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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 May Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

8 p.m. Monday 2nd May, 2016



Fred Murray Chairman Derek Sloan Treasurer

Ian Paterson Vice Chairman Robert Higgins Secretary

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

Apologies: Mike Lane.

Councillor: Jim McClung- Gave brief synopsis of remit of Small Housing Trust (to be invited in coming months).

Police Business: PC Allison – on holiday. No reports.

Theft of picnic table at Whitefield Loch to be reported by Secretary.

10/04/16 one male was arrested and appeared at Stranraer Sheriff Court for: Theft by house breaking, theft of a motor vehicle, driving without a licence and insurance. Apologies for not sending you a report yesterday.

    1. Minutes Previous Meeting: Prop: D Sloan Sec: D Lowe AGREED

    2. Matters Arising: Representation sent to Scottish Government re. the future catchment area be delineated. Acknowledged but no further information to date. Queen’s birthday medals delivered to school.

    Lorry Park access: On-site meeting still to be arranged, Secretary will again write to DGC officer.

          3. Correspondence: Letter from Glenluce Primary staff requesting support for 50th Anniversary. £500 Agreed. Letter from Youth Club re trip and scooter event at Glenluce Sports. Advised by CH that trip funding covered, further discussion with Sports Committee re. event required. This will come back to a future meeting. From DGC re Dissolution of some Community Councils. Failure to adhere to regulations on formation. Does not affect Old Luce. No further action agreed.

          4. Development Trust report: Chairman reported on the very successful public meeting with around 60 attendees, many signing up as potential members. Three speakers; Mike Lane CC, Drew Sloan Old Luce Trust and Catherine McWilliam from DTAS (Development Trust set up Assistance) gave excellent presentations for information of those present.

          5. Treasurer's Report: Advised that his annual report would be ready for the next meeting.

100 Club February: Drawn by 1) C Heron 2) I Wilmont 3) E Innes.

Winners: £25 Robert Rankin Jnr. £50 Robert Higgins and £100 June McKinstry.

AOCB: Flower Tubs; Chairman has all but 1 cleaned and ready. Dunragit to be checked. E Innes will again do plant order with Homes & Gardens, £250 allowed. Members requested – no marigolds this year. Sunday 10.30 am on 29th May for member attendance to set up and layout tubs.

Member requested Secretary write to planning officers for an explanation of “right to view” – aspect in planning terms.

Treasurer raised the provision of a bird hide by the Fishing Club at Whitefield Loch and their request that Old Luce CC undertake the long term maintenance. Proposed by D Sloan and seconded by G McKinstry. Agreed.

NOTE: Development Trust meeting 7pm on the 5th instant, in the Church Hall as Election in Public Hall. Post Office also due to open that day but may be Monday for same reason.

Next Meeting Monday 4th July, 2016 @ 8PM in Glenluce Public hall.

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