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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 November Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

Monday 3rd November, 2014 



Fred Murray Chairman

Ian Paterson Vice Chairman 

 Robert Higgins Secretary   

 Derek Sloan Treasurer


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

 Councillor J McClung: Requested to look into flooding from neighboring fields onto Dounan Rd, Dunragit.

Apologies: Tom McKie, Derek McDowall Julie-Anne Copeland and Joan Miskimmins

Police: P C Allison 

A purple Jeep being driven in Glenluce allegedly by an unlicensed driver.

Dunragit by-pass signage requires some correction. Transport Scotland to be contacted requesting a site meeting.

Press: Curtis Wilson, Free Press.

Members of the Public: Nigel Miscampbell, Donald Louden and Marion Muir

1. Minutes of Previous Meeting 

Proposed: Billy Innes Seconded: Gordon McKinstry. AGREED.

2. Matters Arising:

West Coast Energy presentation: Further actions discussed and to be followed up by Community Council.

3. Correspondence

         Strathclyde University survey. Will be responded to.

  • WAC Data protection and constitution training invite.

  • DGC Broadcast and invite to make comment on budget information.

 4. Wind Farm Trust.

 Chairman advised that four recent applications for funding had been made; 3 met with requirements and were awarded, one did not meet criteria. Further details when available.

 5. Planning

 Skateboard park, planning permission now granted. Start March for 8weeks

 6. Community: Seniors Party – 20th December. £250 budget. Agnew brothers, Cara & Wilson Sloan and Jocelyn Rennie to be approached for entertainment. The school will also be contacted for involvement. Lazer projector and lights to be purchased to make a feature of a “Square” around village centre, total budget £600

7. Website: Requires links to Trust and Golf Club.   

100 Club Gordon McKinstry

November Draw 1st by Dr Nigel Miscampbell; 2nd by C Wilson and 3rd by D Louden.          

 1st prize £100 – Mrs D Brooke

 2nd prize £50 – Mrs B Laverie

 3rd prize £25 – Ms J Moffat

AOCB: Update on “Memorandum of Understanding” with Windfarms ongoing.

Next Meeting – Monday, 2nd February, 2015 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm

Meeting Closed: 9.30 p.m.

PRESENTATION: By Mr James Shirazi for Novantie/DGHP

The Chairman thanked Mr. James Shirazi for his presentation.


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