11 February 2020BCC awarded £3,000 by YPI!
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £3,000 by Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI), whihc is run by The Wood Group.
YPI is an international programme that aims to develop community leaders by working with schools. The students taking part work in small teams to identify the local social service charity that they believe is best placed to make a positive contribution to the community. the winning team wins £3,000 to be awarded to the charity they chose.
A group of students from Kilchuimen Academy chose BCC as their charity and delivered a presentation to a panel of judges at the local YPI final on Thursday 6th February. We are delighted that they won the final!
A big thank you goes to YPI, The Wood Group, Kilchuimen Academy and the 4 winning students.
07 January 2020New Strength and Balance class starting at the hub!
A new strength and balance class will be starting at the hub, run by Gillian, on Thursday 16th January at 2pm.
This class is aimed at helping you to become stronger and improve your flexibility and balance.
Exercises are done supported by a chair or seated.
07 January 2020New Computer Drop-in Session starting at the hub!
We have a new computer drop-in session starting at the hub on Thursday 16th January, run by Michael White. If you'd like to learnn more about using computers, please pop down between 10.00 and 12.00 This session will run at this time every Thursday in January, to allow us to gauge interest.
18 December 2019Wilderness Challenge
The BCC Trustees were delighted to be presented with a cheque for £800 on Sunday 15th December from the Wilderness Challenge.
A huge thank you to those who took part and raised such a fantastic sum.
18 December 2019BCC AGM
We held our AGM on Saturday 23rd November and were delighted to see some of the Friends of BCC there. We elected 6 new Trustees and also heard from Campbell Mair, the Managing Director of Highland Home Carers.
The draft minutes of the AGM can be accessed here.
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.