Cash for your community

Cash is available through the fund for commuities to hold the likes of fun days for families
Cash is available through the fund for commuities to hold the likes of fun days for families
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Communities across the district are being urged to get behind local campaigns and vote for their favourite projects to receive cash funding from the council.

As part of Falkirk Council’s Community Changes Fund, residents in Grangemouth, Maddiston, and Bo’ness and Blackness have b3een tasked with taking the final decision on projects that have been put forward to receive funding of up to £40,000, £27,000 and £11,000 respectively.

When awarded, the winning projects will all help to contribute to improving the quality of lives locally.

Final decision day events are taking place over the following two weekends where communities can come forward and vote for their favourite project in a first-past-the-post style ballot.

The Grangemouth event is on Saturday in Bowhouse Community Hall from 1.30-3.30pm and then the following Saturday it’s the turn the Bo’ness and Blackness communities to vote in Bo’ness Town Hall from 11am-1pm.

Residents in Maddiston have already made their choice.

The events are free to attend and will offer attendees an opportunity to hear more about the projects that are up for consideration. A final announcement will be made at the end of each event.

Young people aged 11-25 in each of the three areas will get a chance to vote through the Young Scot website – young.scot/falkirkpb – using their Young Scot National Entitlement Card.