Lanark Community Development Trust

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Castlebank Park

Work has been completed on the first stage of the project which will give new life to Lanark's 'jewel in the crown'

Alston’s Yard

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  1. Castlebank Volunteers – Daffodil Tea

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    Spring has finally arrived, the days are getting longer and the spring bulbs are starting to flourish.   We are holding a Daffodil Tea at Castlebank Horticulture Centre on 16 April and hope that as many people as possible will come along, see the daffodils in full bloom in the...
  2. Lanark Old Town – Exhibition of Ideas

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    The Trust held a Charrettes exhibition in the Tolbooth on 11th/12th March. Architect Jamie MacFarlane displayed some of his ideas for transforming the Castlegate, Broomgate and Delves Park area. A large number of people dropped in to see the display and feedback was very positive. Our MSP and Children’s Minister,...
  3. Lanark Station – Welcome to Lanark

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    As part of the Trust’s “Vision for Lanark”, improving the visitor experience came high on the list of priorities for action. With funding from the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Communities Capital Fund, the Trust commissioned replica boards of the Banners that the Rotary Club funded for Lanark High Street. These...
  4. Christmas Wreath Making Workshops

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    On Saturday 5 December we held two Christmas Wreath workshops at Castlebank. The workshops proved to be very popular and were booked out very quickly. Cammy Murray was the tutor and did a fantastic job as everyone who took part left with a beautiful wreath which could rival any that...
  5. Castlebank Halloween Spooktacular

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    There was a great turnout of children and adults at the Halloween Spooktacular at Castlebank Horticulture Centre. Alison Galbraith, the storyteller, had children and adults enthralled by her spooky stories. Pumpkin soup and scary cakes were also on offer and disappeared like magic! Our volunteers entered into the spirit of...
  6. Castlebank Bog Garden

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    The stretch of boggy ground where the old curling pond used to be has been crying out for some kind of makeover. We were keen to develop it as a Japanese Water Garden but South Lanarkshire Council refused permission for this. However, they did agree that we could develop the...
  7. Castlebank Community Consultation Survey

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    Lanark Community Development Trust is a local charity working to develop projects in the area which make our community a better place to live, work in or visit. One of our projects is to develop Castlebank Park into a better community space and provide facilities for environmental volunteering and training...

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