Approved Funding In 2008

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

Businesses Assisted in 2008
Month Business Activity Area Total Schemes
January Fraser Architecture L.L.P. Private Architects Practice N. Uist £7,000.00 Business Start-Up Loan
February See Harris Boat Chartering Business Harris £9,000.00 Business Start-Up Loan
Tranquillity Beauty Therapist Lewis £4,000.00 PSYBT Loan
£1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
I. MacDonald Plumbing Plumber Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
March Hebridean Graphics Sign Making and Graphic Design N. Uist £3,000.00 PSYBT Loan
£1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
KC Cuts Hairdressers Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
April Limelite Restaurant Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
      £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Donald Smith Graphic Design Graphic Design Service Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
Razorfish Recordings Professional audio recording, editing and mixing services N. Uist £6,000.00 Business Growth Loan
Black Lab Photo's & Frames Photography and Framing Service Harris £8,000.00 Business Growth Loan
£3,000.00 Business Marketing Loan
Murdo D Murray Fishing Lewis £21,500.00 Fisheries Loan Scheme
Hebridean Seaweed Company Ltd Seaweed Processing Factory Lewis £954.72 IIBDS P-2 Grant
May Hebridean Dreams Bespoke soft furnishings and ladies tailoring company Lewis £2,000.00 Micro Business Loan
Hebridean Seaweed Company Ltd Seaweed Processing Factory Lewis £742.18 IIBDS P-2 Grant
June Neil Ferguson Chartered Architect Chartered Archiects Practice Lewis £8,000.00 Business Loan
Hebridean Seaweed Company Ltd Seaweed Processing Factory Lewis £674.68 IIBDS P-2 Grant
July Stornoway Recycling Company Textile Recycling Lewis £4,500.00 Business Loan
Rarebird Design and Manufacture Harris Tweed handbags Lewis £8,000.00 Business Loan
Hebridean Seaweed Company Ltd Seaweed Processing Factory Lewis £598.75 IIBDS P-2 Grant
Wee Studio Music recording, performing, graphic and web design Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
£1,500.00 PSYBT Loan
Gameela Design and manufacture of clothing and accessories Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
S & S Construction Construction company Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
£2,000.00 PSYBT Grant
September Rodel Valley Log Cabins Enhance Marketing of Self Catering Accommodation Lewis £4,000.00 Business Loan
Gameela Design and manufacture of clothing and accessories Lewis £2,000.00 Micro Business Loan
Norrie's Garage Car Mechanic Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
£4,000.00  PSYBT Loan
Newmarket Gateway Trust Creation of safe access to Newmarket Gateway Playpark and Community Garden Lewis £10,000.00 Community Regeneration Fund
Carthannas Nis Erect new building for charity shop/laundrette Lewis £19,900.00 Community Regeneration Fund
October Hebridean Diving Ltd Establish diving business. Benbecula £8,000.00 Business Loan Scheme
Point Community Council Establish a Bayble Pier Public toilet Isle of Lewis £10,000.00 Community Regenration Fund
Cnoc Dubh Residents Association Creation of playpark at Upper Garrabost Isle of Lewis £10,000.00 Community Regenration Fund
Bayhead Community Association Create a Bayhead Secluded Garden Area Bayhead, Stornoway £10,000.00 Community Regenration Fund
Clan MacQuarrie Community Centre Provide art's/performance equipment for Centre Borve, Lewis £19,500.00 Community Regenration Fund
Stoneybridge Hall Committee Installation of 2 6kW turbines and energy efficient measures Stoneybridge, South Uist £50,000.00 Community Renewables Support Fund
December Polybox Ltd Manufacturing of Polystyrene Packaging Lewis £1,724.34 Inter Island Business Development Scheme
Wee Studio Music recording, performing, graphic and web design Lewis £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
Spors Nis Erection of Indoor Bowling Alley within Spors Nis Ness £25,000.00 Community Regeneration Fund
St Peters Hall Committee Refurbishment of Community Hall to include upgrade of new toilets and new room Daliburgh £10,000.00 Community Regeneration Fund