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. Springfest – The Great Festival Bake Off

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    John Cunningham, Chief Executive of Border Biscuits, had the hard task of judging the entries in the Bake Off competition at Lanark Memorial Hall. There were some amazing entries, especially from the children, which included octopus biscuits, hedgehog cup cakes, madeira mice and a huge ‘burger’ cake complete with a...
  2. Lanark Springfest brochure

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    The Lanark Springfest brochure has been distributed across Clydesdale ahead of this year’s festival and you can also view it online by clicking below. Lanark Springfest 2016 Brochure by Lanark Website
  3. Wallace Festival

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    Saturday was a great day with lots happening in the town. The Wallace Festival in Delves Park drew large crowds and for once the weather was terrific. The Medieval Re-enactors put on a good show and the Lanimer Committee’s balloon race got off to a fine start with last year’s...
  4. Castlebank Volunteers – Daffodil Tea

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    Spring has finally arrived, the days are getting longer and the spring bulbs are starting to flourish.   We are holding a Daffodil Tea at Castlebank Horticulture Centre on 16 April and hope that as many people as possible will come along, see the daffodils in full bloom in the...
  5. Lanark Old Town – Exhibition of Ideas

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    The Trust held a Charrettes exhibition in the Tolbooth on 11th/12th March. Architect Jamie MacFarlane displayed some of his ideas for transforming the Castlegate, Broomgate and Delves Park area. A large number of people dropped in to see the display and feedback was very positive. Our MSP and Children’s Minister,...
  6. Lanark Station – Welcome to Lanark

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    As part of the Trust’s “Vision for Lanark”, improving the visitor experience came high on the list of priorities for action. With funding from the Scottish Government’s Town Centre Communities Capital Fund, the Trust commissioned replica boards of the Banners that the Rotary Club funded for Lanark High Street. These...
  7. 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...

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