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. Christmas Wreath Making Workshops

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    On Saturday 5 December we held two Christmas Wreath workshops at Castlebank. The workshops proved to be very popular and were booked out very quickly. Cammy Murray was the tutor and did a fantastic job as everyone who took part left with a beautiful wreath which could rival any that...
  2. Castlebank Halloween Spooktacular

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    There was a great turnout of children and adults at the Halloween Spooktacular at Castlebank Horticulture Centre. Alison Galbraith, the storyteller, had children and adults enthralled by her spooky stories. Pumpkin soup and scary cakes were also on offer and disappeared like magic! Our volunteers entered into the spirit of...
  3. Castlebank Bog Garden

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    The stretch of boggy ground where the old curling pond used to be has been crying out for some kind of makeover. We were keen to develop it as a Japanese Water Garden but South Lanarkshire Council refused permission for this. However, they did agree that we could develop the...
  4. Castlebank Community Consultation Survey

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    Lanark Community Development Trust is a local charity working to develop projects in the area which make our community a better place to live, work in or visit. One of our projects is to develop Castlebank Park into a better community space and provide facilities for environmental volunteering and training...
  5. William Wallace Rose Garden crowdfunding

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    Lanark Community Development Trust is working to improve the town for the community of Lanark and encourage more visitors to our historic town. We are restoring Castlebank Park, Lanark and are creating a William Wallace Memorial Rose Garden with a 7ft sculpture of Wallace in the centre to commemorate his...
  6. Paddington in the Park

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    Lanark Library storytelling group visited Castlebank on Tuesday 7 July to meet up with Paddington Bear. A large crowd of small children, babies and mums and dads came along to the story telling session in the polytunnel before meeting up with Paddington himself. They then did a Paddington Treasure Hunt...
  7. Volunteer Day – Saturday 11 July at 11.00am

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    The park is looking stunning at the moment with most of the rhododendrons in full bloom in spite of the chilly weather. The Development Trust is continuing in its work of regeneration of the park and we have just started work converting the squelchy grassed area that used to be...

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