Training grants have been awarded to farmers to take part in a safety course that is being coordinated by the NFU. Up to 20 places will be funded at £50 per place. The Westray Heritage Trust was successful in securing £10,000 per year for the next three years to employ someone to take the Heritage […]
Janette Mackie from the citizensonline Get IT together project is coming back out to Westray on September 11th and 12th to help anyone who either wants to get online, or do more online. There are also plans for more sessions later in the year, such as “doing your Christmas shopping online” and using Skype to […]
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 […]
The Sustainable Rural Development course is proving very useful to CDO, Corinne, and she has passed another two modules in this course. The next level of study is going to include in-depth research on any aspect of sustainable development, so its a chance to investigate something of direct benefit to Westray.
A Westray Outreach Centre was established in Autumn 1998, with a local learning sub group meeting regularly from November 1999 and working towards establishing a dedicated space for the Outreach Centre. Acute pressure of use on the school and community premises was requiring a constant juggling of resources and it was recognised that the facilities […]