Fairer Scotland to help fund six ferry hires
The Fairer Scotland Fund has allocated £2,400 to the Rousay, Egilsay, Wyre and Gairsay
Community Council for hires of the M.V. Eynhallow.
19:02 Sun 11/04/2010
The money can be used towards the cost of six ferry hires, for various community events,
such as late night ferries for dances on the islands.
The Fairer Scotland Fund consists of £435 million, to be allocated to Community
Planning Partnerships over the three years, 2008-2011. The Fund aims to help "achieve
sustainable economic growth", by focusing on the following points: Regenerating
disadvantaged communities; Tackling poverty by helping vunerable people and groups; and
Overcoming barriers to employment.