Brief project description New dugout shelters at George V Park Anticipated results Golspie Football Club plays in the North Caledonian League and regularly hosts visiting teams from all over the North of Scotland.  Formed in 1877 they are the most successful team in the league, winning the title nine times.  The new dugouts contribute to the professional appearance and atmosphere at 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...
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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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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