Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area. We look at bird-related names around our area.
We welcome Anna McInnes as our new Minutes Secretary. Anna joined us for our meeting in April with Joe Perry, Climate Change Coordinator THC
Ardgay hall gets ready to welcome regular user groups. Although the building was closed, it became possible for maintenance work to be done.
As mentioned in the last edition there is going to be some major renovation work undertaken at Bonar Bridge Post Office this summer.
Plans to appoint a new operator to start trading this summer. The site now hosts facilities for overnight motorhome parking and e-bikes
Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust continues to distribute support across Sutherland for those in hardship
The Hub reopened its doors to the public and is once again offering a programme of activities that covers all ages from birth to 90+
The staff is getting ready to reopen while observing social distancing within the centre. Members will receive details by Royal Mail
With the lifting of some restrictions we are all now able to invite friends and family into our homes or to enjoy an evening out
Local children have been busy this term looking, exploring, researching and experimenting the world around them...
The group continues sharing information on how to grow your own food, polytunnel building, permaculture, carbon footprint, how to reduce waste
They have cut short many a walk, the midges, but did you know that they also stopped a train on its route through Ross-shire and Sutherland?
Here you will find the solutions to the three sudokus, cryptic crossword and codeword published in the last issue of the paper edition.
Due to coronavirus restrictions, we have had to keep the building closed. Hopefully we will be able to welcome visitors once again.
The last 15 months have been very difficult for churches and the activities and people that they engage with.
Who would have guessed that the idea of just getting back to the way things were in 2019 would be so exciting
We should be more appreciative of drains. This underworld of ssoft ssslithering sslime sliding where?
When the Dead Come Calling is the first of the Burrowhead Mysteries and is about a murder investigation...
Darius Marder’s directorial debut stars Riz Ahmed as Ruben, a heavy metal drummer who blows out his eardrums...

Dornoch Firth

The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk   Throughout the middle ages, the Dornoch Firth was the frontier …

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Amazing “normal”

Maybe there will be some aspects of our lockdown lives that we will want to keep At the beginning of June, seeing things getting back …

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Birds

Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area The origin of the place name Gledfield has different …

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Repopulation

How to tackle the depopulation in our area? With the new parliamentary team preparing a paper on repopulation in Sutherland and Caithness, crofting is very …

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Youtube video attracts snooper ghost hunters to Rosehall House

Residents report a surge in people wanting to get inside the semi-derelict Rosehall House. The mansion’s links to Coco Chanel already attract visitors wanting to …

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Ardgay CC update

We would like to welcome Anna McInnes as our new Minutes Secretary. Anna joined us for our special meeting in April with Joe Perry, Climate …

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Planning for a safe reopening

Ardgay hall gets ready to welcome regular user groups A year ago, Kyle Chronicle reported that, due to Covid-19 regulations, Ardgay Hall had closed, and …

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Returning to normal, whatever that will be!

  So here we are, half-way through the year, and it would appear that we are through the worst of Covid-19. The restrictions that we …

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Bonar Bridge Post Office temporary relocation

The service will be operating from the Crannag bistro As mentioned in the last edition of the Kyle Chronicle there is going to be some …

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Falls of Shin Visitor Attraction

The Trust plans to appoint a new operator to start trading this summer and the site now hosts facilities for overnight motorhome parking and e-bikes …

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Support during the pandemic

Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust continues to distribute support across Sutherland for those in hardship In March KoSDT was successful in applying to the Scottish …

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Cooking with kids: Peanut butter cookies

Containing just 4 ingredients, these super easy to make cookies will be enjoyed by children and adults alike. They are also gluten free. Ingredients 200g …

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The Sutherland Adaptive and Collaborative Communities Project

Last year Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust was successful in a funding bid to employ four staff to deliver the Sutherland Community Partnership SACC (Sutherland …

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South Bonar serviced overnight parking on hold

Although Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust has managed to raise significant funding to develop the site of the public toilets in South Bonar, the development …

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Welcome back to The Hub!

The Hub reopened its doors to the public on the 26th April. The first week was just for gym users and the café. From the …

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Bradbury centre update

The staff is getting ready to welcome back its clients while observing social distancing within the centre. Members will receive details of the reopening by …

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Lairg & District Learning Centre reopening plans

We are planning to deliver some classes in person and digitally simultaneously We spent the month of May getting the office ready for reopening. We …

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Bonar Bridge Football Club, from strength to strength

The club is working towards the clubhouse renovation, has expanded its training sessions to cover all age-groups as well as signing up for the North …

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Give a boost to tourism

With the lifting of some Covid-19 restrictions we are all now able to enjoy some form of normality from inviting friends and family into our …

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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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Tips for wildlife gardening

What steps can we take in our own gardens to increase the amount and diversity of wildlife? There has been a move forward in gardening, …

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Kids’ Chronicle

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Planet Sutherland

The group continues sharing information on how to grow your own food, polytunnel building, permaculture, carbon footprint, how to reduce waste, and much more. Well, …

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The lure of the Falcon

This is a wonderful time of the year to be out looking for all the wildlife the Kyle of Sutherland has to offer. There are …

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New bird boxes at the Gearrchoille

Despite restrictions we have been able to continue some projects in the Gearrchoille Last week of May and only 7ºC at midday! What a cold, …

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Seasons of Change summer activities

The team at the Lairg Learning Centre is focusing on the food we eat and the environment If you’re interested in learning more about your …

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Clubs & Societies

Contact clubs and groups organisers to see if their activities are taking place and when they will resume.   Adult Choir email Appalachian Step Dancing …

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The Spinningdale Cotton Mill

It was built in 1792 by George Dempster of Skibo with the aim to improve social and economic conditions in this area and as an …

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The archaeology of Loch Migdale

A Bronze Age treasure, an Iron Age crannog, a small henge, a hut circle, cairns... There is evidence of human habitation in the shores of …

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The swarm

How the small-but-mighty midges stopped a train They have cut short many a walk, the midges, but did you know that they also stopped a …

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Sudoku, Cryptic and Codeword solutions

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

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Interview with Inger & Ingebjorg Smith

The Kyle Chronicle editor met mother and daughter Inger & Ingebjorg Smith at their studio in Tain. They both draw their inspiration from local landscapes …

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Croick Church reopening

News from Kincardine, Croick and Edderton Church of Scotland Croick Church, with its connection to the Clearances in the mid-19th century, has had many visitors …

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Scottish Episcopal Church services

In common with every other type of organisation, the last 15 months have been very difficult for churches and the activities and people that they …

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Free Church, back to normal

Who would have guessed that the idea of just getting back to the way things were in 2019 would be so exciting This morning I …

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In Praise of My Beautiful Drains

We should be more appreciative of drains. This underworld of ssoft ssslithering sslime sliding where? Down  down down sslipping sslow ssludge to septic tanks or …

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Something sinister beneath the surface

When the dead come calling, by Helen Sedgwick I’m a big fan of Helen Sedgwick’s work and really enjoyed her first two novels, The Comet …

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Sound of metal

Release date (UK): 2021 | Country: USA  | Running time: 120 min | Genres: Drama, Music  | Director: Darius Marder | Starring: Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci …

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