Jun 022012

£10,000 has been awarded for a Jubilee party in Union Terrace Gardens! With thanks to Iain Richardson.

Community group Common Good Aberdeen were delighted this week to receive an award of £10,000 to support a Jubilee Tea Party on Saturday 23rd June in Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens.

The money was awarded by Aberdeen City Council from the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Community Fund.

“This is great news”, said Common Good Aberdeen spokesperson Dorothy Bothwell.

“We’re planning a big party for the citizens of Aberdeen on 23rd June and this money will help to make sure it’s a day to remember. We’ll have a floored marquee, live music throughout the day, a horse and carriage, refreshments and much, much more. We want to make this a big event with something for everyone”.

Local business Cafe 52 will donate food and refreshments on the day.

Common Good Aberdeen campaigns for better stewardship of Common Good land including Union Terrace Gardens. They want to see investment and sympathetic improvements in Union Terrace Gardens.

For more information, contact:

Iain Richardson on 07833 453961, or Dorothy Bothwell on 583451,
email: info@commongoodaberdeen.org,