National Libraries Day
Youth Communities Basketball Team
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Spartans play Berwick at home- free tickets for under 12s
Increased funding for the International Book Festival
It’s National Libraries Day today. What does that mean? Tales of One City which is the Edinburgh Libraries Blog has three answers for you as to what you can do to celebrate.
A youth community basketball club is due to be set up in South-West Edinburgh following the award of grant funding from BasketballScotland through their Club Champion programme. The funding will provide a part-time officer who will be responsible for both starting up a community youth basketball club and delivering coaching to Heriot-Watt University Basketball Club (HWUBC), who are also contributing to the position.
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The People’s Postcode Lottery supported the Edinburgh International Book Festival last year with funding of £175,000. At their Gala Dinner held in Mansfield Traquair they announced additional funding of £25,000 would be paid to certain of their supported projects, and the Book Festival was among them.
Over £3 Million in additional funding for supported charities was also announced at the Gala. Dame Kelly Holmes joined 300 guests to celebrate the impact that players of People’s Postcode Lottery have on charities and good causes.
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