2020 SSE Community Investment (Large Grant) Applications (>£500 up to £10000)
These are welcome from Residents & Community groups in Laggan, Badenoch district of Highland. Deadlines for applications are 4th March for a panel meeting scheduled for April 29th. Large grant forms are available here and for more detailed information on eligibility.
Monday 17th February - next Community Council meeting starting at 1900 in Village Hall when SSE Renewables will attend to discuss their Cloiche Wind Farm proposals.
Sunday 23rd February - Start Time: 14:00 - Laggan Heritage Talk, Laggan Village Hall
Monday 24th/25th February - Night time CLOSURE OF A889 from Dalwhinnie to A86 Junction at Laggan from 10pm to 2am for essential bridge ecological studies. Diversions via Newtonmore.
Tuesday 25th February - next Helping Hands "Community Lunch" - Village Hall from 1200 -1330
Tuesday 25th February - Drop in session "Connecting Laggan" - one of the priority actions from the Community Action plan. From 1200-1800 in Village Hall.
By 2nd March - A new Laggan Housing Survey is available to complete for Non-Residents. See web-link https://hscht.survey.fm/laggan-non-residents-housing-needs-survey
The village of Laggan, situated in the Central Highlands of Scotland is surrounded by the Monadhliath and Grampian mountain ranges and near the source of the River Spey, one of Scotland's finest fishing rivers. Staying here provides the opportunity to explore the peaceful, majestic countryside with the chance to see a wide variety of wildlife from Golden Eagle or Osprey to Red Deer Stag and Pine Martin, as well as understand the significant history and archaeology of the area from the "45" and General Wade's road through the Corrieyairack Pass to the ancient Pictish Fort at Dun Da Lamh - a scheduled monument site - see separate page on Laggan Heritage. There is an abundance of wild flowers, plants and trees along with excellent walking and cycling opportunities.
The 90's hit BBC drama series "Monarch of the Glen" was set in the Scottish Highlands in fictitious Glenbogle with much of the filming done in Laggan and the surrounding area. As well as having the opportunity to explore 'Glenbogle', and to see the stunning scenic locations used in the next 007 Bond movie and the Netflix TV series The Crown, Laggan is an excellent base for touring by car and an ideal location for all outdoor activities, including fishing in the River Spey and surrounding lochs, Hill Walking and Mountaineering, Golf with several courses in the area, Pony Trekking, Mountain Biking and Ski-ing.
SSE Micro Grant Applications (<£500)
These are welcome from Residents & Community groups in Laggan. Next deadline Friday 6th March 2020 for a local panel meeting scheduled for March 12th. Micro grant forms are available on this website.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or https://sse.com/communities/fundlocations/stronelairg/ with your application or more information.
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