Christmas Craft Night fundraiser success

Vine ChurchLocal MSP Bill Walker has congratulated Dunfermline’s Vine Church on a successful Christmas Craft Night, which raised £381.63 for the charity Safe Space.

The event, which took place on 12th December, saw over 60 visitors learn new ways of making Christmas decorations and gifts. Visitors watched a demonstration before attempting their own hands at projects. The crafts were made from recycled or household materials and included book sculpture, wire work, and tree decorations made from fabrics, homemade clay and straw.

Mr Walker said: “Well done to the Vine Church on their fund-raising. I’m sure everyone had a great time learning new crafts.” Read more of this post

Dunfermline charity receives £5,000 award

Lloyds TSB FoundationDunfermline-based charity Safe Space has received a £5,000 award from the Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland.

Safe Space provides support services and counselling for survivors of sexual abuse. It welcomes clients regardless of where they live, provided they can make the journey to Fife.

Local MSP Bill Walker said: “This is very good news for Safe Space, who provide an important service in Dunfermline and to the wider community. It is always welcome to see local charities receiving support, especially in these financially difficult times. Read more of this post