Here are some of the events that have taken place in our communities recently and the projects that have been funded by the Cairn Community Fund. Let us know what’s been happening in your area or, if you’re looking for some inspiration, browse through these projects and make your own application to the Cairn Community Fund.
Residents at Gilmour Court created memory books, candle holders, paintings and jewellery, which culminated in an exhibition.
Blackthorn Allotments Association have created community allotments for residents in Culduthel in Inverness to enjoy.
The club have bought new equipment in the form of bibs and kit. It will also help towards holding an extra weekly training session.
Tenants at Scotsburn Court enjoyed a day out at Falls of Shin to see the salmon leap, helping to tackle social isolation.
A rooftop garden was created at Madelvic Square in Granton. Workshops to educate residents took place as well as a tea party.
Larbert East Church of Scotland brought two generations together to produce an illustrated booklet that was celebrated at a community picnic.
A welcome sign for the entrance of Drumchapel Women’s Aid was made, with the women learning new skills and creating a sense of community.
Lambhill Stables in Glasgow delivered a series of outdoor activities to young people in the area, including canoeing, cycling and fishing.
Rokzskool run music workshops and activities to children, which aim to entertain and stimulate, while reinforcing positive social skills.
A drop-in centre for people aged 17 and above struggling with their mental health in Inverness and the surrounding area.