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Campbeltown and the 2020 SURF Awards

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1558: tabled on 01 March 2021

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates the people of Campbeltown on the town’s recent success at being named Scotland’s Most Improved Place at the prestigious 2020 SURF Awards; particularly recognises the enormous contribution made by James Lafferty and Cara Browning of Argyll and Bute Council who have overseen and managed the £13 million project which has been used to refurbish more than 40 buildings in that town, including the full repair of 11 tenement buildings containing 58 flats, making significant improvements to numerous shopfronts in that town, the transformation of a derelict building into a community backpackers hostel and the restoration of Campbeltown Cross; notes that that award recognises years of dedicated hard work by so many in the local community who have been determined to make Campbeltown an attractive place to live and work with a thriving town centre; and is confident that Campbeltown and the surrounding area has a very bright, positive future as Scotland’s Most Improved Place.