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'

Alston’s Yard

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  1. Burgess Awards

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    Lanark Community Development Trust would like to congratulate all the worthy recipients of Burgess Awards this evening. All seven ladies were well deserving of the honour as they have all done an amazing amount of voluntary work for the Royal Burgh of Lanark. Many thanks to the Community Council for...
  2. Architecture Students

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    We were delighted to welcome 30 second year architecture students from Glasgow School of Art. These talented young people will spend a year visiting Lanark at regular intervals and developing ideas for buildings and streetscapes. Today they were giving presentations to various members of the Development Trust, Community Council and...
  3. Lanark in Bloom

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    Congratulations to Ernest Romer, Lanark in Bloom and the Castlebank volunteers from the Development Trust. We gained a silver award in the Scotland in Bloom middle-sized town category bit Ernest was awarded the Community Involvement Trophy in partnership with Lanark Community Development Trust.
  4. Vote for our Park

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    Voting is now open for Scotland’s favourite park. Please help us to get Castlebank into the top ten by clicking on the link below to register your vote.   http://www.greenflagaward.org.uk/park-summary/?park=2726  Castlebank Park
  5. Most Beautiful High Street in Scotland – Finalist

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    We have been successful in making it to the final 10 in the Most Beautiful High Street in Scotland competition. The guidelines for the competition make it clear that the High Street doesn’t actually have to be particularly beautiful but does need to be vibrant with lots going on. Lanark’s...
  6. Station Steps Sign

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    The sign above the steps at Lanark Station has been erected today. It is a great improvement on the scruffy board that was there previously and provides a proper welcome to people visiting Lanark. The Development Trust is very Grateful to Border Biscuits for funding the cost of the sign.
  7. Tesco Bags of Help

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    We are delighted that the restoration of Castlebank Park has been chosen as one of Tesco’s Bags of Help Projects during the months of May and June. Please help us to raise as much money as possible by putting the wee blue tokens that you get at the checkout into...
  8. Great Day at Springfest 2017

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    The Memorial Hall had a real ‘buzz’ about it today withe Springfest events taking place. Lots of beautiful stalls for the craft fair and performances from the Circle Dancing Group, Ice and LAMS. The local Harp Group, ‘The Harpies”, entertained people having coffee in the Cargill Cafe. The children’s soft...

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