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. Help us transform the derelict Castlebank sawmill building

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    We have now submitted our application to the Big Lottery Fund for £500,000 to transform the derelict sawmill building at Castlebank Park. The Big Lottery Fund has advised us that significant public backing for our plans would help our bid and we have launched a petition in partnership with The...
  2. Castlebank Kids

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    The first session of Castlebank Kids took place yesterday. The kids had a great time running about the park on activities devised by the organisers. Storytime at the Fairy tell was a bit ‘damp’ but fun and mums and kids finished off with a snack at the polytunnels. Look out...
  3. Open Gardens Day

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    Sunday 12 June was not wonderful weather wise but was a superb day nevertheless. Castlebank was the hub garden for the cluster of gardens open under Scotland’s Gardens scheme. A large number of people came along to see both the restored areas of Castlebank and the three other wonderful open...
  4. Gardens open for Charity

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    Come and join us on Sunday 12 June from 1.00 – 5.00pm price £5.00 (proceeds will go towards the restoration project of Castlebank Park). There are four gardens to enjoy, all different. Centred on Castlebank Park where you can park your car and purchase your tickets for the other three...
  5. William Wallace is Back in Town

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    Our long awaited statue of William Wallace, carved by Iain Chalmers of Chainsaw Creations, has arrived at Castlebank. We had a few problems getting him to the Wallace Rose Garden as the lorry that brought him from Inverness was too large to go through the arch of the park gates....
  6. Springfest – The Great Festival Bake Off

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    John Cunningham, Chief Executive of Border Biscuits, had the hard task of judging the entries in the Bake Off competition at Lanark Memorial Hall. There were some amazing entries, especially from the children, which included octopus biscuits, hedgehog cup cakes, madeira mice and a huge ‘burger’ cake complete with a...
  7. Lanark Springfest brochure

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    The Lanark Springfest brochure has been distributed across Clydesdale ahead of this year’s festival and you can also view it online by clicking below. Lanark Springfest 2016 Brochure by Lanark Website
  8. Wallace Festival

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    Saturday was a great day with lots happening in the town. The Wallace Festival in Delves Park drew large crowds and for once the weather was terrific. The Medieval Re-enactors put on a good show and the Lanimer Committee’s balloon race got off to a fine start with last year’s...

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