Bookbug Week is coming: 15-21 May! Take part in Bookbug Week with us by joining in with a whole week of FREE, special events taking place all over Scotland for families with babies and young children. This year's theme is Bookbug's Big Giggle, and there will be a whole host of fun story, song and rhyme activities taking place in local libraries and community venues.
Saturday 27th May 2017. Tickets available to Thurso and Wick Eye Candy shops.
Highland Council Fostering and Adoption service is issuing a call for at least 20 more foster families in the Highland Council area to come forward and be assessed as Foster Care Fortnight 2017 begins across the UK. According to The Fostering Network, the UK's leading fostering charity which runs Foster Care Fortnight, over 7,000 more people with the right skills and experience are needed to offer loving, stable and secure homes to children and young people across the UK.
Join us for a walk along the breath taking cliff tops of Caithness for the 3rd in our series of 7 ranger guided walks along the East Coast, following the John O'Groats Trail. There's a lot to see on this walk - two beautiful harbours, sea stacks and nesting seabirds, coastal flora and a ruined Norse keep.
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.
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 http://www.wessexyouthtrust.org.uk/grant-applications.php.
Heritage Lottery Fund Launches Great Place Scheme - Scotland. The deadline for Expression of Interests is 8 June 2017 (midday).
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.
Engaging Libraries Programme Opens for Applications. The Carnegie UK Trust has announced that its Engaging Libraries Programme is now open for applications.
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.
Armadale Burn Guided Walk Wednesday 10th May 2017. 10am - 1pm.
The Friends Provident Foundation - Building Resilient Economies. Next deadline: 3rd July 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Children and their teachers marched from the old Pultenytown Academy primary school to their new school.
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.
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.