community engagement

Update on Beinn Bhan LMP community engagement – 4th and 5th meetings

The Community group involved in the Beinn Bhan Land Management Plan Community Engagement work met on 1st November 2017 (4th meeting) to review the draft felling and restock maps followed by a site visit to the LMP area. Topics discussed at several stops included: Overview of LMP area and various issues affecting…...

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Update on Beinn Bhan LMP community engagement – 3rd meeting

Forest Enterprise Scotland representatives John Hair and Stephen Murphy met with community representatives again on Mon 16th October to progress the Beinn Bhan Land Management Plan. The group will meet again on Friday 24th November, 12.00 – 16.00 in Kinlochard Village Hall....

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Update on Beinn Bhan LMP community engagement – 2nd meeting

Community representatives met again on 18 September 2017 with representatives of Forest Enterprise Scotland to progress the Beinn Bhan LMP community engagement. The group reviewed priorities from the Community Action Plan that relate to the Beinn Bhan LMP, as well as other comments captured during community engagement exercises. Minutes of the…...

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Update on Beinn Bhan LMP community engagement – 1st meeting

Members of the community met with representatives of Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES – the operations arm of Forestry Commission Scotland that is responsible for managing Scotland’s National Forest Estate) on 6th September 2017. This was the first of several meetings aimed at promoting community involvement in the preparation of land…...

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Community involvement in Beinn Bhan land management plan

Strathard Community Trust has been approached by Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES – the operations arm of Forestry Commission Scotland that is responsible for managing Scotland’s National Forest Estate) to help with community participation. FES is about to start work on a land management plan for an area referred to as…...

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A Heritage Network for Strathard

As a local development trust, Strathard Community Trust has a central role to play in the delivery of some of the many priorities identified by our residents during the Community Action Plan process and outlined in the newly launched plan for Strathard (2017-2022). Some of these priorities centre on heritage…...

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Community Action Plan 2008-2011

The Trust was a key partner in the delivery of the Community Action Plan for Strathard for the period 2008-2011. During this period the Plan continued to provide direction to many of the Trust’s activities. During 2011 the Trust progressed a further element of this plan by carrying out preliminary…...

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Strathard in pictures

In 2014 we scanned and published a collection of over one hundred postcard images of historic Strathard. The postcards were kindly made available to us by two Aberfoyle residents. We have created a separate website where you can browse all of the images. http://strathardpostcards.weebly.com...

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Paths and Trails – The Old Military Road

This successful sub-group of the Trust worked for a number of years liaising for our area with relevant bodies including LLTTNP, and also monitoring the work being carried out to construct the ‘Old Military Road’ to Stronachlachar and Inversnaid. The ‘Old Military Road’ project successfully concluded in 2013....

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Screening of vintage short films

Strathard Community Trust has held two screenings of vintage short films, most recently on 22nd January 2011, which included footage of Aberfoyle, Loch Lomond, Loch Katrine, Inversnaid, Port of Menteith, Duke’s Pass, Callander, Loch Ard, Comer, Glen Finglas dam and more....

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‘Scottsland, slates and steamtrains’

This event, held on Sunday 19th September 2010, was organised by Strathard Community Trust to celebrate Strathard’s heritage. The event included talks, displays, slide shows, a guided mini-bus trip, a guided walk and more.  ...

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