Emergency cash grants for groups
COMMUNITY groups in the Highlands have benefited from grants totalling more than £24,000 to help them prepare for winter storms and emergencies.
In Lochaber, Duror and Kentallen Community Council recieved £2,479 to install a generator and telephones in the village hall, Astley Hall Trust was awarded £2,000 for emergency equipment in Arisaig, and Ballachulish Community Association was given £2,560 to deliver an emergency and resilience plan.
In Skye and Lochalsh, Uig Community Trust was granted £13,390 to install standby generators at the filling station and community hall, Glenelg and Arnisdale Community Council received £ 3,000 for emergency equipment, and Tarskavaig Communities Hall Association received £1,197 to buy and install emergency lighting for homes in Achnacloich, Tarskavaig and Tokavaig. The funding came from Scottish Hydro Electric Power Distribution’s resilient communities fund.