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Community Fund Awards in Edinburgh West

EDM (Early Day Motion) 222: tabled on 26 February 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

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

Motion text

That this House congratulates the Edinburgh West community groups which have received over £170,000 in grants from The National Lottery Community Fund; acknowledges that the four grant recipients make a meaningful difference by providing new opportunities for people to lead and thrive in their communities; notes that recipients included North Edinburgh Arts which uses arts and creativity as a tool to break down barriers, create community and ignite positivity in youths and adults, Ferry Flyers which received funding to develop a community-based netball club, the Muirhouse Youth Development Group, and the Forever Young Club which also received funding in support of their impact through a club for socially isolated seniors; thanks each of the groups for their work delivering sports activities for children and young people; and further congratulates each of those group’s critical work to make their communities more inclusive and connected, ensuring that everyone has a place to prosper and belong in Edinburgh.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.