CBDRT help Currie Primary School fund a sensory garden.

Currie Primary approached CBDRT to see if they would help support a sensory garden to be used by all their classes, but particularly by students with additional needs. The Round Table are delighted to announce that they have pledged £300 towards the project which has allowed the school to reach the target for the work to start.

Peter Reid, Treasurer of the Parent Council said, “Thank you so much for your generosity and ongoing support. We are delighted that the project can go ahead and we look forward to seeing the inevitable benefits that the garden will bring to the children’s’ education.”

Young At Heart receive a £350 boost from CBDRT.

Young At Heart are a Balerno based organisation who provide superb care for 25/30 elderly members in the CBDRT community, meeting once a week at the Parish Church during term time. The carers at Young At Heart provide a safe and happy place for members to socialise, exercise and provide vital information on topics including energy saving, safety advice from the police and health issues.

Mary Laing, Chairperson at Young At Heart says, “We cannot begin to thank CBDRT enough for their generous donation which will help us continue to fund the weekly sessions. We are delighted that CBDRT can be of so much assistance and look forward to taking the organisation from strength to strength in the future.”

CBDRT help local Currie Community High School student raise funds for a new Elite Sports Wheelchair.

CBDRT are delighted to announce that they have helped local student, Josh Manson, who has Cerebral Palsy, raise the funds for a new Elite Sports Wheelchair. Josh has grown up in the local community and has always been a keen sportsman. In 2011 he found a club called Lothian Phoenix Wheelchair Basketball. Since joining the club his passion for the game has grown. He has played for Scotland in National competitions since 2013 and Junior League Championships, which he was part of the winning Bronze U15’s Lothian Phoenix team last year. His next goal is to play Nationally with Scotland and also internationally with GB in future Paralympics. The Round Table are over the moon that they were happy to help Josh raise the necessary funds and wish him all the very best in the continued success of his sporting career.