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      Uist and Benbecula Community Information

Change of use

Planning consent is being sought to create a campsite at 8 Rushgarry.

The applicant, Ruairidh Nicholson, of Tinto, Strumore, Lochmaddy, wishes to change the current land use to create a campsite with 17 tent pitches and 14 motorhome pitches. The proposal includes the construction of associated infrastructure, services and a facilities building. 

Site a container

Berneray Community Hall has requested planning consent to site a shipping container for use by the hall.

It is planned to site the container adjacent to the hall.


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