Learning Centre Coordinator

The Board have decided to advertise the post of learning centre coordinator which will be a one day per week post, on a self employed basis, for six months. This person will be responsible for ensuring the continued use of the learning centre and for assessing training needs on the island for both businesses and individuals.

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 notification of support in principle towards an out-of-season goose cull on Westray. This is dependent upon the outcome of talks at the November meeting of the Orkney Goose Management Group meeting.