Inverclyde Council

More than 30 community and sports groups have been awarded a share of more than £70,000 by Inverclyde Council.

The Council has approved the final round of funding from its Grants to Voluntary Organisations (GTVO) and Under-19s funds for the 2020/21 financial year.

Read more here - 32 groups share over £70k - Inverclyde Council

Aberdeen City Council

Aberdeen City Council has started work on a new housing development which will provide 92 homes including a mixture of flats and wheelchair-designed flats being constructed to the Gold Standard for construction.

The properties in the Auchmill area of Aberdeen near Bucksburn which are a mixture of two to eight people flats including wheelchair-friendly are part of the 2,000 new council houses being built by Aberdeen City Council.

Read more here - Work has started on new Gold Standard council houses (aberdeencity.gov.uk)

Glasgow City Council

Glasgow City Council has agreed funding of £1.2 million to deliver improvements to Tradeston Bridge and the public realm at Tradestone, with the funding to come from the Glasgow City Region City Deal.

Argyll & Bute Council

Argyll & Bute Council has agreed a £2.35 million boost for coastal communities.

The investment comes from the council’s share of Scottish Crown Estate funding, intended to deliver benefits for coastal communities based on four key priorities: the environment, community, climate change and economic development.

Read more here - £2.35 million to support coastal community initiatives (argyll-bute.gov.uk)

Falkirk Council

Falkirk Council is launching the Community Choices initiative - a fund of over £3 million over two years where residents can apply for funding to bring about the changes that can make a difference to their communities.

Community Choices aims to support proposals that can make communities fairer, healthier, more connected and more inclusive. Clubs, organisations, community groups and even individuals can apply for funding to make these changes happen.

Community Choices will let communities across the Council area decide how money is spent.

Read more here - Community Choices | Falkirk Council