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24-Jun-15, 16:05
Caithness Courier review for June 24, 2015

A GREAT-GRANDMOTHER has been named as the victim of a d crash on the A9 north of Berriedale last weekend. Elizabeth Williams from thruso died when the car she was travelling in was involved in a five-car collision near Ramscraigs on Saturday afternoon.

WICK will become the control centre of one of the biggest offshore wind farms in Europe with its developers confirming that it is to set up a base at the port. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd is ready to plough significant investment into the town which will create several permanent jobs.

A BOWER woman is appealing for votes to make her eligible for a grant to buy percussion instruments adapted for local children with special needs and adult care home residents. Fiona Murray runs Play Away Music an early childhood music education programme incorporating things like worl music, contemporary music and songs that can be used for parent and children classes.

ANIMAL rights protestors were involved in a tense stand-off at Murkle Bay yesterday with gunmen from a salmon company who were seen to be shooting seals to protect their nets. Sea Shepherd UK has confirmed its protestors were in the area on Monday, filming employees of USAN Salmon Fisheries to ensure seals were being killed humanely.

A FAR north Highland councillor has explained how she totted up what was the biggest overnight and food expenses tab, last year. Deidre Mackay claimed 5541. 50 for accommodation and 1,294. 55 for meals in 2014/15 - the most out of all of the 80 members who sit on the authority.

TEENAGE actors from Thurso players are by no means downcast despite not winning the national final of the Scottish Community Drama Association's youth festival of one-act plays. The group's play, Blackout, was the winner of the Highland Division and impressed greatly at the Lochgelly venue on Saturday but failed to top a play performed by Orkney Palace Players.

GOOD tunes and sparkling verse are being used to turn on tourists to the rich variety of natural and manmade attractions Caithness can offer. The think,ing behind a new album,
The Musical Map of Caithness was outlined at its launch in Thurso on Friday. It features 12 pieces of traditional Scottish music inspired by some of the county's most famous tourist attractions.

MFR CASH for Kids has forged a tie-up with the operators of the recently- launched North Coast 500 long-distance route. The link with North Highland Initiative will give adventurous people the opportunity to walk or cycle the new touring route to raise money for the official charity of Moray Firth Radio which gives a helping hand to disabled and disadvantaged children around the Highlands.

RYAN Bain's dramatic injury-time equaliser rescued a point for Keiss but neither side will be happy with a draw as both teams fell further behind the Caithness AFA Division Two pacesetters. The final score was 4-4.