Stewart McDonald, MP for Glasgow South, has praised Ardenglen Social Committee and Cassiltoun Housing Association after they received a share of nearly £300,000 worth of funding from Big Lottery Fund Scotland.
Ardenglen Social Committee operates out of the Maureen Cope Community Hall and provides a range of activities for the local community, such as cookery, first aid and support groups for lone parents, and Cassiltoun Housing Association will help bring people together in Castlemilk through of a range of community activities.
Commenting, Stewart McDonald MP said:
“I was delighted to hear Ardenglen Social Committee and Cassiltoun Housing Associationwere amongst only a handful of groups across the whole of Scotland that were successful in receiving a bumper grant from the Lottery.
“Everyone at Ardenglen Social Committee and Cassiltoun Housing Associationcan now look forward to a fabulous summer of various activities, which will bring local communities together.
“I congratulate the school on their funding, wish them every success with their project and I extend my thanks to Big Lottery Fund Scotland for recognising the valuable contribution these projects make to the Southside of Glasgow. They have done themselves and Glasgow South proud.”