Author Archive | Peigi MacLean

Martha MacDonald

Everyone at the Garadh has been saddened by the death of dear Martha MacDonald. She was the first volunteer to get involved when the service started in 1995 with permission to dig up the Taigh Ceilidh garden and grow potatoes for the Adult Learners and Alzheimer’s groups which met there. The first job was to […]

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Indoor Car Boot Sale – Saturday 6th July

Huge thanks to everyone who came along to our Indoor Car Boot Sale on Saturday in Castebay community School. We were delighted to raise £602. Thanks to all the people manning the array of stalls, to everyone who made up the sandwiches, baked the cakes, poured the teas and coffees and as always our lovely […]

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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service 2019

Garadh a Bagh a tuath has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the higest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Garadh a’ Bhàgh a Tuath are one of only 24 organisations from across Scotland to be awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award this year and have been awarded it for providing […]

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The New Containers have Arrived!

The big metal storage containers have arrived on site and work has started on the space between them.  Last Friday, volunteers built the initial framework and diggers arrived today to lay the concrete.  All this work was made possible by the funding we were awarded this year from the Youth Philanthropy Fund.  The Castlebay Community […]

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Café re opens for 2019

Good news, the Thursday café is back. Thursday 17th January will be  the first café of 2019. There will be home made soups, toasties with a variety of fillings, ploughman’s lunch and of course our selection of home baking. We look forward to seeing you there 🙂  

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Café Re- Opening

Happy new year to everyone. Hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year. Our café re-opens tomorrow, 11th January. Our soups this week will be carrot and coriander and leek and potato,  there will also  be the usual toasties and home baking available too. We look forward to seeing you all there 🙂 […]

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Christmas at Garadh a Bhagh a Tuath

On Thursday night we held our Christmas party night. It was a huge success, there was lovely food, drink, singing and dancing with music from two of Barra’s young, talented  musicians, Ceilan and Andrerw MacNeil.  We like to say a huge thank you to all our volunteers who helped with all the preparations and on the […]

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Garaddh News

Garadh a Bhagh a Tuath would like to say a massive thanks you to the co-op and its members who supported us in this years local community funds. £2276.80 was awarded to Garadh which was used to help make paths around the site, making it far more accessible to everyone. the paths have made life a […]

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