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  • Maybe apply to Mr Salmond and his 30 strong team who recently spent half a million on a jolly to the Ryder cup !

    A great shame..

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    Karl Hughes December 8, 2012 9:45 am Reply
  • It seems strange how some organisations seem to be able to achieve funding at the drop of a hat (e.g. Eilean Eisdeal)whereas other, perhaps more deserving causes, struggle to keep highly valued projects afloat.

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    Lowry December 8, 2012 10:46 am Reply
  • This beggars belief. The Picture House is every bit as historic as the Hippodrome, Bo’ness, and arguably a more valuable asset to a community more remote than any in Scotland from other cinemas. Yet the latter got millions from the lottery while the former gets a knock-back. Where is the sense? How can these people (HLF) be made to explain themselves?

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    Loki December 8, 2012 7:43 pm Reply
    • Could not agree more.
      The project board should definitely ask for guidance on how they can make their proposal more approvable – this gives all concerned a second chance.

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      newsroom December 8, 2012 7:51 pm Reply
      • As I understand it the HLF are usually very willing to discuss how to revise applications to increase eligibility; it exists to distribute cash, not keep it in the bank.

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        db December 8, 2012 8:23 pm Reply

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