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23/9/2020
Caithness Community Groups See Investment Of Over £150k In Latest Funding RoundThumbnail for article : Caithness Community Groups See Investment Of Over £150k In Latest Funding Round
Seven community projects are to benefit from over £150k of funding following the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund's latest grant awards.   CNSFund Chairperson David Glass said "Our latest grant investments will enable community groups to deliver a wide range of improvements to benefit people living in Caithness & North Sutherland.  
23/7/2020
Temporary Closure Of The Coghill Bridges In WickThumbnail for article : Temporary Closure Of The Coghill Bridges In Wick
Upgrading work is to be carried out on the Coghill Bridges.   Check the dates when the bridges will be closed..  
18/5/2020
NFU Mutual Thurso supports Caithness Mental Health Support Group to help local relief effortsThumbnail for article : NFU Mutual Thurso supports Caithness Mental Health Support Group to help local relief efforts
NFU Mutual Thurso is proud to have nominated local charity Caithness Mental Health Support Group for a donation of over £3,000.   NFU Mutual Agents and their staff at the local Thurso agency are delighted to have nominated local charity Caithness Mental Health Support Group to receive a donation from the national £1m ‘Agency Giving Fund' launched by NFU Mutual's Head Office.  
20/3/2020
CAB VOWS TO HELP PEOPLE THROUGH CORONAVIRUS
Caithness Citizens Advice Bureau has announced it will be available by telephone and email offering its services to local people to help them through the Coronavirus period.  Isobel Mackay CAB Manager Caithness said today,"We understand that local people are concerned about the health impacts of this virus and will also need advice about other aspects of their lives, including their jobs, rent and social security payments.  So we are determined to remain available and ready to offer people all the help we can.  
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..  
5/9/2019
Fashion Show For Local GroupThumbnail for article : Fashion Show For Local Group
See poster.  
18/8/2019
Black Saturday Anniversary Flotilla of Boats At Wick BayThumbnail for article : Black Saturday Anniversary Flotilla of Boats At Wick Bay
Black Saturday was, as reported at the time, a ‘fearful calamity'.  In Wick Bay, alone, some 37 fishermen lost their lives, with countless more perishing around the coasts.  
18/8/2019
Black Saturday Anniversary Flotilla of Boats At Wick Bay - Short FilmThumbnail for article : Black Saturday Anniversary Flotilla of Boats At Wick Bay - Short Film
Short Film of part of the ceremonies..  
15/8/2019
Worried About Someones Drinking?Thumbnail for article : Worried About Someones Drinking?
Al-Anon Family Groups are for the families & friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, & hope in order to solve their common problems.   Mutual support groups for families and friends of problem drinkers.  
10/8/2019
Black Saturday Anniversary Flotilla of Boats At Wick BayThumbnail for article : Black Saturday Anniversary Flotilla of Boats At Wick Bay
Black Saturday was, as reported at the time, a ‘fearful calamity'.  In Wick Bay, alone, some 37 fishermen lost their lives, with countless more perishing around the coasts.  
24/7/2019
Living Well EventThumbnail for article : Living Well Event
If you are living with any long term condition in the Highland area this event is for YOU! Specialist talks on Self Management, Living with Fatigue, Pain Management and Hope will be available via video link to all venues.   Exhibitors at each venue will offer you the opportunity to find out more about local services.  
18/6/2019
First Minister meets families at V&A DundeeThumbnail for article : First Minister meets families at V&A Dundee
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon visited V&A Dundee this week to celebrate over 10,000 people taking part in free family workshops since the museum opened.   The First Minister also met with Home-Start Dundee, a local charity which supports families with young children through a range of issues including post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems and bereavement.  
31/5/2019
HomeStart Caithness Team Raising Fund In the Kilt WalkThumbnail for article : HomeStart Caithness Team Raising Fund In the Kilt Walk
The staff team at HomeStart Caithness are taking part in the Kilt Walk in Aberdeen to raise fund for the group that assists families and young children.   Sunday 2nd June 2019.  
Labour Party Visit To Caithness Hears About Third Sector and Health Issues From CHATThumbnail for article : Labour Party Visit To Caithness Hears About Third Sector and Health Issues From CHAT
A visit of the Labour Party Leader in Scotland Richard Leonard MSP accompanied by Rhoda Grant MSP heard from the third sector and Caithness Health Action Team (CHAT) about problems arising to the community from changes to health provision and wide range of topics.   Roger Saxon the local Labour party organiser and Alan Tait from Caithness Voluntary Group facilitated the meeting at the Pulteney Centre in Wick.  
15/4/2019
Francis Street Bowlers, Wick Supports 3 Local GroupsThumbnail for article : Francis Street Bowlers, Wick Supports 3 Local Groups
On Saturday 13th April 2019 the members of Francis Street Bowlers made three generous donation to three local groups.   A day spent playing bowls at the opening day of the season at Thurso Bowling Club was followed by a buffet tea after which they presented the cheques.  
15/4/2019
Tree Planting At Newtonhill WoodlandThumbnail for article : Tree Planting At Newtonhill Woodland
Newton Hill Croft Woodland are holding tree planting volunteer days on Saturday/Sunday 13th & 14th April 2019, Saturday 21st April, 10.30am-3.30pm.  The organisation received half their trees from the Woodland Trust and the rest from TCV.  
12/4/2019
Become a Volunteer with Home-Start Caithness and help local familiesThumbnail for article : Become a Volunteer with Home-Start Caithness and help local families
Come on the next Volunteer Preparation Course.   Wednesdays - 10am - 2.30pm May 22nd, 29th and June 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th.  
1/4/2019
Cancer Support Group for Men - Meetings for 2019Thumbnail for article : Cancer Support Group for Men - Meetings for 2019
The group meets monthly and is for men who have you been affected by cancer, either as a patient or in support of someone else? Why not pop along to the meeting for a chat, or simply listen to the issues that affect men living with cancer.   The purpose of the meetings is to learn from each other in order to improve our physical, emotional and/or financial well-being.  
4/3/2019
CNS FUND awards maximum funding for MS Therapy Centre RefurbishmentThumbnail for article : CNS FUND awards maximum funding for MS Therapy Centre Refurbishment
A Caithness MS support charity has been awarded £30,000, the maximum award, by the Caithness & North Sutherland Fund.   The MS Therapy Centre Wick was given the money to help refurbish its premises in Braehead and create a new community wellbeing hub.