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CASE Approvals List - April 2005

16th May 2005

The following are funds approved up to the last day of the month. Please note that the sums relate to approvals, not payments. While finance may be approved, for a business investment for example, it does not guarantee that the development will go ahead. The approval simply shows that funds have been made available by CASE, but they will not be released until evidence is received that the project or activity has gone ahead.

HIE Network financial assistance for business
Financial assistance to help new and existing businesses to expand and develop.

  • Caithness Creels Ltd, Wick, extension of business premises, 12,100
  • Graham Mowat, Castletown, relocation and development of shot blast business, 6,200
  • Whaligoe Enterprises Ltd, Whaligoe, establish caf and catering business, 12,000
  • Patchwork Pleasures Caithness, Freswick, purchase of specialist equipment, 2,000
  • Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust, Bonar Bridge, e-commerce development, 1,258
  • Scrabster Harbour Trust, Scrabster, attendance at trade exhibitions, 15,800

HIE Network financial assistance for skills development
Support for organisations and individuals wishing to develop new skills.

  • George Stuart McPhee, Wick, Basic Chainsaw Training, 430
  • Simon Gibbard, Brora, HGV Class 2 Course, 649

HIE Network financial assistance for community projects
Financial support for a wide range of community-based projects.

  • Pulteneytown Family Centre, Wick, CED approval towards the cost of employing a project manager for the building work phase, 4,000

Business start-up
Financial support for new business start-ups.

  • Sandra Campbell, Halkirk, Urfreetime Domestic and Management Services, 3,600
  • David Yeomans, Reay, Talkabout Therapeutic Counselling Service, 3,600
  • Ewan McGillivray, Bettyhill, EM Construction Building Services, 3,600
  • Kristin Douglas, Halkirk, Wax Nostalgic Ltd, 3,600
  • Anthony Solomon, Bettyhill, creel fishing business, 3,600
  • Patricia Heath, Freswick, Caithness Sea Angling Experience, 1,800
  • Karen Davies, Whaligoe, Whaligoe Enterprises Ltd, 3,600
  • Lyn Ball & Eunice Bradley, Freswick, Patchwork Pleasures Caithness, 3,600
  • Manuela Vogler, Wick, Translation services, 3,600


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