Volunteer Week 1-7th June- make a difference

The National Volunteer Week is fast aproaching, this is an opportunity to help the community and feel good about yourself. This year Catherine Patterson is organising a Litter pick in Thurso at 9.30 am on wednesday 31st May meet at North Highland College and volunteers will be working on the area behind the High school and the path going down to the river.     Volunteers week runs from the 1-7th June annuallly but if you want to find out about ongoing  local volunteering opportunities throughout Caithness contact Catherine volunteering@cvg.org.uk  she will be delighted to help.

Small funding for Sports Clubs

**NEW FUND** Persimmon Homes – Healthy Communities

Persimmon Healthy Communities is a brand new sports programme to support sport for young people in England, Wales and Scotland. Every month from May 2017 to December 2017 all 30 Persimmon businesses will donate up to £750 each to clubs, schools, organisations, charities and individuals who deliver sport to young people aged 18 and under. The main objective is for people to use the £750 to purchase sports kits. If you don’t need kit they will consider other entries to purchase equipment or spend the money on your facilities. You can enter a prize draw to win £200,000 that could be used to update your clubhouse or buy new equipment for your training facilities or fund new coaches.

Thurso Town Improvements Association- changes to Gala

The new Thurso town improvment Association committee are changing the format of Thurso Gala this year, instead of crowning a Gala Queen they are looking for Young Ambassadors.  See poster attached for more details, click link to open.

.Young     Ambassador Thurso TI

No Limits, AGM 20th May

You are invited to attend the No Limits parents forum and AGM on the 20th May at 1pm in Wick Family Centre, Bank Row, Wick  everyone is welcome to come along to the event.

No Limits provides out of school care for children with additional needs.

Heritage Funding

Heritage Lottery Fund – Great Place Scheme (Scotland)

An investment of £2.5million National Lottery funding aims to ensure that culture and heritage are at the centre of the development of Scotland’s communities. The Great Place Scheme has been designed by HLF and partners to ensure intelligent investment in place-based regeneration. It offers funding for greater collaboration between cultural, community and civic organisations in tackling issues such as poverty and inequality, employment, education and health.