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News archive from November 2009
Communities Renewable Energy Support Programme (CRESP)

CRESP is open to any non-profit distributing community organisation based in the Highlands and Islands and can provide funding for technical support to communities developing revenue-generating projects of over 1MW...

27 November 2009

Responses to the Crofting Bill

Roseanne Cunningham MSP has published an analysis of the responses to the draft crofting bill...

27 November 2009

Congratulations to Broadford MUGA Project

Congratulations to Broadford MUGA Project on their Peoples Millions competition win of £50,000...

27 November 2009

Free Filing Cabinet available

HIE have two filing cabinets to give away. 

25 November 2009

Winter Events for young people aged 14-18 in Skye

The Highland Council is funding a series of events for young people aged 14-18 in Skye during the winter.

24 November 2009

Swine Flu Vaccine information

NHS Highland have produced a leaflet with information on the Swine Flu Vaccine.

20 November 2009

Drug and Alcohol Forum Meeting

The Agenda for the next Drug and Alcohol forum meeting on 26th November is now available.  To view open the diary entry on the SLCVO Online Events Diary www.slcvo.org.uk/events

20 November 2009

Take Your Seat on the Board Seminar

A free seminar provided by the Office for the Commissioner for Public Appointments in Scotland, OCPAS, in partnership with the Scottish Resource Centre for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology...

18 November 2009

Volunteers Tutors Wanted for Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Adult Basic Education are looking for volunteer tutors...

18 November 2009

Volunteers Wanted for New Charity Shop

Highland Hospice is opening a new charity shop in Portree and is currently looking for volunteers.  

17 November 2009

SVQ Youth Work Level 2 and/ 3

Highland Council is starting an SVQ Youth Work course in January 2010. The council will fund students (which is about £700 per person plus whatever on costs there might be).

09 November 2009

Free Furniture

Dualchas Heritage Service are moving premises shortly and have some spare furniture which is free to any voluntary organisations which might be interested. 

09 November 2009

Drug, Alcohol & Tobacco Awareness for Young People & Peer Education Training for Young People

Peer Education in Rural Communities across Scotland (PERCS) has a team of young volunteers who work with agencies to deliver drug, alcohol and tobacco awareness sessions; to support and train local young people to develop their own peer education programmes and to support local young people to develop substance information resources.  PERCS would like to work with you to develop substance awareness programmes and projects for young people in your community.

06 November 2009

Stitches on the Bridge Project

Stitches on the Bridge was a project by Luib na Lùban, a new textile art group in Skye and Lochalsh, to invite Scots, ex-pats, Scotophiles and anyone else to take part in an ambitious project to cover the Skye Bridge in knitting.

05 November 2009

Research Opportunity with SkyeDance

SkyeDance is looking for an experienced person to conduct a research and evaluation exercise to be carried out over a 3 month period. 

05 November 2009

Report on Digital Investment in Highlands and Islands

Commissioned by Highlands & Islands Enterprise the report outlines the need for world class telecoms to the economic future of the region and identifies a staged development of provision. 

03 November 2009

Skye & Wester Ross updated datasets available

HIE have published Datasets for the whole of the Highlands including Skye & Wester Ross, which contain information on population, demographics, employment profiles, GVA/GDP, earnings, TTW, unemployment, educational attainment, housing prices, climate, quality of life indicators, property prices etc. 

03 November 2009

Eilean a'Cheo Ward Discretionary Budget open for applications

Eilean a'Cheo Ward Discretionary Budget still has £23,359.00 left in its Discretionary Budget for the financial year 2009/2010.

03 November 2009