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 install an ice machine which will allow him to preserve his catch at the highest quality before going to market.

The Highland Council will receive £5,000 to carry out a study on the socio-economic contribution of fisheries and aquaculture to the Highland regions local economy.

Business start-up Wester Ross Sea Adventures will receive £6,408 to invest in equipment to provide snorkeling trips around Gairloch and boost marine tourism in the area.