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CASE Approvals List - January 2005

14th February 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.

Geddes Window Systems Ltd, Halkirk, business development and specialist equipment, 96,000; Cambusmore Estate, Dornoch, website development and online booking, 1,826; Hugo Ross, Wick, website development and online shopping, 1,190

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

Forse House Ltd,Latheron, vocational qualification training for carers/assessors, 750; Darren McIlvenny, Dornoch, offshore survival certificate, 750; Paul Kennedy, Thurso, Microsoft Certificated Systems Engineer course, 750; Rory MacDonald, Thurso, manual book-keeping course, 535; Ann Benson, Halkirk, dog grooming course, 500

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

Rosehall Village Hall Committee, Rosehall, upgrade of hall facilities, 1,254;
Bettyhill Environmental Action Group (BEAG), Bettyhill, waste paper recycling project, 15,050; Donald S Fraser, Helmsdale, Croft Entrants' Scheme outgoer, 2,000; Lucy Fraser, Helmsdale, Croft Entrants' Scheme ingoer, 794

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

Jennifer Port, Golspie, professional musician & music tutor, 3,600


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