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.
An old room was turned into an arts and craft space where residents at Frank Jack Court could come together and learn new skills. Since then the group have used their skills to support local organisations.
This organisation provides clothing for unemployed women from low incomes to wear to job interviews and the beginning of new jobs.
Residents at Glentanar Court took part in a series of workshops including Tai Chi, IT skills, local history, budgeting and art.
Our annual family fun day held at the Aquadome in Inverness continued to be a success in 2018 with dozens of children and family enjoying themselves.
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.