Dragonfly walk

This coming Saturday Anna Macfie, a local ecologist who has been surveying dragonflies and their habitats at Bunloit for several years, is leading a guided walk around the estate.   Saturday 12 August 1-3pm Please spread the word to those who might be interested in learning about the habitats and species of dragonfly found in the area, and… Continue reading Dragonfly walk

Soirbheas Calendar – Available now

The new Soirbheas calendar is now available for purchase at the Loch Ness Hub, costing £8 each. They showcase some of the natural beauty of the area and talent of those living in the Glen. Cover Photo: Oh What’s That – Brian Stokoe

19th August Ceilidh at the Hall

Fundraising Ceilidh dance for Macmillan Cancer Support on August 19th Blairbeg Hall, Drumnadrochit. Thank you Jane for organising this and for all the support from Local Businesses, Volunteers and Our Community – it will be a great night for sure!

Balsam Bashing at the Cover

Sunday 30th July – Balsam Bashing at the Cover 10:30-13:00 meet at the Car park Kilmore Road Himalayan balsam (invasive species) has been a problem in Urquhart Bay for many years, and the situation has worsened. Each year we aim to remove all flowering plants. On Sunday the 30th of July, The Woodland Trust Scotland… Continue reading Balsam Bashing at the Cover

A celebration of Glenurquhart

A Celebration of Glenurquhart – Wednesday September 20th. It will focus on music, art, photography, books, poems, videos, maps and other exhibits and topics, along with information about present and former estates. https://www.facebook.com/Celebrating.the.Glen/ If you’d like to contribute please get in touch with Dot MacKenzie: dottuta@gmail.com – Historians, Poets, Musicians, Genealogists, Writers, Publishers – the… Continue reading A celebration of Glenurquhart

Pilates this September

Pilates with Karen at Glen Urquhart Public Glenurquhart Hall, Drumnadrochit Tuesdays at 10:30 am Dates for the next block are: 5th Sept, 12th Sept, 19th Sept, 26th Sept, 3rd Oct, 10th Oct £60 for the full block. karen.powell.pilates@gmail.com 07795 465540 Facebook – Karen Powell’s Highland Pilates and Nordic Walking www.karenpowellpilates.com – check my website for… Continue reading Pilates this September

Soirbheas are recruiting.

Soirbheas are seeking a Befriending Co-Ordinator to coordinate the Glens Befriending service which is delivered by Soirbheas, in partnership with Highland Hospice Helping Hands Job type: 10 hours per week Location: Strathglass/Glen Urquhart Salary: £12.50 per hour Duration: Initial one year contract Closing date: Friday 28th July 2023 Interviews: Week commencing 14th August Find out… Continue reading Soirbheas are recruiting.

We are recruiting!

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about working in our community to help make it a better place to live, learn, work and play in. Glen Urquhart is a growing & diverse community and the Development Trust are seeking a Community Development Officer to work with the GURCA Trustees and other… Continue reading We are recruiting!

Scam Awareness – Free Talk

Come along to this free talk at the Meeting Rooms, Blairbeg Hall Weds 5th July organised by our fantastic Men’s Shed working with HSCN and GURCA. Donations to the shed gratefully received, refreshments provided.