04 July 2019New Foot Care Service!
We have a new foot care service set up at the hub. The first session took place in June and the next date is set up for 28 August. Appointments available from 10.30am onwards. Plese get in touch if you'd like to know more.
01 May 2019Art Therapy Group and Stitch and Save
We have not one but two new activities starting at the hub!
We have an art therapy grouo starting on Thursday 2nd May at 2pm. This is for all abilities and for anyone who would benefit physically or mentallyy from getting involved in art along with other people.
We asos have a Stitich and Save session starting on Wednesday 15th May at 2pm. Thisis for anyone who has items of clothing that need mending but either doesn't know how to do it, or is no longer able to. Come along and meet Alison who will be armed with her sewing machine!
17 April 2019Extended Hub now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 3pm!
*** Extended Hub now open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am to 3pm! ***
Why not pop down to see us for a cup of tea or coffee and a warm welcome!
We have a range of books, magazines, and jigsaws, plus cards and a chess set. Pop down on your own or come along with friends.
11 April 2019Movin' Aboot!
We are starting a Movin' Aboot session at the hub. The first session will take place on Monday 6th May at 11am.
For those of you who attended the opening day for the extended hub, you will have had the chance to take part or watch a taster session, which was good fun and got those endorphins going! Movin' Aboot is a form of exercise to music which takes place while you are seated, so can be done by anyone.
Sessions will be led by Morag MacDonald Pickthall who is trained in delivering this form of exercise.
Why not pop along on the 6th to have a go!
04 April 2019Music Group starting at the Hub
We have a music group starting at the Hub.
If you play an instrument and would like to play along with other people, or just enjoy listening to music, why not come down to the hub on Tuesday 9th April for 10am.
The kettle will be on!
07 March 2019Official Opening of BCC Extended Hub
A date has now been set for the official opening of the Hub. A Friends letter will be issued very shortly with the details but in the meantime, please save the date!
Saturday 30th March 2019
The building will be open from 10.30am
Official opening at 11.00am
04 March 2019Trustees and Carers Meeting
A meeting took place in the newly extended hub on Monday 4th March between the carers and BCC Trustees, where we talked about plans for the space.
12 February 2019BCC publishes its development plan for the next 5 years
BCC has published its development plan for 2019-2024. It can be found in the "About BCC" section of our of website
20 December 2018
BCC attend the launch of the new Stronelairg Wind Farm Fund
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 firstname.lastname@example.org