Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Funding breakthrough for Teampull na Trionaid

A medieval church and college in North Uist has won almost £200,000 in Scottish Government funding to conserve and stabilise the ruins.

The funding breakthrough by the Teampull na Trionaid Conservation Association has been welcomed Wednesday by Western Isles SNP MSP, Alasdair Allan.

Dr Allan, who has been involved in the campaign to safeguard this monument, commented: “I am delighted that the Scottish Government has today committed £194,000 under its Rural Priorities scheme to allow work to proceed at Teampull na Trionaid, which is one of the most important historic buildings in the Western Isles."

Click here to read this article the Stornoway Gazette