Hebridean Celtic Festival

Aug 13 2015in Events by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Hebridean Celtic Festival

Every year members of the Stornoway Club are delighted to provide volunteer support to the Hebridean Celtic Festival. This year Heb Celt celebrated their 20th year and a fantastic weekend was enjoyed by all who travelled from near and far. 14,000 people attend the Hebridean Celtic Festival, that has delivered an estimated £20 million to […]

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Lewis Carnival 2015

Aug 9 2015in Events, Interact by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Lewis Carnival 2015

Lewis Carnival A great day was had by all those who attended the Lewis Carnival in August.  Some Stornoway Roary Club members gave up their time to volunteer and the Nicolson Institute’s Interact Club put together a superb float in aid of the charity, Old Macdonald’s Farm.

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Hebridean Sea Food visit

Jul 21 2015in Events by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Hebridean Sea Food visit

The Stornoway Rotarians enjoyed a fantastic tour of Natalie Crayton’s business Hebridean Sea Food in July. An amazing business and it was really great to hear of all the new developments on island, and in national and international markets!  Check out her site at –

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Ravenspoint Centre visit 2015

Jul 21 2015in Rotary Visits by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Ravenspoint Centre visit 2015

After touring Hebridean Sea Salt, the Stornoway Rotarians enjoyed a fabulous evening at Ravenspoint Centre where Catriona Nicholson and her amazing team provided a beautiful home cooked meal with some stunning South Lochs scenery. They had even organised a wonderful few hours of sunshine! We would thoroughly recommend a visit to Ravenspoint to experience all the Centre […]

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Stornoway Primary Fun day

Jun 15 2015in Events, Interact by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Stornoway Primary Fun day

Stornoway Primary Fun Day 2015 Stornoway Rotarians and Nicolson Institute Interact Club Members were delighted to support the Stornoway Primary Parent Council in their Annual Fun Day which took place in June. Families enjoyed a fantastic sunny day, face painting, bouncy castles, gladiator jousts, sumo wrestling, BBQ and baking and loads more!

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Gaels on Gallipoli

Apr 21 2015in Uncategorized by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Gaels on Gallipoli

Rotarian Colin Scott Mackenzie launched his book Gaels on Gallipoli on 10th April 2015. This is part of a wider events including an exhibition being held at the Stornoway Drill Hall in Church Street during April 2015. On display are some 500 photographs, documents, military uniforms and artefacts from the WW1 campaign.

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The Big Dinner 2015

Mar 16 2015in Events, Interact by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on The Big Dinner 2015

The Big Dinner – 7th March 2015 On the 7th March 2015, 500 miles held the BIG dinner – a major fundraising event which aimed to raise over £500,000 in a single night. For more information visit our ‘The BIG Dinner’ page or   During the evening at the Stornoway event, with MC Derek […]

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Swimarathon 2015

Mar 1 2015in Events, Interact by Lynne Maciver Comments Off on Swimarathon 2015

Annual Swimarathon – 28th February 2015 The Global 2015 Swimarathon was held on the 21st and 22nd of February with the local Stornoway event taking place on the 28th February. The Stornoway Rotary Club hostied the event at the Lewis Sports Centre and invited local teams and clubs to participate to help raise funds for […]

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Visiting Speaker: David Grout from Marie Curie Cancer Care

Jan 14 2014in Visitors and Speakers by Lynne Maciver No Comments »

David Grout, the Fundraising Group Development Manager for Northern Ireland and Scotland spoke to us about the work Marie Curie Nurses do in providing free care to people with any terminal illness in their own homes. The charity is looking to grow awareness of the services provided across the Isles of Lewis and Harris. David […]

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Philippines Aid – Shelter Box

Nov 18 2013in Interact by Lynne Maciver No Comments »

Following the devastation in the Philippines, the Interact Club have now sent to 2 boxes of aid from UK charity ‘Shelter Box’ – one of the main UK charities who provide disaster relief. The charity already had two teams of workers on the ground distributing aid following the earthquake in September when the Typhoon hit. […]

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