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OCHILTREE COMMUNITY HUB

EDM (Early Day Motion) 819: tabled on 16 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Ochiltree Community Hub on securing a £35,290 Scottish Land Fund award; appreciates that these funds will be used to purchase the site of the former village community centre and library through an asset transfer agreed with East Ayrshire Council; notes the proposal to build a new community hub with facilities including a hall, a community café, office space and meeting rooms; commends the Scottish Government for its support of rural communities to become more resilient and sustainable through the ownership and management of land and land assets; and supports Ochiltree Community Hub in its further funding applications, including BLF Community Assets and LEADER, which will allow this exciting project to go ahead.