We are pleased to announce the following worthwhile causes have been selected to receive funding from our 2018 Community Bursary:
East Lothian Swim Team (ELST)
Aviation Preservation Society Scotland
Musselburgh Windsor Football Club
Gullane After School Club
Pencaitland, Ormiston and Gifford Rainbows, Brownies and Guides
East Lothian Young Carers
John Bellany Day Centre
1st East Linton Scout Group
Air Training Corps No 132 (North Berwick) Squadron
Longniddry Preschool Playgroup
West Barns Bowling Club
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to apply and congratulate them all on the significant contribution they are making to their local community.
Scroll to find out more about the bursary helped charities and local groups in your area in 2017.
Dunbar LifeSaving Club - Supporting around 25 local children, as well as providing a weekly popular adult course and working closely with the RNLI, the group provides vocational qualifications necessary to be a beach lifeguard. The donation was used to purchase smaller scale "nipper" boards, oxygen equipment and racking to allow it to increase the amount of equipment is can store following its growth in popularity. Read the full story here.