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12 February 2019


Lottery award helps LEAP continue its leisure and learning programme


Lanarkshire Charity LEAP has secured

more than £47,000 funding for its Leisure

and Learning programme for older people

in the area.


The charity was set up more than 25 years

ago by older people in the Cambuslang area

because of a lack of things for them to do.


That is still the base on which the charity

works today, and the National Lottery award

from The National Lottery Community Fund, totalling £47,140, will allow it to continue its activity programme for a further two years.


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30 January 2019


Camglen Radio helps promote learning and volunteering


Listen to Catriona MacGregor, Learning

Co-ordinator, and Kevin Key, Handyperson

Co-ordinator, talk to KJ on Camglen about

our learning programme and the need for

more handypersons across the Rutherglen

and Cambuslang area.


Listen to the MP3 here ...



20 December 2018


Unique recycle scheme wins Climate Challenge Fund award


The LEAP Project’s R:evolve Recycle clothing

shops have won this year’s Climate Challenge

Fund Award for reducing waste.


They picked up the award at a ceremony which

took place in Perth Concert Hall on 12

December, organised by environmental charity

Keep Scotland Beautiful on behalf of the Scottish






22 November 2018


Charity bags extra funds


Staff and volunteers from LEAP’s Hands On

Project raise more than £415 in Asda bag pack



Local elderly charity Lightburn Elderly Association

Project (LEAP) has raised more than £415 for its

Hands On Project (HOP) through a bag packing

day in Asda Blantyre.



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