Ayr South and Coylton Decides takes place this weekend

 19 March 2018  |  


People in Ayr South and Coylton are being encouraged to show their support for local community groups by voting on their favourites. The latest Ayr South decision day will be held on Saturday, 24 March at Belmont Academy.

The Ayr South and Coylton locality planning group event is part of a drive to get people actively involved in local decision making known as 'Participatory Budgeting'. Building on the success of recent community funding decision days, this latest marketplace event will see 20 groups display ideas for community projects to local people who are being invited to drop-in to vote to award funding.

Up to £42,000 is available at the event with groups able to be funded between £1,000 and £5,000. Voting is open to anyone who lives, works, volunteers or studies in Alloway and Doonfoot, Ayr South Harbour, Town Centre, Belmont, Castlehill, Kincaidston, Holmston, Forehill Coyltonaged 10+.

The money is being made available from South Ayrshire Council and South Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership.

The 'Decision Day' event takes place at Belmont Academy on Saturday, 24 March between 12-2pm.  For more information call Neil Goudie on 01292 559 421 or email: Neil.Goudie@south-ayrshire.gov.ukExternal link