Round 8 FLAG Funding Awards

Round 8 FLAG Funding Awards

Funding round 8 awards a further £25,516 to projects around Highland. The four projects approved include Wick Harbour Authority who will receive£9,342 towards installation of new areas of energy efficient and bright lighting to improve working conditions for the fishermen operating from the harbour. Kyle of Lochalsh based fisherman Donald Matheson will receive £4,765 to […]

Round 7 – FLAG Funding Awards

Round 7 – FLAG Funding Awards

Funding round 7 project approvals include Balintore Harbour Users Group who will receive £13,159 towards the installation of a chiller and ice making machine to support the local fishing fleet. Maureen Ross, said on behalf of Balintore Harbour Users Group “We are delighted to have received FLAG funding towards a chiller and ice making facilities at […]

Round 5 – FLAG Funding Awards

Round 5 – FLAG Funding Awards

Over £220,000 has been awarded to projects in the latest round of funding through the Highland & Moray Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) to boost the marine economy and create employment opportunities in fishing communities.   Ullapool Harbour Trust will receive £53,737 towards a new shellfish storage facility and landing derrick to support the local fishing […]

Round 4 – FLAG Funding Awards

Well-done to 58°N Scottish Seaweed Ltd and Bells Seafood Ltd who have both been successful in the latest FLAG funding round. 58°N Scottish Seaweed Ltd has been awarded £4,332 to research the viability of growing seaweed for commercial use in the Highlands.  Ailsa McLellan, Owner of 58°N Scottish Seaweed Ltd “There is increasing demand for […]

Round 3: FLAG funding awards

Round 3: FLAG funding awards

Two Highland businesses have successfully secured funding through the Highland & Moray Fisheries Local Action Group (FLAG) to boost business and create jobs in their local area.   Ullapool based Ockran Oysters Ltd will receive £12,500 to invest in new grading equipment that will allow them to double their oyster production during busy periods while Isle […]