Nominate Charity – potential £5K to successful groups

The Charity Governance Awards 2018

Now in its fourth year, the awards aim to recognise and reward great charity governance by shining a spotlight on your success stories and awarding £35,000 in prizes to winning charities.

The awards are exclusively dedicated to charity governance. By shining a spotlight on the best of the sector, they aim to demonstrate how effective governance can transform a charity and even more of the lives of its beneficiaries. There are seven categories covering every kind of charitable organisation. The winning charity in each category will receive £5,000.

Next deadline: 22nd January 2019

Maximum award: £5,000


.Autumn 2018 dates flyer LGOWIT   Our courses enable people with long term conditions to learn tips and techniques to help them self manage their health more effectively. The courses are peer led, run by trainers living with long term conditions.
These short courses run over five weeks and are FREE of charge . contact Kirsteen Campbell 07454 905383 or   for more details.

Job Advertisment- John O Groats Development Trust

John O’Groats Development Trust
Development Officer, John O’Groats
Hours: Part Time (24 hours per week)
One Year fixed Term (extension possible if funding allows and objectives achieved)
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Interviews will be held in Seaview Hotel, John O’Groats.
Subject to references and confirmation the successful candidate(s) will commence work on or
soon after
John O’Groats Development Trust is looking for an energetic and self-motivated individual to take
forward a range of community projects. The post is funded for one year by the Stroupster Wind
Farm Fund.
The successful candidate will assist the John O’Groats Development Trust Board of Trustees to take
forward a range of projects which will seek to ensure that John O’Groats and the surrounding area
can become economically, socially & physically sustainable. The initial focus will be on planning,
researching and looking to obtain funding for the key priority projects identified in the John O’
Groats Action Plan and then managing project implementation.
The Project Officer will formally report to the Board of the JOG Development Trust but will engage
with local residents, businesses, investors and key organisations (primarily HIE, Highland Council,
and Dunnet & Canisbay Community Council) on a regular basis.
How to Apply:
Applications are invited from Individuals and appropriate organisations for this opportunity.
Please send your CV along with an accompanying letter, addressed to John O’Groats Development
Trust, C/O Seaview Hotel, John O’Groats, Caithness, Scotland, KW1 4YR. Or email to       JOG DT Job Description Word Version PDF

Performance for Visually Impaired at Lyth Art Centre

An amazing  performance coming to Lyth Arts Centre on Saturday that will be BSL interpreted and audio described. Also included is a touch tour before the performance so any visually impaired audiences can find out more about the set and meet the cast. 

It is called Echoes – Scottish Super Women of Science and is a brand new collaboration between music, theatre and science! It's a celebration of an array of Scottish superwomen of science, including local botanist Elaine Bullard who travelled around Caithness in search of the Scottish primrose.

The performance is on 

Saturday 6th October at 6pm at Lyth Arts Centre, Near Wick, KW1 4UD

You can find all the information about the performance and touch tour online here. You can book tickets online or call 01955 641434.