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Old Luce Latest News

Panel Vacancies

Due to planned retiral of current members, we have vacancies arising for local people to serve on the Panel, which makes decisions about awards from the Old Luce Community Fund.

You don’t need any special skills (training will be given), just a commitment to securing the best future for your community. Applicants should be 16 or over and live within the Old Luce Community Council area, including Glenluce, Auchenmalg and Dunragit. The Panel meets around four times a year, in the evenings.

If you are interested, please just send us a short email or letter telling us about yourself and why you would like to be involved. We will then forward this on to the Panel for their consideration. office@foundationscotland.org.uk or Old Luce Community Fund, c/o Foundation Scotland, The Kiosk, Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, DG7 2HP.

Old Luce Research Report, Public Meeting and launch of new Development Trust

Over 2015 and 2016, Old Luce Community Council, with support from the Fund Panel, a CARES grant and Foundation Scotland, has been researching and consulting the Old Luce community on its needs. The research report, aimed at informing next steps, is available for download here and print copies are also available from Old Luce Community Council.

The four key areas identified as priorities by the residents of Old Luce parish are:

  • Connecting People

  • Enhancing our natural environment

  • Improving our built environment

  • Jobs & Volunteering

Next steps have been the formation of an Old Luce Community Development Trust, which will oversee the implementation of these priorities.

A community meeting to launch the Trust was held on Saturday April 23rd in the Glenluce village hall. Everyone withinPublic Meeting the parish was invited to view a presentation outlining the planning to date, and the priorities identified. All in attendance were provided the opportunity to become members of the Development Trust. Membership of the Trust is free and open to every adult resident of the parish who expresses a desire to be a member. We hope you will join!

A full copy of the report can be downloaded here

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