Work is due to start on May 7th on the Grinneabhat community hub at the former Bragar School in North Bragar.
The building closed for the redevelopment to begin on Saturday (April 20th) with a series of events including a Friday night ceilidh, project information from the architects and a talk by author Malcolm Macdonald as the centre’s Iolaire exhibition drew to a close.
The Clan Macquarrie Community Centre in Borve is to get almost £33,000 from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund (CCF).
The CCF, managed by Keep Scotland Beautiful, awards funding to help tackle climate change by running projects that reduce local carbon emissions. They’re supporting an energy efficiency project to be run by Clan Macquarrie volunteers, which will improve energy efficiency at the centre itself and offer free support across the wider community.
A new management team at the Callanish Visitor Centre are looking ahead to the 2019 visitor season with confidence – and they’re buzzing with ideas.
Victoria Harvey and Gregor Macleod took the helm of visitor service provision at Callanish after the retirement in January of Angus Mackenzie, Visitor Centre Manager for nearly 10 years.