Category: Featured


Helmsdale Dog Show goes online

Our Dog Show took place online on Saturday 24th April after a decision had been taken to cancel this year’s in-person Dog Show. Nine dogs joined their owners on Zoom to compete in classes including Best Pedigree, Best Rescue and Waggiest Tail.

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We are back for the New Year

We go into 2021 facing tougher restrictions again, but our Dinner To Your Door, Grab ‘n Go Bags and Online Art ‘n Blether classes will continue. Find out more about these and our other areas of work in our latest newsletter here.

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How COVID-19 is affecting our work

The current COVID-19 pandemic is presenting numerous challenges for us in terms of service delivery. Find out how we are managing this here.

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Art n’ Blether arrives in Brora

In January, Art ‘n Blether classes begun in Brora and we have welcomed some wonderful new and experienced artists to this increasingly popular project.

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Introducing Golspie Village Hub

In October 2019, we opened the doors to Golspie Village Hub for the very first time, and it has proven to be a great success.

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We are now Connecting Communities!

From 16th March we will be known as Connecting Communities.

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Art ‘n Blether success

Experienced and aspiring artists from East Sutherland have been gathering over the past two years for a range of successful Art ‘n Blether sessions.

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Dog Show 2018 a great success

The 3rd Helmsdale Dog Show was a great success again this year. Over 100 people were in attendance to watch as the dogs went up against each other in 11 categories.

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The dogs are coming back!

The Helmsdale Village Hub Dog Show is back on Saturday 23rd June. Read all about it here!

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New rural dementia-friendly guide

Our founder and Chair, Ann Pascoe, was a part of the task group behind the new dementia-friendly rural communities guide.

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