Old Luce Community Council Meeting
Monday 6th October, 2014
Fred Murray Chairman
Ian Paterson Vice Chairman
Derek Sloan Treasurer
Derek McDowall, Billy & Elizabeth Innes,
Caroline Heron, Gordon McKinstry, Joan Miskimmins, Julie-Anne Copeland, Diane Lowe and Irene Wilmont
Councillor G Forster
Police: P C Allison
Elderly male thinks persons unknown
are using a dog whistle to upset his dogs.
Female reported to the P.F after a 2 vehicle RTC on the by-pass.
CC Member critical of reporting system. (Reporting motor bikes on Right
to call into Stranraer Academy to talk to youths causing a nuisance window knocking.
Members of the Public: Fiona Stirling, Julie Morgan, Barbara Paterson and Janice
1. Minutes of Previous Meeting
Proposed: Billy Innes Seconded: Ian Paterson.
2. Matters Arising:
Letters referred to in previous meeting;
sent to Mrs A Lynch and Mr A Brooke.
Stairhaven meeting took place
and residents happy with outcome. Caution signs to be erected.
for hall windows, supplier to be contacted again..
Skateboard correspondence re. planning permission.
Letter from Youth Parliament
Notice of Local Development Plan access, including
4. Wind Farm Business.
night for trust members has successfully taken place.
Barlockhart extension approved.
Meeting on Tuesday past. Re. Kilgallioch
50% local fund £175,000 annually funding expected in 3 years time: + 40% Strategic fund and 10% Endowment to others.
Historic Scotland considering Kings Arms Hotel
£1000, Budget for Christmas lights. D Sloan & B Innes
to liaise with the Chairman.
£200 for Dunragit. From
DGC + own funds
100 Club Gordon McKinstry
October Draw by Mrs Fiona Stirling.
1st prize £100 – Mrs B
2nd prize £50 – Mr A Copeland
3rd prize £25 – Mr B Miskimmins
Budget for Halloween party £100 donated to Glenluce Youth
DGC new waste collection system in operation and ongoing
problems to be resolved.
Shadow from blades flicker Barlockhart
turbines. Checked, problem cannot be identified.
asked for play park to be “dog proof” fenced for protection of children.
Meeting – Monday, 1st December, 2014 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm
Meeting Closed: 9.30 p.m.
PRESENTATION: By Barbara Atterson for
ENERGY ACTION SCOTLAND
ENERGY ACTION SCOTLAND are in partnership with
West Coast Energy to help fuel poverty.
The fund is £15,000 and the partners feel that
the CC should choose how this money should be allocated. ACTION: Confirm if this is one off or annual payment.
40% of rural poverty in D&G is fuel poverty.
Energy Action provide training in energy awareness. It is hoped that any discussions are held locally.
The members mentioned insulation in the area and how this would work especially targeting the vulnerable
people in our area.
Barbara said that training front line workers in the society
was a good way to target this.
OUTCOME: The CC will advertise an Open Day to be
held in Glenluce and Mr D Reilly, DGC Benefits Officer to be invited to early meeting of CC.
The Chairman thanked Ms. Atterson for her presentation.