North West Highlands 2045
A draft vision – April 2021
"...a common desire to see a future where our communities thrive economically,
socially, and environmentally. We want our population to grow sustainably, job opportunities to broaden and average salaries to rise. "
This is an invitation to get involved and have your say in how the local communities develop and thrive.
The document is available here.
The Geopark has produced “Groundwork for Slow Tourism Project - Final report” which has sections on improving the area surrounding Smoo Cave and on visitor management in the Geopark.
You can read the report here.
North West Highlands Geopark Ltd commends the results of the Smoo Cave study to the site’s managers at the Highland Council and the Community of Durness and extends an offer to work with them in the development of visitor information provision and heritage interpretation for the site
The Durness Community Group
has bought a large quantity of sanitiser refills ready for the tourist season. There are also some fogger refills.
All businesses in the Durness area are entitled to make use of these supplies, subject to availability,
free of charge.
If you would like a supply for your business, please contact
Ron Tucker on 511383 or firstname.lastname@example.org
He can deliver if you are unable to collect.
Sheltering or isolating and need food or medicines during lockdown?
Groceries and prescriptions can be delivered to you if you are self-isolating or sheltering.
Are you looking after your mental health?
Feel anxious, depressed or have low mood?
Are you drinking too much?
Counselling sessions are available FREE for people living in Scourie, Kinlochbervie and Durness
Sessions are provided by the Scottish Counselling Service which is based in the Highlands
To access the service please call Helen on: 07507 759842
The CONFIDENTIAL SERVICE is available to anyone over the age of 10.
Funding for the service has been provided by Foundation Scotland