In 1996 I retired and, since I now had some spare time, the Chair of the Community Council invited me to take on the post of Secretary. Gorebridge was then going through a rough time. Employment was disappearing. Community facilities were disappearing. Our local high school was under sentence. We were denied access to grant […]
I was at a progress meeting this morning with the design team for the Beacon, including John Skrastin (contracts manager, Elmwood) and Stewart Anderson (quantity surveyor). Beforehand I took a tour of the new building with John. It was a pleasure to not be wading through pools of water under a dripping roof. In fact […]
Events organised by Gorebridge Community Development Trust with help from We Are Cycling UK Saturday 29th October, Free admission Morning, Gorebridge Library Family Storytelling with Macastory. Free Event 11-12.30pm, Refreshments served Afternoon; Auld Gala Park BIKE TRACK PEOPLE 1-4pm Come and try out the bike skills track, Come on your bike, bikes also available on […]
I came to live in Gorebridge in December 2007 at a time when I was heavily involved in the run up to the Referendum. I took a break from being a political activist and not long afterwards was invited to join the Gorebridge Community Development Trust board. I take a keen interest in the Trust […]
Our Annual General Meeting will take place on Wednesday 9th November 2016 at 7 pm in No.58 Main Street. Everyone welcome – not just members – to find what the trust is up to and has achieved this past year.
Jane, Laura and I spent a delightful and informative day visiting the Atlantic Islands Centre on the isle of Luing for our research for Gorebridge Beacon. We have visited several other community centres but this had to have the most incredible setting overlooking Mull and Jura. We took the ferry from Seil to Luing and […]