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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00486

Fox Covert Pupils Win Abundant Borders Award

Submitted by: Alex Cole-Hamilton, Edinburgh Western, Scottish Liberal Democrats.
Date lodged: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Supported by: Clare Adamson, Miles Briggs, Alexander Burnett, Donald Cameron, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Liam McArthur, Stuart McMillan, Paul Sweeney, Martin Whitfield

That the Parliament congratulates the nine pupils from Fox Covert Primary School, who have been awarded a recognised horticultural award from Abundant Borders; notes that Abundant Borders is a horticultural training body, based in the Scottish Borders; commends the pupils for committing themselves to weekly gardening throughout the length of the COVID-19 lockdown and beyond; acknowledges that the children grew a number of different vegetables and edible flowers, and celebrates that, as a group, the children received a highly commended award from the Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh.