Kyleakin

From 14th December 2015
Craig Glenwright - Chair
Mike Taylor - Secretary
To be confirmed - Treasurer
Caroline Clouston
Campbell Patterson
Danielle Stewart

Email:

Defibrillator Donations received from local businesses:

BRD 90 - Helen Bruce
Seaprobe Atlantis Ltd
SN Business Services
Harry's Coffee Shop
Prosperity Shellfish
Agustin B&B
The Village Shop
Village Shop Customers
King Haakon Customers
Bee Bonnie Beauty Salon, Kyle

Defibrillator Donations
received from
individuals:

Agnes MacRae
Etta MacLennan
Robert & Ann Danskin
Caroline Clouston
Neil & Catherine Grant
Mrs C Wilson
Mr & Mrs J A Morrison
J H Davies

Local Information

Agustin Bed and Breakfast - - www.agustinskye.co.uk
Newly purpose-built tourist accommodation, situated on the beautiful Isle of Skye with quality Bed & Breakfast at affordable prices. All rooms come with either ensuite or private facilities, satellite TV and WiFi broadband internet. A continental breakfast is provided.

Bee Bonnie Beauty - www.beebonnie.com/
Bee Bonnie Beauty and Hair Room is a perfect haven for relaxation, re-juvenation and pampering. As I am home based you can enjoy the time you spend here and completely relax in the luxurious treatment room where I offer a wealth of gorgeous spa, face, nail and body treatments as well as a spray tanning. I am experienced in most aspects of beauty therapy and I am insured by the Guild of Beauty Therapists. For more information call 01599534718 or via my contact page.

Blood Transfusion Service - www.scotblood.co.uk
Our key priority is to ensure that NHSScotland has enough blood to meet the transfusion needs of patients in Scotland. Every minute of every day, someone somewhere is receiving a blood transfusion. Without blood donors, hospitals simply could not operate. The Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) always needs new blood donors and we would very much like you to contact us.

British Divers Marine Life Rescue - www.bdmlr.org.uk
BDMLR is an organisation dedicated to the rescue and well-being of all marine animals in distress around the UK. The new Regional Co-ordinator for Skye, Wester Ross and Cromarty is Noel Hawkins (based in Ullapool) and the contact details are - www.bdmlr.org.uk with the Contact Tel Nos. being - Rescue Hotline Tel. 01825 765546 (Office Hours) and 07787 433412 (other times).

Castle Moil Stores - Tourist Information - Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, IV41 8PL - Tel 01599 534 300 http://www.onestopshopskye.co.uk/
Tourist Information * Convenience Shopping * Tea, Coffee and Food * Book all your accommodation, tours, walking tours - Opening times are 7 days a week 8am - 8pm and from 8am - 9pm in June, July and August.

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland - www.chss.org.uk
Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland improves the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness, through medical research, influencing public policy, advice and information and support in the community.

Eilean Bàn Trust and Bright Water Visitor Centre - www.eileanban.org
Situated between Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye and Kyle of Lochalsh on mainland Scotland, Eilean Bàn ('White Island') is a six-acre nature haven nestling below the Skye road bridge that spans the island. Originally home just to the lighthouse keepers and their families, it later became the residence of the author and naturalist, Gavin Maxwell.

Harry's Coffee Shop - www.facebook.com/harrys2014
A small family run coffee shop situated on the Pier, Kyleakin. Whether it is a 3 course Sunday lunch, afternoon tea or the now famous Harry Burger", you need to call in for a welcome smile, home cooked food and friendly and efficient service, whatever the Scottish weather maybe! Birthday, weddings and other special events also catered for. Certificate of Excellence on tripadvisor!

Kyleakin Amateur Football Club
Kyleakin Amateur Football Club is a member of the Skye & Lochalsh Football Association and affiliated to the S.A.F.A. We run a senior football team participating in the local Bagshaw league which runs from April to September. The club A.G.M. is held in January with training usually starting in February, membership is open to all. Although the senior team generally involves players from the age of about 16 we also support junior/primary teams and the over 40's team.
Contact details:
Chairman - John Reid - Tel: 01599 534758
Secretary - John Robertson - Tel: 01599 534712 - Email: j.rob1154@yahoo.co.uk
Manager - Keith MacKenzie - Tel: 07900 307677 - Email: keith@whfp.co.uk
Manager - Calum Nisbett - Tel: 07841 014687

Kyleakin Community Hall
The Kyleakin Community Hall Committee is a registered charity (SC026949) and was formed in 1997 to establish a new Hall for the community. When the new Hall was eventually opened in 2002 the aims of the committee changed to that of maintenance and management of the Community Hall, providing facilities for voluntary groups and inhabitants, for activities promoted by the committee. Membership is open to all, the committee meets monthly and the A.G.M is held in May.
Contact details:
Chairman - John Robertson - Tel: 01599 534712 - Email: j.rob1154@yahoo.co.uk
Secretary - Mike Taylor - Tel: 01599 534391 - Email: mike@skye6.fsnet.co.uk

Kyleakin Connections - www.kyleakinconnections.co.uk
Skye and Lochalsh Association for Disability (SLAD) was founded in 1981, and is a registered Scottish Charity and a Company Limited by Guarantee. We operate a day centre for adults with learning/physical disabilities called Kyleakin Connections. Our aim is to encourage independent living for people with learning/physical disabilities and to help develop their independence and to lead ordinary, fully inclusive lives within the community. We offer a safe environment where people can come together to learn new skills and improve existing skills. Activities in addition to operating our Cafe, include life skills, educational work, cooking, arts & crafts, projects, conservation, gardening, gaining various qualifications, outdoor pursuits, IT work, partnerships with other bodies, and much much more.

Kyleakin Environmental Group - www.skyekeg.org.uk
The objects of the group are to raise awareness of conservation and environmental issues in the Skye & Lochalsh area; to undertake voluntary conservation and environmental projects within the Skye & Lochalsh area; and to work with affiliated groups on conservation and environmental projects.

Kyleakin Local History Society - www.kyleakinlocalhistorysociety.co.uk
Kyleakin Local History Society is dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of the village of Kyleakin on the Isle of Skye.

Kyleakin SWRI - www.swri.org.uk
The Inverness-shire and the Islands Federation of the Scottish Womens Rural Institute has a branch in Kyleakin. SWRI is one of the largest women's organisations in Scotland. The aims of the organisation are to advance the education and training of those who live and work in the country or are interested in:
Country life
Home skills
Family welfare
Citizenship
and to promote the preservation and development of Scotland's traditions, rural heritage and culture.

Kyleakin Village Website - www.kyleakin.com
Set up and run by Ray Shields, the Kyleakin Village website is intended to provide information on Kyleakin and the surrounding area, this site also gives you access to the Kyleakin Chat forum.

Lucky2Bhere - www.lucky2bhere.org
Lucky2Bhere is a registered charity established in 2007 to raise funds to provide emergency lifesaving equipment such as defibrillators in rural areas. We aim to reduce response times by having equipment widely available and give the opportunity to help save lives. Training in the use of the equipment is provided to the communities involved through the Heartstart Team

SEALL - Events on Syke (Ealain Air An Eilean) - www.seall.co.uk
SEALL is a voluntary-run community enterprise. Most of our events are at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic College but we also use Clan Donald Skye at Armadale, the Island's leading visitor centre. We promote an annual programme of Traditional Music, World Music, Jazz and Classical, Ceilidhs, Dances, Theatre and Children's Events in South Skye.

Seaprobe Atlantis - www.seaprobeatlantis.com
Semi-Submersible Glass Bottom Boat Trips, normally based at Kyle, currently operating from Kyleakin on Skye IV41 8PL. Seaprobe Atlantis offers an experience no other boat can match. Enjoy all the scenery and wildlife above and below the waves as you cruise in complete safety with the best wildlife guides in Lochalsh. Also operating from the pontoons in Kyleakin - Wild-Spirit, a fast boat ride to see the Sea Eagles and Spirit of Adventure, sea angling trips (all equipment provided). Skye-Tours, 5 hour minibus tours of Skye - pickup Haakson Shop - Monday - Saturday by prior arrangement only) (currently 11.50 am).

Skye Camanachd - www.skyecamanachd.com
For the past hundred years Skye Camanachd has been a focus of island hopes and aspirations and more than any other organisation the shinty club has engaged the islanders' loyalty. For further information, please contact us at info@skyecamanachd.com

Skye & Lochalsh Association for Disability - Kyleakin Connections - www.slad-skye.org.uk
The Association encourages and supports independent living and life skills for people with Learning & Physical Disabilities, we are a Scottish Charity who have been working in Skye & Lochalsh since 1981.

South Skye Junior Shinty Club is a primary school age club covering the four schools in the south of Skye; Broadford, Elgol, Kyleakin and Sleat. Training sessions are held at Kyleakin Community Hall every Thursday evening during term time. Boys and girls play together and new members are always welcome at any age group.
P1 & P2 train from 4.30pm to 5.00pm
P3 to P5 train from 5.00pm to 6.00pm
P6 to P7 train from 6.00pm to 7.00pm
The P1 - 2 session costs just £0.50 and from P3 up it is £1.00 and is paid on the night. During the winter and during adverse weather we train indoors and outside in the summer.
We encourage all kids to wear shin guards for every session indoors and outdoors as well as the appropriate sports clothing and footwear (trainers indoors and moulded stud boots outdoors). If children have their own camans and helmets we also encourage them to use these, however the club does have a supply of these for those who don't yet have their own kit. Please remember for indoor sessions we use the plastic first shinty camans and outdoors we use the traditional wooden camans.
Coach Contact Details
P6-7: Keith MacKenzie, keith.mackenzie@whfp.com, 07900 307677
P3-5: Kenny Smith, kenny@strathglebe.scot, 01471 822225, 07828 489472
P1-2: Melanie MacKinnon, melmac9@hotmail.co.uk, 01471 866363, 07876 018811
Facebook page - www.facebook.com

Strath Gaelic Choir - www.facebook.com/pages/Strath-Gaelic-Choir
Contact details:
Conductress: Karen MacRae. Tel: 01478 611556
Secretary: Annette Kerr. Tel: 01471 822585
President: John Howieson. Tel: 01471 820014
Vice Presdient: Neil Campbell. Tel: 01599 511248
Treasurer: Mary Reid. Tel: 01599 534189

Strath and Sleat Church of Scotland
There are Sunday services in each area of our parish: Kyleakin at 12 noon, Broadford at 10.15am and Kilmore (Sleat) 11.00am
There are services on the 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month at Elgol at 6pm.
There is a Fellowship meeting in Kyleakin Church Hall each Sunday, (except the last Sunday) at 6pm.
A meeting for prayer is held each Tuesday at 7.30pm in Kyleakin Church Hall.
Sunday Schools are held for children of primary school age.
Other activities within the parish are as announced.
For fuller details of times and activities, please contact:
Mr Jack Fraser, Session Clerk: 01471 822364.
Rev Dr Ben Johnstone, Minister: 01471 820063.
All are warmly welcome.

If you would like your group or organisation listed here, please send an email to:

We don't currently have contact details for the groups listed below:
Babygroup
Children's Entertainment & Parent Council
Inner Sound
Junior Sports Club
Kyleakin Badminton Club
Kyleakin Indoor Bowling Club
Kyleakin Primary School
Kyleakin Village Playgroup
Kyleakin Youth Club
Skye & Lochalsh Sports Council
S.H.I.R.L.I.E. Project
Skye Dance
Skye, Lochalsh & Lochcarron Indoor Bowling
SW Ross Piping Society

If you are able to provide contact details for any of the above groups or know that a particular organisation is missing from the list, please contact us.