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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.

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: Mrs Julie-Anne Copeland

Community Councillor: Mrs Elizabeth Innes 

Community Councillor: Mrs Caroline Heron

Community Councillor: Miss Diane Lowe

Community Councillor: Mr Tom McKie

Community Councillor: Mr Gordon McKinstry

Community Councillor: Mrs Joan Miskimmins

Community Councillor: Mrs Irene Wilmont

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Minutes of the April Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

Monday 6th APRIL, 2015



Fred Murray Chairman

Ian Paterson Vice Chairman

Derek Sloan Treasurer

Robert Higgins Secretary

Committee: Derek McDowall, Joan Miskimmins, Ella Innes, Gogie McKinstry and Caroline Heron

In Attendance: Cllr Grahame Forster.

Apologies: None.

Police Business: Not present but Chairman had discussed the bus stop assault with PC Allison, this was appreciated and enquiries ongoing.

1. Minutes of Previous Meeting

Proposed: Ella Innes Seconded: Derek Sloan AGREED.

2. Matters Arising: Note of Joint meeting with Trust attached. Chairman will continue pursuit of a response from Glenchamber windfarm company. Transport Scotland response to Cllr Tuckfield re lighting on Dunragit by-pass. Further lighting does not meet required criteria but periodic monitoring will continue.

3. Correspondence: Public Access Defibrillator application not accepted at this time.

4. Community:

New bridge on St Helena Right of Way. Cllr Forster will check with Right of Way officer and if not forthcoming other options will be considered.

1st estimates for fencing children’s play area at Stair Park in, awaiting others. Chairman expects DGC will pay from share of windfarm monies being held.

Play park fence; awaiting further estimates.

5. Website: Link with Foundation Scotland, in place.

100 Club Drawn by Cllr G Forster.

March Winners:

£100 Peter Clive

£50 Diane Lowe

£25 Barbara Paterson.


Skatepark: Caroline keeping pressure on supplier re starting.

GMcK proposed 2 further Christmas light units be purchased for this year. AGREED.

Glenluce/Mr. Tom Millar Slides: Letters now to be sent to Members of the Ross family seeking use of the collection for another viewing.

ASSET DEED/AGREEMENTS: A list to be drawn up and hard copies obtained which can be scanned and held in bank and with Foundation Scotland for security.

Meeting closed 8.55 p.m.

Flower Tub setting up - Sunday, 19th APRIL, 2015 Glenluce Public Hall 10.30a.m.

Next Meeting – Monday, 1st June, 2015 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm

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