Local nurseries receive lottery cash

Jo has welcomed news that Bishopbriggs Village Nursery and Merlwood Nursery have been awarded grants from the Big Lottery Fund.

The National Lottery’s small grants scheme Awards for All has awarded Bishopbriggs Village Nursery a £4,067 grant and Merlwood Nursery a £6,597 grant.

Bishopbriggs Village Nursery will use the grant to fund a new kitchen and play equipment. Merlwood Nursery will use the grant to buy computer equipment and toys.

Commenting, Jo said:

“I’m delighted that Bishopbriggs Village and Merlwood nurseries have been successful in securing the Awards for All grants. The nurseries play an important role in helping local children to lead active healthy lives, and I am pleased that this is being recognised and rewarded. It is a great achievement and I look forward to seeing how the children get along with their new equipment.”

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