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Focusing On Highlandís Most Disadvantaged Areas

22nd November 2012

Community and third sector organisations are being invited by The Highland Council to submit applications for the Councilís 2013 Deprived Area Fund.

Applications will be welcomed for projects that will help communities to develop activities aimed at improving quality of life and regenerating communities.

Priority will be given to projects that create jobs for people who are furthest removed from the labour market and live within the targeted areas including parts of Alness, Fort William, Invergordon, Inverness, Seaboard and Wick.

Councillor George Farlow, Vice Chair of The Highland Councilís Planning, Environment and Development Committee: ďThis is another example of the Councilís commitment to help communities to support people to get into work. We look forward to receiving applications from organisations which can make a real difference to people in our most disadvantaged areas within the Highlands.Ē

Application forms and guidance can be obtained from:

The Councilís Website at

E-mail: employability[AT]

Telephone: 01463 702912

Closing date for applications is Monday 7 January 2013

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