House of Commons
Gorbals Fair and covid-19
EDM #651
Tabled 23 June 2020
2019-21 Session
That this House congratulates the organisers of and participants in the Gorbals Fair, which took place on Saturday 6 June 2020; notes that as a result of the covid-19 outbreak, the Fair went ahead as a digital event on facebook; thanks Des Clarke for opening the Gorbals Fair and Southside MSP Nicola Sturgeon for her supporting message; appreciates that the parade was led by the Saint Francis Pipe Band in a suitably socially distanced manner; thanks Colin and Elsie Mackie from Friends of Southern Necropolis, the Citizens Theatre, Givin’ It Laldie, Giggle N Grow, Bridging the Gap, and New Gorbals Housing Association, and in particular, Communications Officer Natalie Terry, for their endeavours in ensuring the Gorbals Fair went ahead; thanks all Gorbals residents who took part in activities which included a quiz, DJ set, community karaoke, live bread making, a bookbug session and an eco fashion show, and the brilliant entries to the Best Dressed Windae competition; and looks forward to the community of the Gorbals coming back together as soon as it is safe to do so.

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