Stewart Stevenson MSP, has welcomed a boost in funding from the Scottish Government for Peterhead Projects and Fraserburgh Development Trust as part of the Strengthening Communities Programme.
The Scottish Government announced an additional investment of more than £600,000 for community projects across Scotland – including new funding for the Fraserburgh and Peterhead groups.
Mr Stevenson said: “This is a very welcome funding boost for Fraserburgh Development Trust and Peterhead Projects which both do fantastic work in the community – and confirms the commitment of the SNP in government to empowering communities across the country.
“This new funding from is designed to help our communities deliver economic and regeneration benefits to the local area – from local job creation to renewable energy generation.
This investment shows exactly what we want our Community Empowerment (Scotland) Bill to achieve, giving people in Scotland’s communities the tools they need to shape the future of their local areas,” he added.