Funding boost to help buy island estate

By Jane Candlish

Published: 30/12/2013

A 10-year campaign by a Lewis community to take control of a local estate could be completed within months after confirmation of a significant funding package.

The Scottish Land Fund has given £230,000 to Pairc Trust towards the purchase of Pairc Estate in Lewis.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has also announced £76,500 funding, matching the amount previously given by Western Isles Council.

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