Borders Big Lottery boost

Two Borders organisations are among 11 who are sharing more than £4 million in the latest round of grants from the Big Lottery Fund’s Investing in Communities scheme, which aims to support individuals, families and communities in greatest need.

Action for Children has received £207,856 to expand its young carers service in the Scottish Borders. It will work in all 63 primary schools to identify and support young carers aged seven to 12.

Momentum Scotland gets £616,925 to work with 480 people who have a brain injury to improve their financial literacy, money management skills, and access to financial opportunities and benefits.