Nov 2 2011 by Douglas Dickie, Rutherglen Reformer
A LUCKY 13 community groups in Rutherglen and Cambuslang have benefited from South Lanarkshire Council’s grant scheme.
Councillors on the Cambuslang and Rutherglen Area Committee yesterday (Tuesday) agreed to dish out £4790 in community grants to 13 local groups.
Halfway Ladies Senior Citizens Club, £200 for an outing.
Durie’s Gym in Rutherglen, £300 for equipment.
Sun Inn Friendly Social Club in Cambuslang, £250 for an outing and entrance fees.
Jigsaw in Cambuslang, £300 for equipment.
Glasgow South and Lanarkshire Parkinson’s Group, £900 for specialist transport.
Cambuslang Allotment Gardens, £220 for start-up costs.
Spittal Primary School Parent Council, £400 for an outing, entrance fees and environmental project.
Cambuslang Handicapped Fund, £500 for entrance fees and equipment.
Cambuslang and Rutherglen Unemployed Art Club, £450 for an outing, materials and administration costs.
The Hoopette Cheerleaders 1999 from Rutherglen, £250 for administration costs and equipment.
1st Bankhead Guides, £350 for an outing and materials.
Cambuslang and District Voluntary Care Club, £420 for specialist transport and entrance fees.
Muddy Puddles in Rutherglen, £250 for start-up costs.
So far this financial year, the council have handed out £20,500 of their £56,000 budget in Rutherglen and Cambuslang.
The grant scheme is designed to support local constituted community groups and voluntary organisations, with applications being invited throughout the year.