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Caithness Groups Get Lottery Awards

25th September 2023

A number of groups in Caithness were on a long list of Scottish awards from the lottery.

Caithness KLICS (SCIO) Medium Grants
Scotland: Improving Lives
£76,763 Highland The group will use the funding to offer a range of activities for young carers, including weekly group sessions and after school sessions to reduce stress and provide respite
bringing some normality into their lives. The service runs in Wick and this project will see a similar service further developed in Thurso.

Caithness Voluntary Group Medium Grants
Scotland: Improving Lives
£44,531 Highland This group will use funding to continue delivering their befriending project across Caithness reducing loneliness and isolation. The project will support 390 people and 159 volunteers across the three-year project.

Pulteneytown Peoples Project Limited Medium Grants
Scotland: Community Led
£85,976 Highland This project situated in Wick will use the funding to deliver a variety of community projects within the community centre. This project will also provide a warm space for the community to come together and enjoy a hot meal 5 days a week and take part in activities.

See the full list of Scottish Awards HERE


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