Today the Scottish Land Court has issued the necessary resumption order required to allow the construction of the Lochcarnan Community Windfarm. This was achieved with direct support from 94% of the Iochdar Hill Common Grazing Shareholders.
Stòras Uibhist would like to take this opportunity to thank the Shareholders and Grazing Committee for their active support.
This marks a major milestone in the progression
At a full council meeting on Thursday 13th October, CnES granted full planning consent for the £10m first stage of the Lochboisdale Regeneration project.
The project will be led by Stòras Uibhist in partnership with HIE and CnES. HIE has approved funding of over £5m, CnES £625k and a further £1.9m will come from ERDF. An application for £960k to the BIG Lottery Growing Community Assets fund has progressed
Thursday October 27th at 7pm – 10pm, Dark Island Hotel
This will be an opportunity to give and receive feedback on the project’s work across the Uists and to discuss with crofters and other members of the public how the project is progressing. The project would particularly like your ideas on three key issues:
– Seaweed Spreading 2011 – working with Townships
– Machinery: current p
This afternoon we enjoyed a visit from the Primary 4 & 5 pupils from Daliburgh School. The pupils came to meet with the Crofting Department and ask numerous questions to help them with their research for the school’s crofting project. They got to see many of the various maps and information used in the office to deal with crofting enquiries. The pupils were intrigued to learn how many crofts ther
As the 5th Anniversary of the Community buy-out draws near, we are hoping to hold a Community Celebration in early December. We will soon announce a firm date and details and hope that the community will join us to celebrate the successes of the last five years and what the future holds for the community.
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