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Our success is dependant on working with the community and the businesses within it. We are so lucky to have so many great local businesses who support the work that we do and go out of their way to make our community a great place to live and visit. Click the links below to find out more about them. If your business would like to support us in any way please contact one of our team.


Click here to hear Andrew Mowat our treasurer & the owner of The Seaview Hotel,  talking about how the community has worked together throughout the trying times of COVID-19. 



  • To relieve those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability or financial hardship by carrying out activities such as developing existing social facilities and exploring the need for new services such as affordable housing, social care, tele-health etc. By exploring transport and other connectivity solutions and by any other activities which meet this charitable purpose.

  • To advance heritage and culture by carrying out activities such as identifying a suitable facility to house the existing John O'Groats museum collection and create new supporting interpretation materials. By improving the coastal path from John O'Groats Mill to Duncansby Stacks and installing interpretative panels along the route and by renewing and improving the information panels at Duncansby Lighthouse. By encouraging the researching, recording and celebration of the history and culture of the area, including by providing panels containing informative and accessible local history details to help visitors interpret their surroundings and by supporting education and learning within the local community and by any other activities which meet this charitable purpose.

  • The provision of recreational facilities and the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for both residents in the Dunnet and Canisbay Council Area and visitors to John O'Groats. By carrying out activities such as providing showers and bike racks for cyclists and walkers. By establishing an indoor/outdoor year-round activity programme and improving sport facilities in and around the village. By enhancing leisure and recreation facilities for adults such as providing community gym equipment in the village hall or restored mill and by any other activities which meet this charitable purpose.

  • The advancement of citizenship or community development by offering business advice to new and existing businesses and by leasing buildings to new and existing businesses on favourable terms.

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