Refurbished toilets and improved access to the water’s edge. New toilet and motorhome service facilities at Mallaig and the refurbishment of the existing but disused toilets at Traigh Beach with improved signage and information.  *, The quality of the Education Service depends, above all, on the quality of our teachers. East Ayrshire Discretionary Business Grant. East Lothian Council. Enhanced Visitor Facilities for An Laimhrig, Isle of Eigg £273,632. Teacher placements in business and industry; Working with others including as part of inter-agency teams involving colleagues from Social Work and Health Services etc. Ulva Ferry Shore Facilities Development £250,000. Longniddry Bents £240,000. Addressing capacity and services provided in Eigg’s only visitor facilities at the pier centre creating four new toilets and showers, interpretation and signage. [East Ayrshire CPD Strategy, 2004]. Highland Council. Very very nice chap, chatty, helpful. The range of experiences which contribute to teacher development is wide ranging and includes activities that can be undertaken during the 35 hour week as well as those that contribute to the "additional, contractual" 35 hours of CPD per annum. Provision of motorhome and camping facilities adjacent to the Gigha ferry terminal with recycling and waste facilities for motorhome users, toilets, showers and laundry facilities for visitors. Final phase of the Glenfinnan Viaduct project to create a footbridge and new path to link the new car park supported on Round 1 of the RTIF to the existing path to the viaduct preventing the need to walk up the main trunk road for access. Aberdeenshire Council. Cairngorms National Park. The improvements planned include the installation  of a fully accessible Changing Places toilet, outdoor showers and tourist information provision. Mallaig - Traigh Motorhome Facilities Â£286,286.50. Image credit: VisitScotland / Damian Shields, all rights reserved. Scottish Borders Council. Doune Tourism Development £239,560. Welcome to East Ayrshire's CPD website which has been set up to support you with your continuing professional development. Newburgh Seal Watching Experience Â£130,500. An accessible all abilities pathway to link the accommodation and tourism businesses in Port Charlotte with the Bruichladdich businesses and Distillery and provide a safe route for non-vehicle traffic. Highland Council. A partnership between Highland Council and Community Out West Trust in Kinlochewe to provide new carbon neutral toilets and shower facilities, and CWD facility adjacent to Kinlochewe River on the NC500 route. Parking Hub at Hoswick Â£131,660. Replacement of the current toilets owned by Aberdeenshire Council at Glenshee with new, fully accessible toilet facilities and showers with 24hr/ 365 days access for walkers, climbers and visitors on the Snow Roads Scenic Route and a gateway to Royal Deeside. We have a constantly updated Coronavirus Business Support page ;which outlines those supports and contains application forms and other useful links. The project will enlarge the car park to create an additional 100 car parking spaces, provide six twin EV charging points, and new toilets including a changing places facility. Tourism Outer Hebrides 2020 Â£230,000. A whole-school approach to career education – Woodfarm High School, East Renfrewshire Creativity within Digital Learning – Wick High School, Highland Food industry partnership work – Bathgate Academy, West Lothian ‘Workout’: positive destinations in South Ayrshire Technologies at Perth Academy, Perth & Kinross Package of improvements to relieve visitor pressure at Luss and redirect toilet stop traffic to locations further up the west of Loch Lomond at Tarbet and Inveruglas as well as improvements to the toilets at Luss to increase accessibility. Username The following organisations can help you find Scottish government, local council or European Union funding: Business Gateway. The project will deliver new facilities in locations such as Elie, Pittenweem, Kinghorn, Craigmead and Glenvale. Provision waste disposal and fresh water supply facility for motorhomes/campervans in Lochinver. Highland Council. The project will also provide a grey and wastewater disposal point for motorhomes, new cycle facilities and an EB charge point. Highland Council. Following an announcement by the Scottish Government in November 2020 of a new £30million discretionary fund, East Ayrshire Council intends to launch this fund on Monday 22 February. East Lothian Council. Highland Council will enhance visitor access while protecting iconic landscapes and internationally important habitats. Highland Council. East Lothian Council. Shetland Islands Council. Eildon Hills Pathways Â£102,178. Raiders Road - Otter Pool Â£58,000. At Balfour Beatty, it is our objective to become the customer of choice to the best suppliers. Aberdeenshire Council. Gigha Camp and Motorhome Site £171,000. Find rankings, stat leaderboards, schedules, scores, news and more of your high school teams and players. Sustainable Visitor Infrastructure in Glencoe and Glen Etive Â£375,000. Highland Council. Improvements to the car parking and toilet facilities and provide waste disposal facilities to address demand and prevent roadside parking. Regular updates for the Scottish tourism industry, Regular updates for the Scottish events industry, An Lochan Uaine, Glenmore Forest Park, Aviemore. Upgrade to the Columba Centre car park at Fionnphort to provide space for campervans and dedicated disabled parking. This will complete the package of works including the soon to be completed toilets funded under Round One of RTIF and the new car park.  *, Password Highland Council will enhance visitor access while protecting iconic landscapes and internationally important habitats. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority. A partnership project between the Loch Lomond & Trossachs National Park, SS Sir Walter Scott Trust and Forestry and Land Scotland. Provision of 34 new car and two coach parking spaces, toilets and seating area to address parking and infrastructure issues as a result of increased visitor numbers to the Abbey. Highland Council. Dumfries & Galloway Council. Partnership project between Fife Council and Fife Countryside Trust to provide a network of parking, toilets, interpretative and renewable energy points for EV and EB charging serving the Fife Coastal path, the Pilgrims Way and Fife 191 driving route. RTIF will provide leverage for additional and focused investment, stimulate collaboration and support the transition of Scotland to a low carbon economy. Highland Council. Argyll & Bute Council. Shetland Islands Council. Highland Council. The project will deliver 4km of upland path improvements to improve the quality of the visitor experience and prevent erosion at this popular site. Scottish Rugby has been providing regular updates to clubs, supporters, sponsors and partners during this period of uncertainty with COVID-19. A multi partner project to develop an Island wide network of facilities and infrastructure to improve the visitor experience including car parks, campervan service points, electrical hook up points and signage. A community led partnership project which seeks to improve the visitor infrastructure at with a footpath to the lower Falls from Bochastle Car Park, a viewing area, seating and interpretation. On 10 October 2017 the First Minister announced a £6 million Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund (RTIF) to address some of these concerns and a further £3 million was announced by the Scottish Government for a third round of funding in 2020. Works include 1.3 km summit path to create a sustainable, durable and accessible route with improvements to the car park, signage and interpretation. There has been a 30% growth in the traffic on the Nigg-Cromarty Ferry. Highland Council. The discretionary fund will provide a one-off payment of £2,000 per business. Perth & Kinross Council. Administered by VisitScotland, the third round sought to build on the momentum generated by the first two rounds of funds to create a strategic network of facilities which will meet visitor and community needs as the industry moves into the recovery phase of the STERG National Action Plan. A partnership project between Highland Council and the Arnamurchan Lighthouse Trust to improve provision of the external free to access parts of the site in this remote peninsula. Photographers Knoll footpath - Old Man of Storr Â£151,343. Cromarty Tourism Development Project £300,000. Includes refurbishment of the village toilets, extensions to the path network between the Castle and village, signage and interpretation. Highland Council. Date Jul 19, 2018 The project will improve access and egress from the site and address safety concerns from the increasing numbers of visitors. Business Gateway can give you advice on finding funding. Parking hub to reduce the pressure from visitors and cruise coaches in the small village of Hoswick and improve the visitor experience and reduce pressure on the community. Additional parking to cater for 100 cars and 10 motorhomes/buses in Glenfinnan attracted by the Harry Potter films to the viaduct and the steam train. The Reserve has become a hub for the Loch Leven Heritage Trail and the Sleeping Giant Path which connects the Reserve with Lochore Meadows Country Park resulting in visitors number increasing from 50,000 to 200,000 per annum. Dumfries & Galloway Council. Since the Acts of Union 1707, Scotland's economy has been closely aligned with the economy of the rest of the United Kingdom (UK), and England has historically been its main trading partner. Date Jan 18, 2019 ... Celtic v United final is official business for our man on the line. Improving facilities for Loch Leven Heritage Trail users Â£303,711. Glen Nevis – Improved Visitor Facilities £300,000. Old Man of Storr Footpath Improvement Project £184,506. This page consolidates all of Scottish Rugby's updates so far and will be updated with information as and when it becomes available. New toilet and motorhome facilities at Storr to support walkers, cars, coaches and cyclists which will complement the car parking development already underway. Green toilet facilities in a popular climbing and visitor site with improved and extended car parking, signage and information provision. Highland Council. Portree Parking £300,000. The development will include provision for 10 motorhome/caravan overnight bays with toilets and shower facilities, waste disposal and recycling points. Phase two of the Highland Council led Storr mountain footpath restoration project which would take visitors from the recently completed path work under Round Two of RTIF, up between the Old Man and the Needle to the junction of the Necklace path and then on to the Photographers Knoll paths. Partnership project between Highland Council and the National Trust for Scotland to address increasing visitor pressures in Glencoe and Glen Etive through provision of an overarching plan for an improved visitor infrastructure and management routes along the A82. Activity will include additional motorhome, car parking and cyclist provision at Trossachs Pier, Ben A'an and Stronachlachar. West Loch Lomond Â£260,000. You may find the following list helpful: We hope that you find this website user-friendly and of benefit to you when planning your CPD in East Ayrshire, © Gateway Shared Services (Gateway) 2004 -, Apply for East Ayrshire CPD opportunities, Activity related to achieving national standards (Standard for Full Registration, Standard for Chartered Teacher, Standard for Headship), Self-evaluation and personal reflection including preparation for the professional review and development meeting, Subject based activities including involvement with professional bodies and associations, Membership of school committees and task groups, Developing school, local authority and national policies, Visits to and from colleagues in other schools, Professional reading, research and on-line learning, Management and leadership development opportunities, Teacher placements in business and industry. Glenfinnan Footbridge and Path £53,704. Highland Council. Gullane Bents Sustainable Tourism Project Â£TBC. 2. During the current COVID-19 pandemic East Ayrshire Council, the Scottish and UK Governments, are offering a range of grant and loan support to all types of businesses. Visitor Parking and Access Improvements at Pluscarden Abbey £80,500. Our Growth Fund could give your marketing campaign the boost it’s been looking for, Funding and advice is available for businesses looking to form a Tourism Business Improvement District, Projects related to our Themed Year may be eligible for funding, Find out about event funding programmes in Scotland and how you can apply, Hostel COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund, Scotland Coach Operators – COVID-19 Business Support and Continuity Fund, Scottish Country Sports Tourism Restart Fund, Sector & Destination Operational and Market Readiness Fund (COVID-19), Loch Lomond, The Trossachs, Stirling & the Forth Valley, Scottish Clans and Historical Figures funding, A visitor or community pressure point due to increase or anticipated increase in visitor numbers, A sustainable approach to the planning design, build and management of the project. They can also help your business get … Working with parents and carers; We hope that you find this website user-friendly and of benefit to you when planning your CPD in East Ayrshire This project will provide additional parking, motorhome hard standings, electric hook ups and waste disposal facilities to reduce visitor pressure at Ulva Ferry on Mull. Highland Council. Motorhome Facilities - The Cludgie Project Â£50,050. Stirling Council. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority. Fionnphort Car Park Improvements Â£58,930. East Lothian Council aim to encourage low carbon transport access to the site with emphasis on cycling and public transport. The refurbishment of 3 toilet facilities at Longniddry Bents in East Lothian which has more than 600,000 visitors every year. Brilliant, very helpful, nothing was too much trouble, pleasure to deal with. Scotland still conducts the … Glenshee Toilet Improvements Â£TBC. A partnership project between Aberdeenshire Council and NatureScot to upgrade and expand the car parking at St Cyrus National Nature Reserve to provide an additional 40 parking spaces for cars and motorhomes to cope with increased visitor numbers at the site. MaxPreps is America's source for high school sports. Phase One of a partnership project between Aberdeenshire Council and Newburgh and Ythan Community Trust SCIO to upgrade and increase the capacity of the car park at Newburgh Links which is part of the National Nature Reserve covering the Ythan Estuary which has attracted increasing numbers of visitors to watch the seal colony established at the Links. 3. Argyll & Bute Council. Highland Council and Cromarty Community Development Trust aim to provide campervan facilities including hard standing, waste disposal and toilets along with improved slipways for the Cromarty-Nigg ferry. This has resulted in some areas, at certain times of the year, experiencing pressure on infrastructure and negative impacts on some local communities. A partnership between Historic Environment Scotland, Stirling Council and the local community to address issues arising from the growth in visitor numbers at Doune Castle. Sports coverage includes football, basketball, and many more high school sports. Scalloway Camping and Recreational Facility (SCARF) Â£253,428. The refurbishment of 3 toilet facilities at Longniddry Bents in East Lothian which has more than 600,000  visitors every year. Bins were brilliant but we noticed the bottom bracket that sits on the ground wasn't drilled for the bolts and we had to drill it … Argyll & Bute Council. Successful applications must demonstrate the following: Only Local Authorities and National Park Authorities can apply for funding. Address the needs of increased visitor numbers and improve the visitor experience to Glen Nevis with a clear vehicle access strategy, installing public transport access facilities, parking, signage, paths and toilet facilities at Lower Steall Falls Car Park. Fife Outdoor Tourism Infrastructure Programme Â£375,00. Vital East Bank connection work shortlisted for prestigious awards. Five enhanced viewpoints on the 11.5 m stretch of the Lochcarron – Bealach na Ba road between Tornapress and Applecross with parking spaces for motorhomes. The economy of Scotland had an estimated nominal gross domestic product (GDP) of $205 billion in 2020 including oil and gas extraction in Scottish waters. The project will improve car parking provision, paths and address visitor management issues. A CPD activity is anything that has progressed a teacher's existing skills or enhanced her/his professionalism. Active Glenmore Â£226,786. Supporting Ayrshire College to encourage female construction careers. A partnership project between Perth & Kinross Council and RSPB Scotland at the RSPB Reserve at Loch Leven. Provision of new toilet facilities at Trossachs Pier and improved signage and orientation provision to manage visitors through the Trossachs. 1. Highland Council. Longniddry Bents £240,000. Recycling and disposal waste system at Clatteringshaws for visitors and mobile home users. Phase Two proposal by Highland Council and Assynt Development Trust which will see the completion of the motorhome provision and waste disposal unit at this key location on the NC500. Kinlochewe Tourist Facilities Â£TBC. Aberdeenshire Council. However, Community Groups and other agencies can apply to their Local Authority or National Park if they have an eligible project. Criffel - Sea to Summit Â£210,000. There has been a significant increase in visitor numbers on the footpath to the Old Man of Storr on Skye. The project will create an extended hardstanding area in west Bayfield carpark, providing more parking spaces, day parking for motorhomes with waste and water facilities. Ardmamurchan Lighthouse Project Â£192,000. Fife Council. Argyll & Bute Council. Cairngorms National Park. We are achieving this by increasingly concentrating our business with the best performing supply chain partners and supporting continuous improvement in areas important to Balfour Beatty and our stakeholders. If you have any further queries, please email [email protected] Expansion parking area and provision of motorhome facilities to cope with visitor demand at Portree. The Cludgie Project - Phase Two Â£102,345. Infrastructure improvement to Balmaha Visitor Centre to enhance the quantity and quality of the toilet and litter provision to alleviate the tourism volume pressure on East Loch Lomond at Balmaha and Milarrochy Bay. in the application for a permanence order under section 80 of the adoption and children (scotland) act 2007 by the city of edinburgh council, waverly court, 4 east market street, edinburgh, eh8 8bg in relation to against b & c [2020] scotsc sc_21 (18 march 2020) Falls of Leny Â£233,199. Storr Parking & Visitor Facilities Â£300,000. Works include improved car parking, paths, walkways and the creation of new viewpoints. Individual businesses are not eligible for RTIF. The project includes refurbishment of the toilets to include a changing places standard toilet, and provision of additional cycling racks, EV charge points and a chemical disposal point. Highland Council. Muir of Dinnet Â£60,000. Project by East Lothian Council to provide enhanced toilets and showering facilities at the popular Gullane Bents with a fully accessible changing places toilet improving access to the site for all. Comhairle nan Eilean Siar. St Cyrus National Nature Reserve (NNR) Parking and Toilet Improvements Â£201,925. The project will address a number of the issues seen over the past few years with increasing visitor pressure in the Trossachs. Blabheinn Toilets and Parking Â£65,579. Glenfinnan Parking Â£269,906. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority. Information about approved projects from each round can be found on this page: The types of project that could be supported include parking, campervan facilities including disposal points, viewpoints and toilet provision. Bruichladdich - Port Charlotte Pathway Â£300,000. Trossachs Visitor Management Project Â£375,000. Working with others including as part of inter-agency teams involving colleagues from Social Work and Health Services etc. East Loch Lomond: A Joined-up Approach £124,000. A partnership project between Shetland Islands Council and the Scalloway Community Development Company to plug a key gap in local provision of facilities for camping, caravans and motorhomes in Shetland, and meet the growing demand for motorhome facilities. Lochcarron North Coast 500 Â£129,325. If higher standards are to be reached and all pupils are to be effectively supported in achieving their potential, it is essential that teachers are well prepared for their work and that they have the opportunities to refresh and enhance their skills throughout their careers. Moray Council. Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority. 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