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Straiton Village Co-operative

EDM (Early Day Motion) 646: tabled on 22 June 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the important role played by many small rural villages in coming together whilst supporting constituents during the covid-19 pandemic; acknowledges the exceptional work and commitment of the Straiton Village Cooperative which for the past eleven years have maintained and developed an outstanding community asset; notes the outstanding contribution of Alan Martin and the 20 Straiton village and local volunteers providing extra services for members of the community that are shielding and self-isolating, taking food orders, organising home deliveries to elderly and vulnerable people within the village and nearby, making deliveries of food, newspapers, takeaways and fish, communicating through social media, designing quizzes and competitions, maintaining social contact and promoting teamwork; and commends the combined efforts of all village communities throughout Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock constituency for their humanity, compassion and caring for others during these unprecedented times.