Discussions are progressing between the Kirkcudbright Development Trust and Dumfries & Galloway Council (D&G) and the Forestry Commission (FC) to enter into a joint management agreement to enable community management of the Barrhill Woods. The Barhill is a very important community asset for Kirkcudbright and it is important that the town has a say in … Read more
The Annual General Meeting of Kirkcudbright Development Trust was held in the Cochran Hall on Monday 6th March 2017. The minutes of the meeting can be found here.
The thirteenth meeting of Kirkcudbright Development Trust was held in the Selkirk Arms meeting rooms on 19th June 2017. The minutes of the meeting can be found here.
The twelfth meeting of the Kirkcudbright Development Trust was held in the County Buildings, Daar Road on Friday 21 April 2017 at 5.00pm. The minutes of the meeting can be found here.
The eleventh meeting of Kirkcudbright Development Trust was held in the Selkirk Arms meeting rooms on 6th March 2017 The minutes of the meeting can be found here.
The Trust have been awarded £850,000 from the Big Lottery Fund towards the redevelopment of the Johnston School building. Thanks to everyone in the town who supported the project, it really has made a difference. It will take some time to get the appropriate planning permissions for any renovations that we undertake, so it will … Read more
Membership of Kirkcudbright Development Trust currently stands at 384 and whilst we are very encouraged by this support we do need to increase our numbers well beyond the 500 mark to have a significant impact on Council and funders – when we make application to take responsibility for the Johnston School and for grants to … Read more
Galloway Forest Park is one of the darkest places in the UK and has been awarded a Dark Sky Park designation, one of only four in the western world. Part of the development of the Johnston School will be a Dark Sky Visitor Centre open to the public promoting the park and all things astronomical. … Read more
A development grant of £30k has been awarded to Kirkcudbright Development Trust to fund the architectural work required to produce a detailed costing and plan for the creation of the new centre. The work by architects ARPL will build on the preliminary study that has already been done. This is a significant move forward for … Read more
As many people will know the Trust is working hard to secure ownership of the Johnston School. Our plans for the school were submitted to the council in July. We are pleased to report that Dumfries and Galloway council have now formally decided to hand the School over to Kirkcudbright Development Trust, conditional on the Trust … Read more