Volunteers honoured at Portree event

A celebration was held in Portree last Wednesday to honour Skye’s community groups and volunteers.

Last week marked the 30th anniversary of national volunteers week, and at the event in Portree’s Community Centre certificates were presented to volunteers from the Citizens Advice Bureau, Family First, Portree YMCA and Dyslexia Scotland.

New “Little Stars” certificates also recognised the volunteering efforts of children under the age of 12.
The event was organised by the Skye and Lochalsh Council for Voluntary Organisations and was attended by CAB, Family First, Crossroads Care, Marie Curie, Connecting Carers, Friends of Portree Hospital, Step it up Highland, the Shirlie Project, Viewfield Garden Collective, Highland Third Sector Partnership and Bracadale Wildlife Watch Group.