Grant Awards 2012-R3 Published on 21st August 2012


Grant Awards July 2012

Helmsdale Community Golf Club – Helmsdale Greens Replacement Project

£6,877.65 awarded towards the costs of replacing 9 new golf greens including a 1 year greens aftercare programme at Helmsdale Community Golf Club.


St Johns Loch Improvement Association – Anglers Lodge Project

£12,250.00 awarded towards the costs of constructing a 6m x 4m angler lodge situated at St Johns loch harbour with paved front area for picnic & wildlife watching including public information boards.


Caithness Horizons – Joint Museum Information Management System Project

£5,000.00 awarded towards the costs of purchase, installation and training of a Mimsy XG specialist museum collections information system at Caithness Horizons and Strathnaver Museum.


Thurso Heritage Society – Thurso History Interactive Project.

£8,000.00 awarded towards the costs of Thurso Heritage Society carrying out a digital Thurso history project in partnership with North Highland College that will provide interactive access to archive documents, photographs and artefacts as well as creating a smart phone application and online learning resource.


Dunbeath Centre – Heating System Upgrade Project.

£5,000.00 awarded towards the costs of replacing Dunbeath Centre’s current 20 year old heating system, gas fire and selected radiators.


Mackay Country Community Trust Ltd – Social Enterprise Project

£27,656.00 awarded towards the start-up and development costs of Mackay Country Community Trust establishing a social enterprise: Mackay Country Trading Ltd.


Britannia Hall Committee – Essential Building Refurbishment Project.

£10,153.00 awarded towards the costs of refurbishment of Britannia Hall’s damaged flat roof with a one piece EPDM membrane roof, and replacement of selected windows and harling.


Home-Start Caithness – Home-Start Parents Group Project

£4,820.10 awarded towards Home-Start Caithness establishing a weekly support group pilot project based in Castletown to support vulnerable and isolated parents in the surrounding area.