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20/9/2018
Caithness Badminton - Come and Try Sessions - Places and DatesThumbnail for article : Caithness Badminton - Come and Try Sessions - Places and Dates
See poster for the times and places.   Come and Try Badminton.  
20/9/2018
Caithness Badminton - Come and Try SessionsThumbnail for article : Caithness Badminton - Come and Try Sessions
Why badminton is a great way to keep you active.   Easy to learn, fun and sociable, badminton is a great way for people of all abilities to keep active.  
17/9/2018
Physical activity is good for you
A research study published in the Lancet reports that physical activity can have a significant impact on mortality rates.  The findings will come as a surprise to almost no one but the study, which is the first to explore the relationship between heart disease and physical activity in nations of differing levels of affluence, will add to the weight of evidence supporting investment in physical activity promotion as part of the UK government's efforts to promote healthy lifestyles.  
17/9/2018
40 years of failure: can sport and leisure bridge the empathy gap?
This article in "the leisure review" talks about what has happened in England but applies to Scotland also.   Are we failing here also to involve everyone? After a long career in sport and leisure Martyn Allison offers a personal perspective of a sector that, for all its achievements, has failed to recognise or address its biggest challenge.  
17/9/2018
Women and girls in sport board reveals work planThumbnail for article : Women and girls in sport board reveals work plan
The group advising the Scottish Government on getting more women and girls physically active and into sport is to focus on the particular barriers to participation that affect different groups.   The Women and Girls in Sport Board, which is made up of representatives from sport, business and the media, has set out its work programme and also revealed its new brand and visual identity.  
14/9/2018
Coaching & Training Opportunities - September to December 2018Thumbnail for article : Coaching & Training Opportunities - September to December 2018
Highlife Highland have an increasing range of courses aimed at coaches and anyone involved in running groups.   More new course are being added all the time so keep and eye on the Calendar HERE.  
4/9/2018
East Caithness Sports Hub Meeting 25th SeptemberThumbnail for article : East Caithness Sports Hub Meeting 25th September
The next hub meeting is planned for Tuesday the 25th of September 2018, 6.30-8pm in East Caithness Community Facility's dance studio.  Please find the next meeting's agenda attached; the previous presentation from Katie Matthew's and the meeting notes from the last meeting.  
30/5/2018
Cycling Without AgeThumbnail for article : Cycling Without Age
Bike scheme for elderly rolled out across Scotland.   Older people across Scotland will be able to stay active and socialise through an innovative cycling scheme being rolled out nationally.  
14/5/2018
Community Sport Hubs Highland - Meeting 16th May - WickThumbnail for article : Community Sport Hubs Highland - Meeting 16th May - Wick
Following recent community engagement on the establishment of an East Caithness Community Sport Hub, we are delighted to announce that the Hub's first meeting will be in held in Wick.   Sportscotland Partnership Manager, Garry Reid will officially open the Hub's first meeting which will be chaired by Katie Matthews, Community Sports Hub Officer for the North Highlands.  
19/3/2018
Scholarships support student golfers to compete at elite levelThumbnail for article : Scholarships support student golfers to compete at elite level
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.  
28/1/2018
Castle Of Mey Highland Games To Host First Scottish Paralympics AthletesThumbnail for article : Castle Of Mey Highland Games To Host First Scottish Paralympics Athletes
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.  
14/11/2017
Mountain biking on trackThumbnail for article : Mountain biking on track
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.  
31/10/2017
Dillon And Campbell Take Titles At Thurso Surf FestThumbnail for article : Dillon And Campbell Take Titles At Thurso Surf Fest
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.  
14/9/2017
Thurso Squash, Tennis and Racketball Club Membership Open NowThumbnail for article : Thurso Squash, Tennis and Racketball Club Membership Open Now
The club will shortly open new floodlit tennis courts to add to the facilties so think about joining now..  
27/8/2017
Kook Sool Won Demonstration At Marymas FayreThumbnail for article : Kook Sool Won Demonstration At Marymas Fayre
The Thurso group of Kook Sool Won put on a demonstration for the crowd at Marymas Fayre on Saturday 26th August 2017..  
29/7/2017
Halkirk Highland Games 2017Thumbnail for article : Halkirk Highland Games 2017
See the Halkirk Highland Games 2017 photos in the gallery..  
21/7/2017
Get The Kids Swimming At Pools in Thurso and WickThumbnail for article : Get The Kids Swimming At Pools in Thurso and Wick
For safety, health, fitness and fun..  
10/7/2017
Wick Gala 5K Run and 1K Fun RunThumbnail for article : Wick Gala 5K Run and 1K Fun Run
See poster.   Saturday 22 July 2017..  
28/4/2017
Darts - Caithness Youth OpenThumbnail for article : Darts - Caithness Youth Open
Saturday 6th May 2017..  
24/4/2017
Honours even in end-of-season encounterThumbnail for article : Honours even in end-of-season encounter
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.