Confiscated cash goes to community

Development Worker Laurie Fallon pictured in the Garioch Community Kitchen which has received �2850
Development Worker Laurie Fallon pictured in the Garioch Community Kitchen which has received �2850

Two youth community projects in Inverurie will benefit from over £10,000 of CashBack funding from YouthLink Scotland.

The CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund is administrated and delivered by the National Agency for Youth Work, YouthLink Scotland on behalf of Scottish Government.

The Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities programme uses the ill-gotten gains of crime, recovered through the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and invests them back into communities across Scotland.

Aberdeenshire Council in Inverurie has been awarded a total of £10,004 to provide a range of youth work activities for young people right across Aberdeenshire.

The CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund is administrated and delivered by the National Agency for Youth Work, YouthLink Scotland on behalf of Scottish Government. The Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities programme uses the ill-gotten gains of crime, recovered through the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and invests them back into communities across Scotland.

Aberdeenshire Council in Inverurie has been awarded a total of £10,004 to provide a range of youth work activities for young people right across Aberdeenshire.

Aberdeenshire Council Dialogue Youth will pilot six learning networks with the aim of engaging more local young people in decision-making. This project will enable and up-skill young people throughout Aberdeenshire to be fully engaged in both school and community opportunities. As part of this youth engagement work, Dialogue Youth will also be offering training sessions to local youngsters around volunteering.

Young budding chefs will also be able to take up training opportunities with an Aberdeenshire Council/Garioch Community Kitchen initiative awarded £2850.