Grounded rig firm donates £120k to Western Isles community
TRANSOCEAN, the firm that owns the oil rig that grounded in the Western isles, is to donate £120,000 by way of thanks to the local community.
The money will be split between the local communities of Dalmore and Carloway and an island-wide fund to assist Western Isles young people to take part in sporting events on the mainland.
The Transocean Winner grounded on rocks on Lewis last month while being transported for scrappage in Europe.
The Comhairle discussed community benefit with Transocean and council leader Angus Campbell said: “The company wanted to pay tribute to the communities of the... read more
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