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Old Luce Community Council serves a population of around 1,300 people in Glenluce and the surrounding area.

The AGM of the Community Council is held in May and council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month, starting at 8pm. There are no meetings in January and August.
Officers of the council are:
Chairman: Mr Fred Murray
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Vice Chairman: Mr Ian Paterson
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Secretary: Mr Robert Higgins

Treasurer: Mr Derek Sloan

Community Councillor: Mr Michael Lane
Community Councillor: Mrs Elizabeth Innes 

Community Councillor: Mrs Caroline Heron

Community Councillor: Miss Diane Lowe

Community Councillor: Mr Gordon McKinstry

Community Councillor: Mrs Joan Miskimmins

Community Councillor: Mrs Irene Wilmont

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Minutes of the December Meeting of Old Luce Community Council


Old Luce Community Council Meeting

8 p.m. Monday 2nd December, 2015



Fred Murray Chairman Ian Paterson Vice Chairman

Derek Sloan Treasurer Robert Higgins Secretary

Committee: Elizabeth Innes, Caroline Heron, Joan Miskimmins, Irene Wilmont, Gogie McKinstry and Mike Lane.

Apologies: Diane Lowe,

Councillor: Jim McClung. Advised on Post Office and Drochduil school closure.

Police Business: PC Allison attended off-duty:

Chemical spillage on A75 at Glenluce by pass found to be Hydrochloric Acid, dealt with by emergency services. One male taken to hospital as a precaution.

Incident at Kilfillan Holdings, Glenluce as a result two males reported to the PF for Assault.

Complaint about the wording of a sign referring to dog walkers allowing their dogs to foul near to a private residence.  Householder spoken with and agreed to change the wording and leave the sign.

Minutes Previous Meeting: Prop: E Innes Sec: G McKinstry AGREED.

Matters Arising: Posted notice; new Constitution as discussed back in August and Formation minute 2nd Nov. 21015 - AGREED.

Post Office open and times { Monday & Thursday 10.15 to 14.45 hrs} are to be posted as will [RBS Bank van Friday 11.45 to 12.15 hrs.] Website/Media update February.

Update on Development Trust – next meeting 17th Dec.

2. Correspondence: Letter of thanks from Glen of Luce WRI for seasons hall fees.

Request for hall rental fees by Old Luce WRI. £150 Agreed.

Drochduil Primary school closure and catchment notice - Meeting with Education Officer sought and request catchment area discussion. This also raised the issue of the new Glenluce and Castle Kennedy “cluster” group with 1 Head-teacher. A letter to be sent to Director of Education seeking clarity, information and consultation regarding the interests of Glenluce school.

3. Community: 3 new Christmas Laser lights in transit and volunteers to erect agreed. Both party arrangements including entertainment and catering in place. Glenluce “Lights on” provisionally 12th December.

4. Planning: Agricultural shed – Bankfield.

5. Environment: Main Street gullies require through cleaning.

6. Windfarms: Chairman and Vice Chairman have signed off Killgallioch construction agreement.

100 Club November: December; Christmas Special and January draws will take place at the 60s+ Christmas Party on Saturday, 19th December, 2015.

AOCB: Special Wigtown Area Committee 6.30 p.m. in Stranraer Academy Hall on the Integrated Health and Social Work (Wigtownshire) Locality Plan. Community Councilor’s and public encouraged to attend.

                         Next meeting Monday 7th March at 8 pm in Glenluce Public Hall

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