Lanark Community Development Trust

Working for Lanark

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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Lanark Vision

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  1. Lanark Community Development Trust Review of 2014

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    This has been one of the busiest years for the Trust since it was founded in 2009. We now have a full board of very talented directors who have been working their socks off for the community. The main focus this year has been the Castlebank Horticultural Training Centre Project....
  2. Course on common garden pests and diseases

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    You can enjoy a free course led by Castlebank Horticultural Centre’s new officer, Chris Armour, about how to tackle common garden pests and diseases on Saturday 17th January from 2pm until 3pm. With 2015 almost upon us plenty of people make new year resolutions for the year ahead, so why...
  3. Lanark Vision Newsletter: November update

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    The latest Lanark Vision newsletter is now available which gives an update on a wide range of activities taking place within the town. In this edition you can find out about the Lanark Vision Forum, support for the Alston’s Yard project, information on the repairs at St Kentigern’s and a...
  4. St Kentigern’s project update

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    Essential repairs have been carried out at St Kentigern’s Church to stabilise one of Lanark’s most important historical assets. The building has been strengthened by two linked L-shaped restraint brackets which will support the gables of the structure in order to prevent possible gale damage. JSK Construction Services were appointed...
  5. Alston’s Yard project

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    The derelict Alston’s Yard site is poised for a major revamp that will help it play a major part in Lanark’s infrastructure. The Lanark Community Development Trust plans to renovate the shed area for the use of the Lanimer Committee for Lanimer Lorry construction, clear up the derelict rubble and...
  6. Lanark Vision

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    The Lanark Vision document sets out a basic formula for the key stakeholders in the town to work on together. The first step has involved presenting the Vision to the various groups and the feedback has been positive and supportive. There are already many good things happening in the town...
  7. St Kentigern’s Project Report

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    St Kentigern’s Project Report                                           Sept. 2014 Emergency repair works to the west gable area is about to start. Discussions between Historic Scotland, SLC (Danny Maxwell etc) and I have resulted in agreement for an L shaped gable restraint bracket to be manufactured and fitted to the wall head adjoining the...
  8. Castlebank Harvest Day Success

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    Our first Harvest Day at Castlebank Horticultural Centre on Sunday 7 September was great success. It was blessed with glorious weather and a large number of adults and children came along to see what was going on. It gave visitors the chance to see the phenomenal growth in our raised...
  9. 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...