Brief project description Part Purchase (£25,000) of Community Centre for which sub-lease was held. Match funding for a years Exercise and Tai Chi classes for older people (£2,500) Anticipated results The purchase of the property guarantees that the Thornton Road Community Centre will continue to exist for the benefit of all ages  in the local community.  The exercise and tai chi classes for...
Project description A sub group of Cambusbarron Community Council Greener Cambusbarron looks after the green growing areas in the village working with a variety of partners and volunteers. Anticipated results of the project A sub group of Cambusbarron Community Council Greener Cambusbarron looks after the green growing areas in the village working with a variety of partners and volunteers. Name of the community...
Brief project description Golspie's Shore Street Car Park now boasts a double cross country skier, a double air walker and a double air skier. Anticipated results Encourage health and well-being both physically and psychologically particularly in young people Name of community benefit fund Kilbraur Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Name of the community Golspie Wind farm Kilbraur Project location Golspie Starting date May 2016 Total project budget £7,643 Support provided by Falck Renewables £7,000
Brief project description Construction of a pergola at the local nursery to provide shelter and allow the children to play and explore outside in all weathers. Anticipated results The 50 children who attend the nursery have benefitted enormously from the new pergola.  They spend much more time outdoors and also use the pergola area to put on and take off their outdoor...
Brief project description Big Burn Walk, Golspie is a sheltered walk with a route that passes over several bridges through a secretive gorge and it has two waterfalls. The Big Burn Walk is very popular with locals and visitors to the area. This project was initiated by a landslide which took down a large tree across steps and swept away...
Brief project description Installation of moorings pontoon, bridge, plinth and access path Anticipated results of the project Increased numbers of visiting yachts and high quality  facilities for visitors with improved all weather access to the shore. We anticipate that more visitors will have a really positive economic impact on local businesses. Name of the community benefit fund Dunvegan Community Trust Wind farm Ben Aketil Location Loch Dunvegan, Skye Starting...
Brief project description A major expansion and upgrading of the Boyndie Visitor Centre building has taken place, providing more space and better accommodation for both customers and clients and also providing the ability for young people with mobility issues (use of wheelchair, walking aids, etc) to be able to gain from a wider selection of learning opportunities and work experience. ...
Brief project description Construction of a brick garage and workshop for ground maintenance machinery and to store training equipment. Anticipated results of the project Steins Thistle FC are one of the most successful and longest established amateur clubs in Scotland. The club has a variety of teams and 146 playing members, ranging in age from 6-40 plus years old.  There are also...
Name of the project The Quay Zone Leisure Centre A brief project description The only leisure center in South Carrick, funding covers everyday operating costs including staffing, utilities and office supplies Expected results of the project The centre provides a huge range of activities including swimming, a large fitness suite and exercise classes, with a soft play area for young children and a café. ...
Brief project description Refurbishment of old stables into a store for boats and gear. Anticipated results of the project The club has been running since 1960 and has expanded since then, with visitors to the area now able to use the club’s boats. The new boat shed is only 55 metres from the moorings on the loch which makes storage of boats...

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West Browncastle – South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Near Strathaven in South Lanarkshire, West Browncastle Wind Farm has 12 turbines. Funding goes to the South Lanarkshire Renewable Energy Fund which...

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