Posts by Lucy Beattie

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Food Hub this Week

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

This weekend we are reminded by Government that although the risk of COVID19 is lower people still need to stay at home. The FREE delivery service for hot meals and food boxes is here to help.

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Council confirms details for Household Waste Recycling Centres to reopen

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

The Highland Council can now confirm which of the Household Waste Recycling Centres across the region will re-open from Monday 1st June 2020.

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Garve Hotel - registering a community interest

Post in Community Ownership by Lucy Beattie

After over 125 years of continuous service sadly Hart Hotels have decided to sell the Garve hotel and cease operating which is devastating news for guests and local staff employed at the hotel.

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Order Sunday for hot food, Monday for boxes

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

Garve and District Development company is still supporting the deliveries of hot daily meals and veg/dairy/meat boxes for residents in the district through the COVID19 community grant from the LCT

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Hot Food orders must be in Sunday

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

Funds from the LCT COVID19 support grant are being used to support the safe delivery of evening meals and weekly veg/meat and dairy boxes. This is still open to ALL residents in the area.

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New evening menu launched for hot food deliveries

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

Orders must be in by Sunday 10th May by 6pm. Open to all residents of Garve and District. Home cooked evening meals can be delivered to your door 5.00 - 6.30pm.

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COVID19 support for newly self-employed

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

Newly self-employed individuals who have not been able to access COVID19 support through other national schemes will be able to apply for a one-off grant of 2,000 through the Highland Council.

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Police urge the public to continue physical distancing

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

Thanks to our local Councillor Ian Cockburn for this update from Police Scotland. Physical distancing policy is essential during the lockdown period. Stay safe folks!

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Weekly Veg, Dairy and Meat orders and Daily Hot Meals now delivered

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

From Wednesday 22 April the Garve and District Food delivery service will begin for weekly produce orders. From Friday 24th April there will be a daily lunchtime hot meal pick-up or delivery service.

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COVID19 Self-catering businesses

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

Update from the Highland Council, COVID19 business support grants for eligible self-catering businesses opened on Monday.

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Changes to waste collections from Monday 6th April

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

From Monday 6 April, the Council will start to reduce the number of staff in waste vehicle cabs to a driver plus one, with the third operative travelling in a separate van to carry out collections.

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Accessing Medical Supplies

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

The Highland Council community hubs are now operating to ensure that critical medical supplies reach people in remote and rural areas. Also updates from Conon Bridge and Spa Pharmacy.

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COVID 19 Highland Council Supporting Local Businesses

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

The Highland Council is working hard to release business grants to eligible local businesses. A first batch of grant payments will be with businesses by Friday with further payments next week.

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Highland Council Update

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

There has been a huge amount of activity in responding to the national Coronavirus Covid19 emergency and preparing for the impact of this on the Highlands.

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Highland Council Update

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

We are sharing the latest Highland Council update via Councillor Ian Cockburn regarding frontline council services, new telephone helpline and small business grants affected by COVID19.

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Highland Council Helpline

Post in Community Care by Lucy Beattie

COMMUNITY NOTICE 0300 303 1362 is the new Highland Council Helpline to help with any enquiries Mon - Fri 8am to 6pm all calls are free.

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Bus times will change on Monday

Post in Community Energy by Lucy Beattie

Bus times tables will change on Monday. This limited service is in line with public health recommendations to limit the risk and spread of COVID19. New timetable link is below

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Community E-Bike Trial

Post in Community Energy by Lucy Beattie

From today for the next three weeks Garve and District will have an E-bike available for loan within the community. Read on to find out how to access this free trial.

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GOVHA launched from Achanalt

Post in Business and Tourism by Lucy Beattie

Welcome to Sam Thompson who has has launched a unique new business that aims to bring the best of traditional Highland experiences to visitors. Read on to find out more......

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Architectural Heritage Funding Confirmed

Post in Community Ownership by Lucy Beattie

Following an application by the Garve and District Development Company funding has been secured from the Architectural Heritage Fund to support the recent community asset feasibility study.

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Community Assets Feasibility Study

Post in Community Ownership by Lucy Beattie

A working group comprising representatives from The Garve & District Development Company and the Trustees of the Garve Public Hall have worked with Alan Jones & Assocs to deliver a feasibility study.

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Wester Ross Biosphere a Sense of Place

Post in Business and Tourism by Lucy Beattie

The Wester Ross Biosphere invite all members of the area to attend the Wester Ross Biosphere Sense of Place Workshop. Saturday 5th October 15.30 - 17.30 at Garve Public Hall.

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Easter Holidays Family Craft Activity

Post in Community Groups & Events by Lucy Beattie

Get creative this Easter holidays and join Lucy Wagtail crafts for a fun-filled family activity day at Garve Hotel Games Room on Tuesday 16th April.

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Invitation to Tender

Post in The Garve & District Development Company by Lucy Beattie

Tenders are sought from suitably qualified consultants to deliver a feasibility study to define a village hall for the future taking into account the views of our community and major stakeholders.

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Stakeholder Meeting on Thursday, 21st February 2019

Post in The Garve & District Development Company by Lucy Beattie

An open invitation to local organisations, community groups or businesses that operate in Garve and District. Engage with the Garve and District Development Company strategic planning process.

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Christmas Party at Garve Village Hall

Post in Community Groups & Events by Lucy Beattie

On Saturday, 22nd December 2018 after much hard work from volunteers within the community, Garve and District came together for a community Christmas party.

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Monday 18th February family activity afternoon in Garve

Post in Community Groups & Events by Lucy Beattie

We are delighted to announce the second of the Garve and District Development Company Kids holiday activities. Monday 18th February 1pm-3pm Garve Village Hall.

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NC500 at AGM

Post in Business and Tourism by Lucy Beattie

Calling all B&Bs, holiday accommodation providers and businesses. Gabbi Armstrong from the North Coast 500 will be running a stall at the community information session tonight from 6pm.

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