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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05835

Inchgarth Community Centre Receives £150,000 National Lottery Community Funding

Submitted by: Audrey Nicoll, Aberdeen South and North Kincardine, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Tuesday, September 6, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Maggie Chapman, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Pam Gosal, Christine Grahame, Emma Harper, Liam Kerr, Bill Kidd, Stuart McMillan, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance

That the Parliament congratulates Inchgarth Community Centre, based in Garthdee, Aberdeen, having successfully applied for £150,000 of funding from the National Lottery Community Fund; understands that the Centre will receive £50,000 a year over three years, which will be used to sustain staffing costs, employ an additional member of staff, assist in developing its support programme in the short-term, and help deliver its long-term target of extending the Centre's building; recognises the vital role played by the Centre in the Garthdee and wider Aberdeen communities by delivering over 150 activity sessions each week; notes that the Centre has received commendations, including the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service; commends the manager, Paul O'Connor MBE, staff and volunteers for all their hard work at the Centre; thanks the National Lottery for selecting what it sees as this very worthy funding recipient, and passes on its best wishes to all involved for continued success in the future.