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A HOUSING association has won thousands to fund its coronavirus response.

Spire View Housing Association has been awarded £63,040 in National Lottery funding to support its Royston Coronavirus Response project.

The funding will be “absolutely vital” to support vulnerable residents at Spire View, in Royston, the housing association said in a Facebook post.

Spire View will use the funding, alongside Copperworks and Blochairn housing associations to provide hot food and meal packages to vulnerable residents in the North Glasgow area.

The post went on: “We are completely overwhelmed by the support of the National Lottery”.

SNP Councillor, Allan Casey congratulated Spire View’s efforts, saying: “Absolutely fantastic that our community bid has been successful and this money will go a long way to support our community through this current crisis.”

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