The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk
Pictish place names are rare but some of the most northerly examples are within our area, such as Migdale, Kincardine and Oykel.
Plans to renovate Culrain hall and add an extension to create a small bunkhouse and cafe, alongside a better heating system and insulation to ensure the hall can be open the whole year round.
These cupcakes are a perfect treat for Easter. Kids will enjoy helping in the kitchen and of course eating them!
Throughout the pandemic HOST has been there for its members, sharing information about grant schemes and continuing to showcase the region
KoSDT will be appointing a new operator for Falls of Shin to engage with the local community and re-launch the site as a true community asset
The Community Resilience Plan will include information for community responders and agencies to utilise if a community response is required.
Although many of our regular activities have been on hold due to the current Covid regulations, we have tried to replace them with alternative options wherever possible.
The centre continues to operate a service to the community, and we have all the guidelines and precautions in place for the centre to open
The Hub is waiting to be allowed to open again. We look back at what we've done since the last edition and what plans we have for the future.
This letter was inspired by the article Rosehall links with slavery which appeared in the Winter 2020-2021 edition of the Kyle Chronicle.
Anna MacRae MacDonald did a fantastic research on this story: “The eagle, the Fraser child & the tragedy that never was”
Swifts mate for life, and like to return to the same nesting site, fitting a swift nest box is the best thing we can do to help them
Throughout these times of restrictions, a lot of people have been taking advantage of the local walks – including the Gearrchoille Wood.
The Seasons of Change project is starting to plan for the next season. Funded by Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund.
The local fishing industry is going through challenging times. This might be the time to taste some of the delicacies that they have on offer.
The haar drags its fingers across the curves of the farm,Rustling the top of the shelter as it passes...
Two faced; guardian of the auld kirkwhose gravestones punctuate the smoothsquared ring of grey quartzite... Poem by Dave Goulder
The Midnight Library (Canongate Books, 2020) by Matt Haig is the perfect chance to explore someone else’s what ifs.
Lulu Wang’s The Farewell stars Awkwafina as Billi, a Chinese-American woman living in New York.

School bridge over the river Carron

The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk by donald bain The former school at Croick was erected in …

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Long awaited spring

With signs of warmer weather, we look forward to regaining a sense of normality once the lockdown lifts It seems that alongside higher temperatures we …

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Pictish place names

Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area The consensus amongst scholars is that Pictish is a …

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Breaking Bread Honesty Box

The smell of fresh bread wafts over Culrain every morning since the Breaking Bread honesty box first opened its lid at the start of this …

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Bonar Bridge Football Club successful funding bid for clubhouse renovation

Bonar Bridge FC has been awarded a total sum of £55,000 from local wind farm benefit funds towards refurbishing their clubhouse. The awards were split …

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Community Hearth Project

Plans to renovate Culrain hall and add an extension to create a small bunkhouse and cafe, alongside a better heating system and insulation to ensure …

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Ardgay Community Council meetings

Ardgay & District Community Council continue to meet via Zoom. Although this has limitations, it also has benefits and allows us to meet even when …

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Tips to keep you safe

We must remain alert to the dangers in our own home, and take special care to protect ourselves against carbon monoxide and fire Hello, and …

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Action needed for Shin bridge, Inveran

A B-listed bridge on the lower reaches of the River Shin is in danger of collapsing. Some time ago it was noted that stone had …

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Easter nest cupcakes

Ingredients (makes 18 cupcakes) 140g self raising flour 120g butter, softened 85g caster sugar 2 eggs 2 tablespoons cocoa powder For the chocolate buttercream: 175g …

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A new way ahead

HOST is planning to re-launch its new tourist map and information guide this Easter The 2020 season was a difficult time for those involved in …

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2021: A year of new beginnings

KoSDT will be appointing a new operator for Falls of Shin to engage with the local community and re-launch the site as a true community …

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Community Resilience Plan

The plan -to be used in the event of an emergency- will be reviewed every quarter and will be distributed with the Kyle Chronicle to …

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Update on the proposed South Bonar Motor Home parking site

As you will know, Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust has applied for funding and planning permission to develop the car park and public toilets at …

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KALM project

Although many of our regular activities have been on hold due to the current Covid regulations, we have tried to replace them with alternative options …

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New Sutherland Wellbeing website

Sutherlandwellbeing.com is online since the beginning of march As well as progressing the five Locality Plans for Golspie, Brora, Creich, Kinlochbervie and Helmsdale the Sutherland …

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The work of the Bradbury Centre

The centre continues to operate a service to the community, and although the building is still closed to users, we have all the guidelines and …

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Winter activities at The Hub

The Hub along with many other services remains closed, waiting to be allowed to open again. Here is a look back at what we have …

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Windfarm Benefit Funds

between £2,000 and £10,000+ SSE Achany Community Fund Application form. Complete and return to Fiona Morrison by email  or by Royal Mail to: Fiona Morrison, …

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Kids’ Chronicle

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Home Composting for your Garden

We are now moving rapidly towards Spring after a long and very cold winter. We are dreaming of long summer days in gardens full of …

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Scots in South America and Venezuela’s lost constitution

  “My Hamilton ancestor bought in the Clyde the first steamboats to be used in South America”   A mutual friend always lets me see …

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Rosehall Church of Scotland

Having not had any fund-raising or social events over the past several months, the Friends of Rosehall CofS hosted an online quiz recently which was …

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My Eagle Story

Do you have a strong feeling about something you read? Do you want to share your opinion or point of view? I must congratulate Anna …

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Otter watching for beginners

Has it been a good day? Well for me it has if I have had the chance to watch otters in the wild. They feature …

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How to make a swift box

Swifts mate for life, and like to return to the same nesting site year after year, fitting a swift nest box is the best thing …

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Planet Sutherland food growing initiatives

Isn’t it great to see the sunshine. It brings hope for the future and excitement that we can get seeds sown, looking forward to tasty …

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Gearrchoille Wood in ‘The Goat Wife’

Throughout these times of travel restrictions, a lot of people have been taking advantage of the many wonderful local walks – including the Gearrchoille Wood. …

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Seasons of Change courses

Spring is in the air! With these warmer winds and longer days, the Seasons of Change project is starting to plan for the next season. …

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Review of Zero Carbon Britain online course

ZCB sets out ways to address climate change and reach the target of zero net emissions using only existing technologies. The online course Zero Carbon …

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Time to enjoy local fish & seafood

The local fishing industry is going through challenging times. Some companies are expanding their delivery service and this might be the time to taste some …

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Second World War pillboxes

Eighty years ago, in 1940/41 more than 30 anti- invasion concrete structures were built around the Kyle of Sutherland and the Dornoch firth. These were …

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Lord Mac Haw Haw

Few Scots ever admitted to listening to German propaganda radio broadcasts during the Second World War. A fewer still realized that the original Lord Haw …

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Wartime memories

We reproduce here some poignant first person accounts on everyday life during wartime. Taken from Sarah Horne’s Bonar Bridge booklets, printed in the year 2000. …

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Why research your family history?

Lairg & District Learning Centre launches new Family History course Researching your family history can be an exciting, frustrating and surprising pastime. You can preserve …

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Morning shift

© John Wood poem By Donna Gillies Morning shift The haar drags its fingers across the curves of the farm, Rustling the top of the …

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The dyke at Croick

poem By Dave Goulder The dyke at Croick Two faced; guardian of the auld kirk whose gravestones punctuate the smooth squared ring of grey quartzite. …

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A most intriguing library

The Midnight Library, by Matt Haig Imagine if, somewhere between life and death, there is a library with shelves that go on for ever. And …

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The farewell

Release date: 2019 | Country: USA, China | Running time: 100 min | Genres: Comedy, Drama | Director: Lulu Wang | Starring: Shuzhen Zhao, Awkwafina, …

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Sudoku, Crossword and Codeword solutions

Sudoku easy solution   Sudoku medium solution Sudoku hard solution Crossword solution, by Teazel Get more in your mobile or tablet. Search for Teazel in …

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