Highlands & Islands

Funds for projects in Lewis, Clachan, Kirkliston and Crossroads

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Four community projects have secured funding from the Scottish Land Fund.

Kirkliston Village Hall Association has received £56,500 to buy land in the village near Edinburgh.

The Pairc Trust has been awarded £50,261 to help fund an affordable housing project in Gravir on Lewis.

Cairndow Community Childcare has won £37,000 to help pay for a new centre in Clachan, Argyll, and Crossroads Community Hub £30,517 for a planned community-led farm shop in Ayrshire.

The Scottish Land Fund is funded by the Scottish government and delivered in partnership by the Big Lottery Fund and Highlands and Islands Enterprise.