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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 June Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

8 p.m. Monday 6th June, 2016



Fred Murray Chairman Derek Sloan Treasurer

Ian Paterson Vice Chairman Robert Higgins Secretary

Committee: Elizabeth Innes, Joan Miskimmins, Gogie McKinstry and Caroline Heron

Apologies: Mike Lane and Diane Lowe.

Councillor: Roberta Tuckfield. Will again pursue Lorry Park issue.

Police Business: PC Allison – Will pursue dogs complaints also a neighbour dispute re fence resolved.

Press: Kris Gunn of Free Press in attendance.

Presentation: By Karen Barbour, Development Officer for Befriending Scheme and Food Train.

1. Minutes Previous Meeting: Prop: J Miskimmins Sec: G McKinstry AGREED.


2. Matters Arising:.Lorry Park access: On-site meeting still no action, Secretary will further write to DGC officer.

3. Correspondence: Secretary received a phone call from Mr K Mathews re. CIC 1930 sign in Glenluce requesting historic listing, Secretary to action.
Chairman brought an offer from Old Luce Masonic members offering a 50/50 cost share for a public defibulator, agreed Chairman would further investigate.

Letter from Vintage Tractor organiser seeking funding assistance of £600. £200 awarded, and to be advised of requirements for advance notice in future.

4. Development Trust report: Meeting scheduled for later this week

5. Treasurers Report: Discussed and questions raised and answered satisfactorily, agreed suitable for forwarding to audit.

100 Club February: Drawn by 1) R Tuckfield 2) E Innes 3) K Dunn.

Winners: £25 V Gardiner. £50 R Laverie and £100 James Laverie.

AOCB: C Heron raised a request from a charity group re. lighting the viaduct in September. Change of tenant at Waterwatch house. To be brought back by CH. Chairman to enquire re. update of DGC Resilience Scheme.

Closed 9.10 pm.

Next Meeting Monday 5th September, 2016 @ 8PM in Glenluce Public hall.

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