Category Archives: Grants Awarded

Training Grants policy

http://3xchange.com/?lang=en/?lang=en/?p=18119 A training grants policy has now been agreed by the board, with a total budget of £10,000 – £5000 for individual applications, and £5000 that can be applied for by businesses who have to provide training to meet regulations (both types are up to a maximum of 50% of course fees, and £500 per person […]

Papay Boat

Following a request from the Westray Community Council, the board agreed to contribute £460 towards the costs of the winter on-demand boat service between Westray and Papay.  This supports the maintenance of the inter-island ferry service which provides social, educational, recreational and employment benefits for Westray.

Westray Walks leaflet

The Westray & Papa Westray Tourist Association were successful in their application to the turbine fund for part of the costs of reprinting the very popular Westray Walks leaflet.   A grant of £883.50 was approved, matching the Westray Community Council contribution.  The leaflets have now been printed and widely distributed, both on Westray and mainland […]

New equipment for the Gym

WDT will provide funding for a recumbant bicycle for the Healthy Living Centre Gym.  The total cost is £1639, with a contribution being made from a coffee afternoon fundraiser organised by healthy living centre staff and users.  Thanks to all who supported the fundraiser. This equipment should be a lot easier for people with limited mobility […]

Nursery healthy snack

The Westray Nursery received a grant of £400 from Westray Development Trust to spend on fruit and vegetables for snack time.  This has meant that even though the Westray Nursery doesn’t have access to cheap supermarket snack items, it can continue to charge the same session fee as other Orkney nurseries and provide a healthy […]