Hill of Towie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund Awards

To date, the Hill of Towie Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund has awarded a total of £714,953.38 as follows:

Round 17 – November 2020 Funding Awarded £44,536.47 (£10,650.00 of which was awarded for COVID grant applications)

COVID Applications:
THE LOFT PROJECT £1,000.00 FOR A CLEANER, CLEANING MATERIALS & PPE.
2ND KEITH SCOUT GROUP £1,900.00 FOR RUNNING COSTS & CLEANING MATERIALS.
ST RUFUS, BOTRIPHNIE AND GRANGE CHURCH £800.00 FOR PPE FOR GROUPS & FOOD PARCELS.
KEITH ROYAL BRITISH LEGION £1,950.00 FOR RUNNING COSTS FOR PENSIONER CLUBS, INSURANCE, PPE & CLEANING MATERIALS.
NEWMILL RENEWABLES £1,000.00 FOR INSURANCE.
KEITH & DUFFTOWN RAILWAY ASSOCIATION £1,000.00 FOR SPECIALIST CLEANING EQUIPMENT.
DRUMMUIR & BOTRIPHNIE COMMUNITY TRUST £1000.00 FOR – INSURANCE, LIGHTING, CLEANING COSTS.
KEITH COMMUNITY RADIO £1000.00 FOR LICENCES & WEBCAM.
KERBS £1,000.00 FOR INSURANCE.
Standard Short and Main Applications:
SWI BOHARM £250.00 FOR RUNNING COSTS.
THE LOFT PROJECT £5,233.34 FOR THE RECONNECT PROJECT.
DRUMMUIR COMMUNITY TRUST £7,700.00 FOR STORAGE FACILITIES UPGRADE.
KERBS £7,128.01 FOR SKATEPARK REDEVELOPED COMPLETION.
KEITH ROYAL BRITISH LEGION £7,740.00 FOR HALL REFURBISHMENT.
THE TUESDAY TABLE £5,835.12 FOR REOPENING WITH/AFTER COVID (NEW SEATING).

Round 16 – April 2020 Funding Awarded £33,021.98

The Deveron, Bogie & Isla Rivers Charitable Trust £3,960.00 for Save the Isla Salmon Project.
Keith Allotment Association £3,075.08 for the renewal of the Keith Allotment paths.
Botriphnie Parent Council £700.00 for a tablet charging station.
The Loft Youth Project £15,000.00 for the upgrade of the toilets.
Drummuir 21 £1,200.00 for a St Fumac Statue shelter.
Newmill Parent Council £1,866.90 to purchase iPads for school pupils.
Boharm Public Hall £2,220.00 for landscaping around the car park.
Keith & District Sports Trust £5,000.00 to purchase an automower.

 

Round 15 – November 2019 Funding Awarded £44,585.02

Mulben Picnic Committee £7,920.00 for demolition of a derelict building/shelter near the playpark.
Keith 50+ Group £500.00 for the Health & Fitness activities of Keith 50+ Group.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £17,428.38 for car park levelling, drainage and resurfacing.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £900.00 for Drummuir in Bloom.
Keith Community Council £2,163.14 for refurbishing some of the Christmas lights.
Rrrrallye Team £344.00 for Rrrrallye Family Fun Day/Car Show.
Keith in Flower £3,700.00 for planters for Keeping Keith in Flower.
Boharm Public Hall £1,866.99 to purchase and install a defibrillator.
Keith Golf Club £3,750.00 for a rough cutting roller mower.
The Loft Youth Project £6,012.51 for Loft Youth Project sessional workers.

 

Round 14 – June 2019 Funding Awarded £48,556.49 

Keith Royal British Legion £7,000.00 for toilet refurbishment.
Drummuir 21 £700.00 for a wooden statue of local saint, St Fumac.
Boharm Public Hall £17,742.00 to replace all railings and gates around Boharm Hall.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £1,716.99 to purchase and install a defibrillator.
Sunshine Developmental Playgroup £200.00 for uniforms.
Keith Country Dance Club £200.00 towards running costs.
The Loft Youth Project £997.50 for an young people’s awards group project.
Keith Show Park £10,000.00 for power distribution.
Longmore Hall £10,000.00 towards upgrading the stage and equipment.

 

Round 13 – November 2018 Funding Awarded £ 27,922.31

Botriphnie Social Group £200.00 towards running costs.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £11,340.00 for broadband for the area.
Keith Community Radio (KCR) £279.98 for CCTV at the studio.
2nd Keith Scout Group £2,500.00 for a new trailer.
1st Keith Guides £4,371.53 for camping equipment.
Drummuir 21 £540.00 for a shelter for the storytellers’ chair.
Botriphnie Primary Parent Council £6,454.80 for the purchase of iPads for pupils.
Mulben Scottish Country Dancing Club £200.00 towards running costs.
Boharm SWI £200.00 towards running costs.
Keith & Dufftown Railway £1,836.00 to print ‘Fumac The Good’s Adventures’ Book.

 

Round 12 – June 2018 Funding Awarded £ 30,825.00

Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £550.00 for village flowers.
Keith Golf Club £5,000.00 to replace a flat roof.
KeRBS £3,000.00 to extension to half pipe.
Taylor Court Residents’ Association £350.00 towards summer outing.
Keith British Legion £5,925.00 for a kitchen upgrade.
Keith & District Men’s Shed £13,000.00 for cabin cladding.
Boharm Hall £1,000.00 for an outdoor noticeboard.
Keith & Strathisla Regeneration Partnership £2,000.00 for a reprint of the ‘Walks Around Keith’ leaflets.

 

Round 11 – October 2017 Funding Awarded £ 32,839.02

Keith 50+ Group £199.99 for a new sound system.
Botriphnie Social Group £200.00 towards running costs.
Keith Community Radio (KCR) £866.17 for outdoor broadcast and branding.
Drummuir 21 £10,000.00 for restoring the All Abilities Path
Newmill Hall Committee £2,123.00 to extend the hall heating system.
Boharm Public Hall £7,332.00 for store refurbishment.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £409.20 for a display board for advertising.
Boharm Public Hall £3,189.00 for new gutters and pipes.
Boharm Public Hall £8,319.66 for Mulben broadband.
Rrrrallye £200.00 towards running costs for Rrrrallye Fun Day.

 

Round 10 – May 2017 Funding Awarded £61,513.99

Drummuir 21 £1,121.59 Reprint of “Fumac the Good” book.
Keith Football Club £3,000.00 for a disabled spectator shelter.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £550.00 for village flowers.
Boharm Public Hall £1,320.00 for the purchase of a digital piano.
St Rufus Park Regeneration Group £15,000.00 towards green gym equipment.
Boharm SWI £325.00 towards an annual outing.
Keith & District Sports Trust £10,000.00 to erect a groundsman’s storage shed.
Keith Primary Frog Squad £5,000.00 towards playground equipment.
Keith Grammar School Parent Council £3,000.00 towards the MATE ROV trip.
Keith Men’s Shed £6,020.00 for the purchase of woodworking tools.
Boharm Public Hall £14,412.50 for paving around Boharm Public Hall.
Boharm Public Hall £1,764.90 for car park markings and signs.

 

Round 9 – September 2016 Funding Awarded £25,195.77

Botriphnie Primary Parent Council £15,299.66 towards outdoor learning equipment.
Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £1,500.00 towards installing hand dryers.
Keith Rollerbladers & Skaters £3,896.11 to purchase and install a halfpipe at the skatepark.
Boharm Public Hall £2,500.00 for improved acoustics for the hall.
4th Keith Brownie Pack £2,000.00 for a residential trip.

 

Round 8 – June 2016 Funding Awarded £ 30,838.40

Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £583.20 for village floral displays.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £2,006.21 to purchase a floor cleaner.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £3,844.00 for portable staging.
Botriphnie SWI £200.00 towards running costs.
Newmill Community Association £5,000.00 for the war memorial restoration.
Keith Golf Club £10,000.00 for a purchase of an aerator.
Keith TMSA Festival £999.99 for staging and lighting.
Keith Rotary £800.00 for Fishwives Walk promotion.
Keith Community Council £7,405.00 for Christmas lights.

 

Round 7 – October 2015 Funding Awarded £49,652.00

Keith in Flower £1,500.00 for plants and containers.
Strathisla Pipe Band £5,500.00 for uniforms.
Keith Community Radio (KCR) £960.00 for CD and audio switching equipment.
Botriphnie Primary Parent Council £1,692.00 for playground markings.
Boharm Public Hall £40,000.00 for car park tarmac.

 

Round 6 – April 2015 Funding Awarded £ 69,297.44

Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £670.00 for the village floral display.
Botriphnie Primary Parent Council £605.00 for playground equipment.
Botriphnie WRI £500.00 towards running costs and craft classes.
Rrrrallye £1,000.00 for a youth drive training project.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £52,737.50 for hall storage building.
Boharm WRI Mulben £574.00 towards annual outing.
Keith Sports Trust £3,000.00 for field shelters.
KeRBS £3,300.00 for Skatepark Combo Box.
Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £2,000.00 towards the rebuilding of Towiemore Halt platform.
Boharm Public Hall £4,910.94 for a new sound system.

 

Round 5 – October 2014 Funding Awarded £30,770.01

Newmill Renewables CIC £3,000.00 for solar panels.
Boharm WRI Mulben £200.00 towards running costs.
Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £5,738.53 towards rebuilding Towiemore Halt platform.
Mulben Picnic Committee £3,000.00 for bonfire and fireworks.
Botriphnie Primary Parent Council £950.00 for St Fumac Scarf Project.
Sunshine Developmental Group £600.00 towards running costs and equipment.
Keith Community Radio (KCR) £200.00 towards running costs.
Keith Community Council Christmas Lights Committee £5,000.00 for Christmas lights.
KeRBS £6,317.00 for Keith Skatepark Combo Box.
The Loft Youth Project £5,764.48 to refurbish the café bar.

 

Round 4 – April 2014 Funding Awarded £57,326.40 

Keith Grammar School Parent Council £776.40 towards Summer Club for Primary 7 pupils with support needs.
Royal Northern Countryside Initiative £2,750.00 towards running a Keith Grammar School Farmers’ Market.
Mulben Picnic Committee £25,000.00 towards a children’s playpark.
Botriphnie SWRI £496.00 towards running costs and an annual outing.
Keith Sports Trust £1,500.00 towards field improvements.
Drummuir 21 £9,134.00 for a paths feasibility study.
Drummuir Community Trust £2,320.00 for architect’s fees.
Loch Park £1,000.00 to rebuild the jetty.
2nd Keith Scout Group £12,000.00 towards hall kitchen renovation.
Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £2,350.00 to repaint Keith Station.

Round 3 – September 2013 Funding Awarded £ 50,902.27

Keith Community Radio £2,384.00 for license fee and equipment.
Newmill Community Association £1,000.00 towards refurbishing Christmas lights.
Boharm SWRI £200.00 towards running costs.
Boharm Public Hall £9,124.00 towards kitchen renovation.
Boharm Public Hall £11,820.75 for solar panels.
Boharm Public Hall £1,320.00 for roof repair.
Boharm Public Hall £6,360.00 towards new seating.
Boharm Public Hall £550.95 for kitchen equipment.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £1,747.57 for kitchen equipment.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £200.00 towards running costs.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £8,495.00 for acoustic panelling.
Sunshine Developmental Group £200.00 to purchase plants and tools.
Keith Bowling Club £1,500.00 towards modernisation of the club.
Mulben Picnic Committee £2,000.00 towards fireworks night
Keith Sports Trust £4,000.00 for field maintenance and to purchase a mower
 

Round 2 – April 2013 Funding Awarded £38,660.61

Keith & Dufftown Railway Association £3,222.00 for repairs to Keith Railway Station.
2nd Keith Scout Group £1,700.00 to purchase a marquee.
Boharm Public Hall £500.00 for a deep clean.
Boharm Public Hall £3,102.43 to purchase a cleaning machine.
Boharm Public Hall £6,600.00 to purchase a stage.
Boharm Public Hall £10,810.00 towards kitchen refurbishment.
Boharm Public Hall £1,455.78 purchase of replacement crockery.
Keith Community Radio (KCR) £6,000.00 to purchase a FM transmitter.
Keith Primary School PTA £1,300.00 for an outdoor activities course with Outfit Moray.
Botriphnie SWRI £200.00 towards running costs.
Drummuir & Botriphnie Community Trust £3,770.40 towards wood panelling for the hall.

Round 1 – September 2012 Funding Awarded £38,510.20

Boharm Public Hall £6,600.00 for refurbishment of the hall.
Boharm Public Hall £500.00 for a bootcamp health class.
Boharm SWI £265.00 for an annual outing.
Drummiur & Botriphnie Community Trust £715.00 for Drummiur in Bloom.
Drummiur & Botriphnie Community Trust £7,550.00 to upgrade the Hallkeeper’s cottage and storage.
Keith & District Sports Trust £3,000.00 to install a spectator rail at the community park.
Keith Bowling Club £3,000.00 towards upgrading their facilities.
Newmill Hall Committee £6,000.00 towards upgrading the Newmill Hall.
Strathisla Pipe Band £3,000.00 to purchase new instruments.
Deveron, Bogie & Isla Rivers Charitable Trust £5,980.00 to control invasive species.
Drummuir Bowling Club £1,900.00 for purchase of equipment.