Author Archives: balnacra

willow structures workshop, report & photos.

It’s been a very successful weekend here at Kirkton community woodland. Willow expert Les Bates from Alligin Willows (Torridon) came along to teach an enthusiastic group how to make a Living Willow tunnel on Friday. The tunnel forms part of … Continue reading

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Hotel Development – The Facts 

Hotel Development – The Facts  We have been approached by several organisations and individuals expressing interest in leasing or potentially purchasing some of the woodland for commercial enterprise. These have ranged from use for storage, manufacture of wood products, manufacture … Continue reading

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Monsters in Kirkton Woodland !

You may have thought Halloween was over but not here at the Kirkton Community Woodland! Two mythical monsters have appeared and are eagerly waiting their official unveiling.  The monsters are part of the Sensory Trail, currently under construction with the … Continue reading

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October Market Day 2019

Many thanks to everyone who attended our last Market day of the year, thanks to everyone for all the support throughout the year in coming together for this social and fundraising event. Extra thanks to our volunteers who have kept … Continue reading

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Christmas Fair at Cafe Ceardach 2019

Christmas Fair at Cafe Ceardach Friday 29th November to Tuesday 3rd December – 10am to 3pm – art/crafts/baking and more, come along and browse the stalls or just take a break for a light lunch or tea and cakes. For … Continue reading

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Chair’s Report- Year Ended 5th April 2019

Chair’s Report Year Ended 5 th April 2019 First of all, LCDC survives because of the substantial efforts & commitment of a Small Army of Volunteer’s and we as members of LCDC owe them all a massive debt of gratitude. … Continue reading

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Create a willow dome structure on the sensory trail !

lots of great work progressing up in Kirkton woodland with the development of the sensory trail. the next instalment will be a willow dome, come along and learn how to make willow structures from an expert ! **update, this workshop … Continue reading

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