Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area. Names related to animals
The Midfearn Distillery Company Ltd submitted a Proposal of Application Notice to The Highland Council for a new malt whisky distillery
The Queen’s Green Canopy is a tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022
We feel proud to have been serving the community for 20 years, and have held classes ranging from Italian to Beginner’s Excel to Foraging
KoSDT has put together a programme of seasonal support to try and make Christmas 2021 as good a Christmas for everyone as it possibly can be.
The centre opened to members once again in June: we started slowly with very limited numbers we gradually increased our attendance
Get to know the Hub Gym! Exercise controls weight, combats health conditions, improves mood, boosts energy, promotes better sleep...
Discover what’s on in the Kyle of Sutherland and nearby. A selection of events, concerts, walks and workshops for all ages and tastes.
Keep your ears open in 2022 for some amazing wildlife calls you can hear in the Kyle of Sutherland area. By Ashley Smith
Gearrchoille Community Wood Ardgay held its AGM last autumn. The group continues to meet on the first Thursday of each month
Browse the pdf of the Kids’ Chronicle, a central pages supplement curated for and by the children of the Kyle of Sutherland
Here you will find the solutions to the three sudokus, wordsearch, codeword and quiz published in the last issue of the paper edition.
I was most interested to read about the many pillboxes in the area. In the early autumn of 1940 with my mother and brother, I was evacuated
As a start of this year’s Christmas celebrations we will be holding a candlelight service at 11:30 pm on Christmas Eve
Highland author Merryn Glover’s award-winning second novel Of Stone and Sky is a perfect winter read. By Liz Treacher
Edgar Wright’s latest psychological horror film follows Eloise who finds herself travelling back in time to the Sixties. By Jack Weir

Appreciation

Our communities are very active – there are so many projects and activities to look forward to this winter I am very happy to present …

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The Million Dollar View

The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk This iconic view from the Struie hill was already celebrated in …

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Animals

Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area Craggan a’Chait, ‘the little rock of the cat’, is …

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Plans submitted for new Dornoch Firth distillery

The Midfearn Distillery Company Ltd. proposes to build its distillery on the Midfearn Estate at Easter Fearn, on a site close to where whisky was …

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Queen’s Green Canopy project

Why not put your postcode in the map (queensgreencanopy.org) by planting your own tree? The Queen’s Green Canopy is a unique tree planting initiative created …

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Rosehall Village Hall re-opening

After an 18 months closure due to Covid lockdowns, Rosehall Village Hall was delighted to re-open its doors in September to a sell-out concert of …

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Lairg Learning Centre 20th Anniversary

The 25th of November marked 20 years since the Lairg & District Learning Centre was set up. We feel incredibly proud to have been serving …

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Covid volunteers awards

An award ceremony celebrated 25 individuals and 7 organisations in the Kyle of Sutherland and Lairg for their outstanding response during the outbreak of the …

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Ardgay Public Hall update

The committee celebrated the hall’s 2020/2021 AGM welcoming a new member. At this year’s Ardgay Public Hall AGM, in accordance with its SCIO constitution, all …

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Remembrance Sunday celebrations

Royal British Legion Scotland Creich & Kincardine, with Lairg & Rogart Branch made a good showing with poppy wreaths and much respect. Rev Darwin Smith, …

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The future of Croick Church

A place of worship and a historic attraction The Church at Croick has an important place not only in the history of the area but …

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Kyle of Sutherland Heritage Society

The book has been reprinted and Kyle of Sutherland Heritage Society is offering a special price to readers of Kyle Chronicle. Regrettably, we have not …

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Helping the community over Christmas

For many residents in our area, the festive period can be quite challenging. Find out how Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust can help you. Although …

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Looking after your mental wellbeing this festive season

The Covid-19 pandemic meant that last Christmas was effectively cancelled and after a very tough couple of years children will be looking forward to Christmas …

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Christmas support from KoSDT

Although cases of Covid are still higher than we need them to be, we think there is an opportunity to try and make this a …

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Cooking with kids: Reindeer cake pops

Ingredients: 150g chocolate cake 25g soft butter 50g icing sugar 25g plain chocolate 100g milk chocolate Small pretzels, broken into large ‘antler’ shape pieces 8 …

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Existing services

Update on the Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust's existing services and assets Falls of Shin After a successful summer for Crofters Kitchen at Falls of …

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Bradbury Centre, back together

The centre opened to members once again on the 14th of June: we started slowly with very limited numbers and lots of screens! As the …

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Boosting wellbeing in the colder months

The winter season should be a time for reflection about how happy we are and what changes we might want to make for a more …

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New year, new you

Why not get to know the Hub Gym? Exercise controls weight, combats health conditions, improves mood, boosts energy, promotes better sleep... and can help you …

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Finding ways to improve

It is coming to the end of a hugely different tourist season this year: late starting, busy, and for many a different type of staycation …

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What’s on

17 December, 5-8pm - Friday Christmas at the Square Drovers Square, Ardgay Carol singing, food and drinks and a visit from Santa. With your coupon …

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Gifts ideas

Christmas gifts ideas Why not shop local this festive season. Whether you are looking for a last minute present or for your perfect Christmas menu, …

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Calls of the wild

Keep your ears open in 2022 for some amazing wildlife calls you can hear in the Kyle of Sutherland area. With every year that passes …

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Wind farm 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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Cutting down on Christmas waste

Like most things, your decorations can reach a point where they aren’t working or have passed their heyday. A number of these Christmas treasures can …

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The importance of “doing something”

So, where are you on your climate change journey? Are you fed up hearing about it? Do you think it’s all a con? Are you …

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Gearrchoille Community Wood Ardgay

Gearrchoille Community Wood Ardgay held its AGM last autumn. The group continues to meet on the first Thursday of each month What an amazing and …

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200 years of post office (II)

A look at the long history of our Post Office services in Ardgay and Bonar Bridge. From an Edwardian sorting office to computers, and from …

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Kids Chronicle

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Remembering the Arctic Convoys

Uisdean Vass shares his experiences researching into his family’s wartime stories. His father, Andrew “Percy” Vass was posthumously awarded the Arctic Star medal. By way …

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Sudoku, Wordsearch, Codeword and Quiz solutions

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

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The pillbox at South Bonar

Do you have a strong feeling about something you read? Do you want to share your opinion or point of view? I was most interested …

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Kincardine Church

As a start of this year’s Christmas celebrations we will be holding a candlelight service at 11:30 pm on Christmas Eve It is good to …

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A Jewel from the Cairngorms

Of Stone and Sky, by Merryn Glover Highland author Merryn Glover’s second novel Of Stone and Sky, (Polygon, 2021) which won Book of the Year …

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Last night in Soho

Release date (UK): 2021 | Country: United Kingdom  | Running time: 116 min | Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery  | Director: Edgar Wright | Starring: Thomasin McKenzie, Anya …

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