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Vote for the Pans Labyrinth!

The Friends of Cuthill Park are asking people to vote for their project to receive funding from the Aviva Community Fund.  (Voting begins Friday 21st October) This grant will enable the charity to work with international labyrinth artist Jim Buchanan in holding several events in Cuthill Park to design a labyrinth linked to the salt-panning…
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October 20, 2016 0


Today, ScotRail announced its partnership with Foundation Scotland, which will manage the train operator’s £90,000 fund to help local communities flourish across Scotland. Over the course of the next year, the ScotRail Foundation will distribute grants across three separate areas; Community Fund, Cultural and Arts Fund, and Employee Charitable Giving Fund. Community groups can apply…
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August 16, 2016 0

Funding boost for ploughing championships in East Lothian

The first European Reversible Ploughing Championships to be held on Scottish soil is among 21 events across the country which are receiving backing from the latest round of awards from the EventScotland National Funding Programme, as part of VisitScotland’s work to deliver the national events strategy Scotland the Perfect Stage. The European Reversible Ploughing Championships…
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August 11, 2016 0

Votes in to support greenspaces in East Lothian

Hundreds of thousands of Tesco customers in Scotland have voted to help community groups benefit from a share of a £11.5million carrier bag charge fund. Over eight million votes were cast across the UK with almost one million coming from Scotland alone. The supermarket teamed up with greenspace scotland to launch its Bags of Help…
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March 18, 2016 0

Funding boost for dementia friendly choir in East Lothian

A dementia friendly choir in North Berwick has been given a funding boost of £5,000. LothianLoop: Making Life Easier for Lazy Churnalist Centrepiece Choir, which is part of North Berwick Day Care Association, was started two years ago by people with dementia and their friends who wanted to sing and perform, with money from a…
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March 31, 2015 0