Mixologist looks to shake up support for new bar venture

26th July 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

A mixologist is confident the Caithness community will help him reach a fundraising target to establish a new business set to create 10 jobs for Thurso. Simon Collier is hosting a karaoke party at MRC’s Newmarket Bar, in Traill Street, tonight as part of a final push towards his £20,000…

Caithness museum sculpture show boost

18th July 2013 from Press and Journal

A Thurso museum has landed a windfall that will help staff stage an exhibition of ancient sculpture. Caithness Horizons is to get £22,654 to develop the exhibition, which will tell the story of early mediaeval Caithness. It will be the centrepiece of the museum’s Year of Ancient Ancestors Festival -…

Organisers hail annual lifeboat day a success

17th July 2013 from Caithness Courier

The annual Thurso Lifeboat summer fayre was a great success this year, with many people turning out to enjoy the event and helping to raise £4654 for the cause. Held on Saturday, the event is the lifeboat’s main fundraiser and saw many new attractions added to the day, which is…