Thursday 18th August 2022,
North Edinburgh Community News

Two local community centres saved after council pledges £100,000

Two local community centres facing closure have been saved after the council awarded them £50,000 each. 

The Prentice Centre had already announced it would close this week and Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre was due to close this month. 

Prentice Centre
The Prentice Centre was due to close this week

The emergency funding was unanimously agreed by councillors at Thursday’s full council meeting. 

This vital cash injection will give both organistations time to look at longer term sustainable funding.


PRENTICE CENTRE TO CLOSE THIS WEEK DUE TO FUNDING SHORTFALL


Drylaw Neighbourhood Centre took to social media to share the news and posted: “At the City of Edinburgh Council meeting yesterday, Councillors agreed to give DNC £50,000 emergency funding. 

“The Management Committee would like to thank the local community for supporting our campaign.  THANK YOU”

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