Old Luce Community Council Meeting
Monday 7th July, 2014
Joan Miskimmins, Elizabeth
Innes, Caroline Heron and Gordon McKinstry
Apologies: Billy Innes, Derek McDowall, Tom McKie, Diane Lowe and Irene Wilmont
Police: P C Allison
Members of the Public: Jane McDowall.
1. Minutes of Previous Meeting
Proposed: Joan Miskimmins Seconded:
Derek Sloan. AGREED.
Arising Glenwhan signs
interfering with vision lines – now removed.
3. Police business
quad performance vehicles issue: only once observed by public since last month. None detected by police as yet.
Police still interested in any information on the jewelry theft reported last month, no matter how
insignificant the information may appear.
Ÿ Nonresident arrested for Indecent Behaviour in the last month.
Ÿ PC Allison
on Commonwealth Games duty next month.
· No applicable planning applications this month. ·
Notice- INTERREG V meeting, Burns House, 8 Castle St, Stranraer.
WW1 Vigil at 11pm 04/08/14. Decided not to
participate as very late for seniors.
WAC Grant application for Community Council. Treasurer
will deal with it.
NHS changes to Podiatry services – Information sheet for
· Transport Scotland requesting feedback on A75 Planting End – Drumflower. Members
of the opinion that the dedicated overtaking should be staggered.
Fineview-Viaduct road to be reinforced with gabion baskets.
Ÿ Dunragit main
road, works marked off and to be scheduled.
Ÿ Verge cutting across county started
Ÿ Hammerhead at Mote Hill property of DGHP.
Mole catcher to attend to Stair Park.
Council awaiting delivery of replacement swing.
The event was well attended by 300 approx. Hosted this year by Glenluce who welcomed
Kirkcowan and this year’s victors – New Luce. The value of getting to know each other, joined
up local action, good fun and a little competitiveness made it a great day.
6. Wind Farm Trust
extremely successful night, with most windfarm developers present. 70% of local organisation’s who had benefited from
the fund were also present. A great night for networking with the Trust members and other community councils
many who found the Glenluce/Trust option well worthy of consideration by themselves in future. Food excellent
and thanks to Treasurer Derek Sloan for organizing.
There were also a good number interested in applying for the 2 vacancies for the Trust and mainly female
which will bring it a better balance.
A consultation survey and meeting will take place in the near future. This will be led by Cara
Gillespie and the Foundation.
100 Club Gordon
McKinstry July Draw - Drawn by C Heron
1st prize £100 – Mrs W Garrity
£50 – Ms S Copeland
£25 – Mr R Bailey
Park Update - Caroline taking a party to Saltcoats skateboard facility on a fact finding visit.
Glenluce Primary- the hill surface to be repaired
during the summer holidays. Cllr. Forster requested to put forward a reminder to the roads department.
The fitting of the blinds for the public hall
to be followed up by the Vice Chairman.
Next Meeting – Monday, 6th October, 2014 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm
Meeting Closed: 9 p.m.