Aggie Weston’s was delighted to receive a £2,500 gift from The Patron’s Fund, the charitable fund set up to acknowledge the work of the charitable organisations for which Her Majesty, The Queen acts as a Patron, on the occasion of her 90th birthday.
Around £750,000 was made available for distribution between nearly 300 charities and other organisations in the UK and the Commonwealth. The Fund received generous donations from a range of supporters; including individual donors, businesses, schools, community groups and the proceeds from The Patron’s Lunch, the event on the Mall last June.
This particular gift will help to fund a ‘Welcome to Scotland’ programme which is being developed to encourage personnel who have been assigned to HM Naval Base Clyde to consider relocating here. A large number of personnel have a preformed view of Argyll & Bute and do not even explore the region with their families before making the decision to commute on a weekly basis from their home towns across the UK.