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Briggs Welcomes Aviva Community Fund for Good Causes Across Lothian

A public vote, as well as a judging panel decisions, help to choose the community groups across Lothian that received funding. The groups ranged from mini rugby clubs to bowling clubs. The grants will allow the various groups to continue the good work that they do within the community. Miles has today tabled a Parliamentary motion about the fund.

Miles Briggs comments:

“The Aviva Community Fund is an important and welcome source of funding for good causes, charities and organisations in Lothian, Scotland and across the UK.

“I wish all the groups success as they continue with their good work in their communities.”

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*Please see below a copy of the motion as tabled by Miles at Parliament today.

Motion Number: S5M-09971
Lodged By: Miles Briggs
Date Lodged: 18/01/2018

Title: Lothian Good Causes Benefit from Aviva Community Fund.

Motion Text:

That the Parliament congratulates the good causes in Lothian that have been awarded grants by the 2018 Aviva Community Fund; notes that Portobello Rugby Club’s Mini Section, Edinburgh School Uniform Bank, Friends of Stockbridge School, Stockbridge Primary School Parent Council, Time for Togetherness, North East Edinburgh Youth Ambassadors Group, Towerbank Primary School Library, Bonnyrigg’s Bright Sparks Play Groups, Rosslyn Bowling Community Club, West Lothian Diabetes Scotland Group and West Lothian First Steps Playgroup have all been provided with funding following a public vote and the decision of a judging panel; considers that the fund is an important and welcome source of support for good causes, charities and organisations in Lothian, the rest of Scotland and across the UK, and wishes all the groups success as they continue with their good work in their communities.

Miles Briggs