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.
We are delighted to invite you to our upcoming programme of free workshops, ‘Preparing for Investment' in the Highlands and Islands. We're delighted to invite you to our upcoming events 'Preparing for Investment' in the Highlands and Islands.
Community groups across Caithness and north Sutherland have gained more than £178,000 from a local fund's recent awards. The Caithness & North Sutherland Fund, which is provided by the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), has held two funding rounds since October and awarded money to eleven projects.
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.
Highland Council is asking people with unwanted and unused musical instruments in their homes if they ‘Gave it up?' to ‘Pass it on!' during Pass it on Week which runs from 10 - 18 March 2018. Pass it on Week is Scotland's annual celebration of re-use promoted by Zero Waste Scotland and recycle for Scotland.
SCOTLAND'S LEADING FEMALE POLITICIANS BACK GIRLGUIDING SCOTLAND & WOMEN 50:50'S NEW CAMPAIGN TO EMPOWER GIRLS TO LEAD. Girlguiding Scotland, the leading charity for girls in Scotland, has joined forces with leading equality campaign group Women 50:50 to launch Citizen Girl, a new initiative to inspire the next generation of female leaders.
An award of £21,014 from the Highland LEADER Programme is the last piece of the financial jigsaw required for a project which aims to conserve Dunbeath Broch in Caithness. Neil Buchanan, Chair of Berriedale & Dunbeath Community Council said: "Dunbeath Strath provides a walk with a variety of interest and is popular with local people, the wider Caithness community and visitors to the area.
How would you or one of your group members like to be part of a UK wide project to record how our native plant species are changing over time? The National Plant Monitoring Scheme (NPMS) http://www.npms.org.uk/ is looking for volunteers to adopt a one km square in your area that you can visit twice a year. The scheme is supported by Scottish Natural Heritage and will help us gain a greater understanding of plant communities in Scotland.
Sign up for a 5 week course. Caithness Horizons, Thurso.
Great video advice if your thinking it is time to eatmore vegetables and cut down on alcohol before its too late for your liver..
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.
This new project has a focus on empowering migrants and refugees to speak out and seek support. Building on the findings from Birchwood Highland's 'Migrant Matters' research, this project will seek to fulfil the need for support services to be enduring, community based and community led.
Kellogg's celebrates 20th anniversary of supporting school breakfast clubs. Cereal giant to give £1,000 to a breakfast club every school day of 2018.
Snakes, Tarantulas,Gorilla's, Engineering, Wildlife Adventures, Elements, Programming, Environments, Electrics, K'NEX and Storytelling. Yes it is that time of year again - the 2018 Caithness International Science Festival is ready to kick for an even bigger festival.
Caithness International Science Festival John O'Groats Events John O'Groats Interactive Map Wick Voices The Groatie Buckie Gift Shop Sat 24 Feb - Fri 16 Mar 10am - 4pm In 2016 Wick Voices, the Wick Society's Oral History Section, embarked on an ambitious, long-term project aimed at collecting and preserving memories and information from the past. During the Caithness International Science Festival, through the use of ‘Talking Tiles,’ the aim is to create an interactive map giving information and stories about the history and heritage of John O’Groats.
Bookbug rhyme time and singing for preschoolers. All welcome come along and find out what how much fun it can be.
An amateur geologist is helping students to gain a rock solid education with a donation of geological samples. Calum Anton from Fortrose has given over 50 rock specimens to the University of the Highlands and Islands.
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.
A vacancy has arisen for a local person to serve on the Stroupster Community Fund Panel. The representative must reside within the Dunnet & Canisbay Community Council area and be 16 or over.