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Death of Cathie Martin of the Calton

EDM (Early Day Motion) 461: tabled on 11 May 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House marks the passing of Cathie Martin, resident and community activist in the Calton, and stalwart of the local housing association movement; recognises Cathie's long standing voluntary work on the Calton Community Council, and the Calton Area Association, which included the annual Calton Gala Day, Christmas parties for young people and families, and the establishment of Elcho Gardens; notes that Cathie became a member of Thenue Housing Association in 2001 and was appointed to the Board of Management in 2009; appreciates that in 2013 Cathie became a Board Member of Thenue Communities, which oversees the running of Calton Heritage and Learning Centre, of which she and other resident in the Calton fought to establish; thanks Cathie for her contribution to the life of the community in the Calton over the years; and expresses condolences to her daughters Jacqueline and Catherine, her son Scott, her five grandchildren, and to her many friends.