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Avoch Community Archaeology
Our aim is to widen the knowledge and enthusiasm for archaeology in Avoch and the surrounding areas. We are a subcommittee of the Avoch and Killen Community Council.
Avoch Sea Scout Training & Community Centre
The centre is owned by Avoch Amenities Association and operated by 1st Avoch Sea Scouts for the benefit of the community. It is available for booking by groups and individuals.
Avoch Sea Scouts
1st Avoch Sea Scouts provide nautical and land based adventure training for young people aged 10-18.
We operate from the Avoch School and the nearby sailing club at Chanonry, Fortrose. We use Avoch and Fortrose Harbours for the fleet.
Black Isle Bicycles
We offer bike hire, route advice, guided tours and skills sessions on the beautiful Black Isle.
Black Isle Cares
To support adults with health and social needs, and their carers; to identify gaps in provision and seek ways to fill these.
To connect with existing initiatives and liaise with voluntary organisations to coordinate activities, including the Highland Senior Citizens’ Network, of which we are a member.
Black Isle Community Broadband
We have setup an organisation to try and secure a grant funding from Community Broadband Scotland in order to provide an alternate reliable high speed broadband service to cover as many of those addresses as we can.
Chatterbox - Black Isle News
Check out your award winning local quarterly Newsletter presenting Community News and Views from around the Black Isle.
Get all the local government information you need at the Highland Council portal
Highland Council Customer Services
Highland Council Customer Services to: Make a complaint about a council service; Make a complaint about health and social care; Leave a comment or compliment; Tell us what you think of our website; Freedom of information request.
Highland Lift Share
The online car journey matching service.
It's simple, it's free and it saves you money.
ILM Highland - Handyperson Service
The Handyperson service provides practical help with odd jobs and small repairs around the home, which you might find difficult if you are older or have a disability.
You may be eligible if you are aged over 65 or have a disability, and you live in Ross and Cromarty or Sutherland.
You will only be charged for the cost of any materials that are needed to do the job. You will not be charged for the handyperson’s time or for the cost of them travelling to and from your home.
Each Handyperson is vetted by Disclosure Scotland and carries personal identification. They will arrive in a fully equipped Handyperson Service van.
Here are some examples of jobs the Handyperson can do: fit battery-operated smoke detectors; fit hand rails; clear pathways round house; fit curtain rails and hang curtains; hang pictures; move furniture within the house; fit shelves; fit security door and window locks; unblock sinks; replace tap washers; replace light bulbs and plugs; change fuses; replace broken window panes. They can also provide helpful advice about larger repairs.
Our Black Isle
New website for the Black Isle consolidating news, groups, Business information and a comprehensive guide to what's going on in your local area.
Ross-shire Women's Aid
Ross-shire Women’s Aid provide services in the Ross-shire, Skye and Lochalsh area these include:
One to one support by phone, text or in person
Information on your rights
We will listen in confidence and believe you. You can contact us by phone or arrange to meet a worker at a time and place which is safe for you. We will support you whether you are still with your partner or if you are ready to leave. We can help with whatever kind of abuse you are experiencing from your partner. We will support any women whose partner or ex-partner abuses them regardless of whether their partner is male or female.
TBI Community Markets
There are three Community Markets on the Black Isle each month - at Cromarty, Ferintosh (Culbokie) and North Kessock.
Telecare is a service provided by NHS Highland which uses a combination of alarms, sensors and other equipment to help people live more independently and safely in their own home. The equipment provides direct contact with NHS Highland Hub Response Centre. The Centre has trained operators who answer calls 24/7. The service is backed up by Volunteer Responders (people who can be contacted by the control centre to respond when systems are activated) and Emergency Services if required. For more information contact Laic Khalique on 01463 255733 or email firstname.lastname@example.org