Flybe announce new services between Wick John O’Groats and Edinburgh

21st August 2013

Flybe franchise partner, Loganair, will be adding an extra two services between Wick and Edinburgh from Friday, September 27 this year. The carrier currently operates six rotations (12 flights) a week between Wick John O’Groats airport and the capital from Sunday through Friday. The new services will operate to the…

Business returns to town centre

16th August 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

A new craft shop has now found a more permanent home in Wick after trying to operate from a van but coming up against high fuel prices. Jane Hellens used to run Barrett’s Beads and Crafts on Bridge Street with her daughter Charmain Hampson, but at the end of April…

B-fest revellers to have a blast

16th August 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

Wick’s riverside is set to rock as 2500 people are expected to revel in the far north’s biggest music festival as B-fest sees summer out with a bang. Now in its fourth year, the line-up continues to grow from strength to strength with Stars from the Commitments set to headline…

Lowry’s Wick steps painting set to fetch over £500k in sale

9th August 2013 from John O'Groat Journal

An L.S. Lowry painting of Wick that has emerged from a private collection is expected to sell for over £500,000 in an upcoming auction. Bonhams will be selling the painting “Steps at Wick” in their next sale of modern British and Irish art on November 20 in London’s New Bond…