Approved Funding In 2010

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

Businesses Assisted in 2010
Month Business Activity Area Total Schemes
December Macraes Garage Take over established garage business Lewis £2,000.00 CnES Micro Business Loan
  Iain MacPhail / Kyle Smith Events, music promotion and management Lewis £250.00 PSYBT Market Test Grant
November HTT (Manufacturing) Ltd Manufacturer of Harris Tweed Lewis £50,000.00 OHSBAS Business Loan
Laurie Sarah Design Design & manufacture of ladies clothing Lewis £1,000.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
Hebrides Fish 'n' Trips Private boat charter service Lewis £5,000.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
Lochboisdale Post Office Café and gift shop  South Uist £8,000.00 CnES Business Loan
Clean and Green Cleaning Services Professional cleaning business Lewis £500.00 PSYBT Start-up Grant
£3,700.00 PSYBT Start-up Loan
October Elaine Macdonald Professional make-up artist Lewis £700.00 PSYBT Start-Up Grant
Laurie Stewart Design & manufacture of ladies clothing Lewis £1,500.00 PSYBT Start-Up Loan
September Celtic Jewellery Ltd E-commerce marketing company Lewis £10,000.00 OHSBAS Business Loan
£5,000.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
August Corrodale Self-catering accomodation S. Uist £2,680.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
Murdo Maclean Harris Tweed weaving Harris £2,000.00 CnES Micro Business Loan
Graham Macleod Driver Training Driving instructor S.  Uist £5,000.00 PSYBT Loan
£800.00 PSYBT Grant
Pursuit Hebrides Events and recreation activities Lewis £4,000.00 PSYBT Loan
Leanne MacQueen Hairdressing Hairdresser Lewis £500.00 PSYBT Loan
July  Seaside House B & B Bed and breakfast Harris £3,500.00 OHSBAS Business Loan
£3,500.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
Breanish Tweed Ltd Producer of luxury high quality textiles Lewis £5,000.00 OHSBAS Business Loan
£5,000.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
Vagabond Voices Publishing Ltd Publishing literacy novels Lewis £2,000.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Loan
£1,225.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
June Loch Beag B & B Bed and breakfast Lewis £2,000.00 CnES Micro Business Loan
£3,500.00 OHSBAS Micro Business Grant
The Good Food Boutique Delicatessen and specialist food store Lewis £10,000.00 CnES Business Loan
Gaelpak Supply and distribution of fresh fruit and vegetables Lewis £8,000.00 CnES Business Loan
Donald MacRury Electrical Electrical Contractors Lewis £10,000.00 PSYBT Growth Fund Loan
April Adventure Island Indoor soft-play area Lewis £8,000.00 KS3 Business loan
Anne Mairi Macleod Supplying baking for domestic and business customers Lewis £250.00 PSYBT MTG
March Heb Electrical Domestic appliance repairs and home electrical repairs. Lewis £2,000.00 Micro Business loan
JJM Builder Construction Lewis £1,000.00 PSYBT Grant
£1,000.00 PSYBT Loan
Roy MacPhail Events and activities organiser Lewis £250.00 PSYBT Market Test Grant
February Ostrum Studio Equip and complete their newly developed studio. Isle of North Uist £2,000.00 KS3 - Micro Business Loan
Stornoway Industrial Seating Re-upholstery and repair services. Isle of Lewis £2,000.00 KS3 - Micro Business Loan
Andrew Macvicar Online retailer sourcing and selling manga comics and anime dvds Isle of Harris £210.00 PSYBT  MTG
January Poca Snog Establish a business designing and selling Harris Tweed bags and cushions.   Isle of Lewis £2,000.00 KS3 - Micro Business Loan