Five University of the Highlands and Islands students have been awarded scholarships from international golfing organisation, The R&A. Jamie Macintosh (18) from Inverness, Kieran McCormick (18) from Glasgow, Michael Schinkel (20) from Kirkwall, Alistair McNaughton (20) from Paisley and Riccardo Cellerino (23) from Italy have each received between £750 and £1000.
An article in the Mail on Sunday has highlighted a move for Castle of Mey Highland Games to hold the first ever events for athletes with a disability. Hammer throwing and tossing the caber inspired by Alex Armor and ex US veteran.
The partnership organisation to support companies operating in the mountain biking sector has received new backing from the Scottish Government. Tourism Secretary Fiona Hyslop has announced £50,000 for the Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland project for the coming year, to help them deliver on a national strategic framework for mountain biking.
Seated under the watchful eye of Dounray nuclear power station, the Open surfers surfed off in the 3-4' fun, left-hand pointbreak at Sandside. Early eliminations saw Scottish local wildcards; Mark Boyd, Chris Noble, Chris Clarke and Andrew Robertson drop from the lists, but through to the finals were South Africa's Jacob Mellish with Bude surfers Reubyn Ash, Miles Lee Hargreaves and Newquay's face of Korev, Luke Dillon.
The club will shortly open new floodlit tennis courts to add to the facilties so think about joining now..
The Thurso group of Kook Sool Won put on a demonstration for the crowd at Marymas Fayre on Saturday 26th August 2017..
See the Halkirk Highland Games 2017 photos in the gallery..
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See poster. Saturday 22 July 2017..
Saturday 6th May 2017..
Wick Academy 2 Formartine United 2 ACADEMY shook off their recent poor form to grab a well-earned share of the points on home turf against one of the Highland League's strongest sides, in the final of the season at Harmsworth Park, on Saturday. Quick- moving United monopolised the early play and were rewarded with a lucky Scott Ferries strike in the 10th minute which crept over the line after a deflection.
Easter 10K - 16th April from Staxigoe Hall. 11am start with refreshments and prizes at the end.
Wick Academy 1 Rothes 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson. James Pickles saved Academy's blushes after a game that they will want to forget.
Wick Academy 2. Cove Rangers 3.
Boccia is very popular and you can try it..
Wick Academy 0 Turriff United 1 Reporter Noel Donaldson. IT was one of those days....no matter how hard you try, you don't get the breaks.
Wick Academy 2 Forres Mechanics 2 Reporter Noel Donaldson THIS was a day more suited to those with webbed feet rather than footballers but both sides defied the elements and gave their fans their money's-worth. The Scorries, building on their return to form, but without key personnel, Alan Farquhar and Davie Allan, drew first blood early in the uncompromising wind and rain...
Wick Academy 1 Nairn County 5 Reporter Noel Donaldson. WICK Academy's rich vein of success ran out on Saturday but few fans would have anticipated the result being a rout.
Starting Monday 9th January 2017. 6.00pm at Thurso Squash club or Wick Swimming Pool Cafe..
High Life membership offers you and your family access to a range of health and fitness opportunities in leisure centres throughout the Highlands. In addition to swimming pools and fitness suites, your membership gets you access to squash courts, swimming lessons and a huge range of group exercise classes for people of all abilities and interests.