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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 July Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

8 p.m. Monday 4th July, 2016



Fred Murray Chairman Ian Paterson Vice Chairman

Robert Higgins Secretary

Committee: Elizabeth Innes, Joan Miskimmins, Gogie McKinstry and Caroline Heron

Apologies: Derek Sloan.

Councillor: Grahame Forster will take forward the Chairman's proposal for winter opening of toilets (Open 8am Close 8pm by Old Luce CC members with mobile cleaning twice per week –DGC.

Police Business: PC Allison – On holiday – Request from CC for Airgun licensing information to be forwarded.

1. Minutes Previous Meeting: Prop: E Innes Sec: J Miskimmins AGREED.

2. Matters Arising: Lorry Park access: On-site meeting to be arranged on return from leave with Nic Lane and S Jack

3. Correspondence: Invite from Chairman of Stranraer Academy Parent Council to Chairman Old Luce CC to attend a parent council. FM has agreed and JC notified. 

Letter of thanks from Glenluce Vintage Tractors.

Letter from Glenluce Sports Assoc requesting assistance for advertising.

It is agreed that a template for small grants be drawn up for the next year's applications.

4. Development Trust report: Mike Lane advised the CC that the Trust has had 4 meetings in short order and the future monthly meetings will be the LAST Wednesday of the month.

The 9 Directors are: Mike Lane; Joyce Stewart; David Burl; Nigel Miscampbell; Drew Sloan; Lorna McDowall; Richard Rankin; Caroline Heron and Diane Lowe.

The company registration is 538942 and bank + insurance is being pursued. Community Purchasing and Website are priorities and to ensure the public get regular feedback.

Whilst JS is doing minutes, a company secretary will be looked into. Long term priorities will be taken in parallel.

Caroline gave a Vote of Thanks to ML for all the considerable work he has done in such a short space of time. This was unanimously received by acclamation and this recording of same.

100 Club February: Drawn by 1) M Lane 2) G Forster 3) J Miskimmins

Winners: £25 I Wilmont £50 J Sloan and £100 H McDowall.

AOCB: Lighting the viaduct in September unlikely due to change of tenant at Waterwatch house and cost. Generator not a viable option.

Disabled access to park to be tendered.

There will be a meeting with Foundation Scotland on 29th August, 2016

Meeting Closed 9.15 pm.

Next Meeting Monday 3rd October, 2016 @ 8PM in Glenluce Public Hall.

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