Tag: Lewis

Titanic yard owners buy Arnish site in £850k deal
Titanic yard owners buy Arnish site in £850k deal

It is understood that InfraStrata will bring the Scottish sites, including Arnish on Lewis, under the Harland and Wolff name as it attempts to bid for offshore wind projects and shipbuilding contracts.

Island community projects in cash boost

Regional development agency, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has approved £0.5m support from the Scottish Government’s Islands Green Recovery Programme (IGRP) and a further £249k from its own budget.

Young carers initiative nets generous donation

Pointers Youth Centre have senior carers groups in Lewis and Harris for secondary aged young people and also run a junior young carers group which meets monthly for primary 4 to 7 carers.

Linda Norgrove Foundation hits the £2m milestone

Despite concerns the charity might struggle during the Covid pandemic, income was boosted by one off donations from a number of sources, as well as some innovative fundraising ideas to cope with the current situation.