Broadford on Skye
So far, £11.8 million has been raised through The Health Lottery in Scotland.
Thanks to this money, 276 local projects have been funded by People’s Health Trust, since 2011.
Were awarded £44,075 to deliver the Buzzing Buckhaven - rekindling community spirit and action project.
In this short film, we find out about the Buzzing Buckhaven project at CLEAR Buckhaven.
This new two-year project involves the delivery of regular indoor and outdoor events and activities in Buckhaven in Fife. There will be outdoor activities to improve the local environment such as litterpicks, gardening and community art as well as walks and cycle outings. Indoor activities will include social and educational activities such as filmshows and crafts and there will also be coffee mornings and exercise classes. The intention is to rekindle the community spirit in the town and it is in response to the need for more activities locally.
Were were awarded £35,480 for a two-year project to continue bring together learning disability artists-in-training with volunteers, including those from the asylum-seeking community, to jointly experience the power of movement and creativity.
Through drama, movement and music participants will form stronger links and ties with other local people, overcoming any perceived barriers. Participants will regularly provide feedback to shape the ongoing development of the project as well as working towards performances they have devised.
Laura Edwards, Artistic Director at LOOP Theatre said, “This funding has enabled local people with additional support needs to become an artist in their own right.”
Tackling health inequalities