In December 2022, the Hydro Fund provided £3,000 to a project to provide warm jackets and winter shoes to local schoolchildren in need. The project forms part of the Warm Spaces Project run by Eppy Mackay at Kingussie Parish Church. Eppy arranged a discount from Mountain Warehouse in Aviemore and the beneficiaries were selected by […]
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Since the helicopter lift of 100 tons of quarry dust up Creag Bheag on 19 May 2023 volunteers have completed the first two phases of path work across the summit – finishing on 20 July, several weeks ahead of schedule. Phases 1 & 2 complete Twenty seven volunteers have spent over 360 hours working on […]
The Kingussie Wildflower Meadows project got underway on Sunday (11th Sept) when an enthusiastic group of volunteers, including a couple of KCDC directors, turned up to rake the rough area of grass at the end of Garraline Terrace. The project is being led by Rachel Avery with support from The Highland Council and funding from […]
The KCDC Hydro Fund recently contributed to the community garden operated by the Badenoch and Strathspey Therapy Gardens to help them purchase new composters. Our Chairman, Ian Moffett, was pleased to be able to attend their Green Health Open Day to see how the composters are being used. B&S Therapy Gardens Project Manager Jen Barrett […]
KCDC recently made an award from the Hydro Fund to help Kingussie Bowling Club purchase a new scarifier. Ian Moffett and Sandy Maxwell from KCDC were shown the new equipment by Ian Smith and Kenny Reid from the Bowling Club.
Hey, don’t forget to apply for funding from the Hydro Fund for your project! Funds are available for all projects that benefit the people and/or environment of Kingussie and it’s easy to apply…