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 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 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...
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 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 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 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 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...
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...
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...

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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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