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Community Groups News

13/4/2018
Pulteneytown People's Project Success In New Funding AwardThumbnail for article : Pulteneytown People's Project Success In New Funding Award
Pulteneytown People's Project has been successful in securing £149,295 over the next 3 years from the BIG Lottery Community Led Activity.   The funding will allow the organisation to continue to deliver existing activities and develop new ones within the community.  
11/4/2018
Caithness Community Partnership - Next Meeting Castletown 9th May 2018
The next Community Partnership meeting is on the 9th May from 4pm - 6pm in Castletown (venue yet to be confirmed) and all members of the public are invited to attend.   This will be a workshop style event and will be of particular interest to those living and working in the Castletown area as the locality plan covering that area will be discussed in a bit of detail.  
10/4/2018
Volunteering Caithness Spring 2018 NewsLetterThumbnail for article : Volunteering Caithness Spring 2018 NewsLetter
See the Spring Newsletter from the volunteering section of Caithness Voluntary Group HERE HERE HERE.  
Help To Make A Complaint About Health Services In CaithnessThumbnail for article : Help To Make A Complaint About Health Services In Caithness
Have you had problems with healthcare? Do you want to complain, but need someone to help you? Caithness Health Action Team have organised for Patient Advice and Support Service to come to Wick (am in the Norseman hotel) and Thurso (pm in the Pentland hotel) on the 17th April.   Contact: info@caithnesshealth.com Private message Caithness Health Action Team on Facebook Phone:07437340146 This service is confidential and by appointment..  
28/3/2018
Funding Information Event In Wick 24th April 2018Thumbnail for article : Funding Information Event In Wick 24th April 2018
FUNDING INFORMATION EVENT.   Tuesday 24th April 10.00am-1pm Pulteney Centre, Wick.  
28/3/2018
Good Governance Training For Committee Members, Directors and StaffThumbnail for article : Good Governance Training For Committee Members, Directors and Staff
Good Governance Training will be delivered in two sessions Wednesday 9th May 7pm-8.30pm.   Your members what are they?, Ever wondered why you have members and why they are there How your committee works How your group is made up.  
27/3/2018
John O'Groats Trail Group Install New Footbridge at OusdaleThumbnail for article : John O'Groats Trail Group Install New Footbridge at Ousdale
Jay Wilson Chair, Friends of the John o' Groats Trail, gives an update he new bridge they have built at Ousdale.   Today (25th March 2018) marked one of the key moments in the history of the John o' Groats Trail.  
18/3/2018
The John O'Groats Trail Group Moving ForwardThumbnail for article : The John O'Groats Trail Group Moving Forward
Since its inception by Jay Wilson the John OGroats Trail group of volunteers have kept moving forward.   With a daunting prospect of marking out 147 miles of trail From Inverness to John O'Groats they have created a viable route.  
18/3/2018
Caithness Science Festival 2018 Fun DayThumbnail for article : Caithness Science Festival 2018 Fun Day
The final day of the Caithness Science Festival - "The Fun Day" gave a chance for listening to talks on various topic and many hands on displays.   The day showed to young people that science can be not only extremely interesting but also fun with the added bonus of a potential career.  
16/3/2018
Caithness Science Festival 2018 - Launch PhotosThumbnail for article : Caithness Science Festival 2018 - Launch Photos
The Caithness Science Festival 2018 is still going strong in its sixteenth year.   The official launch was on Tuesday this week with events running every day.  
12/3/2018
Opinions sought from Thurso ResidentsThumbnail for article : Opinions sought from Thurso Residents
Thurso Community Development Trust is continuing in its efforts to understand the needs of Thurso Residents while moving forward in identifying early projects for the Trust to complete for the development of the town.   A successful public meeting was held earlier this month where round table discussions brought out many positive opinions of the town and needs for improvement.  
Caithness Field Club - Events March to May 2018
Caithness Field Club Winter programme 2018.   Tuesday 20th March at 7-30pm: A talk Iain MacLean of Caithness Broch Builders Project on latest findings: in Pentland Hotel, Thurso.  
Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) At Scottish ParliamentThumbnail for article : Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) At Scottish Parliament
Five members of CHAT formed the delegation to meet with the health minister Shona Robison on Wednesday 7th February 2018.   The team from CHAT each took different elements of health concerns in Caithness to present to those present.  
25/11/2017
Christmas Lights Switch on and Decorated Umbrella Parade in WickThumbnail for article : Christmas Lights Switch on and Decorated Umbrella Parade in Wick
Despite another atrocious day for weather in Caithness the decorated umbrellas parade and switch on of the Christmas Lights went ahead.   Santa was kept busy chatting to kids in his hut in Market Square..  
16/11/2017
Caithness Voluntary Group Annual General Meeting
Caithness Voluntary Group Annual General Meeting.   Tuesday 12 December 2017.  
23/10/2017
Town and County Hospital, WickThumbnail for article : Town and County Hospital, Wick
A candlelit vigil in support of the hospital and staff is to be held on Thursday 26th October 2017 at the hospital - bring candles or torches.   Starts at 6.30pm and will not last long.  
18/10/2017
Caithness Access Disabled Panel Questionnaire For BusinessesThumbnail for article : Caithness Access Disabled Panel Questionnaire For Businesses
The above panel have been working over the last few years to build a website which would benefit people living in and visiting Caithness, in relation to visiting/using "accessible" services for people with disabilities.   http://www.caithnessaccesspanel.co.uk/ We are now at the stage that we need information of local businesses that provide services to the public to input onto our website.  
12/10/2017
CHAT 100 Mile Helper kits READY TO GOThumbnail for article : CHAT 100 Mile Helper kits READY TO GO
Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) have now put the 100 Mile Helper Kits together and wil shortly be distrubiting them to Hositals and GP practices.   The 100 Mile Helper kits are good to go! First batches going to hospitals today.  
12/10/2017
Wick event to focus on health and wellbeing servicesThumbnail for article : Wick event to focus on health and wellbeing services
THE county's second Health and Wellbeing Market is taking place at the Pulteney Centre in Wick on Saturday, 21st October 2017.   There will be 23 stalls offering information on health and wellbeing services that can be accessed in Caithness.  
9/10/2017
Wedding Dresses Display Cash Handed Over To CHATThumbnail for article : Wedding Dresses Display Cash Handed Over To CHAT
Rev.  John Nugent the minister at St Fergus Church handed over £794 from the Wedding Dresses display by the ladies at St Fergus Church, Wick.