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Contin Community Council

This is the website of Contin Community Council.

The purpose is to keep the residents of Contin, Jamestown and Tarvie informed of what the Community Council is doing and for them to inform the Council of their views.

There are several ways of contacting your Community Councillors:-

  1. Come to a meeting and join in the public part of it.
  2. email on contincommunitycouncil@gmail.com
  3. Send feedback on the Contact page.
  4. Contact us through our Facebook page

Next Meeting

Our next meeting is on Tuesday 2nd February 2021 at 7.30pm via videoconference. Residents are most welcome to join and observe. Please contact us to request the link to join. 

The agenda and previous minutes can be found on their relevant pages shortly before the meeting.

Contin Community Foodbank

Contin Community Foodbank is for anyone to make use of, whatever the reason - and there are many at this difficult time.

Just a wee reminder that the foodbank is open to all in the village everyday from 12-1. This service is completely free to use. If you can't make it to the hall during the day - we deliver, also free of charge, at a time to suit you if necessary. You can also receive goods from us as many times as you need.

If you would rather meet us outwith the opening time then:please get in touch via Facebook or call Jacqueline Urquhart on 07925360915, this number is also for general enquiries.

Please also bear in mind that this service is confidential and is manned by volunteers.

Donations are also very welcome.

Micro Grants are available. You can apply by completing the form on the Micro Grant Form page above.

Unemployed? Looking for Work?

Fair Start Scotland are offering help and support. They have been successfully operating in Highlands and Islands since April 2018. The service provides help to people who find themselves unemployed and looking for work. Additionally, their delivery has built in specialist provision for those who may also have health issues or disabilities.

For those who take part, they will meet with a dedicated advisor who will provide tailored personal support and guidance for up to 12 months to help them on the journey into work. The service is customised for the individual and also offers continued support for up to 12 months after starting work, supporting sustained employment.

Since April 2020, Triage are pleased to have taken up the delivery of the Fair Start Scotland service across various areas within Highlands and Islands. Triage is an established organisation with a long track record of successful delivery, you can find out more from their website: triagecentral.co.uk

Our local contact is Ryrie Oag ryrieo@triagecentral.co.uk

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