Outer Hebrides LEADER

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The new Outer Hebrides LEADER Local Action Group (LAG) has now been formed and has representatives from accross the islands from the public, private and voluntary sectors including community groups and trusts. 

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Photograph courtesy of Back All Weather Arena and Pitch, supported by the OH LEADER 2007-2013 Programme  

The Outer Hebrides have successfully been approved its strategy to operate both 2014-2020 Outer Hebrides LEADER and EMFF Prioirty 4 Programmes and now the LAG manage the operational and strategic delivery of the local LEADER programme and this includes awarding financial support, developing projects and overseeing the programmes administration.

Confirmed members of the Outer Hebrides 2014-2020 Local Action Group are:

Chair Person:

Colin Gilmour, Outer Hebrides Community Planning Partnership

Vice Chair:

Ian Fordham, Outer Hebrides Tourism


Alasdair Maclennan, Federation of Small Businesses  

Alison MacCorquodale, Tourism Outer Hebrides 2020 Leadership Group

Andrew Ross, North Uist Development Company

Bill MacMillan, Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Carola Bell, Community Energy Scotland

Donnie Macdonald, MG Alba

Cllr. Donald Crichton, Councillor, CNES

Duncan MacInnes, Western Isles Fishing Association

Eoin MacNeil, Co-Cheangal Innse Gall

Iain MacLennan, Skills Development Scotland

Hector Macleod, Third Sector Hebrides

Helen Sandison, Private Individual

Johanne Ferguson, Scottish Natural Heritage

Kirsty MacCormick, Storas Uibhist

Lorna Macaulay, Harris Tweed Authority

Matt Bruce, Lewis and Harris Horticultural Producers

Micheal Smith, Mossend Residents Association

Murdina Naylor, Tagsa Uibhist

Neil Campbell, Community Land Scotland

Roddie Mackay, Princes Trust

Sarah Maclean, Scottish Crofting Federation






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