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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-01741

Maryhill Community Garden Secures Keep Scotland Beautiful Green Flag Award

Submitted by: Bob Doris, Glasgow Maryhill and Springburn, Scottish National Party.
Date lodged: Friday, October 22, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Stephanie Callaghan, Natalie Don, Annabelle Ewing, Christine Grahame, Ross Greer, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Edward Mountain, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Kaukab Stewart, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance

That the Parliament congratulates Maryhill Park Community Garden on its recent Keep Scotland Beautiful Green Flag Community Award; notes that this is the second time that Maryhill Community Garden has been given the prestigious award, having been successful last year also; commends the determination and enthusiasm of volunteers who continue to enhance the community garden despite it having been badly affected by frequent vandalism and anti-social behaviour during the pandemic; pays tribute to all those volunteers involved in securing the award in such challenging circumstances; highlights the benefits that the community garden brings to Maryhill Park and the local community, as well as the work that the community garden volunteers and all involved, more generally, with Friends of Maryhill Park, carry out in tending to the green spaces and park environment, and wishes all involved with the community garden the very best for the future.