Entries by lairgmin

Staycation Cookery

Our ‘Staycation Cookery’ series launches this month on our Facebook group, the LDLC Cookery Club.  We have a series of videos to get you cooking foods from around the world, starting with the humble scone.  You can also view the first video on our Youtube channel below by pressing the “read more” button  

The Wild Bothy Online Market

The Wild Bothy has been set up to support and promote local, independent businesses. As we all know the Covid-19 pandemic has severely impacted many of our local, small, independent businesses, with many business not able to access their usual customers. The Wild Bothy online market will bring together many of our unique creatives, creators, […]

Lairg & District Learning Centre COVID -19 update

Our office is currently closed due to Covid-19.  Our staff are working from home.  We are not currently running any face to face classes, workshops, events or meetings but we are working on delivering these digitally over the next few weeks. If you need to contact us please email admin@lairglearningcentre.org.uk.  Thank you for your patience […]

Climate Challenge Fund Grant Award

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £183,000 through the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to deliver climate and environmental related learning and development activities for another 2 years. Due to the current restrictions in place because of Covid-19 we are exploring ways to deliver the project online until we are able to organise […]

The Gathering – November 2019

We were delighted to take part in the 2019 Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) Gathering at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, where two members of our team gave a presentation on how to talk to the community about climate change.

A Dry Subject

According one of her students our business mentor, Anna Renouf, made a dry subject interesting, which is good to hear! Anna has been running workshops since November 2018, helping people in our community (and beyond) in all aspects of business development, from the basics of starting up a business, writing a business plan, developing marketing strategies to using social media.

Train the Trainer

Our Bookings Administrator is off the Keep Scotland Beautiful HQ where she will take part in a two-day training course, learning how to teach people about carbon literacy.

Beavering Away

Schools out, but not for us.

Highland children finished their term on July 4th and headed off for six weeks of summer fun! Meanwhile in The School House the team are beavering away at the August –  Winter 2019 prospectus, planning autumnal and Christmas classes. 

Meditation

“Learning meditation is wave like, it peaks and troughs but is ultimately powerful”.