Published: 14th Mar 2018

Port of Stornoway Isle of Lewis Scotland The Scottish government and the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (Cosla) have announced the continuation of the Regeneration Capital         Grant Fund, which will see £26m spread across several regeneration projects in Scotland. A total of 24 projects will benefit in 2018/19, including £4m for Paisley Museum, £2.3m for the regeneration of Stornoway harbour, and £2.3m for a      community hub in Kilmarnock. With the aim of supporting projects that engage and involve local communities in disadvantaged areas, tackle inequality and promoting inclusive         growth, the joint Scottish government and Cosla investment is estimated to create more than 1400 new jobs. Local government minister Kevin Stewart announced the funding at Paisley Museum. Mr Stewart said: ‘I’m really pleased that 24 fantastic, locally-driven projects will benefit from this major injection of funding. Spanning the length … (To read the full article, subscribe below)