Community groups to benefit from cash
Cash will grow success
Community and playscheme grants totalling nearly £6,000 have been approved for groups in Rutherglen and Cambuslang.
Members of the local area committee approved the grant awards at a meeting yesterday, Tuesday.
Sixteen community groups and three playschemes will benefit from the cash.
The community groups are: ●Overton Park Bowling Club, £250 for an outing and entrance fees. ●Cambuslang Probus Club, £250 for an outing and entrance fees. ●St Cadoc’s Women’s Guild, £250 for an outing and entrance fees. ●Flemington Hallside Church Youth Project, £200 for an outing. ●Cambuslang Parish Church Youth Fellowship, £200 for an outing. ●Cambuslang Allotment gardens, £250 for equipment and materials. ●Eastfield Physically Disabled Club, £400 for specialist transport and entrance fees. ●Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church Guild, £200 for an outing. ●Go Ahead Club, £265 for specialist transport. ●Cambuslang Parish Church Pastoral Care Team, £200 for an outing. ●Kirkhill Bowling Club, £300 for equipment and materials. ●Stonelaw Pre-school Group, £250 for an outing and entrance fees. ●Rutherglen Bowling Club, £300 for equipment. ●Cathkin Pensioners’ Association, £200 for an outing. ●Templeton Bowling Club, £300 for an outing and equipment.
Halfway Ladies Senior Citizen Club, £200 for an outing.
Three playschemes - Bratpack Playscheme, Rutherglen; Cambuslang Universal Connections and Cambuslang Out of School Care - receive £600 each.
Councillors were also informed Cambuslang Summerfest had been granted £2,000 from the 2017/18 budget under delegated powers.
The council operates a community grants scheme to support local, constituted community groups and voluntary organisations.
Area committees have a budget of £25,000 meaning there is £17,185 left for the rest of the financial year.
Winners Cambuslang Allotment Group were one of several community groups to benefit from an award