The P&J reports:
"Highland Council is to give Barclays Bank £33,000 towards staging the Scottish Open golf tournament near Inverness.
Critics say the expenditure is insensitive at a time when the elderly are struggling to pay bills and council services are being cut." More on the P&J site
Update 16/03 : the Gurn has received confirmation that the money does go to the Open costs but not to Barclays.