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08-Jun-16, 19:54
Caithness Courier headlines for June 8, 2016

WICK High School pupils with special, could suffer long-term disadvantage, with plans in the pipeline to cut the specialist help they receive in the classroom. The claim came after Highland Council yesterday confirmed there will be a reduction in the hours worked by pupil support assistants at the school after the summer.

IT'S not every day your see a Ferrari, Lamborginie and Porsche driving behind each other outside Skinandi's nightclub but it is becoming an increasingly regular sight on roads throughout the Highlands. This was the scene at Sir George's Street on Saturday morning when five luxury sports cars, made by some of the most prestigious names in car manufacturers, wowed onlookers.

COMMUNITY councillors in Wick are demanding Highland Council replace a rickety footbridge in the town before committing money to build a new bridge in the centre of Inverness. The dangerous state of the Coghill Bridge was highlighted two years ago today, when a five-year-old boy ended up in hospital with a head injury after falling through a gap inthe wooden walkway at Wick's Riverside.

GOOD causes in Wick are in line to benefit from part of a reserve fund that has been lying dormant in the bank account of the local community council. The community representatives are keen to follow the example of Highland Council's Your Cash, Your Caithness initiative in which organisations and charities make pitches, and members of the public decide where the money goes.

NEON WALTZ are to back to where it all began for them when they play a one-off gig at their former school before it closes this year. The Caithness band, who are gathering a a fast-growing profile at UK level, announced on their Twitter site that they would be performing at Wick High on October 1.

EFFORTS are underway to prevent the death knell being sounded on Thrumster tennis courts. The courts have served the community for more than 30 years proving popular for not only playing tennis but also kids' hockey and football as well as providing a safe place for youngsters to learn to cycle.

A MOVING maiden speech about the pain and suffering caused by brain tumours has been made in Holyrood by newly-elected far north MSP Gail Ross. She told her fellow politicians how she lost her father to the condition and how, years later, her best friend nearly lost her husband to it.