Lanark Community Development Trust

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Castlebank Park

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  1. 7th December: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, Last week rounded off with our annual Holly Wreath workshops at Castlebank Horticultural Centre. Everyone enjoyed themselves and as you can see below, all came away with a beautiful wreath for their homes. The workshops were very popular and sold-out back in October! To let the local community...
  2. 30th November: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, it’s been a really busy week for the Development Trust, with lots of positive stories to share! At the beginning of last week we published our room hire charges and venue information for Castlebank Horticultural Centre. The centre is now open for hire for meetings, community events or...
  3. 23rd November: Development Manager Diary

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    Hi everyone, it’s been a wonderful week at Castlebank Park and as we edge ever closer to Christmas, we have a bumper weekend of Winterfest activities ahead. At the start of last week we heard that we had been shortlisted as a Finalist in the #FutureTown design competition hosted by...
  4. Opening event at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

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    Today (Wednesday 21st November 2018), celebrations took place at Castlebank Park to mark the opening of the new Community Hub building within the Horticultural Centre. The new centre was opened by Beechgrove Garden’s George Anderson. Also present at the event were South Lanarkshire Council Provost Ian McAllan, local councillors, project...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...

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