Shops need fresh ideas to revive Wick town centre

3rd April 2013 from Caithness Courier

New businesses looking to set up shop in Wick town centre have to consider more about what they offer and the need for customer service if they are to thrive. Far north MP John Thurso believes out-of-town developments and internet shopping are largely to blame for the toll of business…

Call to tackle Wick’s eyesore buildings

3rd April 2013 from Caithness Courier

Landlords of derelict buildings in Wick are to be approached to find out what can be done to give eyesores in the town a new lease of life. Historic Scotland announced that of 45 buildings which are deemed at risk in Caithness, 21 of them are in Wick. Now the…