Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire is congratulating the organisers of Westerton’s Gala Day who have received an Award for All to help fund a programme of events to celebrate the centenary of the community.
The money will go towards a community art project, costumes, a community gardening project and venue hire.
The Awards for All Scotland programme awards between £500 and £10,000 for people to take part in art, sport, heritage and community activities, and projects that promote education, the environment and health in the local area.
Commenting Jo said:
“This is wonderful news for the organisers and everyone else who’ll end up enjoying the day’s fabulous events.
“The Gala Day is always a lot of fun and I’m looking forward to see what’s planned to celebrate the centenary.
“Local individuals or groups can visit the BIG Lottery Fund website to find out about Awards for All and other funding opportunities at: www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/scotland.”