Funding for Scottish Water Ski Association in Townhill

SportScotlandThe Scottish Water Ski Association, based in Townhill, Dunfermline, has received an £8,500 Awards for All grant from SportScotland.

The funding will be used to purchase equipment – including wetsuits, wakeboards, water-skis and safety gear – for the launch of a new youth programme.

Bill Walker, MSP for Dunfermline, said: “I am delighted to congratulate the Scottish Water Ski Association on their successful application to the Big Lottery Fund.  Ensuring our communities become healthier is a priority in Scotland, and we are lucky to have the home of Scottish Water Skiing here in Dunfermline. Read more of this post

New Townhill Business

I recently attended the opening of a new local business in Townhill. The family-run Loch Café is based in the Scottish National Waterski Centre, with a great view of the Loch, and is open to the general public. Owner Marie Hendry has put in a lot of hard work setting up the café and is to be congratulated.

The Loch Café is part of a wider upgrade to Townhill Country Park, which I very much welcome. The Park is an important local facility, home to Scotland’s national waterski training site, which is regarded as one of the best ski facilities in Europe. Read more of this post

S4M-03942: Congratulations to Scottish National Waterski Centre on Enhancements

That the Parliament congratulates the Scottish National Waterski Centre on its recent upgrade; notes that this follows the Colton Trust and Fife Council spending approximately £150,000 regenerating Townhill Country Park; understands that the centre, which is based at Town Loch in Townhill, Dunfermline, is Scotland’s national waterskiing training site and is regarded as one of the best facilities in Europe; considers that it also plays an important part in the Fife economy, and wishes every success to the newly installed Loch Café and to proprietor Marie Hendry, who has put so much time and energy into getting the café up and running.

Supported by: Kevin Stewart, Kenneth Gibson, Colin Beattie, Richard Lyle, Stuart McMillan

Date Lodged: 29/08/2012

Townhill Waterski Centre Café Opening

Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker has attended the opening of the new café at the Scottish National Waterski Centre in Townhill, Dunfermline. The café is part of an approximately £150,000 upgrade to Townhill Country Park, funded by Fife Council and the Colton Trust.

Mr Walker said: “The Scottish National Waterski Centre is an important Dunfermline attraction, so I’m very pleased to see the improvements. In addition to being Scotland’s national training site, it is regarded as one of the best ski facilities in Europe. Read more of this post