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Barrhead Housing Association

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1515: tabled on 19 July 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

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

Motion text

That this House congratulates Barrhead Housing Association who were recently named runner-up for the Champion of the Year: Organisation award at the TPAS Scotland National Good Practice Awards which took place on June 29; notes that Barrhead Housing’s community investment team has been in place since April 2022 and has delivered projects that contribute to their Community Investment Strategy; commends the work of the community investment team who have worked to tackle poverty and inequality for local families by coordinating with partner and community groups; highlights the team’s work on the Brighter Futures Project, which has engaged 1,200 residents with a variety of projects and investments such as a tenancy sustainment course that was delivered to 250 young people from local high schools and cooking, exercise and arts and crafts workshops; recognises that the Barrhead Housing Association was awarded a grant of £260,000 from the Scottish Government through the Investing in Communities Fund to support the continuation of the Brighter Futures Barrhead project; and wishes everyone at Barrhead Housing Association well for the future as they continue their important work.