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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Lanark Vision

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  1. Annual General Meeting 2015

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    The annual general meeting of Lanark Community Development Trust will take place on Tuesday 17 March, at 7.30pm, upstairs in the Tolbooth, High Street, Lanark. This will be an opportunity for you to hear about the work of the Trust over the past year and to influence future direction. The...
  2. Upcoming events at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

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    Would you like to learn some new skills? There are three courses taking place at Castlebank Horticultural Centre over the coming weeks and we would love to see you there! The courses are free to attend but please book a place by contacting Chris Armour at chrisa57@live.co.uk or by calling...
  3. Lanark Vision Newsletter: January update

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    The January 2015 edition of the 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 latest efforts being made to regenerate the town plus the hard work going on...
  4. Castlebank set to blossom as funding edges closer

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    The Lanark Community Development Trust have been given a big boost as we have passed stage one of our application for additional funding from the Big Lottery Growing Community Assets Fund to continue their restoration work at Castlebank Park. The Trust can now apply for stage two of the grant...
  5. Course on Common Garden Pests and Diseases

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    Course on Common Garden Pests and Diseases Castlebank Horticulture Centre Saturday 17 January 2015 We had an excellent attendance for our course on common garden pests and diseases with 19 people taking part on a bitterly cold, snowy day. Our Educational Gardener, Chris Armour, had put together a very informative...
  6. Castlebank in Snow

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    It’s great to see so many families enjoying sledging in Castlebank Park. Can you spot our Lord Cornet Elect, Gordon Gray, and family?
  7. 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....
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...