Fifteen voluntarty groups receive financial boosts
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.