Two young entrepreneurs from Uist will be receiving awards in Cothrom’s ‘Inspiring New Business Competition’ tomorrow, Tuesday, 14th April.
A ceremony will take place from 1.30 to 3pm at Cothrom Learning Centre in Ormacleit, with lunch served at 12.30pm. Award winners from Barra and Scalpay will also be honoured at the event.
The ‘Inspiring New Business Competition’ sought to encourage young people to develop their business ideas to the point they can approach agencies like Prince’s Trust Youth Business Scotland or FirstPort for finance and other support to launch their business.
Run by Cothrom’s Enterprise on the Edge Project, the contest was open to young people aged between 16 and 30 in the Outer Hebrides, with prizes from £250 to £500 on offer.
Spaces are also available for free training sessions in mentoring and peer mentoring at Cothrom, over the following dates:
Young people up to 30: Tuesday 14th April – 3-5pm and Wednesday 15th April – 10am-4pm
People of all ages: Thursday 16th April – 10am-4pm
Please contact Enterprise on the Edge on 01878 700918 to confirm your place.