Discover Coigach and Assynt’s new heritage trail

Slow down and immerse yourself in Coigach and Assynt’s long history – follow our new Heritage Trail which runs from the township of Culnacraig at the base of Ben Mor Coigach to Kylesku in Sutherland. Find the map and information leaflet locally and build your own route: instead of using the car perhaps explore sections on foot, on a bike

‘North West Regenerate’: another exciting opportunity for the North West Highlands

  An exciting local project is being developed called North West Regenerate: Supporting communities to drive – and thrive from – ecological restoration. The project area stretches from Coigach in the south, north to Durness and east to Bettyhill: the same as the NorthWest2045 work (see northwest2045.scot for details). The diverse partners include community groups, local development trusts, and community,

CALLP conference programme announced

With less than a month to go to our conference, we are delighted to announce a packed programme of expert speakers for the event, which will demonstrate how rural communities have been working together to achieve positive change for our landscape and its people. The free online conference, on 18 August 2021, will be opened by Jo Pike, CEO of

Wild fires in the Highlands – more of a problem than you think

There is something relaxing about sitting around a camp fire.  It does create a feeling of well being, sitting there chatting with friends and family and focussing on the flickering flames between you. For many who have been cooped up indoors for several months, the thought of getting into the great outdoors and being able to do something as basic

Wanted: great film maker to help us share our story

Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership is looking for an inspiring and innovative film maker to work with us to create a short film that helps us share our unique story.   We are now in the final year of its delivery phase, and we would like to produce a film to celebrate the achievements of the many local people

Open call for Coigach Visual Artist in Residency

Coigach Community Development Company is inviting visual artists to apply for a new Coigach Artist in Residency as part of a wider CALLP project they are working on. Together CCDC & CALLP have built paths, restored historic buildings, commissioned oral history projects, supported young people playing and recording music, and are currently working on a project to design a heritage

Thank you National Lottery players!

It’s #ThanksToYou Day – a chance for projects that have benefitted from National Lottery funding to say thank you to the players who have made it possible. As you can imagine in the current situation it hasn’t been possible for us to get all our many projects together for a joint thank-you selfie, but we have managed to get a

Heritage researcher needed for new CALLP project

A new CALLP initiative, called the Coigach and Assynt Heritage Signage Project, is just about to start, and project leads Coigach Community Development Company and Historic Assynt are looking for a researcher to join the team to: Investigate and agree with the project coordinators sites for signposts, interpretation panels and plinths on a new Heritage Trail route through Coigach and

Walks guidebook editor/compiler required

We are looking for a self-employed contractor to complete the following work in contract with The Scottish Wildlife Trust, the Scheme’s lead partner. Guidebook editor/compiler: Updating and reprinting a walking guide for Coigach and Assynt (£5,900) This project, led by North West Highlands Geopark, aims to produce a Walker’s Guidebook for Coigach and Assynt building on community consultation work already

Job Opportunity to join the CALL Team

We are delighted to announce that we have an opportunity for people to join our Coigach & Assynt Living Landscape Partnership Scheme staff team. There is the opportunity to join this part time job with the Trusts other vacancy for a Living Landscapes Communications & Advocacy Officer for the Cumbernauld Living Landscape Creating Natural Connections Project to create a full

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