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Funding Opportunity - Henry Smith Charityholiday Grants For Children
The purpose of the Holiday Grants programme is to provide access to recreational trips or holidays for groups of children who experience disadvantage or who have disabilities.  In particular we are interested in contributing to trips that would not take place without our funding.  
Funding Opportunity - The Wessex Youth Trust
The Wessex Youth Trust ('the Trust') is interested in supporting projects which provide opportunities to help, support and advance children and young people up to the age of 21 years only.   Next deadline: 1st November 2017  
Funding Opportunity - arts, culture or heritage
Heritage Lottery Fund Launches Great Place Scheme - Scotland.   The deadline for Expression of Interests is 8 June 2017 (midday).  
Funding Opportunity - Creativity Open Fund
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.  
Funding Opportunity - Up To £10,000 for Heart Health
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.  
Funding Opportunity - Building Resilient Economies
The Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Economies.   Next deadline: 3rd July 2017.  
Funding Opportunity - Engaging Libraries Programme
Engaging Libraries Programme Opens for Applications.   The Carnegie UK Trust has announced that its Engaging Libraries Programme is now open for applications.  
Funding Opportunity - promote digital solutions for vocational learning
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.  
Funding Opportunity - Food for Thought Education Fund
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.  
Funding Opportunity - churches, chapels and other places of worship
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.  
Teaching Makes People - Chris Aitken, Wick High SchoolThumbnail for article : Teaching Makes People - Chris Aitken, Wick High School
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.  
Newton Park Primary Opens At Wick CampusThumbnail for article : Newton Park Primary Opens At Wick Campus
Children and their teachers marched from the old Pultenytown Academy primary school to their new school.  
Kids Go Wild with NorthLink Ferries and RSPB ScotlandThumbnail for article : Kids Go Wild with NorthLink Ferries and RSPB Scotland
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.  
Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) - Visual Impact DayThumbnail for article : Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT)  - Visual Impact Day
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.  
John O'Groats Shape The Future - Follow Up EventThumbnail for article : John O'Groats Shape The Future - Follow Up Event
Monday 24th April 2017 2.00pm - 7.00pm.   All Welcome..  
CHAT Visual Impact Day and Rally Sunday 23 April
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.  
Once A Year Trip To Hoy With The RangersThumbnail for article : Once A Year Trip To Hoy With The Rangers
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.  
Books From Caithness Family History SocietyThumbnail for article : Books From Caithness Family History Society
CAITHNESS FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY (Scottish Registered Charity No.  SC029848) has published 8 books which can help with family history research.  
Laurandy Day Centre, Wick and NHS Bayview, Thurso Take Over Alzheimers In Caithness
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.