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Celebrating Equalities Community Choices

This participatory budgeting project, focusing on the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act, is a pilot as part of the wider development of Community Choices in West Lothian. Voting has now closed and the results can be found below.

Celebrating Equalities Community Choices Results

As a result of the votes the following projects will receive funding.

  • Spark Science Festival: £4,495
  • Spark Digital Champion Programme: £4,989
  • Coffee Shop (Fauldhouse & Breich Valley CDT & Burnhouse School Skills Centre: £5,000
  • African -Scottish Expo, African Women's Network: £4,700
  • Petit Asian Cooking Lessons, West Lothian Chinese Community Hub: £5,000

The table below shows the total number of votes each project received. 

PROJECT

ORGANISATION

VOTES

Spark Science Festival

Spark

718

Spark Digital Champion Programme

Spark

657

Coffee Shop

Fauldhouse and Breich Valley Community Development Trust and Burnhouse School Skills Centre

410

African-Scottish Expo 2024

West Lothian African Women's Network

333

Petit Asian Cooking Lessons

West Lothian Chinese Community Hub

329

Cultural Connections Events

Fair Justice System for Scotland

278

West Lothian Cultural Harmony Festival

Foreign Communities of Alba Association

244

Diwali Firework Festival

Winchburgh Community Development Trust

245

Lodestars Fabulous Features

Lodestars Community Hub

191

Research Project

ELREC

156

 

    Click to find out more about Spark Digital Champion Programme
    Click to find out more about Foreign Communities of Alba Association: West Lothian Cultural Harmony Festival
    Click to find out more about Fauldhouse and Breich Valley Community Development Trust and Burnhouse School Skills Centre: Coffee Shop
    Click to find out more about Lodestars Community Hub: Lodestars Fabulous Features
    Click to find out more about Winchburgh Community Development Trust: Diwali Firework Festival
    Click to find out more about West Lothian Chinese Community Hub: Petit Asian Cooking Lessons
    Click to find out more about ELREC: Research Project
    Click to find out more about West Lothian African Women's Network: African-Scottish Expo 2024
    Click to find out more about Spark: Spark Science Festival
    Click to find out more about Fair Justice Society Scotland: Cultural Connections Events