Caithness groups receive funding boost

Christmas came early for a number of local organisations in Caithness when they received cheques from the Council’s Wards Discretionary Budget.

The cheques were presented by Caithness Members at a ceremony in Wick Town Hall held on Monday 17th December 2012.

Organisations who received awards were;
• Wick Coastal Rowing Club -  £3000 towards material to build new boats;
• Caithness Kuki Sool Wan Club - £1000 towards travel costs to the Championships held in Liverpool; 
• Caithness Big Band  - £3198 towards cost of uniforms and equipment;
• Ormlie Community Association -  £1500 towards cost of running their Junior Warden Scheme;
• Lieurary Hall Committee  - £3000 towards the cost of new furniture;
• St Johns Loch Improvement Society -  £9000 towards cost of a new Anglers Lodge.

Caithness Civic Leader Councillor Gail Ross said:  “My fellow Councillors and I were delighted to present the cheques to these community groups for their very worthwhile projects and look forward to seeing the benefits this funding boost will bring the groups.”

21 Dec 2012
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