Events

Craighouse Development: Public Consultation Dates

The dates for the public consultation meetings which, we believe, form part of the formal consultation process are as follows:  Thursday 1st September     4pm – 8pm  Saturday 3rd September   10am – 4pm  Monday 5th September       4pm – 8pm  According to the developers these will “cover the same ground” – the aim being to provide a range […]

Food Fair

The Shandon Local Food Group are hosting their next food fair at Polwarth Church Hall from 11am to 2pm on Saturday 10 September 2011.  There will be local produce on sale, a BBQ and cafe, children’s activities and much more! Entry is free.

Successful Summer Fete

Despite the poor weather the summer fete provided a fun day out for many in the local community who were brave enough to don their waterproofs and enjoy the activities and stalls. The fete raised £1,200 towards FCWNT funds which will be invested in projects and maintenance within the woods.  This was an excellent achievement given the weather […]

Woodlands clean up event on Sunday 12th June

There is a woodlands and Nature Trail clean up event on Sunday 12th June which gives everyone a chance to help collect litter from the woods area. Gloves, bags and litter pickers will be provided.  Please meet at the gate by the pond on Lockharton Crescent at 10.00am. We expect to finish before noon. All help is […]

Summer Fete: Saturday 18th June – Would you like to help?

Every summer we hold a fund raising fete in Craiglockhart Woods to raise money to invest in projects and maintenance within the woods.  It is a fun day for the whole community and for a very good cause.  We run various stalls including home baking, tombola, books, plants, and many more as well as activities […]

Guest Speaker at AGM – Tuesday 15 March 2011

We are pleased to announce that immediately after the AGM (click here to download the AGM Notice – pdf 70kb) Mark Jennison will give a brief presentation entitled “A Tour of Scottish Community Renewables: Issues and Opportunities”. Mark is Operations Director of Realise Renewables and his topic is of increasing importance to our communities. Please join us for […]

Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of The FCWNT will be held on Tuesday 15th March, 2011 in the Cafeteria at Craiglockhart Tennis Centre. The AGM starts at 7:30pm and members are invited to join the committee for complimentary drinks at 7:00pm. The AGM should finish no later than 8:30pm and will be followed by a short talk from […]

Clean up event – Saturday 23rd October

There is a Nature Trail clean up event on Saturday 23rd October which gives everyone a chance to help collect litter from the woods area. Gloves, bags and litter pickers will be provided.  Please meet at the gate by the pond on Lockharton Crescent at 10.00am. We expect to finish before noon. All help is appreciated.

Video of Flag Raising Ceremony – October 2010

Please view the video of the Flag Raising Ceremony celebrating our success having again been awarded a Green Flag for the quality of the LNR for a second year in a row.  This is a great achievement. There are only 26 other parks and green spaces across the whole of Scotland that have been judged to […]

Trail Workday this Sunday – 6th June at 10:00am

There is a Trail Workday this Sunday which gives everyone a chance to help tidy up the woods area in preparation for a long, warm summer!  Gloves, bags and pickers will be provided.  Please meet at the gate by the pond on Lockharton Crescent at 10.00am. We expect to finish before noon. All help is […]