Meikle Carewe Community Fund

By bellmannews / December 4, 2023
Group of turbines on hillside

By Kincardineshire Development Partnership

Twenty-One Local Groups Benefit from Wind Farm Community Fund
Last month, funding worth a total of £36,599.30 was awarded to a range of
local groups and projects in the area of benefit of the Meikle Carewe Wind
Farm Community Fund.
RES, a leading independent renewable energy company, operates the Meikle
Carewe Windfarm Community Benefit Fund to support local groups and
projects. Funding is available for the benefit of not-for-profit groups and
organisations in the Community Council areas of Crathes, Drumoak & Durris,
Newtonhill, Muchalls & Cammachmore, North Kincardine Rural, Portlethen &
District and Stonehaven & District. Administered by Kincardineshire
Development Partnership (KDP), applications to the fund are assessed by a
Decision-Making Panel made up of representatives from all five Community
Council areas. The fund is available annually for the lifetime of the wind farm.
Successful applicants this round were:
Crathes Public Hall Trust – £3000; Drumoak Durris Warm Space – £1500;
Drumoak & Durris Playgroup – £781.98; Drumoak School Council – £2500;
Drumotters Swimming Club – £1100; Muchalls Village Association – £3000;
Newtonhill Out of School Club – £1500; Lairhillock Parent Council – £294;
Lethen Archers – £1590; 1st Portlethen Scouts – £2500; Stonehaven & District
Horticultural Society – £956; Cowie Junior Netball Club – £1600; Stonehaven
Fireballs Association – £839.84; Exercise After Stroke – £1113.48;
Stonehaven Horizon Project – £1870; Maryculter Driving for the Disabled –
£2000; K&M Youth Clubs – £574; Portlethen & District Voluntary Community
Ambulance – £5000; The Larder & Covid Support Group – £2000; Stonehaven
Amateur Swimming Club – £1500 and Kilwhang Ringers – £1380.
For more information please visit, or contact the KDP office on
07903 156864 and