Glasgow City Council has now accepted an award of £3.217million for 11 community projects across the city from the Scottish Government's Place Fund.
The Place Fund is a Scottish Government capital fund for local authorities to allocate - working collaboratively with local communities, businesses and the third sector - to develop projects that support shared local plans and aspirations under a variety of themes.
These themes include: 20-minute neighbourhoods; town centre regeneration; community-led regeneration and community wealth building; achieving net zero; food inclusion; and well-being and inclusive economic development.
The latest funding will support 11 projects in Glasgow: The Braes Shopping Centre in Castlemilk; Bridgeton Library; an update of the Broomfield Centre; The Circle Energy and Sustainability; Community Net Zero Hub (South Seeds, pictured); Glenavon Community Hub; Hillwood Community Sports Hub; North West Community Pantry Allotment Development; the public realm works at Old Dumbarton Road; Possilpark Heritage Shop Front Programme (Phase Two); and Ruchazie Café.
The £3.217million funding - for the 2022/23 financial year - follows £3.699million provided through the Place Fund during in 2021/22, with projects supported including Carbon Free Govanhill; Hamiltonhill Green Infrastructure Project; Laurieston Community Rooms; Parkhead Pantry Garden; Queensland Community Park; Treehills Community Supermarket; and Tollcross Winter Gardens.
Councillor Kenny McLean, Convener for Development, Built Heritage and Land Use at Glasgow City Council, said: "The support of the Place Fund will allow these projects - in areas around Glasgow - to improve local communities in a number of ways. From making fresh food more accessible and improving local facilities, to supporting town centre regeneration and encouraging sustainability, this funding will benefit our neighbourhoods."