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




Wick Swimming coaches recieve recognition

Wick Amateur Swimming Club are delighted that four of their young coaches and pool side volunteers recieved recognition for all their support to the club. They are seen here with their Saltire Award certificates at a recent presentation poolside just prior to Volunteers Week.  Pauline Gibson a committee member of the club, wanted to say a big Thank You to the young people and  emphasised their committment and professionalism. Well done.

Seen recieving their Saltire Awards L-R Amy Williamson, Emma Fshenden, Angus Henry 7 Sarah Harper


Caithness Rural Transport are seeking to employ two drivers, one based in Wick and one in Thurso to drive our vehicles

Applications must be made in writing no later than 20th June to Coreen Campbell, Caithness Rural Transport, Telford House, Williamson Street, Wick, KW1 5ES or

THURSO post is part-time to cover maternity leave, a minimum of 16 hours per week paid at the rate of £8.75 per hour

WICK post is part-time for a minimum of 10 hours per week paid at the rate of £8.75 per hour

For more information and a detailed job spec please contact Coreen or Valerie on 01955 605588 or email the above address