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Project title Destination Thurso
Applicant Thurso Community Development Trust
Approved costs £33,535.00
Approved grant £28,535.00
  • Increased partnership working between groups (within and across areas, including intergenerational partnerships)
  • Improvements in the visitor experience
  • Impact of funded projects can be better demonstrated leading to increased capacity to secure future funds

Thurso Community Development Trust were awarded LEADER funding to employ a tourism development officer for the town, to work on a destination marketing strategy and investigate avenues for tourism development alongside town centre regeneration. The project aims to increase civic pride, increase capacity in the tourism industry and provide the opportunity for collaborative working between businesses, organisations and the community in the UK’s most northerly mainland town.

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