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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: Mr William 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 September Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting
Monday 1st September, 2014

Fred Murray              Chairman

Ian Paterson             Vice Chairman

Robert Higgins         Secretary   

Derek Sloan              Treasurer


Derek McDowall, Billy & Elizabeth Innes, Caroline Heron, Gordon McKinstry, Diane Lowe and Irene Wilmont

Joan Miskimmins and Tom McKie.  No apology from Mr Jamie Dent, Small Communities Housing Trust who was scheduled to give the CC a presentation. 

Councillor: Roberta Tuckfield – Undertook to have meeting with CC on site at Stairhaven re Speed Bumps assessment/Sea defences/Path to beach and enforcement action V breach of planning at new house build at harbour. 

P C Allison  

1.      A vehicle had been off the road in a field at High Boreland due to a collision, despite enquiries made, driver not traced – no damage to fencing caused.
2.      One female arrested for assault and reported to P.F
3.      Collision Glenluce by pass, 1 male charged - careless driving and reported to P.F
4.      Collision at Auchenmalg due to weather – no injuries or damage
5.      Elderly male receiving anti-English verbal abuse, appeal for information. 

Members of the Public: Mr J Butcher and Mr M Denton. 

1. Minutes of Previous Meeting 

    Proposed: Gordon McKinstry   Seconded: Derek Sloan.   AGREED. 

2. Matters Arising

Chairman and Secretary reported on Interreg V. consultation meeting in Stranraer.          
Awaiting response from DGHP re Motehill hammerhead and North St. Wall.

Follow up request to DGC re extra bin at Church St/Vicarhill. 

Response to Transport Scotland as per Vice Chairman and other comments on their Dunragit consultation.

For clarification the minute of the gap site issue will be re-posted on the notice board.
3. Police business

            Report to follow

4. Correspondence

·         3rd Sector Conference in Dumfries – Nov. Invite

·         New Constitution information gathered and will be returned.

·         Young Scot rewards information to Carolyn

·         Thank you letter from McMillan nurses re. donation.

·         AES Windfarm ownership change notification.

·         Old Luce CC Skateboard Planning permission lodging letter.

      ·         Letter re windfarm application from Ms A Lynch.  

5.  Wind Farm Meetings.

            Community benefit issues / 25% part strategic fund.  Financial information may be required from Ms W Jesson,  DGC.

100 Club
Gordon McKinstry - 
August Draw           
1st prize £100 – Mr S Stirling
2nd prize  £50 – Mr A Copeland
3rd prize   £25 – Mrs D Low                      

September Draw           
1st prize £100 – Mr P Clive
2nd prize  £50 – Mr C Meldrum
3rd prize   £25 – Mr G Siwo


Handrails required for steps to stage.

Next Meeting – Monday, 3rd November, 2014 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm

Meeting Closed: 9.24 p.m.


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