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KYLE OF SUTHERLAND DEVELOPMENT TRUST (No. 2)

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1180: tabled on 02 March 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 18 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust on its recent Big Lottery Fund's Investing in Communities: Growing Community Assets award of £1,000,567; notes that the Kyle of Sutherland Development Trust operates to regenerate the local economy and that this award will allow the Trust to create a new community resource and visitor centre based at the Falls of Shin, between Lairg and Bonar Bridge in the Kyle of Sutherland, and to develop the site as an outdoor resource for the community, helping to regenerate the local economy through increased visitor numbers, jobs and marketing of local goods and produce; further notes that the centre and site will also act as a gathering place for people from an area of dispersed communities, allowing social interaction and participation in a year-round programme of organised activities and events attracting up to 160,000 visitors per year; and recognises that the beneficiaries of the project will be local residents and families, local businesses and visitors to the area that will derive income from the facility, which will itself bring ongoing benefits to the wider community.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.