MSP welcomes cash for schools

banff and Buchan MSP Stewart Stevenson has welcomed the latest announcement by the Big Lottery Fund, which sees two local schools obtaining awards.

St. Fergus and Auchnagatt schools will benefit from the recent round of grant aid along with Oridquhill School, which is also within Mr Stevenson’s constituency.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr Stevenson said: “It is great news that three schools within Banff and Buchan constituency have been successful in securing funding for sporting projects.

“Auchnagatt School will use their award of £540 to install netball court markings in its playground, providing its extra-curricular netball club with significantly better outdoor netball facilities.

“St Fergus School will provide educational and recreational activities for children of primary age and are involved in a sailing project. They are to receive £960.”