2020 was a difficult year for everybody but especially for unpaid carers who saw some support services reduced and others withdrawn. They had no alternative but to increase the amount of care they provided. To show our appreciation and celebrate the sterling work undertaken by unpaid carers, we are hosting lunches for them around the… Read more »
On April 24th, staff from Isle of Harris Distillers Ltd. participated in this year’s Kiltwalk and walked 12 miles to raise funds for local charities. Between them they raised over £9,000, which is a magnificent sum of money and our thanks to them all and those who sponsored them. We are particularly grateful to Iona… Read more »
Despite COVID-19 restrictions a few of us were able to gather for Afternoon Tea at the Harris Hotel to mark Katie Ann Mackinnon’s 20 years as administrative assistant with Western Isles Community Care Forum. Katie Ann was joined by her former Manager, John Maclean who was the first Co-ordinator of the Forum, Peggy his successor… Read more »
We are delighted to inform you that our Chairperson, Mrs Morag Munro, was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List. Morag is most deserving of this accolade having served Harris and the wider community most diligently over the years. She was involved in setting up Crossroads (Harris) and then served as an unpaid… Read more »
The Annual General Meeting of Western Isles Community Care Forum will be held on Tuesday 10th November 2020 at 2pm. Due to the current covid-19 restrictions, the AGM will be held this year over Zoom. If you wish to join us, please contact the office to receive a link – telephone number 01859 502588.
Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Western Isles Community Care Forum with easyfundraising? There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com… Read more »
NHS Inform have information available in various formats : Information for professionals: COVID-19 translated posters are available on NHS inform for download, as well as a communications toolkit. Go to: https://bit.ly/3bpknjm * BSL videos are on YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/nhsinform) and embedded on NHS inform. Go to https://bit.ly/3aizUkD BSL users can go to the dedicated short… Read more »
The Annual General Meeting of Western Isles Community Care Forum will take place on Tuesday 19th November 2019. The venue will be the Marriage Room, Council Offices, Tarbert, Isle of Harris and will take place at 11am. All welcome to attend.