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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 October Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

Monday 5th October, 2015



Fred Murray Chairman Ian Paterson Vice Chairman

Derek Sloan Treasurer Robert Higgins Secretary

Committee: Joan Miskimmins, Elizabeth Innes, Gogie McKinstry, Caroline Heron, Diane Lowe, Irene Wilmont, and Derek McDowall.

Apologies: None

Attending: Matthew Harold, Free Press and Malcolm Hodgson (Public)

Councillor: G Forster. Attending to –Dangerous east cemetery wall; Stair park charging regime and placing nameplate; winter opening of public toilets.

Police Business: -

1 Male reported to PF for domestic dispute.

Ongoing enquiries:- Vandalism to park bench;

All funds are accounted for by Youth club;

Anti-social behaviour near to park.

Suspicious vehicle near Gillespie farm, not traced in spite of patrols.

Any information relating to any of the above incidents please contact PC Allison.

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

Matters Arising: No election required as only 11 nominations and they will be notified this week.

The Chairman thanked all members of the Community Council, the Trust, Ward 2 Councillors and the many members of the public who have contributed in so many ways to the success of this Community Council and the well-being of our parish and wishes continued success to the new Community Council representatives.

Glenchamber agreement signed off, no proposed amendments by our CC representatives accepted.

3. Correspondence: Nil.

4. Community: Unauthorised fencing in lorry park is a health and safety issue. Unanimously agreed immediate removal and person responsible to be advised in writing of concern.

Transfer of responsibility of skatepark to Dumfries & Galloway Council from Youth Club recorded and retained.

5. Planning: Nil

6. Environment: Signage and works to be done to define lorry park still outstanding.

100 Club October: Drawn by 1) M Harold 2) D McDowall 3) C Heron

Winners: £25 G McKinstry £50 Gail Taylor and £100 Barbara Paterson


Meeting closed 9.10 p.m.

                                              Next meeting Monday 7th December in Glenluce Public Hall at 8.00 pm

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