Community Councils cash in

GRANTS have now been paid to all of East Dunbartonshire Council area’s community councils.

A recent local authority meeting agreed the annual payments after the bodies were asked to submit accounts and and answer financial standards questionnaires,

Council Leader Rhondda Geekie said: “All of our 12 Community Council have now submitted the required documentation, which allows the release of their annual grant.

“The council also agreed to review the Scheme of Establishment for Community Councils and recommended best practice from a number of organisations will all be taken into consideration in the review.”