European Structural Funds
A cash injection of more than £1.9million has been announced to back new jobs and business opportunities throughout Scotland.
The money from the European Structural Fund will support new developments and improvements to existing facilities.
Cabinet Secretary for Infrastructure and Capital Investment Alex Neil said:
"Structural funds played a key role in stimulating economic recovery in Scotland. Today's cash injection will help sustain that renewed growth, support vital jobs and boost local economies.”
The funds announced this week include:
- £199,563 to South Lanarkshire Council for a Rural Industrial Site Redevelopment which will redevelop 14,450m2 of currently redundant and derelict brownfield site to provide five industrial plot. This will support eight enterprises and 12 jobs.
- £145,296 to East Lothian Council to refurbish an existing former school for use as a rural business centre. This will provide space for four businesses and will create two jobs.
To read more please visit the Scottish Government website.