I was born and brought up in Gorebridge and since I was any age I have enjoyed walking in and around the village and the countryside beyond. Nowadays I see many changes taking place. As I walk down the Main Street I am impressed by some of the regeneration projects taking place including the refurbishment […]
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.