£5m fund for Highlands
BELOVED Skripal and Liudmila wed. Pic: Viktoria Skripal/ east2west news RELAXING The couple made a life in Britain NEAT Liudmila’s well-tended grave in March INVESTMENT totalling £5million has been announced by the Scottish Government to promote the scenery, wildlife and culture of the Highlands.
The Natural and Cultural Heritage Fund, led by Scottish Natural Heritage, opens for applications today. Match funding from other sources will bring the overall investment to more than £7million.
The cash will be invested in about 10 major projects, with job creation cited as a key measure of success.