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News archive from November 2012
Spotlight on Edinbane Community Company

Edinbane Community Company was established in 2007 to administer Community Benefit Funds from the Vattenfall-owned windfarm on land in Edinbane. The company’s board of directors have had a busy few months, with several projects to oversee. This article looks at current projects and developments.


23 November 2012


Online survey to assess demand for Skye flights

An independent survey is being conducted by RDC Aviation to assess demand for the resumption of air services to and from Skye. The survey forms part of a wider review commissioned by Highland Council, transport body Hitrans and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).


22 November 2012


Community Focus 2013 Bookings

There are still places available for 2013 Community Focus section in the West Highland Free Press. Community Focus articles are an excellent way to generate support, raise awareness and share successes. If you would like your group to feature in the 2013 Community Focus please email jo-anne@slcvo.org.uk, months still available August, September, October, November and December.


22 November 2012


Women at Work Project Consultation Event

'What is Women's Work?'
Do you want to be part of a new group for women?  Do you want to help plan events that will look at the role of women and women's work?


21 November 2012


Over 25 Volunteer Awards

The Highland Third Sector Partnership, of which Skye and Lochalsh is a member, are looking at introducing a new award scheme for volunteers over the age of 25. To help gauge interest in the scheme they have created a brief online survey and would appreciate your feedback.


21 November 2012


Skye and Lochalsh CVO AGM

Skye and Lochalsh CVO AGM (6 November 2012 in The Old Library, Portree) had a fantastic turn out, with 31 people representing 28 groups.


08 November 2012


Young Achievers Awards

Nominations are open for the Young Achievers Awards, which celebrate inspirational young people for their voluntary efforts.


08 November 2012


Skye and Lochalsh CVO welcomes our newest group Skye & Lochalsh Disabled Ramblers

Formed in 2011 Skye and Lochalsh Disabled Ramblers was established to allow people with limited mobility and their friends/carers to access the beautiful countryside in Skye and Lochalsh.


08 November 2012