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. 21st September: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, I hope you agree with me that this September seems to be the fastest month ever! Already we’re coming up to the September Weekend and next thing we know it’ll be Halloween. To start of this week’s diary, I’d like to mention the photography competition we have launched...
  2. 14th September: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, I hope you have all had a good week! Autumn is definitely in the air with the leaves starting to fall at Castlebank Park. It’s still beautiful and I’m looking forward to see it transform into a winter wonderland as we move into the colder months. At the...
  3. Capture Castlebank Park – Photography competition

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    Capture Castlebank Park – Photography competition Throughout the seasons, Castlebank Park is one of the most beautiful and photogenic locations in Lanark. We are looking for the local community to submit their photographs of the park to help us brighten up the walls of the new Castlebank Horticultural Centre. Since...
  4. The value of volunteering

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    As a volunteer-led organisation, Lanark Community Development Trust aims to provide meaningful opportunities for local people to get involved with a range of projects in their community. We involve volunteers to bring a fresh range of diversity and skills to the organisation. Volunteers are an essential resource in supporting the successful...
  5. GOLD for Lanark in Bloom

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    Lanark Community Development Trust  would like to pass on huge congratulations to our partner organisation, Lanark in Bloom, who have been awarded GOLD for the first time at the annual Beautiful Scotland awards! This fantastic award recognises the dedication of Ernest and the volunteers in ‘bringing a little colour to...
  6. 7th September: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, it’s been another busy working week and this one has ended with some excellent news! Last night, at the Beautiful Scotland Awards, Lanark in Bloom received GOLD for the first time! An amazing recognition for all of the hard work carried by Ernest and the team of dedicated...
  7. Support our work using ‘Give as You Live’

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    Good news! You can now help us raise funds for the Development Trust online easily by signing up for ‘Give as You Live’ – this donates a small % of your purchase, at no cost to yourself, to your chosen charity. We rely on your support to continue delivering projects...
  8. Help us get Castlebank Park in the UK Top 10!

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    Castlebank Park is truly one of Lanark’s ‘hidden gems’. Over recent years, volunteers from Castlebank Park and Lanark in Bloom have worked tirelessly to bring the park back from the brink. In 2016, the park was recognised as one of Scotland’s Green Flag Parks and we recently retained this award....
  9. 31st August: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, as we round off another week I can’t help but wonder, where has August gone?! I’ve been spending a lot of time at Castlebank Park this week, it’s fantastic to see the renovation works of the Horticultural Centre nearing completion and we’ll hopefully be opening the doors to...

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