Fif­teen vol­un­tarty groups re­ceive fi­nan­cial boosts

Rutherglen Reformer - - Rutherglen Rep -

There was an early Christ­mas gift for 15 lo­cal vol­un­tary groups and or­gan­i­sa­tions this week when the Cam­bus­lang and Ruther­glen Area Com­mit­tee agreed to dish out over £8000 of com­mu­nity grants.

Coun­cil­lors ap­proved the move at their meet­ing yes­ter­day (Tues­day). The lucky groups were:

East­field Se­quence Danc­ing, £200 for equip­ment

Cam­bus­lang Ul­ster Scots So­ci­ety, £800 for equip­ment and an out­ing

Cam­bus­lang and Ruther­glen Rock and Pop Cho­rus, £1000 for equip­ment

Cathkin Pen­sion­ers As­so­ci­a­tion, £1000 for an out­ing and equip­ment

2nd Bankhead Girl Guides, £350 for ma­te­ri­als

St Cadoc’s RC Church, £200 for an out­ing

Over­toun Ten­ants and Res­i­dents As­so­ci­a­tion, £500 for ad­min and pub­lic­ity costs

Cam­bus­lang and Dis­trict Vol­un­tary Care Club, £450 for spe­cial­ist trans­port and en­trance fees

The Braes Par­ent and Tod­dlers, £650 for an out­ing, en­trance fees and equip­ment

Cathkin Braes Playscheme, £250 for an out­ing and en­trance fees

Flemington Hall­side Gar­den­ing Group, £450 for equip­ment

Brat­pack Playscheme, £250 for an out­ing and en­trance fees

The Golden Girls, £500 for an out­ing, en­trance fees and ma­te­ri­als

Glas­gow South and La­nark­shire Parkin­son’s Group, £1000 for spe­cial­ist trans­port

Mill Road Res­i­dents As­so­ci­a­tion, £700 for equip­ment and ad­min­is­tra­tion costs

The area com­mit­tee in­vite ap­pli­ca­tions from groups sup­ported by a con­sti­tu­tion, au­dited ac­counts or an­nual in­come and ex­pen­di­ture costs through­out the year.

In the cur­rent fi­nan­cial year, groups have ben­e­fited to the tune of £20,238. There is a re­main­ing bal­ance of £16,462.

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