Ships bring welcome footfall to the town

29th May 2013 from Caithness Courier

Scrabster Harbour welcomed its first cruise ship of the summer season on Friday. The P&O’s Adonia berthed at the deepwater Queen Elizabeth Pier around 9.30am with 692 passengers on board and a crew of 379. Tour buses were on standby to transport some of the visitors to local attractions including…

Thurso earmarked as HQ in cinema expansion plans

10th May 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

Thurso Cinema operator Rob Arthur is intent on putting the Ormlie Road complex in the vanguard of a major revival of the silver screen in the Scottish hinterland. Speaking this week in the wake of a £350,000 digital makeover of the former All St@r Factory complex, he said discussions have…