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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 March Meeting of Old Luce Community Council

Old Luce Community Council Meeting

Monday 3rd March 2015



Fred Murray Chairman

 Ian Paterson Vice Chairman 

 Derek Sloan Treasurer

 Robert Higgins Secretary


 Derek McDowall, Joan Miskimmins, Ella Innes, Tom McKie and Caroline Heron

 In Attendance: Cllr Roberta Tuckfield.

 Apologies: Diane Lowe, Irene Wilmont and Gogie McKinstry

 Police Business: P C Allison’s apologies and report per Chairman. 

 a) Chairman raised matter of an assault at 8.30am approx. on Monday 23rd March at the Public Hall bus stop in front of the Academy pupils awaiting there. No Assault reported so Chairman will call at Port Rodie Police Office and ascertain position. Three adults involved.

 b) A green Volvo Reg. no. R84BNS seen about empty property at South Milton, any information appreciated. 

 c) A theft of tools from a works van occurred recently, in the village, enquiry ongoing.

 1. Minutes of Previous Meeting 

 Proposed: Ian Paterson Seconded: Fred Murray AGREED.

 2. Matters Arising: School Road now repaired. Photographs regarding grants now to be arranged at a school event

 3. Correspondence

 Letter apologising for time being taken to resume Post Office service.

  • Invite to C.Cllrs to attend planning training in Glasgow. Will be circulated.

  • Letter and information on National C.Cl digital service.

  • Notice of Local Development Plan and weblink for member interest.

  • Old Luce Community Plan working group. Special meeting of community council arranged for 8pm, 16th March in Public Hall

 4 Planning: Shennenton & Gass windfarm notices. South Milton agricultural building to housing notice and a minor extension to a Dunragit property.

 5. Community:

 Possible requirement for a new bridge across St Helena Right of Way. Chairman will contact Right of Way officer.  

 1st estimates for fencing children’s play area at Stair Park in, awaiting others. Chairman expects DGC will pay from share of windfarm monies being held.

 6. Website: New links with Foundation Scotland, still ongoing.

 100 Club Drawn by Cllr R Tuckfield.

 March Winners: 

 £100 Janice Moffat

 £50 Julie-Anne Copeland

 £25 Joan Meldrum.      


 Skatepark: Letter of award to Youth Club will be done to collate with other funders.

 Glenchamber Windfarm: Chairman to seek update on community agreement.

 Dunragit Bypass: Lack of lighting concern at junctions into Dunragit.

 Glenluce/Mr.Tom Millar Slides: Letter will be sent to Mr. D Ross seeking to arrange another viewing in the Public Hall.

 Meeting closed 8.51 p.m.

 Special meeting - Monday, 16th March, 2015 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm

 Next Meeting – Monday, 4th May, 2015 Glenluce Public Hall 8.00pm

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