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'

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  1. Vote for Your Favourite Park

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    We were recently awarded a Green Flag for Castlebank Park. This is a very prestigious award  which shows that Castlebank has reached certain quality benchmarks. The People’s Choice Award has opened for people to vote for their favourite Green Flag Park. Please support us by voting for Castlebank and share...
  2. Renovation of the Sawmill Building Petition

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    The petition to the Lottery is now closed. We managed to get 712 people to sign it which was an amazing number to collect in 14 days during a holiday period and let’s hope that it impresses the Lottery that the people of Lanark area really want this to happen....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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....

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