard of bowls was on view all day.  
20/1/2006
Discover Iceland and have an adventure of a lifetime
MAKE SURE 2006 STAYS IN YOUR MEMORY FOREVER Discover Iceland and have an adventure of a lifetime A zest for life is what the British Lung Foundation (BLF) is calling for in 2006! Dynamic, adventurous types ready to take on a BLF challenge are encouraged to apply for a place on the Icecap Trek, (Iceland) between 26 Aug - 3 Sept 2006.   Iceland is a land of volcanic landscapes, mountains, glaciers, hot springs, geysers and waterfalls.  
Learn to Canoe - Try It TonightThumbnail for article : Learn to Canoe - Try It Tonight
Yes we know it's winter but lots of clubs are actively gearing for the better weather.   If the diving below the water is not for you as yesterdays ad how about on top of it.  
11/1/2006
Want to try SCUBA diving?Thumbnail for article : Want to try SCUBA diving?
Want to try SCUBA diving? Contact Caithness Diving Club for details of how you can learn with the club..  
10/1/2006
Highland Pupils to Benefit From Active Schools CoordinatorsThumbnail for article : Highland Pupils to Benefit From Active Schools Coordinators
Twenty seven new “Active Schools Coordinators” were welcomed into their new active lifestyle promoting roles in Highland primary schools by the Chairman of The Highland Council’s Education Culture and Sport Committee and the Chief Executive of sportscotland.   Highland Councillor Andrew Anderson and Stewart Harris, Chief Executive of sportscotland welcomed the new Active Schools Coordinators (Primary) today at Inverness Leisure along with Highland Council members and staff, NHS Highland health promotion and public health lead managers.  
5/1/2006
Lose Those Pounds and Get Fit - Join A Fitness Class
FITNESS FOR ALL Starting Mon 9th Jan 2006 At North School Gym Classes Men 6.30pm - 7.30pm Women 7.30pm - 8.30pm Cost £20 for 6 sessions Contact - William Beattie 01955 605177 .  
3/1/2006
Good Chance To Sports Related First Aid Qualification
First Aid Course (8 hour) The Caithness Sports Council is organising an 8 hour First Aid Course.   The course is being run by Highland Leisure Training from Inverness.  
16/12/2005
Sport.Caithness.Org, we need YOUR help!!!Thumbnail for article : Sport.Caithness.Org, we need YOUR help!!!
Welcome to the brand new Caithness.Org Sport pages "Sport.Caithness.Org".   Regular visitors will already know that our old sports became rediculously out of date as other parts of the site increasingly took up our time.  
13/12/2005
Sixties Watten BB Football Team That Won The Ellings CupThumbnail for article : Sixties Watten BB Football Team That Won The Ellings Cup
Watten Boys Brigade Who Won The Ellings Cup sometime in the sixties about 1964.   I think they are: Back row from left - Colin Campbell, Billy Miller, Sid Thompson, Kenny, Henderson, Robby Thompson, Ian Anderson.  
29/11/2005
New Surf Club Meeting
There will be a meeting to discuss the anticipated future surf club for Thurso and to elect a committee to govern the club.   Those who have an interest are invited to come along to the meeting that will be held at Tempest Surf Shop, Thurso on Friday the 2nd December at 6.00pm.  
25/11/2005
Football Cancelled On Saturday Due To Severe WeatherThumbnail for article : Football Cancelled On Saturday Due To Severe Weather
The match between Wick Academy and Nairn County tomorrow at Harmsworth Park, Wick has been cancelled due to the severe weather.   As you can see from the photo the pitch is water logged and with torrential rain currently falling there is no chance of it recovering by Saturday..  
Prize Winning Photo By Ken Nicol of Pentland Canoe ClubThumbnail for article : Prize Winning Photo By Ken Nicol of Pentland Canoe Club
A photograph taken by Ken Nicol, from the Pentland Canoe Club, during a recent sea kayaking expedition has taken second prize in the annual Scottish Canoe Association's Touring Photo Competition.   The photograph was taken near Frederiksdal in South Greenland and shows fellow Club paddler Simon Copsey dwarfed by an iceberg.  
14/10/2005
Caithness RFC Win At MillbankThumbnail for article : Caithness RFC Win At Millbank
Caithness continued their winning streak with a win against Hawick YM at Millbank, Thurso on Saturday 15 October 2005.  Plenty of action at Millbank on a sunny Saturday afternoon kept the crowd interested.  
Caithness Sports Council Awards Small Grants
Caithness Sports Council award small grants to Caithness sports groups under the following categories - Start-up, Excellence, Coaching, Travel.  In addition they may make discretionary awards.  
16/9/2005
Rugby - Caithness 17, Highland 5Thumbnail for article : Rugby - Caithness 17, Highland 5
Caithness won through against a tough team.   Training and talent showed today as Caithness notched up a third win of the new season.  
Greenland: Close Encounters of a Whale KindThumbnail for article : Greenland: Close Encounters of a Whale Kind
Three kayakers from the Thurso based Pentland Canoe Club have returned from a sea kayaking expedition in Southern Greenland.  The members of the team were Shona Comrie of Portskerra; Simon Copsey and Ken Nicol, both of Halkirk.  
17/5/2005
Caithness Classic Motorcycle Rally 2005Thumbnail for article : Caithness Classic Motorcycle Rally 2005
The 2005 rally from Caithness Classic Motorcycle Club.  
5/9/2003
Match Report - Dornoch v Thurso FC
A warm sunny day in Dornoch greeted the Thurso squad from the long trip from The North on a dry, hard and bumpy playing surface.  Thurso added Martin Rutherford to the squad from last week, who took a place on the bench alongside Green and Makhouli.  
21/8/2003
2003 Football Season Preview
Thurso F.C start the defence of their league title with a tricky away game at Migdale against Bonar Bridge.  Caithness neighbours Halkirk United are looking for a better season this year when they entertain Dornoch in their opening fixture of the new season.  
25/6/2003
Thurso League Dinner 2003Thumbnail for article : Thurso League Dinner 2003
Following on from their successful season in the North Caledonian League which they won, along with the Morris Newton Cup and the Football Times Cup, Thurso FC swept the board with the awards at the Annual League Dinner.   Kevin Morris was joint top goalscorer (with Scott McKain of Dornoch FC) in the League with 16 goals from 18 games.