Supporting Broxburn United Sports Club Trust.
This two-year project is the continuation and development of an existing group delivered by the charity Broxburn United Sports Club Trust. The group will continue to provide activities and opportunities for social interaction and sports for people over 50, living in Broxburn and Uphall, as well as surrounding areas in West Lothian.
Activities will include a walking group, a group riding adaptive bikes and new age kurling. The intention is to reduce social isolation by allowing participants to remain active and engaged with the wider community.
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