Edinburgh council set to boost Gorgie City Farm appeal by £27,000
Leader in call to help save popular attraction
A CAMPAIGN to save Gorgie City Farm could be given another boost today if a proposed £27,000 council cash injection goes ahead.
Leader Adam McVey intends to ask the authority to sign-off on the grant to give the liquidator more time to find a buyer.
The much-loved attraction went bust on November 1 with a total of 18 jobs lost.
The Evening News revealed yesterday how a GoFundMe appeal to save the farm has been bolstered by a £20,000 donation from a mystery benefactor.
A group set up by former employees, the Edinburgh Community Farm, said it took the total in the pot to more than £92,600.
Cllr McVey added: "Grateful for the cross party support & those who donated to the Go Fund Me effort standing at nearly £100k."