YouthLink Scotland: CashBack for Creativity Fund Opens for Applications Deadline: 2nd June 2017 YouthLink Scotland has launched a £250,000 CashBack for Creativity Open Fund for 2017/18. The Open Fund is a part of the Scottish Government's CashBack for Communities programme which reinvests the proceeds of crime back into communities to benefit Scotland's young people.
Heart Research UK and SUBWAY Healthy Heart Grants Heart Research UK has re-opened its Healthy Heart Grants scheme to not for profit groups, voluntary organisations and registered charities in Scotland. Organisations have until the 4th July 2017 to apply for funding of up to £10,000 for projects that actively promote Heart Health and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease.
Engaging Libraries Programme Opens for Applications. The Carnegie UK Trust has announced that its Engaging Libraries Programme is now open for applications.
The Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Economies. Next deadline: 3rd July 2017.
Ufi Charitable Trust - VocTech Seed. Stage 1 application form is live from 24th April to 25 May Ufi is launching a new round of its Seed fund to promote digital solutions for vocational learning.
Education Scotland: Food for Thought Education Fund. The Food for Thought Education Fund gives financial support to develop Food and Health as a context for learning.
The William and Jane Morris Fund Next deadline: 31st August 2017. Grants are awarded to churches, chapels and other places of worship in the United Kingdom for the conservation of decorative features and monuments, but not structural repairs.
Recruitment campaign targets science, technology, engineering and maths. The ‘Teaching Makes People' campaign targets university undergraduates studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects as well as people currently working in STEM industries.
Children and their teachers marched from the old Pultenytown Academy primary school to their new school.
NorthLink Ferries has teamed up with RSPB Scotland to give families a chance to tap into their wild side. Until September, a set of ‘pop-up' binoculars and wildlife calendar providing helpful nature-watching tips will be offered to families travelling on the ferry service, helping them spot unique wildlife as they make their way to and from the Northern Isles.
Well it looks like almost everyone in the area has used Caithness General at some time. CHAT will discuss at its meeting in the Park Hotel, Thurso whether to sponsor a candidates for the Westminster election on 8th June.
Monday 24th April 2017 2.00pm - 7.00pm. All Welcome..
CHAT - Caithness Health Action Team Bignold Park, Wick 2.30pm Sunday 23rd April 2017 Morning everyone, sorry for the delay. We have broken the categories down into ten groups for Sunday's Visual Impact Protest in the Bignold Park, Wick at 2.30pm.
Ship a' Hoy Sunday 21st May 2017. 10.15am - 6pm £46.00 per person (no concessions) This is your only opportunity to sail directly to the Orkney Island of Hoy from the Scottish mainland on the passenger ferry from John O'Groats.
CAITHNESS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY (Scottish Registered Charity No. SC029848) has published 8 books which can help with family history research.
From 1st May 2017 Alzheimers Scotland will no longer offer their services in Caithness for people suffering from dementia. Couthie Corner, Thurso based at Bayview will no longer be run by Alzheimer Scotland but will instead be run by the NHS and the Longberry day service in Wick will be taken over by Laurandy.
John Swanson Rosie, JP, MBE. Long-serving Councillor, born Thurso, Caithness 09.03.1937: died Wick, Caithness 29.03.2017.
Another packed show this year with hundreds of new models not seen before at previous exhibitions. Check out many photos by clicking the Photo Gallery link above..
Caithness Model Club handed over a cheque for £500 to Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) at the first day of their annual model exhibition in the Norseman Hotel, Wick today. Chairman of CHAT Bill Fernie and committee member Liz More accepted the donation on behalf of CHAT.