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.
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.
Volunteer run and led project which delivers freshly cooked meals from local caterers to elderly people in the Black Isle.
Vacant land in Wick was used to create community allotments. There is also a garden for everyone in the area to come and enjoy.
A local photographer worked with tenants at Devlin Court to visit places of local interest, including the Kelpies and Stirling Castle.
Classes and drop-ins are available to help local residents write CVs, find jobs and improve their employability and IT skills.
IT and digital inclusion is provided for young people adults with learning difficulties and autism in Inverness and Strathspey.