Category Archives: Grants Awarded

Grants Awarded October – December 2014

October 2014 Corinne Curtis (through the learning centre) successfully applied for £200 to run a youth First Aid course on the island. Another six people were successful in applying for a training grant for the Safe use of pesticides course: Alistair Harcus, Thomas Bain, Andrew Seatter, Richard Jarvis, Raymond Rendall and Elizabeth Drever. Kevin and […]

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 There was also one more but this was withdrawn.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 […]

Grant awards for October 2013

Two training grants were awarded this month: Yvonne Rorie and Cindy Paterson both received 50% of the balance of the course fees (after ILA has been taken off) for SVQ in Health and Care. The Community Association was awarded £291 for replacement of the lighting desk for the community hall. The Westray NFU have received […]

Playpark Equipment Replacement

The Westray Development Trust Board are pleased to announce that they have confirmed they have allocated £40,000 towards the replacement of the playpark equipment, subject to other funding being successful.   It has been very clear to the board that this project has wide community support and is a very important local facility that has been well used.  Thanks to […]