Deaf Families

Young Moray BSL Users Climb New Heights Together On the day that a sign language interpreter was used at a Scottish Council meeting for the first time, we ran a taster session for Deaf families and took a group of young BSL (British Sign Language) users from Moray rock climbing. Whilst the Council’s Communities Committee were debating their new BSL Plan; we were kitting out the group with their harnesses and helmets and heading out to Cummingston, where the young people were all going to spend the day rock climbing and abseiling with our Outdoor Instructors, Chris, David and Gemma. Having just joined our [...]

Seafest Abseil

Seafest Abseil The Seafest Abseil with Outfit Moray will take place on 7th July 2018 at Grampian Furnishers from 9am – 5pm, alongside the Seafest event which happens at Station Park in Lossiemouth. Following on from the success of last year’s abseil in December, it was decided to run this one as a thank you to the local community for all the support we received during our emergency fundraising appeal and are thrilled that SFEAR Kickboxing & Fitness, The Lossie 2-3 Group, North East Sensory Services, St Sylvester's Primary School Parents' Association, Friendly Access/Surfable Scotland, Tomintoul Primary School, Screwfix Foundation and MFR Cash for Kids will all [...]

Charity Art Exhibition

Charity Art Collection Sale We very lucky to have an eye catching display of imagination and talent from some fantastic local artists and we are incredibly grateful to all the very generous artists for donating a piece (or sometimes several pieces) of their work to help support our work. With many original pieces, you will be able to pick up a treat for yourself, or a special and unique gift for a birthday, housewarming, anniversary, or simply a 'I saw this and thought of you' type of pressie. The unrestricted income raised from this event will be used to help cover the day-to-day running [...]

Moray Young Competitive Climbers

Moray Young Competitive Climbers selected for Scottish Youth Team The Moray Young Competitive Climbers have been busy with selection again. As some of you will remember, five of the eight Moray Young Competitive Climbers were selected for the Scottish Youth Development Squad in February and so, on 24th March, the five young climbers from Moray Coast Youth Climbing Club, Natalie Taylor (16), Will Bain (12), Duncan Brown (11), Rhys Taylor (10) and Lorna Brown (8) joined climbers from all over Scotland at the Edinburgh International Climbing Arena in Ratho to compete for spaces on the Scotland Youth Team. With over seventy young people taking part and [...]

Moray Young Competitive Sport Climbers

Moray Young Competitive Climbers selected for Scottish Youth Development Squad Five of the eight Moray Young Competitive Climbers have been selected for the Scottish Youth Development Squad following the final regional heat of the Youth Climbing Series at Transition Extreme, Aberdeen on Saturday 24th February. Natalie Taylor (16), Will Bain (12), Duncan Brown (11), Rhys Taylor (10) and Lorna Brown (8) join climbers from the South of Scotland to complete the Scottish Youth Development Squad. Selection to the squad is made from the results of the three rounds of the Youth Climbing Series (YCS) and there are 30 places available for young climbers from the north and 30 from [...]

Clothing Bank

Outfit Moray's Clothing Bank It couldn't be simpler to help raise funds for Outfit Moray now, in fact with our clothing bank, you can now support our work at no extra cost to yourself AND be taking steps to be environmentally aware.  Win, win! We receive £400 per tonne of BAGGED wearable clothing donated into the bank, which can include paired shoes, belts, ties and bags. Once full, Rag Bag come and empty our bin and take the clothing to their processing factory where their team of experienced workers sort and grade all the material into various product types. The material is baled and sent for shipment. [...]

Raffles Galore at Outfit Moray!

Raffles Galore at Outfit Moray! Want to win a neat bike or an theatre voucher? Well we could help you do both! We are always extremely grateful to receive donations of items that we can raffle off to raise funds for our work and here we have two brilliant opportunities; one for the theatre goer and another for our biking friends.    If you have any questions about either raffle, please feel free to email Karen Cox or call the office on 01343 549571. If you fancy winning yourself a week in a beautiful holiday cottage on the West Coast of Scotland, please visit our holiday [...]

tsiMoray Funding

tsiMoray #YouChoose for Outdoor Learning and Adventure We are delighted to announce that we were successful in our application for funding from the recent #YouChoose2 Community funding initiative through tsiMoray. We received £2,424 to run two Kickstart programmes. Once a week, for four weeks, six young people at risk of alcohol related harm, will be able to enjoy some outdoor adventure, hopefully giving them the confidence and inspiration to take up a new hobby and break the cycle. Grant Award Offered £2,424 Description: Exciting and adventurous activities that enable young people to build confidence, self-esteem and resilience. Project: Outfit Moray: Kickstart (Award winning charity [...]

Lucky Numbers Launch

Exciting New Fundraising Initiative from Outfit Moray We are very excited to be launching our Lucky Number Draw, a brand new fundraising initiative for 2018. We firmly believe in the old adage that you can't expect to get something for nothing and, as we want to be able to say a thank you to our supporters for their monthly donations, we thought the best way to do both is to have a Lucky Number Draw. So, for as little as £2.50 a month, you will be supporting Outfit Moray, whilst being in with the chance of a wee cash prize at the end of each month.  What's [...]

AGM Award for Chief Mechanic

AGM Award for Bike Revolution Chief Mechanic At Outfit Moray's AGM in November 2017, the inaugural 'David Smailes Outstanding Contribution Award' was handed out. David Smailes sadly passed away this March and had been our Voluntary Finance Director on the Board for almost 5 years. David left a legacy to Outfit Moray in the form of a donation to use as wesaw fit, so the board decided it would be fitting to create an award in his name, to show recognition and appreciation of the commitment that individuals have towards the Charity, much like David himself. Board and staff members were asked to [...]

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