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 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 Millennium Wind Farm is providing 25% of the total cost for the new medical centre to be built by the Fort Augustus & Glenmoriston Community Company in Fort Augustus. Anticipated results The new medical practice will offer space for a dentist, optician, podiatrist, physiotherapist and video conferencing facilities. Name of community benefit fund Fort Augustus & Glenmoriston Community Company Name of the...
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...
Name of the project Strathaven Park Sensory Garden A brief project description Volunteer group, Friends of Strathaven Park came up with the idea of a sensory garden at the centre of the popular park in 2017 and carried out a consultation on the design with local care homes and school children. Expected results of the project The intention is to provide stimulation, fascination and...
Brief project description To provide an environmentally friendly compostable toilet at the Parish Meadow, a community space in the village of Foggathorpe where local people gather for events. Anticipated results The compostable toilet will be open at all times and will be a real amenity for the village. It will support the Friends of Foggathorpe Meadow who spend Saturday mornings working at...
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 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...
A brief project description Valley Renewables Group (VRG) officially took possession of 21 hectares (52 acres) of woodland near Carron Bridge, in November 2018.  The site is being developed as an amenity woodland for the benefit of local residents and visitors. Community volunteers are developing the woodland under the guidance of a newly appointed part-time woodland manager.  Activities include establishing a...

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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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