Third Sector Grants awarded from Oban, Lorn and the Isles Area Committee

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Published Date: 

22 Aug 2011 - 12:54

Twelve organisations in Oban Lorn and the Isles have been awarded Third Sector Grants at the OLI area committee meeting of Argyll and Bute Council on Wednesday 17 August.


A total of £14, 350 has been allocated to the twelve groups. Amongst those who will benefit are Comman Eachdraidh Lios Mor (The Lismore Historical Society), Atlantis Leisure, The Spotlight Musical Theatre, MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust, Glenorchy and Inishail Parish Church, Oban and Lorn Carriage Driving Group, Oban Fair Trade steering group, Coll Sailing Club, AVA ( Ready Steady Christmas Winter Festival ), Rotary Club Oban, Taynuilt Highland Games and Oban Saints.


Chair of the Oban, Lorn and the Isles area committee, Councillor Duncan MacIntyre said “the money allocated to these groups is great news and shows the council’s commitment to investing in key services provided by the third sector. Each organisation makes very worthy and significant contributions to Argyll and Bute.’


Here is a list of the full amounts allocated..


Comman Eachdraidh Lios Mor (The Lismore Historical Society) gets £1,500


Atlantis Leisure gets £2,302


Spotlight Musical Theatre gets £800


MacDougall of Dunollie Preservation Trust gets £1,000


Glenorchy and Inishail Parish Church gets £1, 025


Oban and Lorn Carriage Driving Group gets £2, 343


Oban Fair Trade steering group gets £380


Coll Sailing Club gets £1,500


AVA (Ready steady Christmas Winter Festival) gets £1,200


Rotary Club Oban gets £ 800


Taynuilt Highland Games gets £ 1,000


Oban Saints get £500


The following grants will be carried forward for discussion and consideration at the October meeting: Soroba Youth Club, HOPE kitchen, Oban War and Peace Museum, Alzheimer Scotland Oban and Lorn Branch – Singing for the Brain.