S4M-04307: Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Funding

That the Parliament acknowledges the benefits to young people and their communities of awards made by such bodies as the Big Lottery Fund, aimed at encouraging participation in sports and exercise; recognises, particularly, the value of such funding in the run-up to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games; congratulates Dunfermline Carnegie Hockey Club on its Big Lottery award of £1,900 to purchase equipment and encourage young people to become involved in hockey, and looks forward to supporting a successful “Team Scotland” in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

Supported by: Kenneth Gibson, Richard Lyle, Kevin Stewart, Colin Beattie, Dave Thompson, Colin Keir

Date Lodged: 28/09/2012

Dunfermline Carnegie Hockey Club Funding

Dunfermline Carnegie Hockey Club has received a £1,900 award from the Big Lottery Fund to purchase equipment and encourage young people to get involved in hockey. These objectives meet the 2014 Communities outcomes of “more people take part in sport or physical activity” and “more people volunteer in sport or physical activity”.

Bill Walker, MSP for Dunfermline, welcomed the award: Read more of this post