Defibrillator Roadshows in Caithness- from 13th-17th August

Riverbank Practice Patient Participation Group [RPPPG] in association with Caithness Heart Support Group & Community Heartbeat Trust are running a program of roadshows about Automated External Defibrillators, look at   poster 

     and map for information.  All welcome.AED_Map___List_of_Caithness_01-07-18       

Thurso Lifeboat RNLI seek volunteers for open day

Thurso Lifeboat RNLI are having their annual open day on Saturday 14th July and are looking for volunteers aged 16 and over to help with the days events. 

Can you help with teas/cofees/stalls/or general helping from 1pm for a few hours?

If interested in helping this worthwhile and valued organisation please contact

Caithness Beatrice Local Fund

Caithness Beatrice Local Fund

Through the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm, they will provide a total of £2 million over a period of 5 years, they have just finished awarding grants for first year . Deadline for the next round is  2nd August 2018.

to invest in local projects in the following 5 community council areas in the Highlands. For application forms and guidlines go to

  • Sinclair’s Bay
  • Wick
  • Tannach and District
  • Latheron, Lybster and Clyth
  • Berriedale and Dunbeath

You can apply for a grant if you are;

  • a legally constituted community group
  • a non profit organisation or
  • a registered charity

£ 0 -£250

Microgrant applications


Applications for grants up to £250 can be made through a micro grant Scheme administered by each of the community councils. Each community council will revue applications directly and decisions on any micro grants to be awarded in its area.

£251 – £10,000

Main grant application


Large grant proposal