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Caithness And Sutherland Enterprise - Approvals List - November 2006

22nd December 2006

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.

Think Happy Ltd, Wick, exhibit at Cosmoprof exhibition in Italy, 5,000;
Hunter's Promotions Ltd, Wick, exhibit at Harrogate Trade Fair, 1,725;
Reid's Bakery (Thurso) Ltd, Thurso, purchase of specialist equipment, 11,100;
North Highland Products Ltd, Mey, website development, 3,500

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

Paul Bain, Wick, RGIT Offshore Survival, 512;
John T Cormack, Huna, freight training, 618;
A Thomson & Son, Dornoch, Quick Books training, 300

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

Highland Council, Helmsdale pontoon development project, 22,800;
Clan Sinclair Trust, conservation work at Castle Sinclair Girnigoe, 2,000

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

Dympna Rochford, Golspie, D D Couture - design and manufacture of handmade fashion handbags, 3,600

This section covers any other programme under which funding is awarded.

Highland Council, survey of Dornoch area, 600


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