Grant boost for two char­i­ties

The Oban Times - - News 9 -

GRANTS to­talling £6,000 have been awarded to two West High­land char­i­ties.

Ross of Mull and Iona com­mu­nity trans­port scheme and Coun­selling Care: Skye and Lochalsh have re­ceived £3,000 each from the Lloyds TSB Hendry Dun­can awards pro­gramme.

The money will be used for staff salaries.

Ian Black­ford, MP for Ross, Skye and Lochaber, wel­comed the fund­ing: ‘Many of the Henry Dun­can grants go on staff and run­ning costs like this, mean­ing they are a life­line for lo­cal char­i­ties in this tough fi­nan­cial cli­mate.’

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