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CASE Approvals List - July 2005

21st August 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.

  • John W Sutherland, Wick, business planning for the abattoir in Wick, 3,150


HIE Network financial assistance for skills development
Support for organisations and individuals wishing to develop new skills.
  • Scrabster Harbour Trust, Scrabster, Diploma in Port Management, 775
  • Caithness Tours Ltd, Wick, Business Learning Account (BLA), 320
  • Alan Murray, Thurso, BLA, 1,283
  • Carmel Herbals Ltd, Thurso, BLA, 1,640
  • Qualmat Ltd, Embo, BLA, 1,450
  • Shona Blance Associates, Helmsdale, BLA, 2,150


HIE Network financial assistance for community projects
Financial support for a wide range of community-based projects.
  • Halkirk Football Club, Halkirk, purchase of training lights, 3,102
  • Assynt Economic Development Association, Lochinver, Lochinver Marina feasibility study, 2,062
  • SE Caithness Development Group, Dunbeath, 3-year Initiative at the Edge development officer, 43,300
  • North Highland Initiative, cost of launch, 1,500
  • Scottish Natural Heritage, Golspie, contribution towards 9 community environmental projects, 2,000
  • Sutherland Partnership,Lairg, employment of co-ordinator, 15,000
  • Taigh na Gaidhlig Mhealanais, Melness, survey of Gaelic dialect, 2,225


Business start-up
Financial support for new business start-ups.
  • William Dunn, Brora, 'Sutherland Carpets', carpet fitting service, 3,500

 

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