New competition for entrepreneurial youths launched

26th August 2015

The North Highland Regeneration Fund (NHRF) and North Highland College (NHC) are delighted to announce the launch of the iStart Challenge, a competition designed to encourage entrepreneurial spirit amongst young people in the area. The competition, which is aimed at young people aged 16-24 living in Caithness and North Sutherland,…

Caithness Horizons Museum welcomes half a million visitors

12th August 2015

Tuesday 11th August saw local group No Limits Caithness visit the Museum for a morning packed with Viking activities with Curator Joanne Howdle, or Thordis Eiríksdóttir as she is fondly known to local groups and schools.  The group helped the Museum to hit the half million visitors mark and to…

Caithness surfers to take on Eurosurf challenge

11th August 2015 from johnogroat-journal.co.uk

Surfers from Caithness make up half of the seven-strong Scotland squad competing at the European surfing championships next month. Mark Boyd and Shoana Blackadder, from Thurso, along with Chris Clarke, from Dunnet, will be heading to Morocco to represent their country at Eurosurf on Saturday, September 12. Boyd and Blackadder…

From Caithness to the World

6th August 2015 from NDA Press release

A ceremonial turf cutting ceremony marked the official start of building work on the new archive that will store nuclear records from across the UK. David Flear, chairman of the Dounreay Stakeholder Group, dug into the ground at the Wick site where the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority’s Nuclear Archive will start…

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