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Comhairle funding helps young fisherman land new boat

A young fisherman from Lewis has successfully started his own fishing business after accessing support and expert guidance from Business Gateway.

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Crofting business passing on history and traditions

A croft diversification business based in South Uist is passing on the history and traditions of crofting, after the business owners accessed support and expert guidance from Business Gateway.

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Lewis and Harris maintenance business expand its services 

A North Lochs business has expanded its range of services after accessing support and funding from Business Gateway.

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Fishing supplies business reels in success

Business Gateway helped an Isle of Lewis fishing supplies business grow its operations with funding and secure new premises on the outskirts of Stornoway.

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Agricultural software firm ‘digs up’ funding to improve safety in farming

Support from Business Gateway helped an agriculture software firm access over £16,000 of funding which enabled the successful launch of an app that will improve farming health and safety.

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Fruit and veg business takes root on Isle of Lewis

A search to find an alternative use for crofting land has led a former asset manager and his wife to set up an organic fruit and vegetable farm on the Isle of Lewis.

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Milk bottle first for bio-tech firm that uses langoustine shells to make 'plastic'

A chance conversation in a shop could lead to a Lanarkshire biotech company producing the world’s first compostable single-use milk bottle using a natural biopolymer made from langoustine shells.