Wick herring trade showcase re-opens after £162k revamp

26th September 2012 from Caithness Courier

The story of Wick’s herring industry has been given a new home, thanks to the completion of a restoration project. Wick Society has opened its new fishing hall to give the public an insight into the industry that supported so many people during its heyday. The building has just undergone…

Bid tabled for Wick wine bar

19th September 2012 from Caithness Courier

Plans are afoot for an upmarket wine bar for couples in a one-time popular howff in Wick. Thurso-based estate agent owner Yvonne Fitzgerald hopes her plans for renovating the Cellar Bar in the town’s Bridge Street will circumvent NHS Highland objections about the number of licensed premises in the area.…

Floral clock chimes with awards judges

14th September 2012 from John O'Groat Journal

Silver medal hopes have been realised by a blooming hard-working Caithness community group. The Royal Burgh of Wick Community Council sub-group returned from Motherwell this week with a medal certificate from Scotland’s leading charity for the environment in recognition of its efforts in improving the town - its third such…