News

20 Years service to WICCF

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 »

MBE for Morag Munro!

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 »

Annual General Meeting 2020

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.

Easyfundraising

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 »

Information on COVID19 (Coronavirus)

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 »

Annual General Meeting

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.

Carers Parliament 2019

The 7th Carers Parliament will be held on Wednesday 30th October 2019. The event will be held at the Central Halls in Edinburgh. This year’s Carers Parliament has a theme of the Diversity of Caring. They want to recognise and celebrate the diverse nature of caring in Scotland. Carers have been described as ordinary people… Read more »

Eolas 2019

  Eolas – a group set up to enable carers can meet each other socially and enjoy a cuppa together.  Please let us know if you require alternative care to enable you to attend and we will do our best to provide this for you (at no cost to the carer)  – Just call the… Read more »

Little Minch Swim

Paul Finnegan and Colin S Macleod will swim the 15 mile Little Minch from Waternish Point, Skye to Rodel, Harris. It is hoped, weather permitting, that the sponsored swim will take place on 2nd June 2018. Paul’s chosen charity is Western Isles Community Care Forum and Colin’s charity is Cancer Research UK. If you wish… Read more »

Eolas

Eolas – a group set up to enable carers can meet each other socially over afternoon tea, will meet in 2018 on the following dates:   January – 9th  Castlebay Hotel, 16th Borve House Hotel, 17th Crown Hotel, 18th Harris Hotel, 22nd Stepping Stones Restaurant   2.30pm to 4pm March – 19th  Stepping Stones Restaurant, 20th… Read more »