Bo’ness bus venture wins £60,000 grants boost

Bo’ness Community Bus Association has been given a positive start to 2020, with news of game-changing grants worth £60,000.

Saturday, 11th January 2020, 1:06 pm
Updated Saturday, 11th January 2020, 1:18 pm
Bo'ness Community Bus - seen here at the Bo'ness and Kinneil Railway.

Since its inception the Association has transformed access to Edinburgh and key visitor sites (eg Kinneil, Ingliston) from Bo’ness, and is now planning future development.

A spokesperson said via social media: “We are pleased to announce funding from two major funder’s towards our projects for 2020.

“The Community Fund has awarded us £40,000 over three years to fund the recruitment of a project manager to lead our team into the challenges ahead.

“Smarter Choices Smarter Places have added £10,000 to this award over one year.

“In addition the Community Fund has awarded a further £10,000 towards the purchase of a WAVE minibus - thanks to these organisations for their support”.