Local MSP, Jackie Baillie, has welcomed funding a boost from the National Lottery Community Fund to the Bellsmyre Digital Community who have been awarded a total of £75,600.
The group will use the funding to expand and develop their existing range of digital support sessions to the wider community. The group currently provides classes, clubs and certificated courses that support continued and lifelong learning, promoting community cohesion through digital inclusion.
The three year grant from the National Lottery Community Fund will enable the group to work with 280 local people – including children and young people – and will be supported by 25 volunteers.
“I am delighted that Bellsmyre Digital have secured funding from the National Lottery’s Community Fund. This is a huge funding boost for the group and I know that the work it will enable them to do will be invaluable for the local community.
“I want to thank everyone involved in Bellsmyre Digital for the work that they do locally, I know that this is a huge benefit to the local community.”