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Funding awarded – September 2014

A further six people were awarded funding for the pesticides course for farmers (see Funding Awarded – July 2014 for more information): Alistair Harcus, Thomas Bain, Andrew Seatter, Richard Jarvis, Raymond Rendall and Elizabeth Drever. First Aid at Work is a statutory training grant and Pierowall Fish were awarded funding for two participants. This course […]

Funding awarded – July 2014

This month saw the launch of a new fund – Entertainment events grants – which is for groups (or individuals) who wish to put on an event and require assistance to get an act or equipment to the island. The Bisgeos Run/Walk 2014 received £630 towards travel and accommodation costs for the band and the Island […]

Grants awarded January 2014 to June 2014

‘Jig for Jim’ received £255.50 for the costs of travel for the band. Westray Golf Club were awarded £8000 each for two years to employ a green keeper. The Tuesday Night singers were awarded £1000 towards the costs of a concert involving ‘The Linties’ and ‘The Poptarts’. The total cost of this came to £353.60. […]

Training Grants Awarded January 2014 to June 2014

SVQ2 Health and Social Care (£400 each) – Margaret Rendall and Frances Nicolson. There was also one more but this was withdrawn. REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene: Westray Processors Ltd were awarded £151.25 for 11 participants and Pierowall Hotel were awarded £82.50 for 6 participants. Scottish Certificate for Personal License Holder Refresher – Pierowall hotel were […]

Learning Centre – getting online

Janette Mackie from the Citizensonline  Get I T Together programme has been out to Westray again, and had some really great sessions with older members of the community.   Watch out for request for I-pads as Christmas presents this year – there will be an I-pad beginners course starting at the back end of October, as […]