Volunteers save Thurso Gala from the axe

27th September 2012 from Caithness Courier

The show will go on for Thurso Gala after a last-minute plea for volunteers saw an overwhelming response to ensure the event will carry on into the future. More than 30 people attended an emergency meeting at the town’s Royal Hotel as Thurso Town Improvements Association (TTIA), which had been…

Last chance to save Thurso Gala

21st September 2012 from John O'Groat Journal

Thurso Gala is facing the axe unless a final call for volunteers proves successful tonight. Organisers Thurso Town Improvements Association said the town has its last chance to save the tradition or it faces being consigned to history. Members will be holding the Save the Thurso Gala public meeting at…

Thurso set to welcome surfers

11th September 2012 from Press and Journal

Thurso has scooped the chance to host the UK Pro Surfing Championships this autumn. The beach boys and girls will be hoping the surf is up on October 27 and 28. The national surfing competition will merge with the Wave North Festival to create an adrenaline-packed weekend of action sports,…