Sunset over the Oykel by Alan West. The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk
Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area. Freevater is one of Scotland’s wildest areas
Spring has been a time of new beginnings at LDLC with a range of new classes, the development of a Maker Space and some changes to the team.
Last year KoSDT was awarded £44,000 of funding by the Communities Recovery Fund to support community growing projects across Sutherland.
Our new Community Bothy officially opened its doors in March. We were honoured to have Deputy Lieutenant Christine Mackay cut the red ribbon.
Our weekly Community Café is now fully operational again thanks to all restrictions relating to Covid19 being lifted.
Our fantastic team of volunteers have worked extremely hard since last October and just look at the Polytunnel now!
The pandemic changed the world but despite all the challenges, the team at Bonar Bridge Pharmacy managed to maintain the same level of service
The Centre has gone through a lot of changes this last year with our client numbers having to be kept to a manageable size due to Covid19.
Active Health Project can support you to work out what sort of activities would fit best with your lifestile
Browse the pdf of the Kids’ Chronicle 11, a central pages supplement curated for and by the children of the Kyle of Sutherland
In May, we welcomed Piers Voysey, senior woodland officer with Community Woodlands Association, for a return visit to our woodland.
Here you will find the solutions to the three sudokus, wordsearch, codeword and kakuro published in the last issue of the paper edition.
Dr McGregor decorated both the house and the garage with flags, bunting and a Crown and Lion Rampant which lit up with coloured lights.
Along a burn by Loch Migdale, there was once a mill haunted by the Fuath and her son, the amorphous Brollachan.
The new growing event for the Kyle of Sutherland held in May was a great success, we hope to hold another similar event later in the year.
Discover what’s on in the Kyle of Sutherland and nearby. A selection of events, concerts, walks and workshops for all ages and tastes.
This is a story of friendships, relationships and people trying to work out who they are and how they fit. Review by Liz Treacher
Daniels devastatingly funny new film stars Michelle Yeoh as Evelyn Wang in a wildly imaginative action-packed adventure across the multiverse.

Sunset over the Oykel

The Kyle of Sutherland area in images throughout the year. Send yours to news@kylechronicle.co.uk This dramatic shot shows in the horizon the distinctive silhouettes of …

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Things worth celebrating

With so many activities restarting this summer after a long hiatus, this summer 2022 is bound to be exhilarating This summer, starting with the Queen’s …

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Sir Walter’s forest

Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history and origins of place names around our area The vast hunting grounds of Freevater, west of Alladale, …

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Ardgay & District Community Council update

At our March meeting we welcomed Amanda Coghill, Development Officer from North Highlands & Islands climate Hub (www.nhclimatehub.co.uk) who have been funded by the Scottish …

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Bonar Bridge Community Hall fully reopen

The hall is now fully reopen and it is good to see some of our regular groups back again. At the recent AGM all the …

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On Call Firefighters needed

Do you want to have a challenging role doing something different? Do you want to learn new skills that can be used in a variety …

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What’s on this summer at LDLC

Spring has been a time of new beginnings at Lairg & District Learning Centre with a range of new classes, the development of a Maker …

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Ardgay War Memorial Centenary celebrations

News from Royal British Legion Scotland, Creich and Kincardine with Lairg and Rogart Branch After the First World War most communities raised memorials to their …

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The big Jubilee bunting effort

Lairg & District Learning Centre, Kyle of Sutherland Community Trust, Lairg & District Initiatives, Bradbury Centre and The Hub worked together with Sutherland Deputy Lieutenant …

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Rosehall Village Hall’s 2022 season

The committee has put together a full programme of events for this summer Following the success of its first two concerts of the year, Rosehall …

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Community owned chemical waste disposal unit purposedly damaged

In early May members of the KoSDT team were horrified to find that the community owned chemical waste disposal unit that was installed at Falls …

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Growing projects

Last year KoSDT, on behalf of the Sutherland Community Partnership Food Resilience sub-group, was awarded £44,000 of funding by the Scottish Government Communities Recovery Fund …

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Kyle of Sutherland and Edderton Helping Hand Fund

The Helping Hand Fund is available for households living in fuel poverty / financial hardship in Ardgay & District, Creich, and Edderton Community Council areas. …

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Community Bothy opening

Our new Community Bothy officially opened its doors on Friday 4th March. We were honoured to have the Deputy Lieutenant, Christine Mackay, cut the red …

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Community resilience and safe havens!

Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust (KoSDT) has purchased and installed a number of new defibrillators and generator switchovers to be used in the event of …

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South Bonar Public Toilets and Overnight Motorhome Facilities

Following consideration at the North Planning Applications Committee, Highland Council members agreed to recommend the application from KoSDT to develop overnight parking facilities for motorhomes, …

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Community Food Stop Café at Bonar Bridge Hall

The Community Food Stop Café runs every Monday, 12-2pm Our weekly Community Café is now fully operational again thanks to all restrictions relating to Covid19 …

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Our community polytunnel is blooming lovely!

Well, what a difference a few months make. Our Community Polytunnel was erected at the side of KoSDT office and Bothy in August last year. …

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Moray Firth Radio Cash for Kids Sutherland funding

KoSDT was delighted to be again working with MFR Cash for Kids to distribute a fourth round of support across Sutherland. In January, KoSDT was …

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OECD visit

It was an honour for David and Beth to welcome four members of the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) Rural Innovation Team to …

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Bonar Bridge Pharmacy: maintaining services through the pandemic

The pandemic changed the world and the way that it works, but despite all the challenges and upheaval, the team at Bonar Bridge Pharmacy managed …

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Something for everyone at The Hub

The Hub is offering two months free personal training with a gym membership Since the last edition, we are excited to have appointed a full …

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Bradbury Centre activities

The Centre has gone through a lot of changes this last year with our client numbers having to be kept to a manageable size due …

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Active Health Project

Physical activity is good for our health but making changes can be really hard. Whether you’re struggling to find the motivation, are unaware of what’s …

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Kids’ Chronicle

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Bats in Sutherland

So how many bat species are there in Sutherland, and which areas are best? Only six species of bats have been recorded thus far. Two …

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Planet Sutherland

The Highland Climate Festival 25th June-3rd July The Highland Climate Festival will run this year from the 25th June to the 3rd July. It will …

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Our precious bumblebees

No summer’s day in the garden would be complete without the buzz of the busy bees. Bumblebees are the most noticeable species of bees. Their …

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Gearrchoille Community Wood Ardgay

In May we had a visit from Woodland Officer Piers Voysey I guess it’s been a pretty typical spring with warm sunny days and frogspawn …

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Sudoku, Wordsearch, Codeword and Kakuro solutions

Sudoku Easy Solution Sudoku Medium solution Sudoku Hard solution Wordsearch solution Codeword solution Kakuro solution  

Wind farm Benefit Funds

between £2,000 and £10,000+ SSE Achany Community Fund Application form Complete and return to David Shearer, Community Fund Manager by email or contact him by …

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Balnagown Arms Hotel

Balnagown Arms Hotel: The inn around which Ardgay village was built Once described as one of the best known hotels of the Highlands “where royalty …

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Happy memories of summers in Ardgay

Neil Anderson shares his memories of the places and the people he met in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s Ardgay. His family had links both …

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The boarded out children

One of the pleasures of spending holidays with my aunt and uncle at Altas shop and Post Office in the 1950s, was playing with local …

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Bonar Bridge decorations for the Queen’s coronation in 1953

Dad (Dr McGregor) decorated both the house and the garage with flags, bunting, and most exciting of all a Crown and Lion Rampant which lit …

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The Fuath and the Brollachan

Along a burn by Loch Migdale, there was once a mill named Moulin na Vaugha /Fouadh, ‘Mill of the Fuath’, haunted by the Fuath and …

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Plant and Seed Swap event

The new growing event for the Kyle of Sutherland held in May was a great success. The idea for a Plant and Seed Swap Event …

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What’s on in the area

What's on 18 June from 1pm Sat Woodzstock Wildwoodz Paintball Park, Black Isle A Highland summer music festival in a location like no other. Two …

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Wind

By Dave Goulder   Emerging from my cocoon I try to stand against the blast, and hear a train roaring through very close, but there …

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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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Negotiating a World of Grown Ups

Conversations with Friends, by Sally Rooney Iread Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends (Faber, 2017) during a recent trip to see an Eighties band, so maybe …

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Everything Everywhere All At Once

Release date (UK): 2022 | Country: USA | Running time: 139 min | Genres: Action, Comedy, Fantasy | Directors: Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert | …

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