Durness Village Hall

Contact

Secretary Lucy Mackay 01971511364 lucy@durnessgolfclub.org

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Durness Hall opened in 2001 after 10 years of fund raising and 3 major set backs

Funded by the

  • Community Fund
  • Highland Council
  • Social Inclusion
  • CASE

The old wooden village hall in the square was requiring considerable repairs and no longer able to provide the facilities needed by the community which was identified as a 2 sized badminton court with ability to be multifunctional

Geothermal heating fitted in 2006 with funds from

  • Highland Year of Culture
  • Community Energy Company
  • Own resources

Rural Development Small Awards Fund 2007 for tables and chairs

The hall is used for many community and private functions weddings

  • exhibitions
  • meetings
  • parties
  • youth club
  • community groups,
  • Badminton,
  • football,
  • music
  • dances
  • ceilidh
  • Christmas Treat
  • Festivals
  • Cape Wrath Challenge

Storage became a problem and was solved with an outside container. Moves and fundraising are on-going to develop with anew extension a health fitness suite.

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