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11 December 2018Annual Christmas Afternoon Tea

The annual Christmas Tea at Camerons this year raised £101.00 for BCC.  Thanks to Morag for putting on the tea along with her band of helpers as well as giving everyone a little present.  The Christmas Tree lights were turned on this year by PC Anderson from Fort Augustus.

Thanks and Happy Christmas to all supporters of BCC.  The Donations raised will go towards furniture for the BCC Hub.

06 December 2018Christmas Lunch Club

The lunch club had its Christmas meal on Friday 30 November and what a great success it was. It was well attended and everyone appreciated the lovely food that was preared to by the lunch club volunteers.

Please check out BCC's Facebook page for pictures from the event.

23 November 2018Community Care Co-ordinator Post Advertised

An advert has been issued by Highland Home Carers for the post of Community Care Coordinator (Part-time) for BCC. The post, currenlty held by Julie Russell, will be close on Sunday 9th December and interviews are expected to tak place w/c 17 December 2018. For futher information see the vacancies page of this website.

21 November 2018AGM 2018 - New Trustees Elected

Our AGM was held on 3 November at Stratherrick Hall and had a great turnout.

Four Trustees stood down at the meeting - Morag Cameron (Chair), Lyn Woods (Treasurer), Alison Seago and Jennie Devlin. Three Trustees were elected to repalce them - Kit Cameron, Alison Randall and Christopher Gehrke.

We heard talks from Morag Cameron on 5 years in the life of a Trustee, from Gillian Haston on her first impressions since taking up the post of Support and Development Officer in September, and from Heather MacDonald and Morag macDonald Pickthall about a day in the life of a carer.

The AGM was an opoortunity to reflect on progress made to date and the exciting future ahead.

 

03 October 2018Unit 1 Lease Signed

Yesterday saw the signing of the lease for Unit 1. Exciting times are ahead as we move into this next phase for BCC. We will keep you updated on how plans for the hub progress.

03 October 2018Support and Development Officer

Gillian Haston has joined BCC as our new Support and Development Officer. Following the publication of the feasibility study last year, it was identified that a role could be created which would support and develop care services as we move into the next phase. The post is funded by Stratherrick and Foyers Community Trust for a period of 3 years. Gillian works three days per week and can be found at the hub on Tuesdays and Thursdays or reached on 01456 486247.

26 September 2018Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Boleskine Community Care will take place on Saturday 3 November 2018 at Stratherrick Hall, Gorthleck, at 2pm. Formal business will start at 2.30pm prompt.

We encourage all Friends of BCC as well as other members of the community to join us for this occasion and look forward to seeing as many of you as possible.

If you are interested in becoming a Trustee of BCC, please contact Jane O'Donovan, Secretary, Boleskine Community Care at jane@boleskine-communitycare.org.uk

 

23 July 2018Summer Fun Day Saturday 11th August

26 February 2018Walking For All!

Walking For All!

A range of local walks are now on offer, with something suitable for all ages and abilities. A chance to get out in the fresh air for some exercise and a chat.

Fit walk from the Hub

Short social walk suitable for all ages and abilities. Gentle and flat, no more than an hour.

Meets monthly on a Tuesday 2pm at the Hub, followed by tea and cake.

Walk at Broth and a Blether

A bit longer and some gentle uphill. At least an hour, some rough surfaces. Sets off at 1pm after soup.

Stout shoes and waterproofs recommended. 

Sole Mates

A more challenging walk, at least 2 hours with some rough walking and steep ground. Wear walking boots, waterproofs and bring something to eat and drink. 
Monthly on the last Sunday of the month, meeting at the Hub at 10.30am. 

For dates and details of all walks keep an eye on Facebook or contact the Hub.

05 December 2017Annual General Meeting 2017

Boleskine Community Care's AGM took place on Saturday 4th November and was very well attended. 

Along with the normal business items such as the Chairs Report and Annual Accounts, members ratified changes to some of the clauses within the constitution.  The updated constitution can be found here on the reports page.

After the business of the meeting was finished a very inspiring talk was delivered by Geraldine Ditta, from Alzheimers Scotland, about Dementia friendly communities, explaining how communities can help develop awareness and increase support for those who need a little more help, patience and understanding.

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