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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 March Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

8 p.m. Monday 7th March, 2016



Fred Murray Chairman Ian Paterson Vice Chairman

Derek Sloan Treasurer Robert Higgins Secretary

Committee: Elizabeth Innes, Caroline Heron, Joan Miskimmins, Gogie McKinstry, Mike Lane and Diane Lowe.

Apologies: Irene Wilmont

Public: Gail Taylor

Councillor: Roberta Tuckfield- will see if DGC can provide 2 No Dog signs for Children's Play Area.

Police Business: PC Allison – A report of damage caused to a wall at Gass Farm, damage to be paid for by the male person responsible.

An HGV hit a number of cows on the A75, one cow had to be destroyed

A male HGV driver was reported to the PF for dangerous driving due to being on the wrong side of the carriageway at the Glenluce by-pass heading west.

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

Matters Arising: Education Officer attended re. Drochduil Primary school closure and catchment area clarification. A representation will be sent to Director of Education from Old Luce CC re. statutory consultation.

Lorry Park access: On-site meeting to be arranged with Council Members and Officers and CC Members to secure permanent resolution.

Core path 384 bridge repaired.

2. Correspondence: Letter from Halcrow Group, A further evaluation on the A75-Dunragit By-pass.

Members responded and the Secretary will circulate letter for any further response to be with him by 15th March.

Letter from Mrs Burl on her concern re “watershed “ for Christmas party. Members noted the concern and a letter of apology will be sent. No Primary children had been present.

Queen's 90th Birthday Medal. Decided to provide one each for children at Drochduil, Glenluce Nursery and Primary schools at an estimated cost of £200.

3. Planning: Letter tabled for CC consideration. Chairman and Vice-Chairman declared “conflict of interest” and left for this item. After discussion Motions for or against were called for; none forthcoming – NO representation to be made from CC. Planning department to be advised.

100 Club February: Drawn by 1) M Lane 2) C Heron 3) Joan Miskimmins.

Winners: £25 Winnie Garrity: £50 David Bickerstaff and £100 James Laverie.

AOCB: Notice re DGC Waste event at Newton Stewart will be posted. Also noted Wigtown Area Committee forthcoming meeting.

Next Meeting 2nd May, 2016 @ 8pm in Glenluce Public hall.

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