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Kirkcowan Community Play Park update

By Nicki | 16 April 2024
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Work is due to get underway on a new community play park on the site of the existing playing field in Kirkcowan. The Kirkcowan Community Development Trust (KCDT) has signed a contract with Jupiter Play and Leisure Ltd. to develop …

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Kirkcowan’s Community Minibus has arrived!

By Nicki | 15 April 2024
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Kirkcowan Community Development Trust is delighted to announce the arrival of a community minibus, available to be used for members of the Kirkcowan Autumn Club, and community organisations and groups within the Kirkcowan Community Council area. The 17-seater minibus was …

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Can you find the Easter Bunny?

By Nicki | 20 March 2024
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The countdown is underway to see if you can track down the Easter Bunny as he hops around Kirkcowan. The Easter Bunny will randomly appear at seven different locations around the village from 11 am on Saturday 23rd March 2024. …

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Jenna Morra Wood volunteers spring into action

By Nicki | 19 March 2024
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Volunteers have continued to meet on Saturday mornings to carry out much needed work at Jenna Morra Wood. The programme of rhododendron ponticum eradication has now been completed and this has made it easier to identify oak trees which are …

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New footbridge opens up Kirkcowan circular walk

By Nicki | 19 March 2024
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A new footbridge has been constructed across the Barhoise Burn. This, along with some new gates, now make it possible to set out on a circular walk to the west of the village of just over three miles. From the …

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Jenna Morra Woodland Public Meeting Update

By Nicki | 7 February 2024
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Jenna Morra Woods

The future of Jenna Morra Community Woodland was the focus of a Public Meeting at the Autumn Club in Kirkcowan on Wednesday 31st January. The meeting was an opportunity for members of the community to find out what work is …

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Kirkcowan Autumn Club celebrates Burns Night

By Nicki | 29 January 2024
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The Kirkcowan Autumn Club held its Burns Lunch on Wednesday 24th January. The haggis was piped in and the address given by Nathan Paterson. Members enjoyed a delicious lunch of haggis neeps and tatties, followed by clootie dumpling. With vegetarian …

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Kirkcowan Autumn Club latest

By Nicki | 27 December 2023
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The Kirkcowan Autumn Club held it’s Christmas lunch on the 13th of December. The members enjoyed an excellent meal provided by Caroline’s Catering. The event was made possible due to a grant from the Kirkcowan Community Development Trust The Autumn …

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Kirkcowan Post Office & General Store Survey Results

By Nicki | 13 December 2023
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KIRKCOWAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TRUST Post Office and General Store Survey The following are preliminary results from the survey distributed in October 2023. Findings as of 29th November 2023: Questions Do you use the Kirkcowan Post Office and General Store? 16.8% …

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Winter fuel allowance applications open

By Nicki | 26 October 2023
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Challenging weather, poor energy efficiency in the home and reduced heating options, especially in rural areas, can make fuel bills unaffordable, resulting in fuel poverty. In an effort to address aspects of fuel poverty, Kirkcowan Community Development Trust launched a …

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