Approved Funding In 2006

Please note, these are approvals only and not all loans/ grants will be taken up.

Businesses Assisted in 2006
Month Business Activity Area Total Schemes
January Uist Outdoor Centre Providing outdoor pursuits North Uist £1,933.00 KSMG-P2
Islepac Independent packaging supplier Lewis £1,648.00 KSMG-P2
Hebridean Celtic Festival Trust Festival Lewis £5,000.00 KSMG-P2
Broad Bay Ceramics Ltd Manufacture & retail of ceramics.  Café. Lewis £5,000.00 KSMG-P2
Harbour View Gallery Retailing & wholesaling a range of greeting cards, prints & original paintings Harris £1,191.00 KSMG-P2
Scaristamhor Holidays Self-catering holiday cottage Harris £10,000.00 KSL-P2
      £321.00 KSMG-P2
Croft Cottage Self-catering accommodation Harris £3,373.00 KSMG-P2
Western Isles Kite Company Holiday company specialising in powerkiting, kite buggying & kite surfing. Also retail kites from home & on internet. Lewis £1,704.00 KSMG-P2
February       Studio Alba Limited TV/Film facilities and producing house Lewis £1,281.00 KSMG-P2
Loch Roag Guest House & Eschol Guest House Guest Houses Lewis £1,480.00 KSMG-P2
Gordon Diesel Services Ltd Engineering workshop; Plastic product design & manufacture. Diesel fuel injection. Lewis £3,083.00 KSMG-P2
Black Lab Photos & Frames Photography & picture framing,  Harris £1,350.00 KSMG-P2
Ceolas Uibhist Ltd International summer school South Uist £1,758.00 KSMG-P2
IOL Flooring Contractors Floorcovering Fitters Lewis £1,500.00 PSYBT Loan
Outer Hebrides Web Design Web Design Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
March             Lewis Surf Trek Photography, film making, surfing holidays. Lewis £9,000.00 KSL-P2
      £1,558.00 KSMG-P2
Kilda Cruises Boat charter trips, mainly to St Kilda Lewis £661.00 KSMG-P2
Hebridean Smokehouse Ltd Smokehouse producing peat-smoked salmon, seatrout, scallops & pates North Uist £5,000.00 KSMG-P2
Failte Retail of household / electrical good South Uist £10,000.00 KSL-P2
I R MacDonald Stonecraft Stonemason Lewis £476.00 KSMG-P2
Aline Community Woodland Community woodland project incorporating recreation, educational & diverse woodland. Lewis £5,000.00 KSMG-P2
Gearrannan Village Ltd Visitor attraction & holiday let accommodation Lewis £1,204.00 KSMG-P2
Polachar Inn Ltd Small hotel South Uist £2,490.00 KSMG-P2
The Rowans Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Lewis £720.00 KSMG-P2
Islepac Packaging supplier Lewis £10,000.00 KSL-P2
Ian Murray Haulage Uplifiting & transporting raw seaweed. Lewis £10,000.00 KSL-P2
J. R. Gillies Fishing Barra £9,000.00 Fisheries Loan Scheme
April            Western Isles Kite Company Power Kite Holiday & Training company Lewis £5,000.00 KSL-P2
Taigh Sanna Self-catering accommodation Barra £10,000.00 KSL-P2
      £918.00 KSMG-P2
Sealladh na Beinne Moire Community company South Uist £1,093.00 KSMG-P2
Creagal Egg production and sale Lewis £5,200.00 KSL-P2
      £1,308.00 KSMG-P2
Planasker Old School Luxury serviced accommodation & tourist activity packages Lewis £7,730.00 KSL-P2
Braighe House Guest House & self-catering accommodation Lewis £1,914.00 KSMG-P2
Charlotte's Web / The Iron Lady Retail of jewellery, handbags, umbrellas, giftwear, shoes, etc Lewis £369.00 KSMG-P2
M 'n' M Hair Design Hairdressers Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
      £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
R. Gillies Fishing Barra £9,000.00 Fisheries Loan Scheme
May               Lochs Diving Services Commercial diving services Lewis £10,000.00 KSL-P2
Lang's Mini Market General grocery store and future tearoom. Scalpay £8,000.00 KSL-P2
      £278.00 KSMG-P2
Urras Eachdradidh Uibhist a Deas Museum, café, craft shop & workshop, creative arts space & meeting room. South Uist £300.00 KSMG-P2
Rodean Guest House Bed and Breakfast Accommodation Harris £10,000.00 KSL-P2
      £560.00 KSMG-P2
Uist Wholefood Co-operative Sourcing & supply of wholefoods, organic foods & locally produced foods for members. South Uist £420.00 KSMG-P2
Lochcroistean Guest Centre Coffee shop, gallery & craft retail, private hire. Lewis £10,000.00 KSL-P2
      £1,494.00 KSMG-P2
Eric's Joinery Home Improvements Home improvements Benbecula £5,000.00 KSL-P2
Outer Hebrides Knitwear Ltd Production & retail of quality knitwear garments. Lewis £8,000.00 KSL-P2
      £1,268.00 KSMG-P2
Harris Tweed and Knitwear Harris Tweed Weaving and retail of goods and clothing. Harris £2,500.00 KSL-P2
      £1,948.00 KSMG-P2
Children Must Grow Childminding Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Maggie's Hair Salon Hairdressers Barra £500.00 PSYBT Loan
      £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Sealgar Internet Solutions IT Services Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Atlantic Storm Web Design Studio Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Boots and Saddles Equestrian Supplies Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
      £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
O' Carroll Builders Building Contractors Barra £4,300.00 PSYBT Loan
      £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
R. MacKenzie Fishing Isle of Lewis £7,000.00 Fisheries Loan Scheme
J. MacLean Fishing Isle of Barra £9,000.00 Fisheries Loan Scheme
June    Frank Stark Retail of mouse mats, coasters, keyrings etc using original images through the internet & local outlets. Lewis £2,500.00 KSL-P2
      £587.00 KSMG-P2
Grimsay Island Stores Small grocery & general convenience shop Uist £10,000.00 KSL-P2
Western Isles Fishermens Association Promoting interests of all sectors of the fishing industry Harris £5,000.00 KSMG-P2
July   Ness Tool Hire Tool Hire Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
Bliss Beauty Therapy Lewis £3,500.00 PSYBT Loan
      £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
August   J A Mackenzie & Co Ltd Civil construction.  Plan & tipper hire. Lewis £10,000.00 KSL-P3
Heb Hostel Hostel Accommodation Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
J A MacKenzie & Co Ltd Seaweed Haulage Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
September  Heb Hostel Grade 3/4 Backpacker's hostel Lewis £7,300.00 KSL-P3
Meavag Fish Farming Growing organic atlantic salmon fry Harris £10,000.00 KSL-P3
November Beul na Mara Self Catering Facility Harris £10,000.00 KSL-P3
December     Island Adventures Boat trips Barra £6,000.00 KSL-P3
Hebridean Soup Shop Growing produce to make and sell soup Harris £10,000.00 KSL-P3
Alasdair Iain MacKenzie Painting and Decorating Benbecula £1,500.00 PSYBT Loan
      £2,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Benbecula PC's Computer Consultancy Benbecula £2,000.00 PSYBT Loan