The new wick coastal rowing club have wasted no time in commencing to build their boats. They were recently already gluing up the first of them.
Green Routes to Feeling Good - Health links to the environment Conference & Showcase - Saturday 2nd March 2013 Millburn Academy, Diriebught Road, Inverness. Green Routes to Feeling Good Conference Join our inspiring and informative day which will involve a wide range of speakers and workshop sessions led by health and environmental experts.
YOUTH IN ACTION PROGRAMME - CALLS FOR PROPOSALS 2013 The European Commission has announced its call for proposals under the Youth in Action Programme. During 2013 approximately ?180 million will be available to not for profit and statutory organisations to support a wide variety of youth projects.
THE GO FOR IT SCOTLAND! BURSARY PROGRAMME The Go for it Scotland! bursary programme, run by QMS and sportscotland, is open to individuals and groups of all ages and abilities providing they live and train in Scotland and take part in a healthy activity which increases their heart rate. Individuals, groups and clubs are invited to apply for the twenty £500 bursaries which are being awarded annually in the run up to Glasgow 2014.
NOMINET TRUST - DIGITAL EDGE PROGRAMME The Nominet Trust has announced that the 2nd call for applications under its £2 million Digital Edge Programme is now open for applications. The programme aims to support projects that use new technology to engage young people in new, more meaningful and relevant ways and enable their participation in building a more resilient society.
TAIC FREUMHAN COIMHEARSNACHD 2013-14: FUNDING TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF GAELIC Are you interested in receiving some support to encourage the use of Gaelic in your area? Bòrd na Gàidhlig''s funding scheme Taic Freumhan Coimhearsnachd is now open to new applications, to assist projects which will encourage and increase the learning and usage of Gaelic within communities, by supporting at least one of the following priorities: . Home and Early Years .
Our small grants programme exists to try to make the world a better place through short-term, project specific funding. Through this programme, we provide funding for projects of up to six months in length, ranging from £500 up to £10,000 (£5,000 in Wales) to registered charities, community and voluntary groups, community interest companies and other not-for-profit organisations.
IDLEWILD TRUST The Idlewild Trust has announced that the next closing date for applications to its grant making programme is the 22nd February 2013. The Idlewild Trust is a grant making trust that supports registered charities concerned with the encouragement of the performing and fine arts and crafts, the advancement of education within the arts and the preservation for the benefit of the public of lands, buildings and other objects of beauty or historic interest in the United Kingdom.
FUNDING FOR FINANCIAL LITERACY PROJECTS The MSE Charity has announced that its grants programme has re-opend for applications. The MSE Charity provides grants to constituted community based groups (including schools) to help fight financial and consumer illiteracy and to educate and inform adults and children about consumer and debt issues.
HERITAGE GRANTS OVER £2 MILLION AND UNDER £5 MILLION The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has announced that the next deadline for application for heritage grants of over £2 million and under £5 million is the 8th February 2013. Through this grant scheme, funding is available for projects that relate to the national, regional or local heritage of the UK.
WOLFSON FOUNDATION - SCHOOLS SPECIAL NEEDS GRANTS PROGRAMME The Wolfson Foundation has announced that its Special Needs Grants programme is open for applications. Through its Special Needs Programme Mainstream Secondary Schools and 6th Form Colleges can apply to the Foundation for funding for capital or equipment projects relating to the teaching of science and technology, languages, music, the arts or libraries.
MUSIC FUNDING FOR INDIVIDUALS ORGANISATIONS & GROUPS The Performing Rights Society (PRS) for Music Foundation, the UK''s leading funder of new music across all genres, has announced that its funding programme for individuals, organisations and groups is open for applications. Funding is available to any individual or not-for-profit organisation that support the creation and performance of outstanding new music in any genre; develop artists to their full potential; and inspire audiences UK-wide.
First Published in Caithness Field Club Bulletin - 2011 With a potential increase in tourism to the county we should pride ourselves on our antiquities as does our neighbour across the Firth, Orkney. They should be displayed to their best advantage if they are signposted for visitors.
THE most northerly YFC on mainland Britain has been given a funding boost from Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM). Forss, Halkirk and Bower YFCs in Caithness each received £820, which was raised at the recent 20th anniversary sale held at the Caithness Livestock Centre at Quoybrae.
Science projects that aim to interest people of all ages and abilities can bid for funding to reach an even greater audience from today. Talking Science grants aim to make science and scientific issues more accessible to communities across Scotland that may not have otherwise have had the chance.
New course starting In January 2013 at North Highland college..
On 19th and 20th January Caithness Horizons will be launching a new initiative called "Peter's Pals" a Young Curators Club for children aged between 8 and 12 years old. Led by “Peter” the Museum’s mascot who is a Little Penguin (scientific name: Eudyptula minor) and the Museum Curator “Peter’s Pal’s” will meet regularly (once a month apart from at Christmas and during the summer holidays) to investigate the Museum Collection; participate in workshops to learn new skills relating to the Museum’s Collection.
Watch Jane Bradley, Make up Ambassador for Liz Earle, as she gives her expert advice and tips on how to create classic contoured eyes with Liz Earle Signature Eye Colour and makeup from the Liz Earle Colour range. Available in 20 shades, Signature Eye Colour is a lightweight eye shadow which is easy to blend for a smooth, even finish that stays true and lasts..
For those of you who have not yet seen Simon's Cats you and the kids might enjoy this series of cartoons. We are thinking about starting a new Moggies and doggies photo gallery on Caithness.org so email your cat or dog photos - kittens and puppies welcome to bill[AT]caithness.org.
Do you have a bicycle you no longer need? Then you can help some poor people in third world countries to get mobile. Wick Rotary club are collecting old bicycles to refurbish and send off to people who can really use some help with their transport.