The scaffolding is away, the decorators are in and we can start to see what the Beacon is going to look like. (click on an image to open slideshow)
[one-half-first] The Gorebridge Community Development Trust archivist Sean Watson is working on a study of Annie Swan, Gorebridge writer of hundreds of books and short stories, a political activist and had a life as fascinating as her written fiction. In his work Sean is gathering objects of interest, and this Annie Swan Annual has come […]
Gorebridge’s new Community Hub, the Beacon, is due for completion early summer 2017. Funded principally by the Big Lottery and Midlothian Council the Beacon will provide a general purpose large hall, a creative arts room, a cafe facility, a suite of new modern office and meeting facilities as well as being the new home of […]
The Gorebridge Beacon is progressing well, with interior details started and jobs soon being advertised. Here are some photographs taken this week.
Fantastic news. First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, announced on 20th February, 2017 the award of £9.97 million for 113 community-led projects in the 23rd round of grants from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund. Gorebridge Community Development Trust’s Greening Gorebridge Project won a grant of £85,500, which will help us realise new projects, maintain current initiatives, […]
Here are some images to update you all as to the Beacon Progress, with indicative layouts of the generic accommodation. We are looking forward to the building opening this summer, and the community is very welcome to get in touch with ideas for using any of the spaces. Contact us here, for the attention of […]