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Hunter’s Close (43 High Street) Statement

Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust is continually working...

Lanark Community Development Trust is continually working in partnership with Discover Lanark and South Lanarkshire Council to improve the town...

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Development Trust launches festive window competition

Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust has launched the...

Lanark Community Development Trust has launched the annual competition for Lanark’s shops to decorate their window and help spread festive...

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Castlebank to be featured in national showcase event

Posted Thursday, October 29, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Growing enterprise – Castlebank Horticultural Centre in...

Growing enterprise – Castlebank Horticultural Centre in Lanark innovates in trying times Social Enterprise Scotland will be hosting a unique...

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Lanark schools urged to take part in Young People’s Photo Challenge

Posted Thursday, October 8, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

CHALLENGE EXTENDED UNTIL 15TH NOVEMBER 2020 What...

CHALLENGE EXTENDED UNTIL 15TH NOVEMBER 2020 What do you like about living in Lanark? What do you think could be...

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Have your say on the Stage 2 Vision for Lanark consultation

Posted Wednesday, October 7, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

A month ago, the Vision for Lanark...

A month ago, the Vision for Lanark partnership reported in the Lanark Gazette that it had invited comments from many...

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We want your designs for Castlebank mural project

Posted Tuesday, September 22, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust have received funding...

Lanark Community Development Trust have received funding from The Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council (RBLCC) Micro Grants to transform...

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LCDT AGM – 1 October 2020

Posted Tuesday, September 8, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

8 September 2020 Dear Member, RESCHEDULED LANARK...

8 September 2020 Dear Member, RESCHEDULED LANARK COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The annual general meeting of Lanark Community...

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Digital Doors Open Days at Castlebank Park

Posted Tuesday, August 25, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

DOORS OPEN DAYS 2020 is going digital!...

DOORS OPEN DAYS 2020 is going digital! “Scotland’s biggest free festival of architecture will present its largest ever digital offering...

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A NEW VISION FOR LANARK – YOUR CHANCE TO JOIN THE DEBATE

Posted Monday, August 24, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

A NEW VISION FOR LANARK – YOUR...

A NEW VISION FOR LANARK – YOUR CHANCE TO JOIN THE DEBATE High Level View of Lanark – The Royal...

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Lanark appoints Town Crier for people and businesses

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Pictured left to right: Councillor Richard Elliot...

Pictured left to right: Councillor Richard Elliot Lockhart, Frank Gunning – Chairman of Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council, Sylvia...

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Virtual Family Gardening and Nature Club

Posted Thursday, July 2, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre will be hosting a...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre will be hosting a virtual programme of activity over the summer holidays Castlebank Horticultural Centre in Lanark...

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World Environment Day Webinar

Posted Monday, June 8, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre is located in Lanark,...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre is located in Lanark, Scotland. For #WorldEnvironmentDay 2020, the centre’s Educational Gardener, Stuart Ritchie, discusses biodiversity on...

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Gardening and Nature Activities from Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Monday, May 18, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

CASTLEBANK LEARNING HUB In light of the...

CASTLEBANK LEARNING HUB In light of the worldwide COVID-19 public health situation, we (Lanark Community Development Trust, the managers of...

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Get snapping for #TimeForNature Photo Competition

Posted Thursday, May 14, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Get the kids snapping to enter our...

Get the kids snapping to enter our latest competition! 📸 Friday 5th June is World Environment Day and this year’s...

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Take a virtual tour of Lanark beauty spot, Castlebank Park

Posted Thursday, May 14, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

In recent years, Castlebank Park in Lanark...

In recent years, Castlebank Park in Lanark has been transformed by a dedicated team of volunteers, led by Lanark Community...

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Celebrate VE Day 75th Anniversary with family competition

Posted Thursday, April 30, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Friday 8th May 2020 marks the 75th...

Friday 8th May 2020 marks the 75th Anniversary of victory in Europe. The VE Day 75th Anniversary was the planned...

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Get snapping to take part in Castlebank virtual flower show

Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Pretty in pink – photograph submitted to...

Pretty in pink – photograph submitted to the virtual flower show by Hejdi McLean To help create a brighter world...

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Development Trust supports Lanarkhelps community phoneline

Posted Friday, April 17, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

An initiative of Lanark voluntary organisations have...

An initiative of Lanark voluntary organisations have created a ‘Lanarkhelps’ phoneline to provide practical community support during COVID-19. The volunteer-led...

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“Over the Rainbow” Artwork Competition

Posted Thursday, April 9, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

“Over the Rainbow” Artwork Competition During these...

“Over the Rainbow” Artwork Competition During these difficult times, children around the world have been brightening up their windows and...

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13th March: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, March 13, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre We have had a...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre We have had a busy March so far at the Horticultural Centre! We’ve hosted the first of...

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Castlebank cracks the Easter Holidays with family fun

Posted Tuesday, March 10, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Spring is here and Castlebank Horticultural Centre...

Spring is here and Castlebank Horticultural Centre is opening its doors to the public with an ‘Easter Open Day’ on...

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Let’s Grow: Woodland Restoration Project with Skills Exchange SCIO

Posted Friday, February 14, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

We have recently partnered with Skills Exchange...

We have recently partnered with Skills Exchange SCIO to deliver an exciting new woodland restoration project in the park which...

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Get set for spring at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Monday, February 10, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

This spring, Castlebank Horticultural Centre is hosting...

This spring, Castlebank Horticultural Centre is hosting a variety of community events and activities, from gardening workshops and guided walks,...

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10th Feb: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, February 10, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre Last week, Stuart, our...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre Last week, Stuart, our Educational Gardener, and Sylvia had a busy day in Stirling speaking at the...

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30th January: Development Manager Diary

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre We’ve had a busy...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre We’ve had a busy week a the Horticultural Centre. We have began an 11-week programme with Lanark...

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17th January: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, January 20, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre Castlebank Horticultural Centre will...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre Castlebank Horticultural Centre will be offering the ‘RHS – Royal Horticultural Society Level 2 Certificate in the...

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Study with the RHS at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Thursday, January 16, 2020 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre in Lanark will soon...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre in Lanark will soon be offering horticultural qualifications through the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The RHS was...

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13th Dec: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, December 13, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

LANARK FESTIVALS We’ve already enjoyed a host...

LANARK FESTIVALS We’ve already enjoyed a host of events as part of Lanark Winterfest 2019, including: the Christmas Market; Illuminated...

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25th Nov: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, November 25, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

LANARK FESTIVALS Lanark Winterfest 2019 is well...

LANARK FESTIVALS Lanark Winterfest 2019 is well underway! On 16th November the town welcomed the ever-popular annual Christmas Market –...

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1st November: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, November 1, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

TOWN IMPROVEMENTS After being shortlisted within the...

TOWN IMPROVEMENTS After being shortlisted within the ‘Rising Star’ category of the The GB High St Awards earlier this year, Lanark has...

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Development Trust aims to celebrate Lanark as home of historic Clydesdale Horse breed

Posted Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

An artist’s impression shows an impressive visual of...

An artist’s impression shows an impressive visual of the proposed Clydesdale Horse Sculpture (Image copyright of CodSteaks) Lanark Community Development Trust...

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Lanark vying to be named ‘Scotland’s Most Beautiful High Street’

Posted Monday, October 28, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark has been shortlisted as one of...

Lanark has been shortlisted as one of eight towns in the running to be crowned Scotland’s most beautiful high street....

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Lanark’s Winterfest Programme returns with over 40 festive events!

Posted Thursday, October 24, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2019, produced by...

The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2019, produced by Lanark Community Development Trust, has been launched with details of over 40 festive...

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Halloween family fun at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Monday, October 21, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Families are invited to attend Lanark Community...

Families are invited to attend Lanark Community Development Trust’s ‘Ghouls in the Garden’ Halloween event on Thursday 31st October. The...

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18th October: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, October 18, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

LANARK FESTIVALS The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2019,...

LANARK FESTIVALS The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2019, produced by Lanark Community Development Trust, has been launched with details of over 40...

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4th October: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, October 4, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

TOWN IMPROVEMENTS On Wednesday 18th September, Lanark High...

TOWN IMPROVEMENTS On Wednesday 18th September, Lanark High Street was judged as part of the The GB High St Awards. We are one...

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20th Sep: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, September 20, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On Sunday evening, we hosted our first...

On Sunday evening, we hosted our first bat walk at Castlebank Park. Many thanks to everyone who joined us in the...

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13th September: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, September 13, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On 7th and 8th September, Castlebank Horticultural...

On 7th and 8th September, Castlebank Horticultural Centre participated in South Lanark’s Doors Open Days weekend. We had around 100 people...

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6th September: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, September 6, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Last weekend, representatives from Lanark Community Development...

Last weekend, representatives from Lanark Community Development Trust attended the annual DTAS (Development Trusts Association Scotland) Conference which was being...

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Transformational change ahead for Lanark with Town Centre Fund success

Posted Friday, September 6, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark is to benefit from a share...

Lanark is to benefit from a share of a £2.5million fund, aimed at revitalising town centres across South Lanarkshire. Lanark...

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Explore Lanark this weekend with ‘Doors Open Days’

Posted Thursday, September 5, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On 7th and 8th September, Lanark buildings will take...

On 7th and 8th September, Lanark buildings will take part in the national Doors Open Days 2019 weekend. Historic buildings at Castlebank...

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Doors Open Weekend at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Monday, August 19, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On 7th and 8th September, Castlebank Horticultural...

On 7th and 8th September, Castlebank Horticultural Centre will open its doors as part of Doors Open Days Scotland 2019,...

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16th August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, August 16, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, The good news at the...

Hi everyone, The good news at the start of the week was that Lanark has been shortlisted as a finalist...

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Lanark shortlisted as Rising Star High Street of the Year

Posted Monday, August 12, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark has been shortlisted for the Rising...

Lanark has been shortlisted for the Rising Star High Street Award and is in the running to be crowned Rising...

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9th August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, August 9, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, this is a long update...

Hi everyone, this is a long update as there has been so much going on over the past couple of...

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Growing young person’s future with RHS bursary

Posted Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

As of this autumn, Castlebank Horticultural Centre...

As of this autumn, Castlebank Horticultural Centre will be offering the ‘RHS Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Horticulture’....

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Tell us your ideas for Castlebank Park

Posted Wednesday, July 31, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Since 2012, Lanark Community Development Trust have...

Since 2012, Lanark Community Development Trust have been working to restore the jewel in Lanark’s crown – Castlebank Park. Formerly...

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RHS courses on offer at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Monday, July 29, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Horticultural Centre in Lanark will soon...

Castlebank Horticultural Centre in Lanark will soon be offering horticultural qualifications through the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The RHS was...

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26th July: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, July 26, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, Last Thursday 18th July, Lanark...

Hi everyone, Last Thursday 18th July, Lanark in Bloom and the volunteers at Castlebank Horticultural Centre were presented with a...

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Lanark groups presented with Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Posted Thursday, July 18, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On Thursday 18th July, Lanark in Bloom...

On Thursday 18th July, Lanark in Bloom and the volunteers at Castlebank Horticultural Centre were presented with a Queen’s Award...

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12th July: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, July 12, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, We have recently hit the...

Hi everyone, We have recently hit the renewal period for membership of Lanark Community Development Trust, and we’re taking it...

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Castlebank and The Haven volunteers go green for Action Earth grant

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust is calling on...

Lanark Community Development Trust is calling on the local community to lend a hand to improve their local environment, and...

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Development Trust drives for new members

Posted Tuesday, July 9, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Would you like to drive positive change...

Would you like to drive positive change in Lanark? Lanark Community Development Trust is encouraging the local community to sign...

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30th June: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, July 1, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, It’s been ‘all go’ at...

Hi everyone, It’s been ‘all go’ at the Development Trust over the last two weeks as we prepared for our...

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The Duke of Rothesay visits Castlebank Park

Posted Friday, June 28, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On Friday 28th June, The Duke of...

On Friday 28th June, The Duke of Rothesay visited Castlebank Park and Horticultural Centre in Lanark to learn about the...

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CCI crafts new homes for bats in Castlebank Park

Posted Monday, June 24, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Park in Lanark is to become...

Castlebank Park in Lanark is to become more ‘bat friendly’ thanks to Lanark Community Development Trust and funding through Scotmid...

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14th June: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, June 14, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Everything has just about returned to normal...

Everything has just about returned to normal after Lanimer Week. The streets were lined for another successful Lanimer Day Procession on...

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Families get gardening this summer at Castlebank Park

Posted Friday, June 14, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust are running a...

Lanark Community Development Trust are running a free family gardening club at Castlebank Horticultural Centre this summer.  Join Stuart the...

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Lanark groups gain Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark in Bloom and the volunteers at Castlebank...

Lanark in Bloom and the volunteers at Castlebank Horticultural Centre have been awarded a Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Known as the ‘MBE...

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31st May: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, May 31, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On Saturday 18th May, large numbers gathered to...

On Saturday 18th May, large numbers gathered to watch the unveiling of the Cameronian Memorial Sculpture, at the entrance to Lanark’s...

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Development Trust unveils Cameronian Memorial Sculpture in Lanark

Posted Monday, May 20, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Proud of their Regiment’s recognition – members...

Proud of their Regiment’s recognition – members of the Cameronian Friends and Family Organisation On Saturday 18th May 2019, Lanark Community...

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17th May: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, May 17, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone! We have slowly been getting...

Hi everyone! We have slowly been getting back to normal after FLOWERFEST last weekend. It was a fantastic weekend attended...

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Sun shines on second successful FlowerFest Weekend

Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

After its inaugural success in 2018, Lanark’s...

After its inaugural success in 2018, Lanark’s FlowerFest returned to Castlebank Park from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th May 2019....

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10th May: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, May 10, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, this week’s Development Manager Diary...

Hi everyone, this week’s Development Manager Diary has a very ‘FlowerFest’ focused theme, as the three-day festival kicked off today...

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3rd May: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, May 3, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

At the end of last week, the...

At the end of last week, the Royal Burgh of Lanark Community Council unveiled the new War Memorial plaque outside...

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26th April: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, April 26, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, the sun was certainly shining...

Hi everyone, the sun was certainly shining for our Easter Open Day at Castlebank Horticultural Centre on Monday. We had...

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19th April: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, April 19, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, In partnership with Lanark in...

Hi everyone, In partnership with Lanark in Bloom, we’ve been lucky to receive a The Royal Horticultural Society ‘Greening Grey...

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Castlebank Horticultural Centre brings home European Award

Posted Tuesday, April 16, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Staff and volunteers at Castlebank Horticultural Centre...

Staff and volunteers at Castlebank Horticultural Centre proud to be recognised in Europe On Thursday 11th April, as part of...

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12th April: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, April 12, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, We didn’t have a diary...

Hi everyone, We didn’t have a diary post last week, so the start of this post includes some news for...

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One month to go until FlowerFest blooms again in Castlebank Park!

Posted Monday, April 8, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

After its inaugural success in 2018, Lanark’s...

After its inaugural success in 2018, Lanark’s FlowerFest returns to Castlebank Park from Friday 10th to Sunday 12th May 2019....

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New Dementia Friendly Gardening Group flourishes at Castlebank

Posted Monday, April 1, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

On Monday 1 April 2019, Lanark Community...

On Monday 1 April 2019, Lanark Community Development Trust launched its new Dementia Friendly Gardening Group, ‘Flourish’, at Castlebank Horticultural...

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29th March – Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, March 29, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, At the start of the...

Hi everyone, At the start of the week the Development Trust were invited to attend the launch of the New...

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Easter Open Day at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Tuesday, March 26, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Join us at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for...

Join us at Castlebank Horticultural Centre for our first open day of the year, on Easter Monday 22nd April. Come...

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15th March: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, March 15, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, The big news this week...

Hi everyone, The big news this week is that Castlebank Park has been named as one of the 25 finalists from...

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Castlebank Park shortlisted for European award

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank Park in Lanark has been named...

Castlebank Park in Lanark has been named as one of the 25 finalists from all over Europe, out of over...

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8th March: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, March 8, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, It’s been a busy week...

Hi everyone, It’s been a busy week of meetings for myself and the Development Trust. On Monday, the Cameronian Memorial...

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1st March: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, March 1, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, after a long January it...

Hi everyone, after a long January it seems as if February has flown by, and as if by magic March...

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22nd Feb: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, February 22, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, the week got off to...

Hi everyone, the week got off to a great start as we welcomed Stuart Ritchie, our new Educational Gardener at...

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New Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre

Posted Monday, February 18, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

We’re delighted to welcome Stuart Ritchie, our...

We’re delighted to welcome Stuart Ritchie, our new Educational Gardener at Castlebank Horticultural Centre! Stuart will be working with our...

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Development Trust gets go ahead for Cameronian Memorial Sculpture

Posted Monday, February 18, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust has been successful...

Lanark Community Development Trust has been successful in raising funds to create a memorial sculpture dedicated to The Cameronians (Scottish...

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15th Feb: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, There has been a touch...

Hi everyone, There has been a touch of spring in the air this week, as well as a number of...

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8th Feb: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, February 8, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week...

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week for the Development Trust with lots of meetings at Castlebank Horticultural Centre. On...

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1st Feb: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, February 1, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, The last week in January...

Hi everyone, The last week in January has been a busy one for the Development Trust. On Monday and Tuesday...

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Castlebank volunteers get ‘Bags of Help’ from Tesco

Posted Monday, January 28, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Castlebank volunteers are getting their local park...

Castlebank volunteers are getting their local park ready for summer thanks to a grant from Tesco. Castlebank Park, which has...

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25th Jan: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, January 25, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, It’s been another busy week...

Hi everyone, It’s been another busy week for the Development Trust. On Monday, myself, Sylvia and Ernest had photos taken...

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Development Trust rallies local support for Discover Lanark BID

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Growing support at Castlebank Horticultural Centre –...

Growing support at Castlebank Horticultural Centre – Melissa Reilly, Development Manager and Sylvia Russell, Chairman of Lanark Community Development Trust,...

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18th Jan: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, January 18, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week...

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week for the Development Trust, with lots of projects ‘kicking off’ in earnest for...

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Ian Douglas chosen as Lord Cornet Elect 2019

Posted Monday, January 14, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Lord Cornet Elect 2019 Ian Douglas, his...

Lord Cornet Elect 2019 Ian Douglas, his wife Michelle Douglas and daughter Erin Douglas. Photo courtesy of John Prior. Following...

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11th Jan: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, January 11, 2019 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, we’re back! I hope you...

Hi everyone, we’re back! I hope you all had a good Christmas and New Year! Lanarkians celebrated the start of...

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21st Dec: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, December 21, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, this will be my last...

Hi everyone, this will be my last Diary post for 2018 ahead of the Christmas break. This last week has...

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Lanark’s ‘Festive Taste’ event success

Posted Monday, December 17, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark’s ‘Festive Taste’ event took place on...

Lanark’s ‘Festive Taste’ event took place on Saturday 15th December, and the whole community was invited to take part with something...

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Job vacancy: Educational Gardener

Posted Monday, December 10, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust have been awarded...

Lanark Community Development Trust have been awarded £99,940 from the Big Lottery Fund to deliver a three year community gardening...

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7th Dec: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, December 7, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, Last week rounded off with...

Hi everyone, Last week rounded off with our annual Holly Wreath workshops at Castlebank Horticultural Centre. Everyone enjoyed themselves and...

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Celebrating Castlebank’s opening event

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Today (Wednesday 21st November 2018), celebrations took place...

Today (Wednesday 21st November 2018), celebrations took place at Castlebank Park to mark the opening of the new Community Hub building...

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30th Nov: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been a really busy...

Hi everyone, it’s been a really busy week for the Development Trust, with lots of positive stories to share! At...

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23rd Nov: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, November 30, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been a wonderful week...

Hi everyone, it’s been a wonderful week at Castlebank Park and as we edge ever closer to Christmas, we have...

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Remembering The Cameronians

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

As part of Lanark’s Remembrance Weekend events,...

As part of Lanark’s Remembrance Weekend events, ‘The Cameronian Roundabout’ naming ceremony took place at the site of the Winston...

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16th Nov: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been a couple of...

Hi everyone, it’s been a couple of weeks since the last update as I’ve been on annual leave. In the...

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26th Oct: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, another month is almost over...

Hi everyone, another month is almost over and if you can believe it, Christmas plans are starting to creep in!...

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19th October: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, I hope you have all...

Hi everyone, I hope you have all had a good October Week! It’s been ‘business as usual’ here at the...

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Lanark’s Winterfest Programme returns!

Posted Friday, October 19, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2018, produced by...

The Lanark Winterfest Programme 2018, produced by Lanark Community Development Trust, has been launched with details of over 40 festive...

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12th October: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, October 12, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week...

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy week for the Development Trust, especially down at Castlebank Park where it was ‘all...

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5th October: Development Manager Diary

Posted Tuesday, October 9, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it really feels like autumn...

Hi everyone, it really feels like autumn has well and truly arrived this week – just look at the colours...

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28th Sep: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, September 28, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, here we are again at...

Hi everyone, here we are again at the end of another month, with a touch of frost on the ground...

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William Wallace returns to Lanark!

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

William Wallace returned to Lanark to inspect...

William Wallace returned to Lanark to inspect the new spray paint artwork dedicated to his life! You can read more...

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Support our work using ‘Give as you live’

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Good news! You can now help us...

Good news! You can now help us raise funds for the Development Trust online easily by signing up for ‘Give...

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GOLD for Lanark in Bloom

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Lanark Community Development Trust  would like to...

Lanark Community Development Trust  would like to pass on huge congratulations to our partner organisation, Lanark in Bloom, who have...

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The value of volunteering

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

As a volunteer-led organisation, Lanark Community Development...

As a volunteer-led organisation, Lanark Community Development Trust aims to provide meaningful opportunities for local people to get involved with...

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Saving St Kentigern’s Church

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Remedial building works have commenced at St...

Remedial building works have commenced at St Kentigern’s Church in Lanark to halt the deterioration of this 11/12th Century iconic...

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21st September: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, I hope you agree with...

Hi everyone, I hope you agree with me that this September seems to be the fastest month ever! Already we’re...

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14th September: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, September 24, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, I hope you have all...

Hi everyone, I hope you have all had a good week! Autumn is definitely in the air with the leaves...

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7th September: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, September 7, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy working...

Hi everyone, it’s been another busy working week and this one has ended with some excellent news! Last night, at...

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31st August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, September 7, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, as we round off another...

Hi everyone, as we round off another week I can’t help but wonder, where has August gone?! I’ve been spending...

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Unveiling of the “Wallace Close”

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

The ‘Wallace Close’ project has been co-ordinated...

The ‘Wallace Close’ project has been co-ordinated by the Lanark Community Development Trust as part of The Lanark Vision strategy...

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24th August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Wednesday, August 29, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi again everyone, it’s been another busy...

Hi again everyone, it’s been another busy week with the Development Trust, the highlight of which has been seeing the...

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16th August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Thursday, August 16, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone! We’re well into August now...

Hi everyone! We’re well into August now but you wouldn’t know it with the weather we’ve been having. If it’s...

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10th August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, August 10, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, It’s been another busy week...

Hi everyone, It’s been another busy week for Lanark Community Development Trust! At the beginning of the week I was...

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6th August: Development Manager Diary

Posted Monday, August 6, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, This week’s Development Manager Diary...

Hi everyone, This week’s Development Manager Diary is coming to you a little bit later than usual as I was...

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27th July: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, July 27, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, As Development Manager with the...

Hi everyone, As Development Manager with the Lanark Community Development Trust I’ll be sharing a weekly ‘Development Manager Diary’ to...

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Castlebank retains Green Flag status

Posted Monday, July 23, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Altogether 71 parks from across Scotland have...

Altogether 71 parks from across Scotland have been presented with the Green Flag Award this year. The accolade recognises the...

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Lanark, Scotland’s Most Beautiful Town?

Posted Monday, July 23, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

LANARK up for title of ‘Scotland’s Most...

LANARK up for title of ‘Scotland’s Most Beautiful Town’ Lanark has been nominated as 1 of 35 finalists in Hidden Scotland’s search...

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20th July: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, July 20, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, As Development Manager with the...

Hi everyone, As Development Manager with the Lanark Community Development Trust I’ll be sharing a weekly ‘Development Manager Diary’ to...

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12th July: Development Manager Diary

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, As Development Manager with the...

Hi everyone, As Development Manager with the Lanark Community Development Trust I’ll be sharing a weekly ‘Development Manager Diary’ to...

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6th July: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, July 6, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, In my new role as...

Hi everyone, In my new role as Development Manager with the Lanark Community Development Trust I’ll be sharing a weekly...

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29th June: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, June 29, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, In my new role as...

Hi everyone, In my new role as Development Manager with the Lanark Community Development Trust I’ll be sharing a weekly...

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22nd June: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, June 22, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, As I mentioned last week,...

Hi everyone, As I mentioned last week, in my new role as Development Manager with the Lanark Community Development Trust...

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15th June: Development Manager Diary

Posted Friday, June 15, 2018 by Melissa Reilly

Hi everyone, my name’s Melissa Reilly and...

Hi everyone, my name’s Melissa Reilly and I’m delighted to have taken on the role of Development Manager with the...

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