£20,000 for 2020 IDEAS

We're delighted to showcase the excellent ideas looking for your vote!

Digital voting will open on Saturday 21 March 2020 and you'll have a week to cast your votes but we thought you might like a sneak peek at the people, groups and organisations looking for your support this round.

 

 

JOIN US ON SATURDAY 28 MARCH AT 4PM IN GORBALS PARISH CHURCH, 1 ERROL GARDENS TO CELEBRATE ALL OF THE IDEAS AND FIND OUT WHICH ONES ARE SUCCESSFUL!

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TASK - OUTDOOR PLAY DEVELOPMENT

Blackfriars Parent Teacher Association want to celebrate the different cultures represented at the school. With over 30 languages spoken the Association believe there's so much to learn and celebrate.

With your vote they will be able to deliver 6 different events, open to the whole community where they hope to engage with 600 over the year.

£1800.00

GIGGLE N GROW - MESSY PLAY

Gorbals Lego Club was one of the first clubs in Glasgow. It has been running for over a year and the staff at Gorbals Library want to take it to the next level.

They want to buy new kits and introduce structured play sessions, where parents and carers stay with their children and learn together.

Over 20 families will benefit.

£500.00

Givin' it laldie -

gorbals sings!

SEAL and R.E.A.L. want to bring more health and wellbeing activities to the Gorbals.

SEAL provide a whole range of services to local people and working with Melissa Gillen, a local health and wellbeing coach, they want to extend this to include mindfulness and relaxation sessions. Melissa has been running R.E.A.L.

£3000.00

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loretto housing -

livingwell clubs

Oatlands Community Council want to bring a series of cultural events to Oatlands to bring the community together to enjoy themselves and build connections.

This funding will support Christmas, Chinese New Year and Diwali events throughout the year and engage up to 250 people.

£3000.00

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gorbals imagination library -

free books for kids

The Gorbals Imagination Library is a partnership of local children's groups who want to bring Dolly's Imagination Library to the Gorbals. With £4000.00 of funding every child born in the Gorbals from 2018 would be able to access 1 book every month for a year.

£4000.00

laurieston day nursery - play area

The Gorbals Girls Group works with primary school girls, helping them build self-confidence, self-esteem and friendship through a great programme of activity.

The girls will have workshops with inspirational female figures and learn new tools that improve mental health and wellbeing.

£1000.00

St Francis Primary

Outdoor learning

St Francis Primary School want to train parents as Outdoor Learning Leaders.

Outdoor Learning is a fun way for children and their parents to learn together outside of the classroom.

It gives children and parents new skills and knowledge about their environment and how to look after it.

£3000.00

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The Gorbalites

- Move It, Move It

The Gorbalites are 50+ group who meet every Monday and Wednesday to enjoy social activities together.

With this funding the group will be able to take part in an exercise class specifically designed for older people.

This will help boost the physical and mental wellbeing and happiness of those taking part.

£2000.00

Friends of Southern Necropolis

The Friends of Southern Necropolis are passionate about the cemetery and the notable people laid to rest there, and they want to share that passion with others.

With this funding they will organise a community litter pick, a Health and History Walk and bring some entertainment to the Gorbals Tenement Tales, a performance by Peoples Past, Peoples Future drama group.

£1033.48

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