Category: Featured


Art ‘n Blether success

Experienced and aspiring artists from Helmsdale and Brora have been gathering over the past year for a range of successful Art ‘n Blether sessions, inspired by the picturesque views in and around Helmsdale.

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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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We’re looking for a Modern Apprentice!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Administration Modern Apprentice between the ages of 16 and 19.

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Big Lottery funding support

In April we were delighted to receive news that the Big Lottery Fund had approved £112,000 of funding to support our work over the next three years.

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Art ‘n Blether – new programme

Our new Art & A Blether programme starts today, following the success of our recent series’ of sessions.

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Hub Open Day 2018

On Saturday 17th March, we held our first Helmsdale Village Hub Open Day at Helmsdale Community Centre. This was a free event for the whole community, showcasing the best of what is regularly on offer at the Hub.

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DFC becomes a charity!

We are delighted to announce that we have now become a charity, recognised by OSCR, the Scottish Charity Regulator!

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Help us go Highland-wide!

In partnership with Age Scotland and NHS Highland Public Health, we are recruiting a Highland Dementia Friendly Communities Project Officer to create more dementia friendly communities across the Highlands!

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