The current village of Halkirk was founded in 1803 by Sir John Sinclair, who was the principal landowner of the parish.
For further historical information see Skinnet Chapel and the Origins of Halkirk Parish at and the Historical perspective for Parish of Halkirk on the "Gazetteer for Scotland" web site. The old church, shown in the above photo, was built in 1753 and ceased being used in 1934.
Police Scotland welcomed the sentencing with detective inspector Muriel Fuller of the Domestic Abuse Task Force said: "James Gunn was controlling and physically and sexually abusive towards his victims.
My original source for much of the information on this page was a booklet entitled From North to South: a Campbell Story, written by Paul Campbell (a cousin of my mother).
In the text below this booklet is referred to as [CS].
Steven Cunningham (27) was cleared of having sex with a 14-year-old girl in February 2015 when the three day trial ended at Wick Sheriff Court on Wednesday morning.
At the start of the trial, the court heard Cunningham of Murray Avenue, Wick did have sex with the teenager but believed she was at least 16 years old at the time.
From starting out as groups of poorly equipped, but enthusiastic, men in May 1940, the organisation was trained and armed to combat a German invasion.
In 1968, the exploits of a fictional unit was first broadcast on the BBC.We promise no dirty tricks to pull anyone in, or anyone employed to pretend to be women to make the numbers up.Our biggest priority is making sure you're satisfied.Registrar URL: Date: 2005-05-05TZCreation Date: 2005-05-05TZRegistrar Registration Expiration Date: 2020-05-05TZRegistrar: Register.com, Inc....Next summer marks 70 years since the formation of the Local Defence Volunteers - renamed the Home Guard in July 1940 by Winston Churchill.He writes how the instructor - a lance corporal - arrived an hour late and the unit's 2nd lieutenant 15 minutes after that.