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THE

EDINBURGH SUTHERLAND

ASSOCIATION

Registered Charity SC005766

In 2015 we supported.....

At our AGM we agreed to donate over £2,200 this year to the following worthy applicants:  

  • Golspie Primary School PTA, £50 as a raffle prize to encourage additional uptake of tickets in their annual fundraising raffle.

  • Loth and Helmsdale Flower Show Society, £150 to purchase additional materials to widen participation by children and provide increased sustainability of resources year-on-year.

  • Centre for History, Dr David Worthington, £100 toward public engagement support costs for ‘Firths and Fjords: A Coastal History Conference’ taking place in Dornoch in April 2016

  • Feis an Iar Thuath, Scourie, £200 to help keep participation fees affordable for children participating in in Scourie.

  • Gledfield Primary School, Ardgay, £90 towards 8 lessons of Drama classes provided by Eden Court at the school.

  • Transport for Tongue, Tongue, £360 towards providing transport to Thurso for a Melness-based girl unable to take the necessary classes to apply to study Veterinary Medicine at University at her local school in Farr.

  • Dornoch Beach Regeneration and Improvement Group, £400 to cover the costs of  an eco-bench at the beach, to include an Edinburgh Sutherland Association plaque. This is part of a wider 3-phase regeneration scheme for the public areas at the beach to provide better use and improve visitor access.

  • The Sutherland Schools Pipe Band, £350  to pay for vital equipment for those participating in the Band competitions in Calgary, Canada.

  • The Strath Fleet Buttons & Bows, £300 to kit out 37 members of a beginners/intermediate accordion & fiddle group based in the Rogart Hall, Sutherland with fleeces for outdoor performances.

  • Feis Chataibh, Golspie, £200 to help part fund winter workshops for children providing tuition in traditional music and song.