15th February Deadline For Elite Athletes Travel Scheme

Up to 8 Elite athletes from the Outer Hebrides are set to benefit from the continuation of the pilot scheme designed to support travel costs to and from the islands.

The aim of this scheme is to help the elite athletes of the Outer Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland to gain better access to competitive and developmental opportunities available on the mainland.

Eight individuals could benefit in the Outer Hebrides with £1,500 available per person this year.

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 15th February. To find out more about the scheme contact the Community Sports Hub Officer for your area: -

Kevin Morrison (Uist & Barra) – tel: 01870 603599; email: kevin.morrison@cne-siar.gov.uk

Euan Macleod (Lewis & Harris) – tel: 01851 822800; email: euan-macleod@cne-siar.gov.uk

Tel: 01851 822800, Email: isladminteam@cne-siar.gov.uk