I accompanied Stuart Black, Director of Planning & Development, Highland Council, to a meeting with Wick Harbour Authority to discuss the organisation’s ongoing plans for the port. We discussed a range of issues relating to potential future business at Wick, and looked at ways in which help might be offered to realise some of the specific plans.
The Olympic flame’s arrival in Caithness tomorrow (Sunday 10th) will be marked by events in and around John O’Groats. The annual Vintage Car rally will be held during the afternoon, with the Olympic event starting afterwards, at about 4.30pm. The Olympic torch will arrive around 5.30pm, brought north following the main Olympic relay event in Inverness today, at which two Caithness members of the Highland Youth Parliament will be torch bearers on separate legs in the city. http://www.johnogroat-journal.co.uk/News/Olympic-torch-bearers-Louis-Mackinnon-and-Andrew-Sinclair-get-set-to-shine-07062012.htm
As part of an ongoing process of helping communicate progress with the delivery of aspects of our economic transition programme CNSRP’s partners work together to generate news stories for local, regional and national media. I also speak on a regular basis to individuals and organisations across the area to update on progress. This week: