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Turriff Academy Pupils Receive £1,000 Boost for Gardening and Wellbeing Project

  • Submitted by: Gillian Martin, Aberdeenshire East, Scottish National Party.
  • Date lodged: Thursday, 02 February 2023
  • Motion reference: S6M-07697

That the Parliament congratulates Turriff Academy pupils on receiving £1,000 from local energy firm Muirden Energy for their new project aimed at enabling intergenerational learning and promoting health and wellbeing; understands that the pupils are working on this initiative with supported living facility Dawson Court; notes that they are currently working to erect a polytunnel at the back garden of Dawson Court; acknowledges that the £1,000 from Muirden Energy comes from the firm's community benefit scheme; considers that the project will offer an outdoor activity that will be a great link up between pupils and Dawson Court residents, and wishes them continued success with the gardening project going forward.

Supported by: Karen Adam, Clare Adamson, Jeremy Balfour, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Stephanie Callaghan, Sharon Dowey, Jackie Dunbar, Annabelle Ewing, Pam Gosal, Bill Kidd, Douglas Lumsden, Ruth Maguire, Jenni Minto, Paul Sweeney, David Torrance, Evelyn Tweed, Tess White