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THE

EDINBURGH SUTHERLAND

ASSOCIATION

Registered Charity SC005766

In 2016 we supported.....

At our AGM we agreed to donate over £2,500 this year to the following worthy applicants:  

  • The Assynt Fallen 1914-18, £150 towards researching the background to the men of Assynt who fell in 1914-18. The project is being undertaken by Dr and Mrs Bangor-Jones.

  • Fèis an Iar Thuath, Scourie, £300 towards the cost of their annual two day Gaelic music workshop event, which attracts children from across Sutherland.

  • Fèis Chataibh, Golspie, £270 to provide two new keyboards for children from across Sutherland who attend the Gaelic music workshops.

  • Glasgow Short Film Festival, £300 to support bringing Lost Treasure, an unfinished short film shot across Sutherland and mainly in and around Achmelvich made in 1955 with a newly commissioned soundtrack, home to Assynt. The Screen Machine will show the film in Lochinver on 25 August.

  • Billie Houldsworth, Lochinver, £200 to support student in outward bound sports teaching course and placement in South Africa.

  • North Coast Connection, £280 for equipment for Otago sessions for fall prevention for the elderly.Rosehall Primary School, £150 to allow pupils to work with David Hunter, Eden Court (Inverness) Creative Worker (Caithness and North Sutherland Drama) on a Green Screen Project. The funds will pay for the Eden Court Creative worker to come to the school.

  • Sutherland Sessions, Golspie, £300 towards music workshops providing opportunities for young local musicians to gain performance experience by running and promoting gigs at eclectic venues across Sutherland.

  • West Sutherland Fisheries Trust, £200 towards attendance at public events to inform people about life existing within the Sutherland waters.

  • Shannon Young, Farr, £100 to contribution towards rent, food and accommodation when on placement during nursing degree.

  • 1st Golspie Girl Guides, £250 to buy a tent for camping trips.