Posts by Catherine Harvey

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Think Health Think Nature

by Catherine Harvey

We secured funding for our most recent project through Think Health Think Nature.  Our challenge was for all our service users and staff to collectively walk, run or cycle the 837 miles (shortest cycle route) from Land’s End to John O’Groats over a period of 6 weeks.  We achieved this goal (our final total was […]

Coop Community Fund

by Catherine Harvey

KC are delighted to be part of the Coop Community Fund! We would really appreciate your support by choosing us so that we can continue to provide new experiences and opportunities for adults with learning disabilities, and form new partnerships within our community. https://membership.coop.co.uk/causes/50706

Busy bakers

by Catherine Harvey

Several members of the KC gang have been busy in their own kitchens over the past few months, baking lots of delicious cakes. These cakes were then delivered to the Mowi Scotland facility in Kyleakin, where the team enjoyed the sweet treats in return for donations to Kyleakin Connections. Great work all round – thank […]

A sunny day with Scott

by Catherine Harvey

Here’s Scott showing us some of the supported activities he’s really been enjoying over the last few months. Walking to the old pier, then stopping for lunch and a chat, is a firm favourite. Scott has also been working hard at Flourish (at the Grower’s Hub in Broadford) – it looks like he’s going to […]

September 2020 – bird feeders, crafting and tasty treats

by Catherine Harvey

This month, the KC gang have enjoyed learning some new skills, in addition to continuing with ongoing projects. As well as working hard on his garden bird feeders, Jamie enjoyed a socially-distanced picnic with Kerry and Jenny. Lachie John has been picking brambles on some of his daily walks, while Jenny has also been harvesting […]

August 2020 update

by Catherine Harvey

This update shows you just a small selection of what the KC gang have been up to during August – Lachie John helped to keep the KC garden looking tidy by doing some weeding, David created a lovely eye-catching design for his tile (as well as enjoying Zoom catch-ups with the rest of the gang), […]

Kyleakin Connections ‘Rise Up’ video

by Catherine Harvey

Kyleakin Connections have continued to support and connect with our service users throughout ‘lockdown’.  Here is a little film to give you a glimpse of what we have been up to! Thank you to Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust for helping us secure funding through the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund, to Ceòl is film […]

July 2020 – Zoom Zumba, a picnic and more crafty creations

by Catherine Harvey

This month, the KC gang, with support from staff and family members, have found even more ways to have fun and stay busy while the Kyleakin Connections building remains closed. Some of the gang met up for a socially-distanced picnic at the wildlife garden in Kyleakin, we have enjoyed doing Zumba with Charlene Maguire (Lochalsh […]

June 2020 – artistic activities and lots of walking!

by Catherine Harvey

What do you think of these t-shirt designs by David, Ester and Jamie? We love the bright colours and cheerful designs. Kerry has also been busy making more cards, including beautiful birthday cards for Jamie and Ewen. Ewen has also been feeling artistic – great foil art and tile design, Ewen! Jamie and Cameron are […]