The Caithness Business Index has posted the following article:

Less Favoured Area Support - Investment For Remote Rural Areas Underway

[IMG][/IMG] Loan payments are now being issued to provide financial support to hill farmers and crofters in some of Scotland's most remote and marginalised areas. Under the first tranche of the Less Favoured Area Support Loan Scheme payments, more than 7,500 eligible hill farmers and crofters will receive loans of up to 95% of their 2019 payment - more than the 90% offered last year. [Read Full Article]