UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund to provide lion’s share
It’s all systems go for the next phase of development on Newcastleton’s community buyout land on the Holm Hill following the confirmation of new investment worth £500k.
That sum comprises £284k from the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund, £100k from the South of Scotland Enterprise Ambitions Fund, £40k from Scottish Government’s Strengthening Communities Fund and the rest from Newcastleton Community Trust.
The money will be used to create new mountain bike trails and to upgrade and reopen old tracks to complement the existing 7Stanes network. They will be partly incorporated into the new forest planting at Coulter Syke which replaces the old Boosie Wood.
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