Pitsligo Castle Trust given emergency loan

By Leanna MacLarty

Published: 23/04/2010

COUNCILLORS have agreed to grant an emergency £100,000 loan to a charity responsible for restoring a north-east castle.

The large-scale loan will go to the Pitsligo Castle Trust to help them carry out an ambitious restoration programme of the building and grounds.

Aberdeenshire Council lends money only to third parties in “exceptional” circumstances, according to a report before the policy and resources committee yesterday.

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