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Castlebank Park

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  1. 16th November: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, it’s been a couple of weeks since the last update as I’ve been on annual leave. In the meantime, the Development Trust has been busy, with one especially important event taking place as part of Lanark’s Remembrance Weekend events. On Saturday 10th November, ‘The Cameronian Roundabout’ naming ceremony...
  2. Job vacancy: Educational Gardener

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    Lanark Community Development Trust have been awarded £99,940 from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver a three year community gardening project at Castlebank Horticultural Centre, employing an Educational Gardener and delivering activities for the local community in Lanark. The project will deliver a range of horticultural, educational and volunteering opportunities to...
  3. Tribute to The Cameronians on Remembrance Weekend

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    As part of Lanark’s Remembrance Weekend events, ‘The Cameronian Roundabout’ naming ceremony took place at the site of the Winston Barracks in Lanark. The naming of the roundabout is part of Lanark Community Development Trust’s ‘Cameronian Memorial’ heritage project. The unveiling of the new roundabout signs took place on Saturday...
  4. 26th October: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, another month is almost over and if you can believe it, Christmas plans are starting to creep in! Last weekend, I attended the South Lanarkshire Environmental Volunteering Network meeting other voluntary groups in the area. It was a really good chance to hear from other voluntary groups in the...
  5. Lanark’s Winterfest Programme returns with over 40 festive events!

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    The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2018, produced by Lanark Community Development Trust, has been launched with details of over 40 festive events taking place in Lanark during November and December. Highlight events of this year’s Winterfest include the popular Christmas Market & Light Switch-On on Saturday 17th November, the Illuminated Lanimer...
  6. 19th October: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, I hope you have all had a good October Week! It’s been ‘business as usual’ here at the Development Trust, with a couple of exciting updates thrown in for good measure… At the start of the week, we began our management of The Lanark Website and will be...
  7. Call for Cameronians stories and photographs

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    One of the Development Trust’s current heritage projects is the Cameronian Memorial Sculpture. Plans are progressing well to create a memorial sculpture dedicated to The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) on a verge of grass beside the road adjacent to the Winston Barracks. The actual roundabout will be officially renamed ‘The Cameronian...
  8. Lanark in Bloom recognised in Parliament

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    Angela Crawley MP has this week submitted an Early Day Motion congratulating Lanark in Bloom on winning gold at the Keep Scotland Beautiful Awards. Lanark in Bloom are based in the newly restored Horticultural Centre in Castlebank Park and supply and maintain 50 hanging baskets and 60 containers throughout the...
  9. 12th October: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week for the Development Trust, especially down at Castlebank Park where it was ‘all go’ on Thursday! We also have some exciting awards news, but more about that later… At the start of the week I was busy doing some more set-up in the...

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