Thurso’s new blueprint to become “sports hub”

15th November 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

Plans are to be finalised in a bid to turn Thurso into a thriving “community sports hub.” High Life Highland is to meet with representatives of sport clubs in west Caithness to help bring the proposals to fruition. The aim of the initiative is to support the development of sport…

Gift store prepares to be “in the thick of it”

8th November 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

A shop that has been “off the beaten track” in Thurso for 13 years is finally moving to a more central location to get into the thick of things. The Kiln Store, currently based in Couper Square, sells gifts and furniture, but with a decline in demand for the latter…