The 7th £eith decides is here and, for the first time, local people will be able to score projects online.
The voting period opened at 12.30 pm on Saturday, 8 October 2016 at the Marketplace event at the Leith Community Education Centre, New Kirkgate. There are 16 projects with a total value of £11,445 looking for a share of £8,000 in grants of up to £1,000. There are also 39 projects with a total value of £102,268 looking for a share of £36,184 in grants of up to £3,000.
Anyone 8 years old and over, who lives, works, volunteers or studies in the Leith Neighbourhood Partnership (NP) area is asked to give every project a score out of 5. The projects with the highest scores will be given a grant award. Remember, the Leith NP area also takes in Pilrig, Bonnington, Restalrig, Broughton, Lochend, Seafield, Easter Road, Hillside, Canonmills, and Abbeyhill.
Voting will continue until 5.00 pm on Saturday, 22 October 2016. Dedicated computers are available in McDonald Road Library and Leith Library for £eith decides voters.
Results will be announced at 5.30 pm on 1 November 2016 at McDonald Road Library. Come along and join in the fun – all welcome.