Cash boost for local community groups
Playschemes take their share of awards
A number of community groups and playschemes are celebrating after being handed cash boosts by South Lanarkshire Council.
Members of the Cambuslang and Rutherglen Area Committee yesterday (Tuesday) agreed grants to 15 community groups.
And five playschemes took advantage of the council scheme to help support groups who operate over Easter, Summer and the October holidays.
Members were also advised that 27 groups have been awarded grants by delegated powers towards the end of the last financial year.
The groups receiving community grants were:
* Go Ahead Club, Rutherglen - £245 for specialist transport
* Halfway Ladies Senior Citizen Club - £200 for an outing
* Cambuslang Baptist Church – Meeting Point - £ 200 for an outing
* Overtoun Park Carpet Bowling Club - £ 230 for an outing and entrance fees
* Cambuslang Probus Club - £200 for an outing
* Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church Guild (Branch No 516) - £200 for an outing
* Kirkhill Bowling Club - £300 for equipment and materials
* Rutherglen Bowling Club - £300 for materials
* St Cadoc’s Women’s Guild - £250 for an outing and entrance fees
* The First Glass Club - £200 for an outing
* Stonelaw Pre School Group - £200 for entrance fees
* Cambuslang Church Pastoral Care Team - £200 for an outing
*Rutherglen Bankhead Residents’ Association - £400 for an outing, admin and publicity costs
* 217th Gilbertfield Company Boys’ Brigade - £250 for and outing and entrance fees
* Drumsagard Football Academy - £200 for start-up costs.
Groups who had been awarded grants under delegated powers were:
* Cathkin Brownies - £350 for an outing and materials
* Rutherglen Repertory Theatre - £300 for equipment, materials and programme costs
* North Halfway Community Hall - £450 for equipment, materials and admin costs
* Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers - £150 for entrance fees
* Eastfield Physically Disabled Club - £450 for specialist transport and entrance fees
* Kings Park Parish Church Guild - £200 for an outing
* Rutherglen Old Parish Church Woman’s Guild - £ 200 for an outing
* 10th Rutherglen Brownies - £350 for an outing, entrance fees and materials
* Flemington Hallside Guild - £200 for an outing
* Jigsaw, Cambuslang - £500 for equipment and materials
* Flemington Hallside Mother and Toddler Group - £ 150 for equipment
* 2nd Rutherglen Guides - £350 for an outing, admin costs and materials
* Burnside Autumn Club - £250 for an outing and entrance fees
* 1st Bankhead Rainbow Guides - £300 for an outing, entrance fees and materials
* Park View Parent Partnership - £ 250 for equipment and materials
* Recycled Teenagers - £250 for an outing and entrance fees
* Cambuslang Old Parish Church Guild - £200 for an outing
* Camglen Buddies Leisure and Social Club - £250 for start-up costs
* Friends of Cambuslang Park - £500 for equipment
* Busy Fingers, Cambuslang - £200 for entrance fees
* Cambuslang Allotment Gardens - £172 for materials
* Actions, Rutherglen - £450 for equipment
* Friends of Overtoun Park - £100 for admin and publicity costs
* Toll Pitch Challengers - £250 for an outing and entrance fees
* Stonelaw Court 1 Owners Association - £250 for an outing
* Cathkin High School Parent Council - £200 for publicity costs and equipment
* Cathkin Residents Association - £250 for an outing, admin costs and equipment.
The six playschemes who received the full £600 for running in all three main holidays were: Cathkin Braes Playscheme, Fernhill Kids Playscheme, Cathkin Out of School, Brat Pack Playscheme and High Flyers Playscheme.