Canonbie groups get windfarm cash boost

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FIVE organisations have been granted awards by Canonbie community council's share of the Minsca windfarm community benefit fund.

Canonbie bowls club and Gilnockie hall are being given £250 each, Eskdale curling club will receive £300, while Half Morton hall and Canonbie and district residents' association (CADRA) are to receive £700 each.

Loraine Frew, CADRA secretary, said they had appointed a project co-ordinator who wanted to go into the school to discuss activities. Some re-enactment groups were willing to go in and do a show.

A Reiver exhibition was being held in the parish church for four days and this was part of a bigger bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund for a heritage project. There was the potential for a Reiver festival in September.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 9:17AM
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