““Crofting is a way of life. Once it goes, there is no going back.”
A total of 381 applications has been received by the OIC finance team since the scheme opened on March 24 – 311 small business grants; 41 retail grants and 29 which are still to be classified.
The council is administering the Small Business Grant Fund and the Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Fund on behalf of the Scottish Government.
The Orkney Business Festival on this week heard from 3 successful social enterprises in the islands.
A roundup of views across the political spectrum.
Orkney has one of the highest uptakes of EV’s in the country with some 250 and about 10,000 fossil fuelled vehicles.
Membership is available to Scottish public sector organisations with an economic development function, or private sector organisations who are currently trading, have a base in Scotland and are committed to growth.
Talk 2 – The Kyloe Story,12th February 7pm for a 7.30pm start at Kirkjuvagr Gin Distillery.
“The Scottish National Investment Bank has the potential to transform Scotland’s society by powering innovation and building a high-tech, inclusive economy.”
When applying for offshore wind leases in Scottish waters developers will have to commit to supporting the supply chain in Scotland.