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Udal Peninsula, North Uist

Visual and audio walking guide of the peninsula
Can be viewed on the website or used  via the app downloadable from the website.
https://izi.travel/en/daaa-udal-peninsula-north-uist/en#tour_details_first


Uist Wind Farm Project


"UistWind is a project of the North Uist Development Company (Trading) Ltd, a Community Benefit Society based on the Hebridean Isle of North Uist.

Fund raising is now complete with £435,000 raised well in excess of the £350,000 target.

Our wind farm will aims to generate £2.33m for the North Uist community over a projected project life span of 22 years.  The net profit from this transformational project will be donated to the community via the North Uist Development Company providing a sustainable revenue stream for the island from the electricity it generates."

More info at  www.isleofnorthuist.com/wind-project.html

Salmon Escape

OHFT were contacted by Marine Harvest farms office in November to say a hole had been found in a pen at their Hellisay site. They informed OHFT an inspection had been carried out and they did not believe any fish had been lost but would monitor the situation.
Marine Harvest have contacted OHFT again to say a count has been conducted and they have lost 24,500 Salmon at an average weight of 1.1kg. They have notified Marine Scotland and the figures published online will be updated accordingly. The Hellisay site is just off the North East coast of Barra. OHFT appreciate this has happened during the closed season but as it is an important issue we would like to notify fisheries throughout the Hebrides.
 
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Date for Diary

Annual Dinner
Friday 3rd of May

2018 PRIZES

CLUB CHAMPION:
P. Murray
RUNNER-UP:
S. Clarke
HEAVIEST BASKET BROWN TROUT:
A. Campbell SUAC
HEAVIEST BROWN TROUT:
P. Murray
HEAVIEST SEA TROUT:
D. Ashton
ATTENDANCE:
P. Murray
POLLOCK TROPHY:
K. Beaton
NUAC v SUAC:
SUAC
POACHERS’ SHIELD:
SUAC