Lanark Community Development Trust

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Castlebank Park

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Alston’s Yard

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  1. Christmas Wreath Workshops

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    The Christmas Wreath Workshops were held in the polytunnel today and were a great success with everyone leaving with a beautiful holly wreath which they had made. Grateful thanks to Cammy Murray for leading the class.
  2. Festive Taste of Lanark a Great Success

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    This year for the first time the Festive Taste of Lanark was held on a Saturday and it was a great success. The various stalls in the Tolbooth were kept busy all day and a lot of money was raised for the Development Trust, Lanark Rotary, Freda and Friends Lanimer...
  3. Winterfest Whisky Tasting

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    What a great night with Robin Laing, The Whisky Bard. There weren’t a great number of people present but those who were thoroughly enjoyed an evening of music, poetry and tasting delicious, rare whiskies. Thanks to all involved.
  4. Christmas Cookery Demonstration

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    On Sunday afternoon Mary Barkley and her two elf assistants treated her audience to a wonderful demonstration of Christmas recipes. The Christmas themed event was hilarious but the food that was produced was absolutely delicious. Many thanks Mary and your two elf assistants for giving us such a fun afternoon....
  5. Late Night Lanark Illuminated Parade

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    On Friday night lots of businesses stayed open to allow people working outside the town to do their Christmas shopping in a festive atmosphere. To help encourage people to come out on the street the Development Trust and Business Group again organised an Illuminated Parade. It was even bigger and...
  6. Lanark Winterfest 2016 brochure

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    We hope you enjoy Winterfest 2016 and you can view the brochure on our website. We at LCDT are already looking ahead to Springfest and Winterfest 2017, and we want you to be a part of it! If you have a club, group, organisation or business and would like to...
  7. New Interactive Touch Screens

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    Visitors and residents of Lanark will now be able to enjoy the use of two brand new interactive touch screens in  the town centre. One free standing touch screen is based adjacent to The Tolbooth on Lanark High Street, and the second is mounted at Lanark Memorial Hall. The screens...
  8. Lanark’s Winterfest has begun

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    We have had a busy weekend with the start of the winter festival. The first event was the ‘Ladies Extravaganza’ at Cleghorn Millhouse. We had a great evening of prosecco, gin tasting, lovely nibbles and a superb fashion show by by Brooks of Lanark. Saturday saw the High Street buzzing...
  9. Christmas is Coming!

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    Lanark Community Development Trust has been working in partnership with Lanark Business Group and Lanark Rotary Club to make the town look more festive over the Christmas period. The Development Trust managed to get the funding to purchase 50 Christmas trees and LED lights to be fitted into specially designed...
  10. The Giant ipads have arrived!

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    As part of the funding package from the government’s Town Centre Capital Grant two giant touch screens have now been put in place. One is outside the booking office at the Memorial Hall and the other is in the Tolbooth Piazza. Dr Jamie Hill has been managing this project on...

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