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31/12/2019
Web Cam For Wick Hogmanay Street Party Set To GoThumbnail for article : Web Cam For Wick Hogmanay Street Party Set To Go
Find the Wick Hogmanay Street Party To Welcome 2020 Web Cam HERE.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - Postcode Community Trust
Postcode Community Trust provides project based funding in Great Britain under the themes 'Improving community health & wellbeing, Increasing participation in arts & physical recreation and reducing isolation' .   Funding Applications open 21st January - 4th February 2020.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - People's Postcode Trust
People's Postcode Trust funds new projects, or significant expansions of existing projects, in Great Britain.  These projects can be up to 12 months in length.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - Postcode Local Trust
Grants are available for projects that are beneficial to local areas.  Applications are welcome for outdoor projects related to play areas, green spaces, sustainable energy and conservation.  
30/12/2019
Funding Opportunity - Friends of the National Libraries
The fund helps regional, national and specialist libraries, archives and museums acquire books, manuscripts and archives that they could not otherwise afford.  You can apply for a grant towards the purchase of rare printed books; manuscripts; archives of historical, literary, artistic, architectural, musical or other interest; and also fine bindings.  
23/12/2019
Santa Claus Snow VillageThumbnail for article : Santa Claus Snow Village
Watch the Santa Clause Snow Village..  
23/12/2019
Santa Claus ScreensaverThumbnail for article : Santa Claus Screensaver
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23/12/2019
A Special Santa Snooper Video: Christmas Eve test flight!Thumbnail for article : A Special Santa Snooper Video: Christmas Eve test flight!
Welcome to the Christmas Eve edition of emailSanta.com's Santa Snooper! Twas days before Christmas and at the North Pole, Santa was checking his Naughty / Nice scroll.  The elves came a' running (as fast as they can).  
20/12/2019
Two Caithness Residents Benefit From First Wind Farm Education And Training FundThumbnail for article : Two Caithness Residents Benefit From First Wind Farm Education And Training Fund
* Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Education & Training Fund created to benefit residents.   * First local beneficiaries to undertake qualifications in Kiltmaking and Accounting.  
20/12/2019
Highland partnership focuses the spotlight on preventing domestic abuse during festive seasonThumbnail for article : Highland partnership focuses the spotlight on preventing domestic abuse during festive season
For some Christmas is seen as a time to spend time with friends and family, but for survivors of domestic abuse, it can be an extremely difficult time of year.   It's too easy to think of domestic abuse as physical violence but it is very often so much more than that.  
19/12/2019
Lands End to John OGroats in Brussel SproutsThumbnail for article : Lands End to John OGroats in Brussel Sprouts
100 MILLION BRUSSEL SPROUTS AT RISK OF DUMPING THIS CHRISTMAS...   LETS #SAVEOURSPROUTS.  
19/12/2019
SCOTLAND'S MOST FESTIVE STREET NAMESThumbnail for article : SCOTLAND'S MOST FESTIVE STREET  NAMES
 Glasgow is home to the most festive street names  Scotland has just under 100 festive street names  Which Saint does Scotland love most? According to street names Right now, it may seem like everyone is in the festive spirit across the world, but how dedicated is Scotland to Christmas? Street names can be strange, fun and rude- but they can also be festive.   As Christmas is around the corner, Sellhousefast.uk did some digging to find out which area in Scotland is home to the most festive street names.  
19/12/2019
Which Christmas Film House Was Voted The Most IdealThumbnail for article : Which Christmas Film House Was Voted The Most Ideal
* The Home Alone house was voted as having the most ideal Christmas setup by 83% of participants.   * 23% of people believe The Nightmare Before Christmas house was an ideal Christmas set up.  
18/12/2019
Plunge In! The Coasts and Waters Community Fund
Scotland's Coasts and Waters will be showcased in 2020 with a themed year designed to inspire both visitors and locals to explore and experience our unrivalled shores, rivers, lochs and waterways.  Led by VisitScotland, the year aims to build on the momentum of previous themed years to celebrate and promote opportunities to experience and enjoy Scotland's fantastic coasts and waters, encouraging responsible engagement and participation.  
18/12/2019
Early learning and childcare
Almost 50,000 children are already benefiting from an expansion of funded early learning and childcare.   From August 2020, the amount of funded learning and care for three and four-year-olds, and eligible two-year-olds, is being nearly doubled from 600 hours a year to 1,140 hours.  
16/12/2019
ChristingleThumbnail for article : Christingle
Wednesday 18th December .  4.00pm..  
9/12/2019
Vinyl records are topping ParcelHero's chart as the gift enjoying the fastest growth this year.Thumbnail for article : Vinyl records are topping ParcelHero's chart as the gift enjoying the fastest growth this year.
Christmas 2019 winners and losers: Which gift is breaking records and which is out of the picture? The home delivery specialist ParcelHero has revealed which gift has soared to the top of its charts, and which present is no longer being snapped up - and the results may surprise you.   Some Christmas gifts, from candles to festive jumpers, stay perennially popular; but others suddenly disappear from everyone's wish lists.  
6/12/2019
Winter Wonderland 2019 - InvernessThumbnail for article : Winter Wonderland 2019 - Inverness
If you are planning a Christmas Shopping Trip to Inverness with the kids.   The Highland Council has announced details of its free Inverness Common Good Fund sponsored Winter Wonderland event.  
5/12/2019
Proposed increase in foster carer payments to be considered at council
Members will be asked to approve a proposal to substantially increase the payment to foster carers at the meeting of Highland Council on Monday 9 December 2019.   The new payment proposal recognises the valuable role of foster carers in providing a home and care for the most vulnerable children within their Highland community.