I-pads for the Learning Centre: the WDT board has approved the purchase of two I-pads and accessories up to a maximum of £850, for use in the Learning Centre and Digital Inclusion projects.
Training Grants: Nine further requests for grants towards the NFU Farm Safety course were approved
These are some of the courses in the pipeline for the new year: A Business Start Up course (likely the very end of February) – course content and dates and times are still flexible, so if you think you would like to take advantage of this free course please contact Corinne as soon as possible. […]
Initial investigations have now been completed and have shown that re-opening the Rapness Quarry is unlikely to be viable, mostly because of the poor quality of the stone and the large amount of waste (up to 1/3 of stone blasted will end up as waste, and even the good stuff isn’t very suitable for concrete). […]
WP and WDT have now appointed a consultant to carry out the business review and feasibility study at Westray Processors. Colin Clark has already made his first visit to Westray. We expect to get the results of this study back soon.
Because of its importance to the local economy, Westray Development Trust has been investigating the possibility of investment in Westray Processors Ltd, and in partnership with the factory management is commissioning a feasibility study and business plan projections to identify what would make a difference to the viability of the factory.Westray Processors Ltd is a […]