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 Funding towards a new tri-shaw cycle to take residents of local care homes in the Denny and District area out for a ride. Anticipated results The Communities Along the Carron Association’s Cycling Without Age project began in 2016.  Volunteers take the residents of local care homes out for a ride on tri-shaws which have large wheels and can go...
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 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...
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 The building of a safe path for walking and cycling from Whitehills to popular local woodland. Anticipated results Being able to walk to the wood from school has allowed the local primary school to take part in the Forest Schools out door learning and John Muir Awards schemes Name of community benefit fund Whitehills & District Community Council Name of the community Whitehills Wind...
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 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 Outdoor learning and play area installed at Woodpark Primary School Anticipated results To enable the children to learn and play outside which allows them to interact with each other and promotes a more active lifestyle and improves health and wellbeing. Name of community benefit fund Nutberry Community Benefit Fund Name of the community Lesmahagow Wind farm Nutberry Location Woodpark Primary School, Lesmahagow Starting date April 2016 Total project budget £13,019 Support provided...
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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