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29-Jun-16, 13:15
Caithness Courier headlines for June 29

HIGHLAND councillors are today due to discuss how the decision to leave the EU will affect the region. Council leader Margaret Davidson said: "The result of the referendum on Thursday will have considerable consequences for us all, over the coming months and years."

A HOME with a panoramic view out to sea and a historic clifftop stronghold in east Caithness, has gone on the market. The three-bedroom A-listed cottage, which was occupied by the lighthouse keeper at Noss Head, is being sold by the Clan Sinclair Trust. It is described as being "the beautiful epitome of Stevenson lighthouse engineering"

POLLUTION officials have been called in, to investigate complaints about a vehicle dump on the outskirts of Castletown. Local community councillors are keen to see action taken, at the site which one describes as an eyesore.

CAITHNESS ladies born in the 1950s, are coming together to fight what they claim are hastily imposed changes to the state pension. Caithness Women Against State Pension Inequality, which has been formed as part of a UK campaign, is encouraging women to check the timing of their state pension entitlement and sign a constituency petition.

WORKING well against incredible odds and being calm and approachable, are just some of the reasons behind why NHS Highland's latest recipient of a staff award was nominated. Trish Bremner took on the role of manager at Riverbank Practice, in Thurso just over a year ago, joining a practice which had been without partners for over two years and was manned by a group of GP locums.

THURSO Gala Week organisers have been overwhelmed by the effort people have put in to take part in the carnival opening to the annual summer festival. The gala's launch on Saturday evening saw a horde of collectors in fancy dress turn out at the new venue in the car park alongside Ellan Bridge on Riverside Road, to gather as much money as they could, for local good causes.
GROATS cruised into the quarter finals of the Highland Amateur Cup on Saturday after making light work of their trip to Castletown. Four goals in the first half and a further one in the second, ensured the holders comfortably negotiated this third round tie to set up a home clash with Maryburgh who defeated Pentland United on penalties.