Highland & Moray FLAG – Newsletter Spring 2020

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Highland & Moray FLAG – Danish Co-operation Project Proposal

There is a small pot of funding available through the European Maritime & Fisheries Fund to encourage co-operation on a regional and international level. A co-operation project would typically identify a theme to bring together several partners who wish to share ideas and work towards a common goal. There has been a proposal put forward […]

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 […]