House of Commons
MACHAN TRUST: 20TH ANNIVERSARY
EDM #1714
Tabled 17 October 2018
2017-19 Session
That this House celebrates the Machan Trust, a children and young persons charity, on reaching its 20th anniversary; notes that the Trust was established in 1998 as a joint churches initiative and now operates over 40 groups a week for children in Larkhall, Netherbum, Stonehouse and Ashgill; commends the charity's endeavours to build a stronger community and to make a positive difference to the life chances of young people by providing activities, experiences and opportunities; celebrates that the group has recently been awarded the active organisation of the year award at the Volunteer Action South Lanarkshire Third Sector Awards; and wishes the Machan Trust continued success in the future.