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 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 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 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 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...
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...

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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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