Monday, 15 November 2010

Strathconons Got Talent 2010

Strathconons Got Talent We had Chris Ferrier playing the Banjo after only 6wks of playing it.

> The Line-Dancers some of the wee ones from the school- danced to Shania Twain.

> We had a Saxaphone player she was great!

> Jason played guitar and sang.

> Kiddies were jumping through hopes.

> Ghostbusters Dance Routine.

> The AMAZING Dollies Dance Routine!
The Amazing Dollies Dance Routine

> Colin Hendry Stand up with Hill Stories was hilarious!

> And the overall Winner was Rosie George she sang and played guitar, she performed one of her own songs and the famous Caledonia!

 Great night had by all!

Rosie George the winner of Strathconon's got talent

Friday, 12 November 2010

Thursday, 28 October 2010

The wreath laying ceremony on Sunday 14th is at 3.00pm in Strathconon,

The wreath laying ceremony on Sunday 14th is at 3.00pm in Strathconon, all welcome service by the Rev Fraser Stewart.

Sergeant James Macdonald is the first name on the memorial. He served in the 4th Battalion the Seaforth Highlanders He died in the Battle of Cambrai which raged in the months of Nov & December 1917.

His name is also recorded on the Cambrai Memorial , Louveral Cemetery France, as he had no known grave.
He was aged 38 and the son of Alexander and Rachel Macdonald , Bridgend. His parents died before the First War began and the family stone is in the graveyard at Strathconon

The Lord Lieutenant of Ross and Cromarty Mrs Janet Bowen along with her Lord Lt Cadet Miss Casey Mackenzie  arrived to lay on a wreath at the War Memorial  Strathconon in what must be on of the last services in the County.The service that started at 3.00pm and was conducted by the Rev Fraser Stewart who's parish also covers Contin and Lochluichart and had already did services at Contin and Garve. A long side Mrs Janet Bowen at the War Memorial where local youth from the Glen that had turned out to remember the fallen of the Great Wars. Also in attendance Piper Hugh Watson of Dingwall.

Pic from the Left Rev Fraser Stewart, Cadet Casey MacKenzie, Keith Sutherland,Janet Bowen,Alex George,Rory Westwater,Hamish Westwater and Abbygail Sutherland.

Sunday, 19 September 2010

MND Scotland receives a cheque from the Ladies of Contin WRI

Betty MacKenzie,President of Contin WRI handing over a cheque for £600 to Sara Thomas fund raiser for the Scottish Motor Neurone Disease Association.
MND Scotland is the only charity funding research and providing care and information for those affected by motor neurone disease in Scotland.
The Ladies of Contin W R I raised the money on their stall at the Stratconon games this year

Monday, 13 September 2010

Don't Forget!

Margo's Annual MacMillan Coffee Event-Friday 24 September 2010
A reminder that my helpers and i will be geared up for lots of folk wanting tea,coffee home baking aand raffle tickets. Plus we'll have jam-preserves available to buy-all in a good cause! We start at 10.30am until the last person leaves, preferably before midnight!

                               Venue:  Margo's House Keepers Cottage Strathvaich      

Turn right at Black Bridge from Garve follow the signs. Looking forward to seeing you.

Saturday, 7 August 2010

The Chieftain

The Gurkha's

HIll Race Winners 2010

HIll Race Winners 2010

Senior Hill Race 1st Graham Campbell
Senior Hill Race 2nd Ross Bannerman
Senior Hill Race 3rd Freddie Swift
1st Lady Roxy Bannerman
1st Local George Phimister
Oldest Runner (Hill Race) Eddie Smith

Hill Race Senior

Junior Hill Race winners 1st Keith Sutherland 2nd Hamish Westwater 3rd Leanne Fraser

Hill Race Junior 11-15

Friday, 6 August 2010