Now that things have quietened down in the park, we have resumed our employability initiative with Dundee-based charity, Helm, who will now be providing catering services in the park on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 am and 2 pm, with the support of staff from the Friends of Craigtoun. You can read more about our relationship with Helm in our Blog Post from 2nd April this year.
Helm are now taking applications for their next 10 week course, which is due to start on Tuesday 9th January 2024 and will run on a Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 2pm in the Craigtoun Cafe. Transport can be provided to and from the park for those who can get to St Andrews bus station or Leuchars train station.
The course is aimed at 19 to 25 year olds in the North East Fife and Levenmouth areas and covers Numeracy, Life Skills ,Customer Service Skills and Joinery Skills.
For more information, contact Helm directly on 07944308559 or e-mail them at: email@example.com
Hello, I’m Jan and I’m a volunteer for Friends of Craigtoun. I have been coming to St. Andrews on holiday with my family since I was a toddler and a highlight was always our visits to Craigtoun Park
At the 2019 AGM, Kyffin Roberts indicated his wish to step down as Chair but agreed to continue in the role for a further year to give us time to plan for the way head.
Several years ago, I was advised to attend an NHS sponsored fitness class in Cupar as I had health problems and it was there that I met Tom, a volunteer at Craigtoun Country Park, and Kyff Roberts, who was the Chairman of the Friends of Craigtoun Country Park. I live just five minutes away from the Park in Strathkinness but had not visited the place in over 30 years.