Brief project description Dunvegan Medical Practice received funding for a new portable ECG and desktop spirometer. Anticipated results To help local doctors diagnose patients with heart related symptoms and allow treatment to begin immediately which is vital in remote communities. Name of community benefit fund Dunvegan Trust Name of the Community Dunvegan Wind farm Ben Aketil Project Location Dunvegan Date funding allocated February 2014 Total project budget £3,400 Support provided by Falck Renewables £3,400
Brief project description To replace the existing and expensive to run oil heating system in the Glengarry and District Community Hall, with an environmentally friendly and more economic system. The solution was to install a ground source heat pump system and apply for the RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive) grant on completion. Anticipated results of the project The system was installed and commissioned...
Brief project description Construction of Golspie Rowing Club’s St. Ayles Skiffs, "Ben Bhraggie" and "Silver Rock" Anticipated results Improve the health and wellbeing of the community of Golspie as well as offer a new activity that is well established and successful in many coastal areas around Scotland Name of community benefit fund Highland Council, Kilbraur Windfarm Community Benefit Trust, Golspie Community Council Name of the community Golspie...
Brief project description As a result of NHS constraints, only one ambulance serves the north west of Skye, covering a large area from Edinbane to Portnalong. In order to save crucial minutes, the Dunvegan Crew sought funding for an ambulance car to be used by the second crew member. This means that they can choose to go direct to the...
Brief project description To provide mobile cricket pitch covers to protect the pitch from the weather. Anticipated results Two adult and two junior cricket teams use the club’s cricket facilities each weekend.  To progress in the leagues it is vital to have facilities of a high standard and these covers will protect the cricket pitch from the weather and keep it in...
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 To replace the 30 year old floor with a new insulated floor. Anticipated results Pittentrail Recreation Hall is a real community asset and is used by a wide variety of groups, from Tai Chi to Scottish ceilidh dancing. The new floor will allow it to continue to host classes and events which bring the whole community together – essential...
Brief project description The project has provided young people in Primary 1-4 with scooters, helmets and high vis vests which they use to travel to and from school. Anticipated results of the project Congestion reduced around school at peak periods; reducing carbon emissions, encouraging better health & exercise; model-ling good environmental practice by schools and families. Name of the community benefit fund Auchrobert Name of...
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...

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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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