Community Update 11 July 2016 - Community Consultation Report Public Meeting on Sunday 17th July

Please find enclosed a copy of the Wanlockhead buyout newsletter which has been put through the letterboxes in the village this week.

 

WANLOCKHEAD COMMUNITY BUYOUT UPDATE
- - - Community Consultation Report now available - - -

PUBLIC MEETING

WANLOCKHEAD COMMUNITY CENTRE
SUNDAY 17th JULY - 3pm to 5pm

 

Following the previous newsletter update in June 2016, the Buyout group has compiled all the feedback that local residents have submitted over the past three months within a Community Consultation Report

The Community Consultation Report is also available online at www.wanlockheadcommunitytrust.org/15-community-consultation-report-july-2016

If you don't have access to the internet, a copy has been left at the Wanlockhead Inn. You can also contact one of the steering group members who will be pleased to give you a hard copy of the report.


- - - Life in other community buyouts: Mull of Galloway - - -

On Saturday 9th July, nine Wanlockhead residents travelled to community-owned Mull of Galloway to see first hand how the buyout had changed the area since the community took over the land in 2013.

Like Wanlockhead, theirs is also a rural remote area that suffered a lack of local opportunities. Three years later, the activities generated by the buyout have created 20 new jobs in the area as well as an invigorating feeling that the future of the area belongs to them

Read the full report at www.wanlockheadcommunitytrust.org/14-mull-of-galloway-community-visit


- - - More info? Want to speak with someone? - - -

You can attend one of our Sunday evening meetings; we meet every third Sunday night of the month at 7:30 PM at the Wanlockhead Inn. You can also get in touch with one of the steering group members if you would prefer to have a one to one chat about the proposal.