Cash-back boosts Midlothian groups

The Penicuik Girls Club, which helps girls moving  from primary to secondary school, was awarded �1,736 to deliver a summer project.
The Penicuik Girls Club, which helps girls moving from primary to secondary school, was awarded �1,736 to deliver a summer project.

In the latest round of the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund, five local projects have received almost £8600 of funding.

The Y2K project based in Mayfield, Pathhead Youth Project and three community projects run by Midlothian Council received the cash.

The Penicuik Girls Club, which helps girls moving from primary to secondary school, was awarded £1,736 to deliver a summer project.

In the last five years £113,000 has been awarded to 28 projects in Midlothian from this fund.