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Latest Celebrate awards

More local groups from across Scotland will be holding their own 2014 Games inspired events, thanks to the latest Celebrate awards. With the Games just weeks away a further 74 groups are sharing in grants worth £503,113. Announcing the awards, Big Lottery Fund Scotland Chair, Maureen McGinn said: “As the Commonwealth Games draw closer we have been […]

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ComeAlongAthon and Celebrate

Celebrate has enabled triathlonscotland to develop a new participation and volunteering initiative called ComeAlongAthon (ComeAlong). Clubs can choose activities to suit their specific club plans and events are welcoming and inclusive. Perth Triathlon Club gets together on the first Saturday of each month for a run at the local Parkrun. Afterwards they meet at a […]

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2014 athlete welcomes latest awards

Scottish Para Sports athlete Samantha Kinghorn recently took time out of her busy 2014 Games training schedule to celebrate with Glasgow pupils from the Little Legends Commonwealth Sports project. The project, run by Club World Sports Limited was one of 265 across Scotland to share in the latest awards from the Celebrate and 2014 Communities funds for a range of unique sports, […]

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Celebrate is now closed to new applications

Celebrate has now closed to new applications.

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Let’s Hear You

In support of the Queen’s Baton arriving back into Scotland on 14 June, the team at Glasgow 2014 has created a free online kit for you, your community, school, family and friends. We know that many of our Celebrate projects are holding their own baton relays in their communities so this is an ideal opportunity […]

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Using Celebrate’s logo

Glasgow Bike Station is using its £9,150 funding from Celebrate to increase access to cycling. Working in partnership with Free Wheel North and the Cyclist Touring Club, they will coordinate and deliver a programme of cycle-related activities in the run up to the Commonwealth Games. As part of receiving a grant, groups need to publicly acknowledge their […]

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Falkirk Scouts ‘Go Forth’ to the Commonwealth

In February 1st Falkirk Scout group headed off on a Commonwealth themed residential weekend to Auchengillan outdoor centre. As a large group it can be difficult to organise activities for all to attend but an award of £8,500 from Celebrate made it possible. Their weekend kicked off with an opening ceremony and teams carrying the […]

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Important News about Celebrate

As we count down the days until the Glasgow Commonwealth Games this summer, more projects than ever are applying for Lottery Funding from our 2014 legacy programmes. In order to meet this higher than expected demand, we’re happy to announce today that £0.5 million will be added to the £4 million already in the Celebrate […]

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£1.1 million to help Scotland celebrate

With the countdown to the 2014 Commonwealth Games well under way, today we are announcing £1.1 million for communities across Scotland to host their own celebrations. From school baton relays to sports taster sessions, and cricket tournaments to junior triathlons, the variety of projects is wide ranging and they all bring communities together and capture […]

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The Empire Café – Call for Cooks

The Empire Café is a Commonwealth 2014 Cultural Fund project. The café will explore Scotland’s involvement with the North Atlantic Slave trade via tea, coffee, sugar and cotton. It will be based at The Briggait (home of the Merchant’s Steeple) in Glasgow’s Merchant City for seven days during the Commonwealth Games (25th July – 1st August). The Empire Café […]

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