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3/1/2020
Wick Street Design FestivalThumbnail for article : Wick Street Design Festival
15 January 2020 Wick Heritage Museum Join us for Day 1 of the Wick Street Design Festival to celebrate Wick's heritage.  Free refreshments will be provided.  
2/1/2020
Cancer Support Group for Men (CSG4Men) Meeting Dates For 2020Thumbnail for article : Cancer Support Group for Men (CSG4Men) Meeting Dates For 2020
See the poster for the meeting dates in 2020..  
2/1/2020
Flow Country projects ends on a highThumbnail for article : Flow Country projects ends on a high
The Flow Country is one of our last wild places, stretching across Caithness and Sutherland in the far north of Scotland.  And it's a crucial spot in the battle against climate change - on the best and biggest peatland of its type in the world.  
2/1/2020
Nature fund open for new applicationsThumbnail for article : Nature fund open for new applications
Additional funding is now available for ambitious ideas to improve habitats, safeguard species and tackle the causes of biodiversity loss, as the Biodiversity Challenge Fund opens its latest round.   Scottish Government announced the £2m increase earlier this year in its latest Programme for Government.  
2/1/2020
Nature fund's £156k award to protect threatened wadersThumbnail for article : Nature fund's £156k award to protect threatened waders
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has confirmed that a project to help one of Scotland's most threatened breeding bird species will be a recipient of the Scottish Government's Biodiversity Challenge Fund.  Curlews in Crisis Scotland has been awarded more than £156k to help increase suitable breeding areas and reduce predation for Europe's largest wader and one of our most distinctive birds.  
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.