Cash boost for lo­cal com­mu­nity groups

Playschemes take their share of awards

Rutherglen Reformer - - Intimations -

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.

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