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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: 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 December Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

Monday 1st December, 2014



Fred Murray Chairman

Ian Paterson Vice Chairman

Robert Higgins Secretary

Derek Sloan Treasurer


Billy & Elizabeth Innes, Caroline Heron, Gordon McKinstry, Tom McKie, Derek McDowall

Joan Miskimmins, Diane Lowe and Irene Wilmont,

Councillor R Tuckfield.

Apologies Julie-Anne Copeland

Police: P C Allison  

Theft by Housebreaking – Luce Bay Plant Hire – substantial amount of high value equipment taken enquiries on-going.

Parked car damaged in Dunragit.

Suspicious person – Crews farm.

Theft of money from a house in Glenluce.

Vandalism incidents in Glenluce reported to Police Scotland. Not passed on to community officer.

1. Minutes of Previous Meeting

Proposed: Ian Paterson Seconded: Derek Sloan AGREED.

2. Matters Arising: Christmas lights/Laser projection demonstrated. Thanks to Billy Innes for attending to this.

                                Councillor McClung reports Dunragit flooding to be attended to..

3. Correspondence

  • Further letter from Mrs. A Lynch. Chairman will reply.

  • WAC Meeting agendas; 1 Re. new recycling collection system 2 Business as listed.

  • Scottish Government online Windfarm Consultation notice. 

4. Wind Farm Trust.

The Chairman reiterated how and why the Trust was set up and that it is working well with a good cross section of respected members of the community carrying out the duties on behalf of the Community Council. If any committee member has any queries the Chairman or Vice Chairman can be approached after a meeting to clarify matters.

5. Planning: Minor alterations. 69 Main St, Glenluce.

6. Community: Seniors Party –update on entertainment, catering, transport and supplies. Santa has confirmed he is attending Youth parties. Viaduct light in order. “Square” light switch on by Sports Queen at 7.30pm 13th December followed by mulled wine and mince pies in Public Hall.

Dunragit notice board goosed and Christmas tree will be arranged by Chairman.

7. Website: Trust and WCGC links already on site.

* Notice of new all Scotland Community Councils website. www.communitycouncils.org.uk

100 Club Gordon McKinstry

December Draws to be done at Seniors' Party. 

AOCB: Julie McKie advised Vice Chairman that the Hallowe'en Party was a great success (90 young folk attending).

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

Meeting Closed: 9.00 p.m.

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