Com­mu­nity groups to ben­e­fit from cash

Cash will grow suc­cess

Rutherglen Reformer - - Grants - Dou­glas Dickie

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

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