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EDM (Early Day Motion) 59: tabled on 27 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House applauds the recent Awards for All Scotland grants for various East Renfrewshire-based organisations; understands that Awards for All Scotland gives groups a chance to apply for a National Lottery grant of between £500 and £10,000 for projects to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need; notes that Bengali Performing Arts, a charity registered in Newton Mearns, received £9,000 to develop its cultural education and social cohesion programme and to promote Bengali culture; looks forward to its two day extravaganza event which it is using to celebrate the organisation's 25th anniversary; further understands that ILC Darnley was awarded £9,950 to renovate the grounds of its learning and community centre to help provide a garden for the community; acknowledges that Barrhead Netball Club was successful in a £6,882 award to enable it to grow and expand within the community; welcomes the support for the Barrhead Men's Shed with an award of £3,227 which will see investment in tools and equipment for its Men's Shed; and trusts that these grants will go some way to assisting those groups in carrying on their good work in East Renfrewshire.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.