Lanark Community Development Trust

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Castlebank Park

Work is all but complete on the first stage of the project which will give new life to Lanark's 'jewel in the crown'

Murray Chapel

Find out more about the full restoration of the Murray Chapel

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Trust to carry out feasibility study on local community arts hub

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  1. Castlebank Harvest Day

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    Friends of Castlebank Committee is organising another Open Day at the Horticultural Centre on Sunday 7th September from 1.00pm to 4.00pm. There will be a mini ‘Harvest Show’ with various classes of vegetables, children’s classes, Floral Art, Photography and Art competitions. There will also be a schools’ Scarecrow competition Wild...
  2. Castlebank Horticulture Centre is Open

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    On Monday 19 May 2014 Provost Eileen Logan performed the opening ceremony of the Phase 1 of the Castlebank Horticulture Centre. A large group of invited guests enjoyed looking round the new centre and toilet block. On 25 May we held an open day for the general public and we...
  3. Annual General Meeting

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    The annual general meeting of Lanark Community Development Trust will take place on Friday 28 February 2014 at 7.30pm, in the Tolbooth, High Street, Lanark. This will be an opportunity for you to hear about the work of the Trust over the past year and to influence future direction. A...
  4. Castlebank Project is one step closer

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    We now have funding in place to make a start on phase 1 of the Horticultural Centre. The detailed plans are with the planning department awaiting a building warrant. The contract is out for tender with an expected start date for building of 1st September. Horticultural Education Officer Post This...
  5. Castlebank Horticultural Centre Plans

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    With funding from the Lottery and Leader plus, the Development Trust has been able to commission an architect to draw up plans to renovate the old saw mill for the Horticulture Centre and growing area on the old tennis courts. These plans have now been submitted to the Planning Department...
  6. Castlebank Play Park

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    The new play park at Castlebank was finally open for children during the schools October holiday week. Although there is still some work to be done in installing park benches, litter bins and new planting the finished result is great and has been given the seal of approval by the...
  7. Tree Planting in Castlebank

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      Children from Kirkfieldbank, Lanark, New Lanark, Robert Owen, and St Mary’s Primary schools came along on Thursday 19 April 2012 to help us plant trees. A group of children from each school planted their own special tree which will eventually carry the name of their school on a small disc which...
  8. Friends of Castlebank Park

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    If you are interested in horticulture, heritage or the restoration of one of the Clyde Valley’s best kept secrets, then Lanark Community Development Trust’s ‘Friends of Castlebank Park’ is for you! By becoming a Friend you will not only receive on-going updates on the restoration work, but also have a chance...
  9. Castlebank Park Regeneration

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    If you go down to the park today you are sure of a big surprise – no, not a teddy bears’ picnic but at long last some progress is being made on the park’s regeneration. Things are really starting to happen at Castlebank. The Trust has received Stage 1 funding...

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